Gugu Lourie

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Nigerian President to decide MTN’s fate

  Africa's largest mobile phone operator MTN Group's fate lies in the hands of the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who will take the necessary decision at...

22 years old Nigerian wins business innovation award

  A 22 years Nigerian entrepreneur, Chris Kwekowe, won the 2015 Anzisha Prize which celebrates community building business innovation across the African continent. By Ujuh...

AG Mobile to enter Nigerian market

AG Mobile, a local cell phone brand, is embarking on an expansion drive into Africa’s biggest economy - Nigeria - after being successful in...

MTN CEO in talks with Nigerian authorities

  MTN Group CEO Sifiso Dabengwa is in discussions with the Nigerian Authorities over the $5.2 billion (R71 billion) fine by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC),...

Fibre deployment alienates SA’s poor

    The ongoing fibre deployment across South Africa, mostly in affluent areas, leaves out the poor. By Gugu Lourie As South Africa races to provide faster...

Broadband key infrastructure for 21st century

  Earlier this month, the US Broadband Opportunity Council declared that broadband is “taking its place alongside water, sewer and electricity as essential infrastructure for...

Why we shouldn’t fear the ‘sharing economy’ and the reinvention of work

  Workers themselves, especially millennials, are increasingly unwilling to accept traditional roles as cogs in the corporate machinery being told what to do. Today, 34%...

Role of apps in the Always-On business

Warren Olivier, regional manager of Veeam Southern Africa, examines the importance of business continuity in this environment. Mobile applications have become an integral component of...