Gugu Lourie

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Battered Tech Firm EOH Paid CEO R19m

EOH, troubled JSE-listed technology group, has paid its CEO more than R19 million in 2019. The company disclosed in its annual report that Stephen van...

Just Eat Bidding War: Prosus Says Takeaway Bid is not Attractive

Takeaway announced on Wednesday that its bid offer for Britain’s Just Eat presented a compelling opportunity for both companies. The Takeaway's offer is backed by...

Registree Completes SA’s First Blockchain-Based Student Registry Pilot

A Cape Town blockchain-based startup, Registree, has partnered with the University of Cape Town (UCT to create blockchain-based records for thousands of UCT students. Over...

Michael Jordaan’s Bank Zero Starts Final Countdown With Debit Card Beta

Bank Zero, a start-up by mostly former First National Bank (FNB) staffers chaired by venture capitalist Michael Jordaan, on Wednesday reassured the market that...

Spectranet, Nokia to Provide 100+ Mbps Ultra Broadband Services in Nigeria

Nokia today announced that Spectranet, Nigeria’s largest Internet Service Provider, will bring high-speed access to customers in Lagos and Abuja. Spectranet will deploy Nokia's GPON...

MTN Launches C-band 5G Trial With Huawei

South African mobile operator MTN, together with Huawei launched their C-band 5G trial on the first day of AfricaCom 2019, as part of the...

MultiChoice Shows no Signs of Slowing Down

MultiChoice continues to experience strong subscriber growth for the period ended 30 September 2019 despite concerns from experts that this growth would taper off...

Prosus’ OLX Invest up to R5.9bn in Frontier Car Group

OLX Group (OLX), a Prosus’ classifieds business, is investing $400 million (R5.9 billion) in online car marketplace Frontier Car Group (FCG). The transaction will result in...