Internet ‘warriors’ provide Starlink access in South Africa
/ 13 December 2023

Internet ‘warriors’ provide Starlink access in South Africa

Icasa rules have prevented Elon Musk’s company from officially launching in the country, but thousands are still using the service illegally

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Interview: Takealot Group CEO on the Amazon invasion
/ 21 October 2023

Interview: Takealot Group CEO on the Amazon invasion

The chief executive of South Africa’s leading e-commerce company has called for an even playing field

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Netflix and not-so chill: How streamers shape South Africa’s film industry
/ 24 June 2023

Netflix and not-so chill: How streamers shape South Africa’s film industry

Subscription streaming services have become giants. Some will be lifted onto their shoulders and some will be crushed under their weight

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Amazon to eat Woolworths, Shoprite and Takealot lunch?
/ 27 February 2023

Amazon to eat Woolworths, Shoprite and Takealot lunch?

The pandemic may have disrupted the analogue business models of South African retailers to the online world. Amazon, unlike Walmart, is possibly an even bigger disruptor lying in wait

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Foreign direct investment won’t create enough jobs to resolve SA’s unemployment crisis
/ 12 January 2023

Foreign direct investment won’t create enough jobs to resolve SA’s unemployment crisis

Foreign direct investment will not create enough jobs to resolve the unemployment crisis

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Amazon may threaten SA retailers
/ 12 August 2022

Amazon may threaten SA retailers

Amazon plans to move into South Africa in 2023 and the world’s biggest online marketplace might give local companies a run for their money

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Sisulu and her adviser implicated in R4bn Cape Town development with Amazon as tenant
/ 26 August 2021

Sisulu and her adviser implicated in R4bn Cape Town development with Amazon as tenant

Lindiwe Sisulu and her adviser are accused of meddling in a R4-billion development in a sensitive Cape Town area meant to house Amazon’s Africa office

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Khoikhoi versus US giant Amazon
/ 1 May 2021

Khoikhoi versus US giant Amazon

The controversial River Club development gets the go-ahead, but opponents say they are heading for court

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