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Please Call Me inventor back in court, this time to face litigation funders

Makate’s former backers want 50% of his potential compensation from Vodacom.

SA’s UK trade agreement ‘will continue’ despite chaotic Brexit talks

Government believes it will still have unfettered access to the UK once it leaves the EU.

Making a dent in SA’s unemployment crisis

The job creation initiative has created more than 3 000 work opportunities since its start nearly five months ago.

SA Post Office turnaround staked on e-commerce and drone deliveries

The state-owned entity is under pressure to diversify from its core mail delivery business, which is in perennial decline.

FSCA clears Resilient companies of insider trading

Group and its stablemates not yet out of the woods, however.

MultiChoice’s JSE listing vexes communications regulator

Icasa says the company jumped the gun with its JSE debut as its broadcasting licence was awarded to Naspers, not MultiChoice.

MultiChoice looks beyond SA for growth after JSE listing

Wants to grow its subscriber numbers in the rest of Africa threefold in the next four years.

Mixed response to City of Joburg’s inclusionary housing policy

The rich will soon live side by side with the poor in Johannesburg.

Audit firms up in arms over Irba’s possible search and seizure powers

Treasury proposals a sign of its determination to get tough.

Ex-KPMG audit partner won’t budge on Irba’s dishonesty charge

Jacques Wessels faces sanctions over his audit of Gupta-linked entity Linkway Trading.

CompCom gets upper hand in forex rigging case

Following guilty plea by Standard Chartered in the US.

Two different Please Call Me innovations at play

The debate about who the real Please Call Me inventor is doesn’t consider that there are two different innovations by two competing companies, as courts have found.

New twist in battle over Please Call Me revenue generation model

Vodacom maintains that Please Call Me didn’t generate direct attributable revenue for the group while inventor, Nkosana Makate, rejects this.

Please Call Me inventor: ‘I haven’t agreed on anything with Vodacom’

Nkosana Makate has rejected Vodacom’s undisclosed compensation amount, adding a new twist to the protracted battle between both parties.

Gordhan’s first state-capture revelation: SA’s nuke deal

Public enterprises minister becomes the first sitting cabinet member to place Zuma at the centre of state capture.

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