Pule's ex-spin doctor loses court fight

2014-07-13 14:17

Dina Pule's former spin doctor Wisani Ngobeni has lost a labour court bid to save his government job.

SIU takes case to court

2014-06-22 09:00

The Special Investigative Unit has taken one of its cases to court in a bid to remove the chief executive of the Universal Service Access Agency of South Africa, Zami Nkosi, from his post.

Cope welcomes Pule withdrawal

2014-03-28 16:31

Cope has welcomed former communications minister Dina Pule's decision to withdraw as an ANC candidate for Member of Parliament.

SABC report discussed with Carrim

2014-02-27 21:04

The SABC board and the communications ministry have met to discuss issues including the public protector's report on the public broadcaster.

Pule must repay, apologise - Madonsela

2013-12-05 15:08

Former communications minister Dina Pule must apologise to Parliament, the communications department, and the Sunday Times for "persistently lying and unethical conduct", Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says.

Madonsela reports expose 'plunder, rot'

2013-12-01 09:02

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's preliminary reports on President Jacob Zuma’s administration is said to paint a shocking picture of plunder, patronage and rot.

Concourt dismisses Carrim's application

2013-11-07 22:57

The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application by Communications Minister Yunus Carrim for an extension of a court deadline to remedy the SA Post Office Act.

Digital migration mess hits another snag

2013-10-27 10:48

South Africa’s long-awaited digital migration process has hit yet another obstacle after it emerged that the allocated budget of R2.4bn is not enough and more money is needed.

Pule officials probed

2013-10-22 22:31

A Public Service Commission probe will determine the fate of officials involved in an alleged cover-up involving former minister Dina Pule, Communications Minister Yunus Carrim says.

MP cleared of breaching confidentiality

2013-10-17 19:04

DA MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard has been cleared of "breaching confidentiality" related to misconduct hearings against former communications minister Dina Pule.

R550m SABC deal haunts Dina - report

2013-10-13 11:05

The controversial R550m contract granting MultiChoice exclusive rights to the SABC’s archive was sanctioned by axed communications minister Dina Pule.

Taxpayers fork out R1m for Pule's legal bill

2013-09-13 16:05

Taxpayers have had cough up over R1m for axed communications minister Dina Pule's legal fees and this figure could rise even further.

DA orders ANC chief whip to apologise

2013-08-28 17:01

The DA says ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani must apologise for accusing DA MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard of violating her oath of confidentiality.

MTN exec suspended over alleged Pule link

2013-08-19 09:06

MTN's chief corporate services officer has been suspended allegedly over his role in the diversion of sponsorship funds for an ICT indaba, according to a report.

Dina Pule linked to assassination plot

2013-08-11 08:00

Former minister Dina Pule has been linked to an alleged murder plot against officials probing her after allegations of misconduct.

Pule must be charged - Corruption Watch

2013-08-09 09:07

Former communications minister Dina Pule should face criminal charges for her misconduct, Corruption Watch says.

Dina Pule must be fined - committee

2013-08-07 23:05

Former communications minister Dina Pule should be docked a month's salary, parliament's ethics committee recommends.

Hawks investigating Pule

2013-07-21 14:09

The Hawks are investigating corruption charges laid by the DA against former communications minister Dina Pule.

Corruption allegations to be probed

2013-07-15 17:03

Independent investigators are looking into corruption and maladministration allegations at the Universal Service and Access Agency of SA.

Hard work ahead for new ministers - union

2013-07-10 16:31

The new ministers appointed by President Jacob Zuma must turn their departments around, trade union Nehawu says.

Zuma failed to address problems - IFPYB

2013-07-09 21:57

President Jacob Zuma did not address all the problems facing South Africans in his Cabinet reshuffle, IFP Youth Brigade chair Mkhuleko Hlengwa says.

Zuma repositions himself ahead of 2014

2013-07-09 17:42

With less than a year to go to the 2014 elections, President Jacob Zuma has axed allies and ousted Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale.

Dept to challenge Ombudsman

2013-06-24 21:30

The communications department will apply for leave to appeal against the Press Ombudsman's decision to dismiss Minister Dina Pule's three complaints against the Sunday Times.

Post Office acts on corruption

2013-06-16 12:08

Post Office CEO Chris Hlekane has suspended acting legal services group executive Denzil Jacobs over allegations of corruption.

Pule's spokesperson has house burgled

2013-06-04 22:37

Communications ministry spokesperson Wisani Ngobeni claims that his house has been burgled because of his role in the department.


SABC top jobs remain a mystery

2014-07-02 20:41

There has been little action in appointing a new chief executive officer or chief financial officer at the SABC, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says.

Parliament announces replacement MPs

2014-05-19 14:56

Parliament has announced the names of MPs to replace Dina Pule, Lindiwe Mazibuko, Tim Harris and Mamphela Ramphele.

Pule declines ANC nomination

2014-03-28 05:30

Former communications minister Dina Pule has decided to decline the ANC's nomination for the National Assembly.

ANC to purge rogues

2014-01-26 14:32

Corrupt and rogue candidates who make it on to the ANC’s election lists for Parliament and legislatures, could for the first time be purged by the ANC’s integrity committee.

Madonsela calls Pule a liar - report

2013-12-01 10:08

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has called former communications minister Dina Pule a liar and has recommended that she lose her seat in Parliament, according to a report.

Minister gets SABC report

2013-11-25 22:14

Communications Minister Yunus Carrim says he has received the public protector's provisional report into alleged maladministration at the SABC.

Pule under fire over deadline - report

2013-11-07 18:41

Former communications minister Dina Pule has been taken to task by the Constitutional Court for failing to meet a court deadline to remedy the SA Post Office Act.

Not even Zuma escapes Gordhan's knife

2013-10-23 16:46

Government plans to slash perks for all officials, including President Jacob Zuma, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

MPs should be disciplined - group

2013-10-17 22:00

The Public Service Accountability Monitor group says MPs who fail to disclose their business interests on time, should be disciplined beyond naming and shaming.

Errant MPs to be named and shamed

2013-10-16 18:42

MPs, including at least one Cabinet minister, are to be named and shamed for failing to disclose their business interests on time, Parliament's ethics committee says.

Ex-minister's R1.2m in legal fees

2013-09-15 08:01

Former communications minister Dina Pule has incurred almost R1.2m in legal fees in three matters that include her defence before the Press Ombudsman, Parliament's joint ethics committee and the public protector.

MTN exec's suspension upheld

2013-08-30 19:51

The Johannesburg Labour Court has dismissed an application by MTN executive Robert Madzonga to have his suspension lifted.

Pule suspended from Parliament

2013-08-20 17:59

Disgraced former communications minister Dina Pule has been reprimanded and suspended by Parliament for the scandal that saw her boyfriend benefit from state funding.

MPs murder plot claims 'not credible'

2013-08-12 09:03

The source who claims that Dina Pule’s boyfriend arranged to assassinate MPs probing her for misconduct is not credible, says the police.

Death threats against ANC members

2013-08-10 14:57

Decisive action will be taken against any ANC member who might be behind the death threats against two MPs, the party says.

ANC chief whip commends Pule probe

2013-08-08 16:04

The ANC Chief Whip has commended Parliament's ethics committee for its investigation into misconduct by fired communications minister Dina Pule.

Baloyi resigns from Parliament

2013-07-26 16:33

Former co-operative governance and traditional affairs minister Richard Baloyi has resigned as an MP shortly after his axing.

Public patience runs dry with SABC

2013-07-11 17:18

The SA public has reached the limit of its patience with the SABC and swift improvement is urgently needed, says the new minister of communications Yunus Carrim.

Reshuffle about Zuma's political survival - DA

2013-07-09 22:19

The Cabinet reshuffle proves that President Jacob Zuma is more interested in his political survival than ensuring good governance, the DA says.

Parliament posts to be filled

2013-07-09 21:57

The Parliamentary vacancies created as a result of the Cabinet reshuffle will be filled, the office of the ANC chief whip says.

SABC TV licence fees going up

2013-07-09 16:32

The SABC has announced a licence fee hike of 6%, raising the cost of an annual SABC TV licence to R265 from 1 September.

Ombudsman dismisses Pule complaints

2013-06-22 16:24

The Press Ombudsman has dismissed three complaints made by Communications Minister Dina Pule against the Sunday Times.

Pule to streamline SOCs

2013-06-06 19:23

Communications Minister Dina Pule is to hold more regular update meetings with heads of state-owned companies (SOCs), she says.

Pule seeks praise from MPs

2013-06-04 18:42

The communications department has its house in order and is not dysfunctional, Communications Minister Dina Pule says.

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