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As Usaasa crisis deepens, Cwele vows action

The Universal Service & Access Agency of South Africa (Usaasa) has been plunged into deeper crisis after suspended CEO Lumko Mtimde this week laid a formal complaint with the public protector over his suspension

Faith Muthambi, deputy fall out: report

Communications minister Faith Muthambi has fallen out with her deputy, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, it was reported on Sunday. Ndabeni-Abrahams, who was deputy minister of communications under both Dina Pule and Yunus Carrim before

SABC not above the law: deputy minister

Nobody must be victimised at the SABC, deputy minister of communications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams told journalists on Wednesday during her visit to the Electoral Commission of South Africa centre in East London

Muthambi, Cwele no-shows in parliament

A joint sitting in parliament on digital migration was packed to the rafters this morning. But the stars of the show, communications minister Faith Muthambi and telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele, failed to appear. Their deputies

Deputy minister slammed for swearing

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

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Carrim: will he stay or will he go?

Communications minister Yunus Carrim was playing it coy this week when asked whether he’d like to return to the portfolio after the 7 May general election, which the ANC is once again expected to win. Responding to a question from TechCentral at a press

Carrim lauded over SABC action

The speedy reaction by communications minister Yunus Carrim to the damning findings by the public protector against SABC acting chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng was welcomed by the Media Workers Association of South Africa (Mwasa) on Friday. “Mwasa commends

Carrim meets SABC over Hlaudi report

The SABC board and the communications ministry discussed issues including the public protector’s report on the public broadcaster in a meeting on Thursday. At the meeting, attended by communications minister Yunus Carrim and deputy minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, the SABC board committed

ANC serious about ICT: Carrim

The ANC takes the information and communications technology (ICT) sector seriously and is “more aware now than it has ever been of its crucial importance”. That’s according to communications minister Yunus Carrim, who was speaking to TechCentral in an interview in Stellenbosch on Monday

Sekese says sorry to parliament

Communications department director-general Rosey Sekese has apologised to parliament’s portfolio committee on communications for misleading it last year over her failure to sign a performance agreement. In January, Sekese was placed on special leave