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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

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Here’s my plan: Carrim

I know sections of the media and the IT industry have reservations about me. Ja, okay, the guy works hard and has been in politics for a while, but what does he really know about ICT, they say. And, of course, the Democratic Alliance and

SABC task team established

A task team has been established to sort out the financial problems at the SABC, communications minister Yunus Carrim said on Tuesday. “We have decided to set up a high-level team made up of the SABC, the department of communications, national treasury and the auditor-general of South Africa to set a firm foundation for financial

‘Telkom must balance interests’ – Carrim

Newly appointed communications minister Yunus Carrim has said that Telkom must balance the interests of all of its shareholders, including government. He made the remarks in statement following a meeting on Thursday with Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko and chairman Jabu Mabuza. Deputy

Carrim takes action at SABC

Newly appointed communications minister Yunus Carrim appears to be moving rapidly to deal with some of the longstanding problems afflicting the SABC. Carrim, with his deputy, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, met with the SABC’s board, senior management and trade unions on Wednesday. They

Carrim to meet SABC board

Newly appointed communications minister Yunus Carrim is moving quickly to familiarise himself with the problems plaguing South Africa’s public broadcaster. The minister’s office said on Tuesday that both he and his deputy, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, will meet with the SABC on Wednesday

Fresh scandal erupts at Usaasa

The department of communications has initiated an independent investigation into the Universal Service & Access Agency of South Africa (Usaasa) following fresh allegations of corruption and maladministration at the state-owned entity. A report detailing the

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