When government announced it was bringing in outside shareholders to take a majority holding in South African Airways, there was a lot of chatter that it was now following the “Telkom model”. By Larry Claasen.
Browsing: Dina Pule
If former communications minister Roy Padayachie was doing the Guptas’ bidding, as his predecessor, Siphiwe Nyanda, now suggests, it’s deeply disappointing.
MultiChoice this week proclaimed its innocence over its hardball negotiations with the SABC for the supply of two channels to DStv, its pay-television platform. It denied there was anything illegal or improper
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
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
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
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
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
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
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