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3:10

SA’s R1bn Yekani smart factory faces liquidation

The electronics factory, which many believed would compete with international giants such as Apple, Huawei and Samsung, faces bankruptcy.

3:00

Big year for SA’s mobile content, app developers

Cheaper data and higher incomes will be the catalysts to lift the app development market in 2020, says WASPA.

1:10
Thursday

MTN appoints CEO in South Sudan as Cameroon lead quits

The operator names Gordian Kyomukama to run South Sudan while Cameroon CEO Hendrik Kasteel departs.

5:00
Thursday

Telcos urged to minimise jobs bloodbath amid Telkom retrenchments

With Telkom looking to let go of 3 000 employees, analysts say operators must shift some of the affected employees to new revenue lines.

2:40
Thursday

Union slams Telkom for paying execs R100m then retrenching workers

A company cannot pay its executive team more than R100 million and then get rid of 3 000 of its workforce, says Solidarity.  

6:50
Wednesday

ICASA blames Cell C litigation for ongoing number porting scams

The latest unauthorised ports could have been avoided if the regulations were not held back by Cell C litigation, says ICASA.

1:10
Wednesday

Get an app for your business with Codehesion

Codehesion has built numerous successful smartphone apps in 2019, including the Midstream Estate residents app and the SFX Money Transfer app.

6:40

Performance testing for digital transformation

Performance testing should be part of our daily sprints, and with the right tools correctly implemented, it becomes easier to find user paths to track and optimise UX, says Bruce Zaayman, director of Inspired Testing.

2:10

Nigeria withdraws MTN multibillion-dollar tax claim

MTN is off the hook in Nigeria following the attorney-general’s decision to withdraw a $2 billion tax claim.

1:20

Local outlets back SA-made smartphone

Mara Phones can be purchased from more local outlets, including two of the big-four banks.

6:00

Telcos unite in crackdown against SIM identity fraud

An increase in mobile number portability and SIM card swap fraud leaves local victims vulnerable to identity theft.

2:50

Huawei chairman warns of tough year ahead

Eric Xu warns the company may downsize or merge non-performing business units.