Gugu Lourie

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R1.5bn Invested in SA Startups in 2018 by VC Firms

South African venture capital (VC) firms and fund managers invested R1.5 billion channelled towards South African startups in 2018. This is according to SAVCA 2019...

Vodacom CEO on ‘Study Leave’, Vuyani Jarana ‘May’ Rejoin the Operator

Vodacom’s boss is on study leave and the chief financial officer (CFO) is acting as CEO of the mobile phone operator, TechFinancials has learned. British mobile phone...

SA’s Communications Watchdog Implements Its Spectrum Licensing Plan

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) said on Thursday it will, before the end of 2019, publish the Information Memorandum on the...

Blue Label Woes Mount as Cell C’s Impairment, Losses Hit Earnings

JSE-listed group Blue Label Telecoms woes mount as Cell C continues to negatively impact the company. Blue Label Telecoms, which owns 45% of Cell C,...

History is Repeating Itself in Mauritius. And it is not Good at all

GRAND BAIE, Mauritius - Twelve-year-old Marika and 10-year-old Annie are swimming in the warm water of the majestic ocean and are ecstatic to see me....

SADC ICT Body Wants to Deliver One Flat Rate for Roaming by Oct

Southern Africa Telecommunications Association (SATA) on Friday announced that it was working hard to enable a one flat rate for the process of making...

SADC ICT Body Launches a Digital Sharing Platform

Southern Africa Telecommunications Association (SATA) on Friday launched a digital sharing platform to address the challenges of knowledge sharing in the region. SATA was founded...

TymeBank, SA’s first fully digital bank, is Adding 3,500 Customers a Day

South Africa’s first fully digital bank TymeBank is adding up to 3, 500 customers a day as it leverages the use of digital biometric technology...