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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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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 pummelled in parliament

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

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Parliament paints damning picture of Pule

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

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DA wants faster probe of Pule

The opposition Democratic Alliance will write to Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to ask her to expedite her probe into 2012’s ICT Indaba after the Sunday Times published damning new allegations at the weekend that communications minister Dina Pule’s romantic partner benefited

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Public Protector to probe Pule

The Public Protector will investigate the possible conflict of interest involving communications minister Dina Pule and the recent ICT Indaba held in Cape Town, Democratic Alliance MP Marian Shinn said on Monday. Pule said this would “supplement the enquiry we instigated

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Pule, boyfriend accused of misusing funds

Communications minister Dina Pule and her boyfriend are accused of using sponsors’ funds to buy her luxury gifts, according to a Sunday newspaper report.. Pule and Phosane Mngqibisa have also been on no fewer than 19 overseas trips together, the Sunday Times alleged

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AG clears Pule, but questions remain

Auditor-general Terence Nombembe has cleared communications minister Dina Pule of wrongdoing around the recent ICT Indaba hosted by the department of communications, the department said in a statement on Friday. This follows a series of reports in the Sunday Times in June and July in which it was