Telkom is seen by many as being in trouble but CEO Serame Taukobong says the fixed-line operator does not need “a saviour” or “knight in shining armour”. 

Four different groups have tried to take over or take up a big chunk of Telkom in the past year, but to no avail. This includes a $30bn offer from rival MTN and a consortium led by former Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko that has amassed a war chest of about R12bn for a bid to take up equity in Telkom...

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