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Faster, cheaper data is here – but not for long

There are factors such as exchange rates, electricity costs, security free and fuel prices that are contributors, but additional spectrum will certainly bring about significant change in the local industry

New digital regulations mean the state can track you — no questions asked

The provisions have been introduced to contain the spread of Covid-19, but some may infringe on certain constitutional rights

Light at the end of Eskom tunnel?

The treasury has mooted selling the utility’s coal-fired stations, but this doesn’t mean privatisation

Icasa: A broadcasting balancing act for sport

Icasa heard some fiery submissions during the public hearing on its proposed sports broadcasting regulation amendments

Icasa expresses concern over MultiChoice listing despite complaint

MultiChoice was previously part of Naspers and unbundled from its parent ​co​mpany in September 2018

Icasa boss sentenced to 20 years in prison for fraud, money laundering

Rubben Mohlaloga was sentenced on Thursday at the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court.

SABC board member interviews rescheduled due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

The interviews were initially scheduled for October 30 but have now been moved to November 6

Nomonde Gongxeka-Seopa

Councillor, Icasa

SABC debt close to R700m

The SABC’s financial situation is dire says SABC board chairperson Bongumusa Makhathini

SABC editorial hearings draw to a close, public submissions extended

The broadcaster’s public consultations on editorial policy have been met with a call to focus on implementing already existing guidelines

Communications committee recommends suspension of Icasa chairperson

The recommendation follows a request by former Speaker of Parliament to institute removal proceedings against Mohlaloga after he his fraud conviction

Icasa regulations fail to deliver

The amendments don’t address high cost of data, which many consumers hoped for

Right2Know welcomes data regulations but says more needs to be done

The advocacy group expressed its disappointment that the actual costs of communication have not been reduced

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

The council of Icasa: towards an inclusive digital society

The commodification of the internet is an infringement of poor people's constitutional right to access information

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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