Browsing: Dina Pule

Duncan McLeod
Naspers must commission MultiChoice probe

Naspers urgently needs to appoint an independent auditor or law firm to get to the bottom of the scandal now threatening to engulf its subsidiary, pay-television operator MultiChoice. If any evidence of malfeasance is found, executives

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We were right not to sell Telkom: Cwele

The strong full-year financial results published by Telkom on Monday “underscore the correctness” of government’s decision not to further privatise the JSE-listed company, telecommunications & postal services minister

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Faith Muthambi, deputy fall out: report

Communications minister Faith Muthambi has fallen out with her deputy, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, it was reported on Sunday. Ndabeni-Abrahams, who was deputy minister of communications under both Dina Pule and Yunus Carrim before

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

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Gov’t right not to sell Telkom: Cwele

Telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele has defended government’s decision not to sell its stake in Telkom, saying it has been vindicated by the strong performance of the company’s share price in the past few

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Telecoms dep’t in turmoil as Phiri axed

Long-serving department of telecommunications & postal services deputy director-general Themba Phiri has been fired by his boss, Rosey Sekese, after a disciplinary hearing, which, he says, was conducted in his absence

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