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The department of communications on Monday went on the offensive against the Sunday Times, accusing the newspaper of “peddling slander and salacious rumours” in a “desperate attempt to convict” the minister “in the court of public opinion”. The department’s newly appointed spin doctor, Wisani Ngobeni

Communications minister Dina Pule “has no intention of apologising to the Sunday Times at this stage”, her spokesman, Siya Qoza, told TechCentral on Monday. In addition, she did not attempt to arrange a meeting with the paper or ask anyone to represent her at such a meeting

Communications minister Dina Pule has allegedly backtracked on her bribery claims against the Sunday Times’ investigations team. However, she stopped short of apologising to the paper for claims that its journalists were acting on the instructions of unnamed “handlers” when they ran a series of articles about her

Soccer boss Jomo Sono is at the centre of an alleged blackmail campaign against communications minister Dina Pule, City Press reported on Sunday. The newspaper alleged Sono’s company, Jomo Sono Investments, was one of 36 companies in the running for a R2,5bn tender to be awarded by Pule’s department

The Sunday Times has hit back hard at communications minister Dina Pule, who on Monday accused three of the newspaper’s top investigative journalists of running a smear campaign against her. Sunday Times editor Phylicia Oppelt has rubbished accusations, made by Pule at a press

Communications minister Dina Pule has levelled sensational allegations against three of South Africa’s top investigative journalists, but has failed to provide evidence to back up her claims, including that one of the journalists, Mzilikazi wa Afrika, attempted to blackmail her. Pule told