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MultiChoice spends R4bn to increase stake in BetKing

The pay-TV company says the global sports betting market is experiencing a surge in growth, and this investment will add value to the group in future.


Sekunjalo’s AEEI denies BTSA option to terminate relationship

African Equity Empowerment Investments denies British Telecoms SA’s call option to terminate its commercial relationship with the company.


EOH offloads Sybrin in R410m deal with 1K1V consortium

The JSE-listed group says the sale of Sybrin is in line with its strategic goals of deleveraging the balance sheet and refining the business model.


MultiChoice hastens call centre automation with AI-powered chatbot

The bot can clear decoder errors, check balances, reconnect products, make payments, manage holiday access and change viewing packages.


SA auditors up tech investment as they shun physical contact

The profession’s representative body says auditing has been considerably affected by lockdown and is increasingly looks to leverage technology.


Poket Mobile debuts in SA, extending list of MNVOs

The Mbinga Network brand operates through an agreement with FREI, a mobile virtual network enabler.


Volaris tables fresh offer in Adapt IT buyout race

The Canadian software group presents a new, improved offer as the takeover race for Adapt IT continues.


MTN targets 100m fintech users in new Africa strategy

The telco aims to reach the fintech subscriber goal in the next five years and grow the unit’s service revenue contribution to the group from 8% to 20%.


Prosus swoops on Stack Overflow in R24bn deal

The global technology investor enters into a definitive agreement to acquire the knowledge-sharing platform for developers and technologists.


British Telecoms terminates relationship with Sekunjalo Group

The company says it opted out of the deal because factually inaccurate statements were made by the Sekunjalo Group when it appeared in Parliament.


Non-profit seeks to change squatter camps through hackathons

Empire Partner Foundation wants to inspire local developers to use technology to improve the communities in which they live.


Datatec adds German 5G integrator Siticom to portfolio

The company says the Siticom acquisition will give it a head start in the development of integrators.

Samuel Mungadze
Senior news journalist

Samuel Mungadze ITWeb senior news journalist.