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US pushback no match for Huawei growth

US pushback no match for Huawei growth

The Chinese networking equipment-maker sees a 39% increase in first-quarter revenue, despite Western pressure on its 5G business.

Altron appoints risk and compliance exec

Altron appoints risk and compliance exec

Sayeeda Khan will fulfil duties within the newly created role.

Cell C appoints Douglas Craigie Stevenson interim CEO

Cell C appoints Douglas Craigie Stevenson interim CEO

Craigie Stevenson replaces Jose Dos Santos, who announced his resignation as CEO in February 2019.

South Africa: renewables debate rages as Eskom woes deepen

South Africa: renewables debate rages as Eskom woes deepen

Energy experts are at odds over the costs associated with coal versus renewables, as Eskom struggles to keep the lights on.

Philip van Dalsen appointed MTN Zambia CEO

Philip van Dalsen appointed MTN Zambia CEO

Former CEO of MTN Cyprus is said to have extensive experience in emerging and mature markets.

Cyclone Idai takes its toll on Mozambique's communications

Cyclone Idai takes its toll on Mozambique's communications

Reports detail winds of over 60 km/hour as well as heavy rains measuring 200mm in the past 24 hours.

Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos steps down

Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos steps down

Cell C has announced that CEO Jose Dos Santos will step down effective 1 March 2019.

Dutch-backed incubator readies to assist SA start-ups

Dutch-backed incubator readies to assist SA start-ups

2019 Programme can accommodate 30 potential entrepreneurs.

Solid growth for Veeam SA

Solid growth for Veeam SA

The local arm of the backup solutions provider attributes its 2018 growth to the addition of new customers from all sectors.

Taxify changes name to Bolt

Taxify changes name to Bolt

The ride-hailing platform is changing its name to Bolt and introducing a new logo from today.

Not everyone is turning against Huawei

Not everyone is turning against Huawei

Turkcell's CEO calls Huawei "a reliable business partner", saying the partnership with the Turkish operator is "set to continue".