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The ANC will meet in Midrand for four days starting on Tuesday to discuss 13 policy documents ahead of its national conference in December. These are some key points from the 13 discussion documents

The ANC wants scarce radio frequency spectrum to be made available to new players seeking to provide telecommunications services and it also wants to increase competition in the broadcasting industry, especially in pay television. These are two of the key points raised in the ruling party’s

Former communications minister Roy Padayachie has passed away while on an official visit to Ethiopia. Padayachie, who was serving in President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet as minister of public service & administration, was also a former deputy communications minister under the late Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri

Government, political parties and trade unions on Saturday expressed sadness at the death of public service & administration minister Roy Padayachie. President Jacob Zuma said no words could express the loss that government and the people of SA felt at this loss. “It is sadly a great measure of his dedication and

Decisions taken on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) will have implications for how future infrastructure projects are financed, minister Collins Chabane said on Friday. It was necessary to guard against decisions and actions that might impact negatively “on our track record in the prudent

The ANC’s policy discussion document on communications, which was released this week, contains proposals that could result in the rationalising of state institutions that overlap in their mandates. The policy document proposes the merging of Sentech, the state broadcasting signal

The ANC has proposed a sweeping overhaul of policy governing SA’s technology sector. For the most part, the proposals are reasonably business-friendly and should be welcomed. But the lingering conviction that state intervention will ensure the delivery of services to all is still a cause for concern. The proposals, contained

The ruling ANC wants a broad overhaul of policy and regulation in SA’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector to grow the industry and ensure universal access to broadband and other technologies. In a detailed overview of the sector, tabled on Monday

Public enterprises minister Malusi Gigaba is one of the country’s most prominent politicians and one of the few from the ANC on Twitter. Here he recounts how he came to grips with the medium. It’s been an exciting journey since I first joined Twitter in June