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DA MPs walk out of committee meeting

Democratic Alliance MPs walked out of a briefing by the department of communications on its budget and strategic plan on Tuesday, saying they were not given enough time to prepare for the meeting. Four DA MPs, from the portfolio committees on communications and telecommunications and postal

Fears over minister’s plans for SABC

A plan by communications minister Faith Muthambi to change legislation to remove parliamentary oversight of the SABC and concentrate it in her office has drawn scathing criticism from the Democratic Alliance. A newspaper report at the weekend said that Muthambi intends stripping

Shinn again to lead DA telecoms portfolio

Newly appointed Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has appointed Marian Shinn as the party’s spokesman on telecommunications and postal services. Shinn had been shadow communications minister before President Jacob Zuma split the

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