Gugu Lourie

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SA 2016 inward focus 

Six years out of seven on average in the US economy, (according to ex-Fed chair Alan Greenspan, a practiced observer of things practical), the...

Rand sinks away 2001-style   

The last time the Dollar more than doubled in value against the Rand was in 2000-2001, when it went from 6:$ to 13.85:$. By Cees...

Netflix ‘good’ for SA internet TV

Naspers owned video streaming service ShowMax has said that Netflix’s launch in South Africa will boost local awareness of internet television. By Gareth van Zyl,...

Dismiss MTN suit, Nigerian watchdog

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has asked the Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss a suit filed by MTN against the industry watchdog for imposing...

Wearables, smartphones to ‘dominate’ Christmas

Despite fears that the smartphone market is tanking, a research firm believes that the consumer market will show healthy growth as shoppers spend cash on tech during the holiday season

MTN lined up top lawyers for Nigerian battle

MTN, Africa's largest mobile phone operator, have assembled high profile lawyers to argue their case in Federal High Court in Lagos, Nigeria. By Staff...

MTN takes Nigerian watchdog to court

MTN, Africa's biggest mobile phone operator, said on Thursday it plans to challenge a $3,9 billion fine imposed on it by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for failure to register subscribers on its network. By Gugu Lourie

Technology set to shakeup SA insurance industry

The digital revolution promises to change the face of South Africa’s insurance market over the next few years as new entrants and established players...