Browsing: Sam Vilakazi

Charges laid against telecoms DG

Department of telecommunications & postal services director-general Rosey Sekese is facing internal disciplinary charges, telecoms minister Siyabonga Cwele said on Wednesday. “Ms Sekese was served with charges and the disciplinary process started on Tuesday, 3 November

Telecoms DG Rosey Sekese suspended

Telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele has suspended the department’s director-general, Rosey Sekese. The move comes after Sekese was given 72 hours to provide reasons why

Probe into mess at telecoms department

The Public Service Commission will conduct an inquiry into the management affairs of the department of telecommunications & postal services. This comes after telecoms minister Siyabonga Cwele approached the PSC for “assistance regarding the

Telecoms probe ‘wonderful news’: DA

Democratic Alliance MP Marian Shinn has described the move by telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele and the Public Service Commission to launch an independent probe into the problems besetting the troubled telecoms department

Telecoms dep’t not worried over staff exodus

Broadband roll-out programmes won’t be affected by several key staff having exited the department of telecommunications & postal services, says a spokesman. The Democratic Alliance said on Thursday that the

Vilakazi latest DDG out at telecoms

Sam Vilakazi has become the third deputy director-general at the department of telecommunications & postal services to leave this year, spokesman Siya Qoza confirmed on Thursday. Qoza said Vilakazi has resigned to take up a senior position at a state-owned

Telecoms dep’t in turmoil as Phiri axed

Long-serving department of telecommunications & postal services deputy director-general Themba Phiri has been fired by his boss, Rosey Sekese, after a disciplinary hearing, which, he says, was conducted in his absence

Another DDG bites the dust

Another senior official has left the department of telecommunications & postal services. TechCentral has established that deputy director-general for ICT policy and strategy Themba Phiri has quit. This

Ructions tear at telecoms department

A leadership crisis at the department of telecommunications & postal services is threatening to boil over after director-general Rosey Sekese fired one of her deputies, Gift Buthelezi, via an SMS this week while he was on leave. TechCentral has established

Turok: witnesses intimidated

Ben Turok, the chairman of parliament’s ethics committee who is under protection by bodyguards following an alleged assassination plot, has said that three witnesses linked to an investigation into sacked communications minister Dina Pule were also the target of intimidation

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