Telkom Towers standing empty – five years after SAPS bought it

The concrete edifice that Telkom occupied in downtown Pretoria until it moved to a modern campus in the suburbs remains unoccupied, five years after it was bought by the South African Police Service as its new headquarters.

This is Read more

Aarto is ‘dead in the water’

Outa’s Wayne Duvenage

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) believes the implementation of a single national system for the administration for road traffic offences in South Africa is “dead in the water”.

This follows judge Annali Basson on Thursday Read more

Gauteng officially exits Covid fourth wave

Health minister Joe Phaahla

Gauteng has officially exited the fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic with the rest of South Africa’s provinces already having reached their peak and on a steady decline.

This was announced by health minister Joe Read more

South Africa to launch three ‘nano satellites’

Blade Nzimande. Image: GCIS

South Africa was expected to launch three maritime-focused “nano satellites” into orbit on Thursday afternoon.

The three nano satellites, the first to be entirely developed on the African continent, were scheduled to be launched from Read more

South Africa must move fast on state capture prosecutions

Raymond Zondo. Image: GCIS

Since the dying days of apartheid in the mid-1990s, and at several pivotal moments since, South Africans have yearned for some measure of accountability for the ravages of apartheid. After all, the end of a Read more

BREAKING | Mteto Nyati resigns as CEO of Altron

Mteto Nyati

In a surprise development, Altron has announced that its CEO, Mteto Nyati, will step down at the end of June.

In a statement, Altron said the decision was informed by Nyati’s “impending completion of a five-year term Read more

This crypto pioneer is now among world’s richest people

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix draws princes, movie stars and world-famous athletes every year to party on Yas Island, the entertainment hub about 30 minutes from the centre of downtown.

Mingling among them last month was a figure charting Read more

Bob van Dijk buys R155-million in Prosus shares

Naspers and Prosus CEO Bob van Dijk

Bob van Dijk, the CEO of Naspers spinoff Prosus, has purchased about US$10-million (R155-million) of the company’s shares on the open market, the company said on Friday in a statement.

The CEO’s Read more

Government to fight Telkom in court over spectrum

Communications minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni

Communications minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has filed papers at the high court in Pretoria stating her intention to oppose Telkom’s application to interdict communications regulator Icasa over the upcoming spectrum auction.

The move comes despite government Read more

MTN tells Telkom to take a hike on spectrum lawsuit

MTN South Africa is having none of Telkom’s latest move that again threatens to derail South Africa’s much-anticipated spectrum auction pencilled in for March.

The operator, South Africa’s second largest after Vodacom, said on Thursday it will oppose Telkom’s Read more