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ICASA: Cellphone users will soon be allowed to carry over unused data

The authority has announced four new regulations to end-user and subscriber services charters

Icasa regulates in the public interest

Thanks to Icasa, South Africans are accessing quality services

Critical Thinking Forum: Why are we paying so much for data?

The poor are punished by paying the most for data

Cutting data costs a government priority – Patel

Government will focus on bringing down data costs in line with the fourth industrial revolution

Dump Icasa and the market will force down data prices

The growing public outrage expressed through #DataMustFall is not misplaced, but the political solutions offered so far are.

#DataMustFall report suggests telcos could be forced to spin off wholesale arms

The report, which was tabled on 15 November and will be considered by parliament when it reconvenes next year.

Telecom statistics are key to socioeconomic development

Ministerial roundtable to examine innovative policies on how to deliver the benefits of ICT to all citizens and to ensure that no one is left behind.

​#DataMustFall – how cellphone giants are milking you

A comparative analysis shows that the more consumers pay for data, the more companies profit.

All aboard the broadband wagon

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has been urged to unlock competition in the mobile data markets.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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