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Members of parliament, including former communications minister Dina Pule, are to be named and shamed for failing to disclose their business interests on time, parliament’s ethics committee said on Wednesday. The 2013 register

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

What to do about sacked communications minister Dina Pule is being discussed at a “high level” in the ANC, the party’s deputy secretary-general, Jessie Duarte, said on Monday. “It is not being dismissed as casually as it may seem,” Duarte told reporters in Johannesburg

The day before disgraced former communications minister Dina Pule was reprimanded and apologised to parliament, the men who brought her to book were taken to task by their ANC counterparts for the way in which they handled the matter. Angry ANC MPs sympathetic to

Former communications minister Dina Pule has been reprimanded in parliament as part of the punitive measures enacted against her after parliament’s joint committee on ethics and members’ interests found her guilty of abusing her position to benefit her boyfriend, Phosane Mngqibisa, and misleading the

“I want to say in this house that I gave the best I could do to do my job. And that if in the course of me doing my job I made a mistake, I am sorry, I apologise.” Those were the brief words uttered by former communications minister Dina Pule after she was reprimanded by parliament and subjected

Decisive action will be taken against any ANC member who might be behind the death threats against two MPs, the party said at the weekend. “Should any of those behind the threats be found to be ANC members, the organisation will not hesitate to take stern action against them as we regard such

Senior ANC MP Ben Turok confirmed on Sunday that he had been assigned bodyguards after a man claimed he was asked to kill parliamentarians probing misconduct allegations against fired communications minister Dina Pule. “The head of parliament’s

The chairman and registrar of parliament’s joint portfolio committee on ethics and members’ interests say they were threatened with harm while conducting their investigation into the conduct of former communications minister Dina Pule. On Wednesday, a multiparty

Former communications minister Dina Pule is guilty of most of the charges levelled against her at parliament’s ethics committee and was also found to have lied to the committee during its investigations. The committee has now recommended that parliament refer the