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DTPS seeks corporate cash to schmooze media

The department of telecommunications & postal services (DTPS) wants corporate sponsors to help it pay for events meant to schmooze journalists and improve its public image, The Star reported on Wednesday. The newspaper said the department

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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

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Usaasa hits out at SIU

The Universal Service and Access Agency of South Africa (Usaasa), the body charged with developing communications technology infrastructure in underserviced parts of the country, has slammed the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) over its probe of the appointment of the agency’s CEO, Zami Nkosi. In a statement, Usaasa

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Court challenge to remove Usaasa boss

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has gone to court to try and remove a government agency head whose appointment was allegedly irregular, the Sunday Independent reported. The SIU has listed ex-communications minister Dina Pule as one of its respondents in the matter following allegations that she