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Zuma orders SIU probe of Pule’s DOC

Disgraced former communications minister Dina Pule and her lieutenants at the department of communications at the time could be in very serious trouble. President Jacob Zuma on Thursday signed a proclamation asking the Special Investigating Unit to probe alleged corruption

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Pule’s exit from parliament welcomed

The Congress of the People (Cope) has welcomed former communications minister Dina Pule’s decision to withdraw as an ANC candidate for member parliament. “We are disappointed, however, that it took a lot of public pressure and shaming before Ms Pule could see the writing on the wall,” Cope president Mosiuoa Lekota said on Friday

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Pule will not return to parliament

Former communications minister Dina Pule has decided to decline the ANC’s nomination for the national assembly, she said in a statement on Thursday. “I have given great thought to what I should do with the rest of my life, and while I will remain a loyal and committed member of the ANC, it is in my best interest and that of my children

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SABC chair seeks CFO’s head

SABC board chair Ellen Tshabalala has filed a labour dispute affidavit asking for the dismissal of the public broadcaster’s chief financial officer, Gugu Duda, who was found by the public protector Thuli Madonsela to have been irregularly appointed. In parliament this week

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SA Newsmakers of 2013

Here they are, TechCentral’s South African Newsmakers of 2013. These are the individuals, in ascending order from five to one, who we believe were the most newsworthy in the technology and telecommunications space this year, for good reasons and bad

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Dina Pule chose boyfriend over state

Disgraced former communications minister Dina Pule’s boyfriend, Phosane Mngqibisa, diverted R6m of R15m in sponsorship funds provided by mobile operator MTN for 2012’s ICT Indaba, transferring the money irregularly into a bank account owned by his company, Khemano

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Zuma must expel Pule as MP – Shinn

President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as leader of the ANC, must immediately expel former communications minister Dina Pule from parliament and ensure she does not get a “soft landing” in a diplomatic or government posting. That’s the view of Democratic Alliance

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Pule must say sorry to newspaper

Former communications minister Dina Pule must apologise to parliament, the communications department and the Sunday Times for “persistently lying and unethical conduct”, public protector Thuli Madonsela said on Thursday. “I am asking Hon Pule to

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Zuma studying Pule report

A provisional report by public protector Thuli Madonsela into allegations of corruption and nepotism levied against former communications minister Dina Pule has been submitted to the president for comment, with a final version expected to follow in early October. “A provisional

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Big ideas at Google’s Big Tent

The South African iteration of Google’s Big Tent event, which brings together leaders in business, technology and politics to exchange ideas on the intersection between the Internet on society, took place in Midrand on Thursday. It featured communications minister

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