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Noko vs Izikhothane by Ramscomics was the most popular video on YouTube among South Africans in 2014, the Google-owned online video service disclosed on Wednesday. A news programme from broadcaster eNCA on Oscar Pistorius came in second. The list excludes videos from major music

A panel of 15 people will assess the socioeconomic impact of e-tolls in Gauteng, premier David Makhura said on Thursday. The panel, which will meet for the first time on 17 July, will assess the impact of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project on the economy and on Gauteng residents. It would

E-tolling and its effects since implementation should be reviewed in parliament, Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane said on Monday. The DA would ask the transport portfolio committee to do the review over the coming days, Maimane told reporters in Johannesburg

Deputy communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams earned herself a tongue-lashing after using a swear word during her speech in the state-of-the-nation debate on Thursday. Attacking Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane, Ndabeni-Abrahams said: “As a person who had aspirations

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

The Democratic Alliance on Wednesday claimed the SABC has refused to televise its second election advertisement. “The DA has just learnt that the SABC will not allow our second Ayisafani television advert to air in this crucial final week of the campaign,” the party said in a statement. “This is political censorship, plain

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) is set to hear a complaint by the South African Police Service (SAPS) against the Democratic Alliance’s election advertisement on Thursday morning. “The SAPS said in their complaint that the television advert would incite violence against the police,” said Icasa spokesman

The Democratic Alliance’s “Ayisafani” election TV advertisement – originally pulled off the air by the SABC – had garnered more than half a million views on YouTube by the weekend. More than 555 000 people have viewed the ad on the social media site since it was posted on 8 April. It has more than 4 500 likes and 310 thumbs down

A hearing by communications regulator Icasa’s complaints and compliance committee on the Democratic Alliance’s advertisement complaint case against the SABC was postponed on Wednesday night. Committee chairman Wandile Tutani said the matter would be