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Samuel Mungadze

Africa editor

Samuel Mungadze is ITWeb Africa's editor



Court dismisses minister’s leave to appeal over sacked SITA board

Minister Gungubele loses leave to appeal against a decision that reinstated the sacked board over the remuneration of then-MD Bongani Mabaso.

Career MovesApr 16, 2024

Ster-Kinekor to lay off 236 employees

The affected departments include information technology, business operations, content, finance, head office, regional operations and cinemas.

WirelessMar 25, 2024

Wild Nigerian naira volatility takes MTN Group’s profits

The firm reports that the naira's devaluation against the US dollar had a detrimental impact on Nigeria's financial performance.

InnovationsMar 11, 2024

ITWeb TV: Mpilo Tech plans to create 10 000 jobs

The firm wants to play a role in reducing unemployment in SA by teaching tech skills to historically disadvantaged communities.


France’s IDEMIA drawn into another SA tender saga

The latest drama involves facial recognition technologies and eGate systems for regulating passenger movements at airports.

Public sectorFeb 5, 2024

Court reinstates sacked SITA board

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

WirelessDec 29, 2023

Share windfall for MTN’s top brass

A group of senior employees accept the shares, which have a three-year vesting period and are subject to performance conditions.

Career MovesDec 12, 2023

Why Bongani Mabaso quit as SITA boss

Squabbles with the State IT Agency’s board led to Dr Bongani Mabaso’s resignation as CEO, say insiders.

Career MovesNov 28, 2023

MTN SA initiates early, voluntary retirement packages

The offer is extended to all departments and business units, and MTN SA is not pursuing a specific number, it says.

BroadbandNov 7, 2023

VIDEO: Satellite is key to Africa’s digital future

Satellite prices are down and speeds are up, making it a real contender, says Digital Council Africa’s Juanita Clark.

NetworkingOct 30, 2023

MTN braces for fresh tax fight in Nigeria

MTN Group is considering its legal options after being ordered to pay $72.6 million in back taxes.


BCX readies Alibaba African cloud data centre

The company will launch Alibaba’s first local public cloud data centre in October, with plans to expand across the continent.