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Muthambi’s legal advisor struck off the roll

Communications minister Faith Muthambi’s legal advisor, Lungisani Daniel Mantsha, has been struck off the Law Society of the Northern Provinces’ roll since 2007, the Democratic Alliance said on Tuesday. This revelation meant that any legal advice Mantsha

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Icasa down to just three councillors

Communications regulator Icasa is meant to have nine full-time councillors. However, since the end of last month, it has had only three – Nomvuyiso Batyi, Rubben Mohlaloga and Katharina Pillay – raising questions about the ability of the agency to function

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SABC will ‘balance the perspective’

New SABC CEO Frans Matlala said the public broadcaster in future will tell the truth but will also be “balancing the perspective”. He further said that he will be spending the next three months talking to various

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Mixed reaction to Matlala as SABC CEO

There was mixed reaction to the announcement that Frans Matlala had been appointed as the SABC’s new group CEO. The Democratic Alliance “tentatively” welcomed the appointment, which came

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Icasa hopeful an ex-convict

Thami Ntenteni’s appointment to the board of the Media Development and Diversity Agency last week may be unlawful, Democratic Alliance MP Gavin Davis has said. This is because Ntenteni

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Muthambi takes MPs to task over SABC

Communications minister Faith Muthambi on Tuesday laid into her critics in parliament, accusing MPs of flouting the constitutional separation of powers over legal opinion they sought over her decision

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ANC defends Muthambi on SABC

The ANC says it is satisfied with communications minister Faith Muthambi’s explanation that she and the SABC board followed all laws and procedures when board members were removed from

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Opposition parties slam SABC appointments

Opposition parties came out against President Jacob Zuma’s appointment of Mbulaheni Maguvhe as SABC chairman and Leah Khumalo his deputy. The Congress of People (Cope) has the dubbed the two “praise singers”. “Luthuli House will in effect

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