|BT Group, previously known as British Telecom, plans to expand its footprint in sub-Saharan Africa through further development of its fibre-optic telecommunications infrastructure in the region, TechCentral reported. The company will open 100 jobs in its sub-Saharan Africa office, based in Johannesburg, and will add another 170 employees across the region with the goal of launching its full portfolio of services on the continent in the next 18 months. BT said it had no plans to enter the sub-Saharan consumer telecoms market, but will keep its focus on corporate and government clients in the region.
South African company Exxaro Resources said one of the options it currently considers is dismissing striking coal mine workers who fail to return to work in the week of March 25, fin24 reported ... more
South Africas telecommunication operator Telkom said that it has not made a decision on retrenching 13,000 employees, or more than half of its staff, TechCentral reported quoting a company ... more
Oryx Energies, a major independent provider of oil and gas products and services in Africa, has agreed to buy the South African liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution businesses of BP and ... more