Browsing: Jacob Zuma

Zuma cabinet reshuffle: full statement

President Jacob Zuma surprised the information and communications technology industry on Monday, redeploying communications minister Roy Padayachie and appointing Dina Pule as his successor. Zuma also named Tembisa Ndabeni as Pule’s new deputy

Zuma must probe hacking claims, says Zille

President Jacob Zuma must establish an independent commission of inquiry into allegations that state security agencies hacked people’s phones, Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille said on Sunday. “Government agents are abusing their power

DA for the win, but only on Twitter

If life was like Twitter we’d all be remarkably witty, if abrupt. We’d sometimes finish sentences with an agreed upon keyword, pronounced with slightly different emphasis, and we would all vote DA

Political parties do battle online

In some ways, it’s been SA’s first Internet election. On Wednesday, South Africans head to the polls to cast their votes in municipal elections. And the big parties have taken online campaigning to a new level

Jacob Zuma takes to Twitter

President Jacob Zuma began tweeting on Tuesday, gathering more than 600 followers within an hour of his first post. “Democracy is flourishing in SA thanks to the active participation of all citizens. It’s wonderful

Communications DG deadline looms

Communications minister Roy Padayachie has just a day left to meet a self-imposed deadline to appoint a new director-general at the department of communications. Rumours are already circulating

Lazarus Zim is new Telkom chairman

It’s official! Businessman Lazarus Zim is Telkom’s new nonexecutive chairman, replacing Jeff Molobela. He has been appointed to the position for a 12-month period by government

Digital TV standards row rages on

The battle over which standard SA will use for digital terrestrial television rages on, with a plan by the National Association of Manufacturers in Electronics Components (Namec) to contest a decision by cabinet in favour of the European system

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