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Winners announced at 2020 Vodacom Journalist of the year awards

The national winners of the 19th Vodacom Journalist of the Year (VJOY) awards have been announced, with amaBhungane’s Susan Comrie and eNCA’s Dasen Thathiah...

Vodacom partners with China’s Alipay to create ‘super app’

MUDIWA GAVAZA Vodacom has partnered with China’s Alipay on a new “super app” that will allow customers to make payments, stream video and make travel...

‘Please Call Me’ inventor Makate scores another court victory against Vodacom

'Please Call Me' inventor Nkosana Makate has won yet another court battle against cellphone giant Vodacom after a court ruled in his favour on...

Vodacom agrees to cut mobile data prices

The agreement is likely to be seen as a victory for consumers, whose social media campaign against expensive data gained traction in 2017 Vodacom has...

‘Please Call Me’ inventor wants R10bn – refuses Vodacom’s R47m offer

Please Call Me inventor Nkosana Kenneth Makate, who is challenging a R47m settlement offer in a court case, is hoping to extract more than...

Vodacom promises to reimburse angry customers over ‘lost data’

BY TIMESLIVE Mobile network provider Vodacom has promised to reimburse customers who mysteriously lost data and said the error would be rectified. But the apology did...

SA radio frequency spectrum licence auction halted yet again

SA's high court on Monday ordered telecoms regulator Icasa to halt an auction of radio frequency spectrum licences pending a hearing on contentions raised...

SA telecoms regulator Icasa pushes back spectrum auction again

NQOBILE DLUDLA SA's telecoms regulator on Monday pushed back the announcement of the qualifying bidders for its long-awaited auction of new spectrum by a month...

Plenty of fun at Adventure Mile and Market

The Booti Brothers and their lime green octopus mascot for being the overall winners. Hope Schools was delighted to host their inaugural Adventure Mile and...

Adventure awaits you at Christmas market at Hope

Situated just off Voortrekker Road in Summerpride is Hope Schools, an independent Christian school whose name couldn’t be more fitting. “Constrained by the love of...

IN PICTURES | Virtual fashion at the Durban July

  There were no roaring crowds, no avant-garde outfits and no naked men preparing for the 13th race as Belgarion crossed the finish line to...

Bulls pulls off major coup signing as Jake White’s revolution continues

The Blue Bulls have pulled off a major coup with the signing of uncompromising loose forward Nizaam Carr. Carr‚ who was capped five times by...

Government to issue new spectrum temporarily for shutdown

By MUDIWA GAVAZA The government said on Wednesday that it will issue new frequency spectrum to the country’s telecom operators on a temporary basis to...

Load-shedding contributing to spike in battery theft, costing telecom firms millions

Telecom companies Vodacom and MTN say they are losing millions of rand in capital expenditure as a result of a spike in battery theft...

Sabric working ‘closely’ with network providers to address number-porting scam

The South African Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric) has warned against falling victim to a not-so-new SIM-swap fraud scam. The warning comes as a number...

Joining forces pays off for dancers

Commitment and unbridled passion for dance is what Limitless Family brought to the table as they competed in the Dance Star SA qualifiers held...

ICT integration vital in teaching, learning

Information and communications technology (ICT) practitioners, education professionals and representatives from the private sector and higher education gathered at the Premier Hotel in East...

E-hailing driver suspended following assault, robbery after July after party

E-hailing taxi service Bolt has suspended a driver after a Johannesburg woman was allegedly assaulted and robbed in Durban. Xoliswa Princess Ndwalane, 37, was in...

Cancer survivor gets Sharks run-on

Twelve year-old cancer survivor and rugby enthusiast Cole Schonknecht recently had the opportunity to run onto the field with the Sharks during their latest...

Cellphone giants doing all they can to keep SA connected during load-shedding

Load-shedding doesn’t only mean being in the dark. It also results in the loss of cellphone connection, telecommunication giants MTN and Vodacom have confirmed. Both...

First Mr and Miss BCM crowned

  The inaugural Mr and Miss BCMM pageant took place last Friday at the Orient Theatre. Mdantsane-born Thimna Qakwane, 18, was crowned as Miss BCM and...

Learning centre provides internet, books for Chintsa community

TO PROVIDE access to the internet, communication technology, and books for approximately about 5,000 socially and economically disadvantaged children, youth, and adults, the Chintsa...

Inspiration awards finalists take a bow

THE 2018 Inspiration Awards finalists were recently announced in anticipation of the Inspiration Awards Breakfast taking place on May 17. Out of 50 submissions, the...

Finalists announced in Inspiring Youth

AS THIS year’s Inspiration Awards breakfast draws closer, the Inspiring Youth Campaign has come to an end, and the top eight finalists are selected. The...

Youth vie for top award

THE Inspiration Awards, in conjunction with the Daily Dispatch and Johnson & Johnson Local Heroes, has launched the Inspiring Youth Schools Campaign. The campaign, which...

CLEARING THINGS UP

The Vodacom 4U Caring 4U initiative is still going strong, having recently cleared the pathway and edge of the road near the Lifesavers shack...

Virtual teaching in a future world

By Aretha Linden Virtual teachers are certainly an important step towards recognising the importance of creating access to digital learning and teaching platforms for all pupils...

Virtual teachers’ project launched

Thousands of pupils dial in to WB Rubusana’s digital classroom initiative THE Eastern Cape Department of Education in conjunction with Vodacom took a step further...

Woman’s hefty phone bill shock

EAST Londoner Janet Churchill is devastated because two cellphone contracts on different networks were opened under her name using her ID book without her...

Initiative to get work for young graduates

In an attempt to address unemployment in young graduates the “Vodacom change the world” programme is giving an opportunity to some graduates to volunteer...

Gunmen steal R1m worth of cellphones

Bags loaded with cellphones and gadgets were stolen in ten minutes during an armed robbery and hostage drama at Vodacom cellular mobile store at...

Knysna gets emergency transfusion of R75m to kickstart fire recovery

The Western Cape is pumping R75-million into emergency recovery efforts in Knysna. The decision was made at a meeting of the provincial cabinet in the...

Gupta email trail shows appointment calendar‚ listing government leaders booked for visits

The Guptas email appointment calendar shows that the family lined up a string of visits by top South African provincial and national government members. A...

Forgood awards a boost to inspiring NGOs

NGOs that look after some of the most vulnerable members of Buffalo City – babies, the elderly and the hearing impaired – will be...

Forgood awards to host finalists

Four community organisations to compete for extra prizes WITH only a week to go to the Forgood Inspiration Awards breakfast, the four finalists, who will...

Caring 4U initiative clears up Nahoon Corner parking bays

AFTER months of hard work, Berea Vodacom 4U in association with Lawns 4U have restored the parking area at Nahoon Corner as part of...

Bulldogs lie in wait for Kings

The Southern Kings will arrive in East London on Friday for a high-profile friendly match against the Border Bulldogs ahead of the start of...

Pupils make SA team

•Vukuhambe teens in U23 wheelchair basketball squad THREE athletes from Vukuhambe Special School have been selected for the South African U23 Wheelchair Basketball team which will...