Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has relented in her fight with parliament over Icasa and has appointed a sixth councillor, Kgosie Matthews, to the communications regulator.
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The Democratic Alliance has accused communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams of thumbing her nose at parliament after failing to fill six council vacancies at communications regulator Icasa.
Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has thrown a spanner in the works over the appointment of six new councillors to Icasa at a critical juncture for the regulator as it gears up to license new broadband spectrum.
There have been growing calls on social media for MultiChoice to share Springbok games in this year’s Rugby World Cup with the SABC. This makes little sense if it’s forced on the company. By Duncan McLeod.
The chairman of communications regulator Icasa will stay on in the role because the telecommunications and broadcasting authority claims it is not empowered to remove him.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has accepted the resignations of four board members of the financially distressed SABC, placing pressure on parliament to appoint replacements on an urgent basis.
Parliment’s porfolio committee on communications resolved on Wednesday to remove Independent Communications Authority of South Africa chairman Rubben Mohlologa after he was found guilty of fraud