EXCLUSIVE: InfoReg cracks whip on pesky direct marketing calls

South Africa’s Information Regulator takes a strong stance against telemarketers, deciding that telemarketing by telephone constitutes electronic communication.


Legacy AML risk assessment models not up to challenge of evolving risk management

Arctic Intelligence's AML Accelerate and Risk Assessment Platform are both available in SA through a new partnership with Bateleur Software.

Telkom16 Feb

Businessman lifts lid on R11bn Telkom damages claim

Phutuma Networks’ multibillion-rand damages claim lodged against Telkom will not simply go away, says founder Dr Edward Scott.


SITA gets new acting MD

The State IT Agency’s board appoints Simphiwe Dzengwa as the new acting managing director, effective 1 February.

Vodacom7 Feb

Please Call Me inventor speaks out: ‘I’ve made huge sacrifices’

While the protracted legal battle cost him blood, sweat and tears, Nkosana Makate says he is thrilled the legal matter is closer to finality.

Vodacom7 Feb

‘Disappointed’ Vodacom to appeal Please Call Me judgement

The telecoms operator suffers another loss in the Please Call Me matter but vows to appeal the judgement.


Court reinstates sacked SITA board

The Pretoria High Court reinstates sacked directors while suspending the interim board of directors appointed on 21 July.

PBT Group31 Jan

Manage data residency for best cloud results

Delving into the crucial role of data residency expertise in mitigating the risks and costs of cloud services.


New report reveals how social media fuelled 2021 unrest

Online communication and co-ordination played a role in fuelling the violence, says the South African Human Rights Commission.

Livestock WealthJan 25, 2024

Livestock Wealth under investigation for alleged illegal operations

The start-up refutes allegations that it may be operating its online investment services illegally, saying it’s conducting business within the confines of the law.


Suspected online child sexual predators arrested

The arrests form part of an international operation to trace manufacturers, users and distributors of child pornography, says SAPS.

MTNJan 17, 2024

MTN still pursuing governance issues with affiliate IHS Towers

While the tower operator has agreed with shareholder Wendel to settle governance concerns, MTN says discussions are still ongoing.