Tribunal prohibits Naspers’s OLX, WeBuyCars merger
Comms department fights COVID-19 fake news
The department engages social media platform owners to mitigate the spread of digital misinformation about coronavirus in SA.
E-taxi services to transport only essential workers during lockdown
While e-hailing services will not be allowed to operate normally for the duration of the 21-day lockdown, they will be permitted to ferry essential services staff.
Emergency measures in place for COVID-19
President Cyril Ramaphosa officially declared a national state of disaster in terms of the Disaster Management Act.
Coal sector loses bid to halt renewable energy deals
The Supreme Court of Appeal dismisses a case brought by the Coal Transporters Forum to set aside power purchase agreements.
Telkom claims court victory is vindication on job cuts
The company says it is proceeding to offer voluntary packages to employees as an alternative to possible retrenchments.
Industry body wants MultiChoice prosecuted over DTV ‘shenanigans’
NAMEC launches a scathing attack on the giant pay-TV operator over accusations levelled against it at the state capture inquiry.
Tech relief as SA looks to relax strict IP exchange laws
Policy statements from National Treasury indicate a clear intention to significantly relax SA’s stringent intellectual property exchange laws.
Vodacom, MTN make breakthroughs against battery theft syndicates
The companies say suspects linked to various cases of battery theft and vandalism across the country’s nine provinces have been nabbed.