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SA Newsmakers of 2013

Here they are, TechCentral’s South African Newsmakers of 2013. These are the individuals, in ascending order from five to one, who we believe were the most newsworthy in the technology and telecommunications space this year, for good reasons and bad

Digital TV move sows confusion

Cabinet’s decision, led by communications minister Yunus Carrim, to mandate the use of an encryption system based on a control system in the set-top boxes that government will subsidise for poorer households has drawn both warm praise and stinging criticism from industry players

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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

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

Pule must say sorry to newspaper

Former communications minister Dina Pule must apologise to parliament, the communications department and the Sunday Times for “persistently lying and unethical conduct”, public protector Thuli Madonsela said on Thursday. “I am asking Hon Pule to

Carrim mum on SABC report

Communications minister Yunis Carrim said on Monday he had seen the public protector’s provisional report into alleged maladministration at the SABC. “Yes, I did receive the report, obviously. It was given as a courtesy to the department of communications,” he told the Cape Town Press Club

Fate of Pule lieutenants in the balance

A Public Service Commission probe will determine the fate of officials involved in an alleged cover-up involving former minister Dina Pule, communications minister Yunus Carrim said on Tuesday. Replying in writing to a parliamentary question from Congress of the

Kohler Barnard consulting lawyers in Pule case

The Democratic Alliance is consulting its legal team on possible action against ANC chief-whip Stone Sizani, MP Dianne Kohler Barnard said on Thursday. Kohler Barnard was on Wednesday cleared of breaching confidentiality related to misconduct

Ethics committee clears MP

Democratic Alliance MP Dianne Kohler Barnard has been cleared of “breaching confidentiality” related to misconduct hearings against former communications minister Dina Pule. Parliament’s ethics committee confirmed this on Thursday after weighing claims that Kohler Barnard had posted

Dina Pule in trouble again

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

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