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Please Call Me inventor seeks ZAR 10 billion from Vodacom for app idea

Tuesday 20 August 2019 | 10:31 CET | News
The legal battle between Kenneth Makate and Vodacom South Africa over compensation for his 'Please Call Me' idea has taken another turn, with Makate demanding ZAR 10 billion from Vodacom, the Sunday Times reported. It said  Makate approached the North Gauteng High Court to challenge the ZAR 47 million (previously reported to be ZAR49 million) that Vodacom offered him for the idea. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
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