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Mmamoloko Kubayi has been named as the new chair of parliament’s portfolio committee on telecommunications and postal services. The position was effectively held previously by Eric Kholwane. The communications portfolio committee, which now looks after the SABC and communications regulator

The SABC “unilaterally” decided on government policy when it announced last week that it would not support the inclusion of a conditional access or encryption system in the set-top boxes South Africans will need to access digital terrestrial television. That’s the

The SABC will soon have new leadership as the parliamentary portfolio committee announced the final list of names to be recommended for the new board on Tuesday afternoon. But this was not without controversy as the opposition parties represented in the committee have objected to the list

The “precise powers” held by department of communications director-general Rosey Sekese are being “negotiated”, but she will stay on in the crucial role “at this stage”, says newly appointed communications minister Yunus Carrim. Carrim was replying to questions from TechCentral

Suspended communications department director-general Rosey Sekese has returned to work, but there’s still no official word on why she was placed on “special leave” in the first place. Sekese, who was sent home on enforced leave in mid-January, returned to work on Wednesday this

Communications minister Dina Pule has placed her director-general, Rosey Sekese, on “special leave”, potentially igniting a new round of turmoil in the troubled government department. Pule’s spokesman, Siya Qoza, confirmed the move on Monday morning after the Sunday Times carried

The national assembly’s communications committee has asked communications minister Dina Pule to look into her director-general’s performance agreement. The committee reached a consensus that Rosey Sekese “misled” the committee regarding the signing of her performance agreement

It was a morning of high tension for department of communications director-general Rosey Sekese, who was found to have misled parliament when she told the portfolio committee on communications at previous meetings that she had signed a performance agreement

The theft of R42m from the SPost Office’s financial institution, Postbank, was condemned by parliament’s communications portfolio committee on Monday. Portfolio chairman Eric Kholwane said the bank’s security network needed to be tightened to prevent such a “hi-tech cyber heist”. He appreciated

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