Browsing: Siphiwe Nyanda

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 233 – ‘Gather round’

On the podcast this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about former communications minister Siphiwe Nyanda’s startling claims about why he was fired by Jacob Zuma, plus more on Apple’s upcoming keynote.

News
Van Rooyen tells MK vets to watch Gupta TV

uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association treasurer-general Des Van Rooyen told guests at a commemoration gala dinner that at the next MKMVA meeting he would push for a resolution that all

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Ex-Icasa chair Stephen Mncube dies

Former Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) chairman Stephen Mncube has died, TechCentral has learnt. Icasa spokesman Paseka Maleka confirmed on Friday that Mncube passed

Duncan McLeod
ANC has left a rotten legacy in ICT

The publication this week of the deeply problematic national integrated ICT policy white paper is just the latest episode in 22 years of ANC policy making that has left a rotten legacy for the sector. The industry has made progress in the

Duncan McLeod
A tale of six ministers

It all started in the late noughties, I think around 2006 or 2007, when the former communications minister, the late Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri – a former chairwoman of the SABC – declared that South Africa would complete

Current affairs
Former communications minister hijacked

Former communications minister Siphiwe Nyanda was reportedly hijacked in Rooihuskraal, Centurion on Tuesday night, ANC spokesman Keith Khoza said. Khoza had written a post on his Facebook account asking people to be on the lookout

Duncan McLeod
SA misses more than digital TV deadline

More than a decade after South Africa started preparing to switch off analogue terrestrial television, the deadline government agreed to with other nations to end the broadcasts has not been met. This Wednesday, 17 June, marks the date that

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Mohapi new CEO of Sita … or is he?

Sentech CEO Setumo Mohapi has been appointed as CEO of the State IT Agency (Sita), according to a cabinet statement released on Thursday. However, in a bizarre twist, Mohapi has denied this in an SMS sent to TechCentral. Cabinet spokesman Phumla Williams

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