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2:50
Feb 10, 2019

'Please Call Me' inventor accusing former funders of fraud

According to the Sunday Times, 'Please Call Me' inventor Kenneth Nkosana Makate has opened a fraud case against his former funders Raining Men Trade.

2:50
Feb 10, 2019

'Please Call Me' inventor accusing former funders of fraud

According to the Sunday Times, 'Please Call Me' inventor Kenneth Nkosana Makate has opened a fraud case against his former funders Raining Men Trade

5:10
Feb 1, 2019

Vodacom urges 'de-escalation' amid Please Call Me tensions

The operator says it is not being racist over the Please Call Me saga and has asked for calm.

4:20
Jan 31, 2019

#PleaseCallMe Movement calls for Vodacom boycott

The ANC and #PleaseCallMe Movement call on members to cancel Vodacom contracts and port their numbers to a different network.

5:10
Jan 31, 2019

Vodacom amps up security at Vodaworld as protestors arrive

Protestors have started arriving at the Vodacom headquarters in Midrand, in support of 'Please Call Me' inventor Kenneth Nkosana Makate.

2:50
Jan 30, 2019

Vodacom, Lesufi at loggerheads over 'Please Call Me' saga

As the "Please Call Me" saga turns ugly, Vodacom's lawyers send a stern letter to Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi, who criticised the operator over its failure to pay up.

5:40
Jan 14, 2019

Politicians get involved in 'Please Call Me' drama

Comms minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has involved herself in the 'Please Call Me' saga, telling Vodacom to 'shut up' and `do the right thing'.

3:40
Jun 15, 2016

Half of 'Please Call Me' settlement to be held in trust

'Please Call Me' inventor Kenneth Nkosana Makate will only receive half of any pay-out from Vodacom until an arbitration battle with his former funders is settled.

6:00
Jun 10, 2016

Previous funders fight over 'Please Call Me' billions

Kenneth Nkosana Makate is embroiled in another court battle, as previous litigation funders look for their cut in his potentially multibillion-rand settlement.

3:40
May 27, 2016

'Please Call Me' negotiations have begun

Discussions between Vodacom and former employee Kenneth Nkosana Makate begin, to determine how much money he will get paid for the idea.

5:00
May 17, 2016

Vodacom 'surprised' by 'Please Call Me' ruling

The Constitutional Court ruling was a surprise to the telco, which now says it is ready to negotiate with the 'Please Call Me' inventor.

0:50
Apr 26, 2016

Vodacom loses 'Please Call Me' case

The Constitutional Court rules Vodacom must compensate former employee Kenneth Nkosana Makate for his 'Please Call Me' idea.

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