Vodacom

Zero-rate mobile services for health, education and development now

Operators must work together — if each network picks which sites to zero-rate, access to information will be determined by the colour of a person’s sim card

Vodacom bolsters its interventions in basic education

More resources are being invested in early childhood development programmes

From data must fall to data for all

Commission orders Vodacom and MTN to lower their prices and provide daily, free ‘lifeline’ data

Why the gender pay gap persists

Social norms and the economic value we attach to work are among the reasons the disparity still exists

The unholy cost of a sacred death

Funerals come with a huge price tag here in South Africa, but unless they’re okay with being pariahs, the bereaved must spare no expense

What it’s like to be spied on

Mail & Guardian journalist Athandiwe Saba tells of finding out that she was being surveilled

SABC appoints new acting COO

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

#PleaseCallMe movement urges Vodacom users to ditch the network

Nkosana Makate has been negotiating with Vodacom for several years in an attempt to get “reasonable compensation” for the free message service

Madonsela backs calls for Vodacom to settle Please Call Me saga

The former public protector has urged the mobile company to ‘do the right thing’ by resolving the impasse with the inventor of the phone service

Vodacom ‘Please Call Me’ settlement offer ‘an insult’ – Makate

Vodacom claims to have reached a settlement with Nkosana Makate but he has refuted these claims

Low mobile data prices forecast

A new company has launched a service that seriously challenges those of the major mobile operators

Vodacom increases revenue on strong customer growth, cheap data deals

Apart from South Africa, Vodacom has operations in Tanzania, the DRC, Mozambique and Lesotho

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Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders