MTN says it was not forced to make board changes
The operator refutes reports that insinuated it was arm-twisted into making board changes by the Public Investment Corporation.
MTN reshuffles board, Mbeki to lead international advisory board
The operator announces significant changes to the group board and the establishment of an international advisory board.
The perfect storm rages on
Allegations by the Sunday Times that President Thabo Mbeki had taken a bribe related to the stupid arms deal only served to fluff up the gloomy clouds hanging over the country.
Mbeki fuzzy on IT detail
The president stresses the importance of ICT, but backs this with little insight.
Talking in riddles
The next president of the country is hard to pin down on any policy, much less those related to ICT.
Infraco plans fail to impress
The 3GSM congress in Spain dominated technology news this week, while locally government's Infraco plans left industry watchers cold.
Tension over govt's 'special 10' plan
It's too little, too late, say industry players of government's planned cut-rate bandwidth for 10 call centres.
Media-muzzling law postponed
The electronic media has a breather as government postpones tabling a law that could impose pre-publication censorship.
Cell user registration date withdrawn
President Thabo Mbeki has withdrawn the implementation dates for the registration of cellphone users by network operators.
Oracle on 'build and buy` binge
Oracle has acquired a dozen companies in the past year, but company president Charles Phillips says still more are likely to come.
Mbeki barely mentions ICT today
ICT issues took a back seat as the president focused on crime and human rights issues in his state of the nation address in Parliament today.