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Telkom turns to mobile and fibre as landline business takes knock

​Telkom is steering its business towards "new revenue streams", such as mobile, data and the internet

Telkom directors’ pay rises as employees face job cuts

Telkom, who's embroiled in a fight with unions over a plan to cut jobs, more than doubled its executive directors’ wage bill in fiscal 2015.

Telkom to cut staff in half to lower costs – union

The union plans to take Telkom to court to prevent the firing of 9 500 of it's workers but the company says no such number has been specified as yet.

Suspended Telkom CFO’s hearing to conclude by year end

Jacques Schindehutte, Telkom's suspended chief financial officer, expects a disciplinary process into his alleged misconduct to wrap up before 2015.

Telkom boss ordered to attend corporate governance course

Telkom chief executive Sipho Maseko has been ordered to attend a corporate governance course or face a R1-million fine or criminal prosecution.

Telkom in talks with MTN on network sharing

A deal between the telecommunications giants could help reduce the cost of wireless business.

Telkom CFO defends loan procedure, says superiors signed off

The granting of a R6-million loan to the now suspended Telkom executive was supported by both the chairperson and head of its remuneration committee.

Suspended Telkom CFO to immediately repay R6-million loan

A loan extended to the suspended Telkom executive may have been in breach of the Companies Act, but the CFO says he followed the correct procedure.

Telkom first-half profit jumps 41%

A weak rand and lower payments to operators, as a result of lower termination rates, has seen the fixed-line operator gain.

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Locally built ventilators ready in two weeks as Covid cases rise

The companies making the non-invasive devices, which will create jobs and are cheaper than other types, include car and diving manufacturers

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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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

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

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