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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

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Cwele must seize rare opportunity

Finally, there’s a move to try to do something about the dysfunction crippling the department of telecommunications & postal services. The mess at the department has become a barrier blocking the development of South Africa’s information and

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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