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The quiet rise of spy states

Few Southern African countries have laws protecting people’s privacy, a report reveals

Inside Facebook’s big bet on Africa

New undersea cables will massively increase bandwidth to the continent

Libra: How Zucked are we really?

The brand new digital currency championed by Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook has serious implications for data privacy and regulation

Will Vodacom take the gap?

Vodafone's interests in Africa may be up for grabs if AT&T does acquire its European operations.

AT&T-Vodafone merger: What about Vodacom?

A merger between AT&T and Vodafone would create the world's largest telecommunications operator, but it could impact Vodacom.

Vodacom sells Tanzania phone towers to Soros-backed company

In a bid to increase earnings, Vodacom has sold over a thousand phone towers to the George-Soros-backed Helios Towers Tanzania.

BlackBerry internet services hit for a second day

BlackBerry users across Europe, the Middle East and Africa were hit with internet service disruptions again after a glitch on Monday.

Vodafone suffers annual profits drop

British mobile phone giant Vodafone said on Tuesday that annual net profit sank 7,8%, on a huge impairment charge for its operations.

Vodafone pushes deeper into India with Essar deal

Vodafone will buy out Indian partner Essar in a $5-billion deal that ratchets up its exposure to a mobile market that has proved challenging.

Rica: You need to register your 3G SIM card, too

Your internet service provider is best-placed to tell you where to register.

Vodacom: The listing that almost wasn’t

Vodacom's appearance on the bourses on Monday may go down as the listing that almost didn't happen.

Vodacom and Vodafone merger gets nod

The Competition Tribunal on Wednesday unconditionally approved the merger between cellphone companies Vodacom and Vodafone.

Samsung unveils world’s first solar-powered phone

Samsung unveiled the world's first solar-powered cellphone, "Blue Earth", in front of curious crowds at an industry show in Barcelona on Monday.

Telkom offloads Vodacom

It must be divorce season. First Mosiuoa Lekota announces his departure from the ANC and now Telkom has announced that they're separating Vodacom.

R30bn yanked from SA

The cost of offshore borrowing for SA has jumped by 50% in recent weeks while foreigners have withdrawn R30-billion from the country since last month.

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Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

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

Press Releases

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!