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Airtime Still not Fully Protected by ICASA Data Regulations

Earlier this year, following years of complaints by mobile network subscribers about unfair billing practices, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) promulgated new data regulations, prohibiting mobile networks from automatically deducting their clients’ airtime at expensive out-of-bundle (OOB) rates on depletion of data bundles. This was met with joy by mobile internet users as they no longer had to worry about bill shock. However, within the... Read more »
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By Staff Writer On Monday, August 5th, 2019

29 People Killed in El Paso and Dayton Mass Shootings

Twenty nine people were killed in the US in two separate mass shootings which occurred less than 24 hours apart during the weekend. The first shooting, which took place at 10:39am on Saturday at a Walmart shop ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, July 29th, 2019

Sadness as Sam Meyiwa Dies Without Closure on Son’s Death

On Monday, July 29, 2019, South Africans woke up to the shocking and sad news of the death of Samuel Meyiwa (66), the father of slain Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa. It is reported th... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

Legendary South African Musician Johnny Clegg Dies at 66

South African music legend Johnny Clegg has died at the age of 66 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He died in the afternoon of Tuesday, July 16, 2018 at his home in Johannesburg, surrounded by family... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, July 14th, 2019

Bernard Arnault Soon to Become World’s Second-Richest Man

French business magnate Bernard Arnault (70) looks set to overtake Microsoft founder Bill Gates (63) as the second richest person in the world following a meteoric rise in his net worth this year. Arnault, who ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, June 30th, 2019

Ntsiki Mazwai Gets Dragged After Questioning Pearl Thusi’s Acting Talent

Controversial poet and tv host Ntsiki Mazwai got dragged on Twitter during the weekend after comparing Pearl Thusi to South African actresses Moshidi Motshegwa, Zikhona Sodlaka and Brenda Ngxoli, insinuating th... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Nhlanhla and Thembinkosi Nciza Getting Divorced

Mafikizolo star Nhlanhla Nciza (41) and her music producer husband Thembinkosi (Tk) Nciza (45), are getting divorced after 15 years of marriage. Nhlanhla, who has been in Europe for the past few weeks as part o... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Did Cashflow Ngcobo and Mzabalazo Dlamini Get Arrested?

Well-known forex trader, Jabulani “Cashflow” Ngcobo, left many people confused about his whereabouts last week after making an unexpected return to Instagram, despite reports that he was sentenced t... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

No More Disappearing Airtime as ICASA Data Regulations Come into Effect

For a long time mobile network subscribers have been complaining about unexplained disappearance of their airtime. This is likely to come to an end this week as the new regulations by the Independent Communicat... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Shauwn and Sbu Mpisane Getting Divorced

Controversial Durban business couple Shauwn and Sbu Mpisane have filed for divorce after 15 years of marriage. It was reported on Tuesday that their divorce case was scheduled to appear before a judge at the Du... Read more »