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Vodacom’s nemesis is the gentle Nkosana Makate, who pursued the mobile giant all the way to the Constitutional Court to get his share of the fortune made through the success of the Please Call Me cellphone concept. He invented it as a way of ensuring his girlfriend, Rebecca (now his wife), could get him to call when she was a poor student. She’s a doctor now.
Former Vodacom CEO Alan KnottCraig claimed the wildly popular Please Call Me invention as his own in his autobiography, earning him a snotklap in the Constitutional Court this week.