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Admire Moyo

Admire Moyo is ITWeb's senior news journalist.

Cell C will be good fit for Telkom

22 Feb 2017There is industry speculation that Telkom is considering a R13 billion bid for Cell C.

The telco would be better-placed to compete against Vodacom and MTN in the consumer space if it ties up with Cell C, analysts say.

SKA, Agri SA in Karoo partnership

22 Feb 2017When constructed, the SKA will be the world's largest radio telescope.

The organisations commit to invest in the development of alternate technologies to ensure the impact of the radio telescope project is minimised.

Eskom defies Zuma's renewable energy directive

21 Feb 2017President Jacob Zuma said government is committed to the independent power producers programme.

Despite the president saying Eskom will sign outstanding deals, the company has yet to issue a single player with an updated budget quote.

New IBM tech warns of severe weather, disasters

20 Feb 2017Last week, Africa experienced severe weather during tropical storm Dineo.

The firm introduces Mesh Network Alerts, a method of always-on communication with underserved populations in developing countries.

WhatsApp conquers Africa

17 Feb 2017Facebook-owned WhatsApp leads the pack in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Facebook-owned messaging application establishes itself as a mass-market service among mobile data users in the region.

Eskom sits on multibillion-rand renewables loans

16 Feb 2017Eskom is yet to sign loan agreements with the New Development Bank and African Development Bank.

The power utility is yet to sign over R20 billion loan agreements it entered into last year to boost SA's green energy sector.

IT decentralisation hits SA businesses

16 Feb 2017Ian Jansen van Rensburg, senior systems engineering manager at VMware Sub-Saharan Africa.

The majority of organisations are looking outside the IT department for the next wave of technology disruption.

Big BEE deals expected as ICT sector code kicks in

15 Feb 2017The new ICT sector code requires 30% BEE ownership.

The local industry believes implementation of the new code will provide new impetus to transformation activity in the sector.

Sanral loses appeal to toll Cape Town roads

14 Feb 2017Sanral's head of communications, Vusi Mona.

The roads agency will abide by the Constitutional Court judgement on the Winelands N1/N2 toll project.

Zuma overrides Eskom's renewable energy snub

10 Feb 2017Renewable energy forms an important part of SA's energy mix, says president Jacob Zuma.

Despite the power utility's delay tactics in renewing contracts, the president insists the parastatal will sign the outstanding deals.

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