Telkom targets whites

Telkom plans to target white, male employees when making job cuts that may affect more than 2,600 managers at South Africa’s largest fixed-line phone company, according to labor unions.

The carrier will consider “employment equity” when deciding who to dismiss, … Read the rest

$54,8m fine for South Africa’s Telkom

The Competition Tribunal of South Africa has fined Telkom, the one-time monopoly state telephone company, with a $54.8 million fine over unfair competition, according to an Associated Press report this morning.

The tribunal issued the fine Tuesday morning as part … Read the rest