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Telkom should be structurally separated into two businesses, wholesale and retail, to facilitate greater competition in SA’s telecommunications industry, says new Democratic Alliance (DA) shadow communications minister Marian Shinn. Speaking to TechCentral in her first wide-ranging media interview

Democratic Alliance MP Marian Shinn has been named by the party’s parliamentary leader, Lindiwe Mazibuko, as the new shadow minister of communications, replacing Natasha Michael, who takes on the public enterprises portfolio. Junita Kloppers-Lourens has been appointed shadow

When minister of science & technology Naledi Pandor returns from her international campaign for SA to host the €1,5bn Square Kilometre Array (SKA), she has a hard decision to make and she’ll need to make it fast. She must give

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has apologised for its statement criticising the functionality of SA’s satellite SumbandilaSAt. Last week, the DA’s shadow minister for science and technology, Marian Shinn, lambasted the department of science & technology for its proposed investment in SumbandilaSat’s builder, Sunspace, which was approved by cabinet earlier this year.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has slammed the Cabinet’s decision to approve the department of science & technology’s proposed acquisition of a share of between 55% and 60% of local commercial satellite manufacturer, Sunspace.