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Zuma has set ICT back 25 years: Shinn

President Jacob Zuma’s decision to split the department of communications into two separate entities — one focused on broadcasting and media and the other on posts and telecommunications — is a retrograde step that has set ICT policy making in South Africa back by 25 years. That’s the view of

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Consumer commissioner in hot water

Parliament’s trade & industry portfolio committee on Friday stopped short of censuring national consumer commissioner Mamodupi Mohlala-Mulaudzi for failing to appear before it. Mohlala-Mulaudzi informed the committee she would not be able to attend due to illness. “She made it clear she had a couple of

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DA proposes education overhaul

A scarce-skills allowance for teachers and specialised secondary schools for mathematics and science are among Democratic Alliance proposals to solve SA’s education crisis. “Yes, we will overhaul the whole system. You can’t simply pass mathematics with 40%, or 33%. If you can’t get 51% in a mathematics exam, you can’t count