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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

South Africa’s digital divide detrimental to the youth

Without the means to leverage lockdown as a time to grow, Covid-19 reinforces how access to data remains a barrier to young people’s progress

The State of the Nation speech Ramaphosa should make

I have been slow but steady in rebuilding South Africa, but it’s time for tough, decisive action

SABC appoints new acting COO

The national broadcaster’s board has appointed Dr Craig Van Rooyen with immediate effect

First Sars, now Telkom hit by Bain

State company subsidiary loses millions after consulting firm’s cost strategies were binned

​Off with Head: SAA gets new CFO

Deon Fredericks has been appointed new interim CFO following the lapsing of Robert Head’s contract at the end of September

Sapo, MTN to fight over R900m tender

The contract, to upgrade Sapo network facilities, was initially advertised in 2016 with both Telkom and MTN contesting

Post Office strike halts payment to grant beneficiaries

The workers say they have not received a wage hike in three years. They are demanding a 12% wage increase

Must Telkom pay for your wasted time?

Courts and competition tribunal will test whether the telco is liable for losses its errors have caused

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

New Eskom board announced – Jabu Mabuza named as new chairperson

Eskom has been in a leadership crisis after several board members, including the chairman and chief executive, resigned in 2017.

Silence in telling places speaks volumes

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s budget speech had some unsettling moments that had nothing to do with the financial realities facing the country

State-owned enterprises shouldn’t be used as pawns in South African politics

Privatisation talk in South Africa shows how state owned enterprises are being used as tools for enrichment by the connected.

Gigaba sips from chalice he poisoned

Life is no picnic for the finance minister, with the parastatals he used to oversee in a mess

Gigaba lashes out against ‘hysteria’ over SAA bailout

Gigaba spoke out against a leaked secret memo indicating that Treasury would bailout SAA using Telkom shares.

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The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Gordhan tells Zondo how Moyane wanted to advance the objectives of state capture

The public enterprises minister is being cross-examined by Tom Moyane’s lawyers at the state capture inquiry, as both men seek to defend their reputations

Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!