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28 April 2017
                       
 
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18 Apr 2017
 
 
CC: Competition Commission decides not to prosecute Vodacom and MTN, following Cell C's complaint
STATEMENT
The Competition Commission has decided to non-refer (not to prosecute) a complaint lodged by Cell C in October 2013 against Vodacom and MTN for anti-competitive conduct due to insufficient evidence...
 
 
15 Mar 2017
 
DSBS: Lindiwe Zulu: Address by Minister of Small Business Development, on the pre-GEC pitching competition, Midrand, Gauteng (13/03/2017)
Small Business Development
Today is a very exciting day for South Africa and the African continent. It marks the first day of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC), the world’s largest conference and exhibition for...
 
 
10 Mar 2017
 
MINISTER ZULU TO ADDRESS PRE-GEC PITCHING COMPETITION “NATIONAL FINALE”
What's On
Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, will address the “national finale” pre-Global Entrepreneurship Congress pitching competition and Masterclass which will be held at...
 
 
06 Feb 2017
 
Joost van der Westhuizen dies
SPORT
The South African rugby community was in mourning on Monday following the passing of Joost van der Westhuizen, one of South Africa’s greatest-ever Springbok legends. Van der Westhuizen passed away...
 
 
19 Jan 2017
 
GCIS: DPME monitors Operation Phakisa education labs progress
STATEMENT
Operation Phakisa is designed to fast track the implementation of solutions on critical service delivery issues highlighted in the National Development Plan (NDP), as a presidential initiative....
 
 
21 Oct 2016
 
BLSA appoints Mabuza as chair as it unveils new leaders
PEOPLE
Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has announced the appointment of Telkom’s Jabu Mabuza as its new chairperson and Shell South Africa’s Bonang Mohale as its deputy chairperson after a council...
 
 
18 Oct 2016
 
Home Affairs opens new contact centre to speed up service delivery
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba on Tuesday launched the Department of Home Affairs’ (DHA's) new contact centre, which is aimed at speeding up enquiries and at opening multiple avenues for...
 
 
29 Aug 2016
 
The Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill: Obligations on Electronic Communications Service Providers
KNOWLES HUSAIN LINDSAY
“Dearest Sir / Madam, I am a wealthy foreigner desirous of urgently transferring $100 000 000 into your account and to do so I need your assistance in the form of a small deposit, your banking...
 
 
14 Jul 2016
 
NDoH and Vodacom: Custom-built mobile application to improve access and availability of essential medicines in South Africa
STATEMENT
The National Department of Health (NDoH) and Vodacom have successfully deployed a custom-built mobile application (app) in 3126 primary health care (PHC) clinics across South Africa, to monitor...
 
 
24 Jun 2016
 
Please call (me) us
KISCH IP
Intellectual Property (IP) rights are potentially very valuable and need to be treated accordingly. This is illustrated in the recent legal battle between Vodacom and Mr Kenneth N Makate which has...
 
 
20 Jun 2016
 
South Africans pay the price for a poorly regulated telecoms sector
THE CONVERSATION
Telecommunications clearly facilitate economic growth and participation. As such, countries should care about competitive outcomes in this sector. When competition works it can result in expanded...
 
 
27 May 2016
 
“Garden Leave” and restraint of trade agreements
SA LABOUR GUIDE
Vodacom (Pty) Ltd v Motsa & another (174/16) [2016] ZALCJHB 59 Issue
 
 
10 May 2016
 
Intellectual Property
WEBBER WENTZEL
The recent Constitutional Court decision of Kenneth Nkosana Makate v Vodacom (Pty) Ltd highlighted the importance of regulating the creation, protection and ownership of intellectual property,...
 
 
11 Apr 2016
 
Botanical sabbatical: Labour Court gives the green light to “garden leave” clauses in employment contracts
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
At first glance of the term “garden leave” you may be forgiven for believing it to be a form of therapeutic or restorative benefit meant for the good health of employees to recharge their batteries...
 
 
18 Mar 2016
 
‘New’ development bank
REAL ECONOMY: DEVELOPMENT FINANCE
The New Development Bank (NDB), which is in the process of being established by the Brics bloc of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, is aspiring to begin approving its first batch of...
 
 
 
                       
 
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