Commission vows to prosecute if data prices not cut


The Competition Commission is adamant it will go ahead with prosecutions if Vodacom and MTN do not slash data prices. The Commission has given Vodacom and MTN two months to cut prices by up to 50 percent.

Comissioner Tembinkosi Bonakele says there must be earnest discussions with operators on the issues of data costs in South Africa.

Vodacom and MTN

“This is based on evidence. this is not something that we have thumb-sucked. We really do believe that there is room for a 30 to 50 percent reduction to theses prices.” The cellphone giants are blaming Government for the high prices.

In other news – Linda Mtoba – Stop asking for the name of my child that I don’t want to share

Actress and new mommy Linda Mtoba is not here for trolls coming at her about her baby or when she’s revealing “Beans” name.

Linda Mtoba

The star gave birth to a girl last month and took to Twitter this week to ask people to stop asking her for the name of her child as she isn’t planning on sharing it with the public any time soon. Please stop asking for Beans name, I haven’t shared it and I don’t plan on doing so,” Linda wrote. Read more

Source: eNCA