Browsing: Mamodupi Mohlala

Fight looming over control of Telkom

A battle over control of Telkom may be on the cards. Communications minister Roy Padayachie has warned that government does not want to lose the control it exercises over the JSE-listed group when special rights it enjoys expire early next year.

Padayachie looks to the private sector

Newly appointed communications minister Roy Padayachie wants to foster an “effective partnership with the private sector” and create a “new spirit of working together” to address the challenges facing the industry.

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The best man for the job

President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle announced over the weekend has brought some good news to a communications industry that has been a bit short of it lately. The highly respected Roy Padayachie has replaced Siphiwe Nyanda as communications minister

Mohlala keen to tackle new job

Former director-general of the department of communications Mamodupi Mohlala says she is eager to get started in her new position as head of the new National Consumer Commission. Trade & industry minister Rob Davies announced Mohlala

Ex-DG Mohlala gets a new job

Mamodupi Mohlala, the former director-general of communications, has been chosen by trade & industry minister Rob Davies to head the new National Consumer Commission. The ministry said Davies on Tuesday consulted parliament’s portfolio committee

DA wants Nyanda removed from office

Newly appointed Democratic Alliance shadow communications minister Natasha Michael has slammed communications minister Siphiwe Nyanda, criticising his leadership style and saying he ought to be “removed from his cabinet position” if the cabinet is reshuffled.

TalkCentral: Episode 12 – ‘Heita 8ta’

It’s here three days later than usual (thanks to a crazy newsday last Friday), but the latest episode of SA’s business technology podcast, TalkCentral, is now ready for download. In this week’s packed show, hosted by Duncan McLeod and Candice Jones, we talk about — yup, you guessed it — Telkom’s launch of 8ta, SA’s fourth mobile operator

Nyanda takes aim at Mohlala over report

Communications minister Siphiwe Nyanda said on Sunday that his former director-general Mamodupi Mohlala had “crossed the line” following a Sunday Independent report. “Nyanda believes Mohlala has now crossed the line

Mohlala not reinstated, says Nyanda

Communications department director-general Mamodupi Mohlala has not been reinstated to her position, according to a statement issued on Monday by the office of communications minister Siphiwe Nyanda. The statement says Harold Wesso will continue as acting director-general for now. This is despite the fact that Mohlala returned to work on Monday, only to find she had been locked out of her office.

Mohlala, Baloyi to meet amid tense standoff

Communications department director-general Mamodupi Mohlala is set to meet with public service & administration minister Richard Baloyi at 4.30pm on Monday in a bid to resolve a tense standoff over her job. Mohlala is threatening legal action if the meeting with Baloyi does not lead to an outcome satisfactory to her and if the communications department does not unlock her office.

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