I get the impression South Africa is finally waking up to the internet. It took so long, I wrote the country off as “essentially non-digital” in 2009 (here and here). But, I might have been wrong – there may still be (digital) life down there after all. [Read on]
For the record and my archive, this solid Reuters article on Telkom and its future. Let’s hold thumbs it gets taken over – it’ll be in the best interest of SA.
First published on my old blog on 28/6/2007.
The ANC National Policy Conference is on the go in Midrand, between Johannesburg and Pretoria, and one of the issues on the agenda is “media diversity”, or what one should really understand as “the lack of media diversity”. Or, still closer to the truth, the “overly” white ownership of the printed media, in particular newspapers. [Read on]