Cwele jumps in to fix Post Office, Scopa spat

2016-04-07 08:55

The telecoms and postal services minister is attempting to smooth over a spat between the Post Office chair and Parliament's Standing Committee of Public Accounts.

32% of SMEs in SA at risk of cyber-attacks - Cwele

2016-03-09 17:44

Around 32% of small and medium enterprises in SA run the risk to fall bait to cyber and phishing attacks, Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Siyabonga Cwele says.

Why Cwele chose Mark Barnes as Sapo CEO

2015-12-03 14:04

Telecomms and postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele lists key reasons why banker Mark Barnes was hired to lead the South African Post Office.

Government ICT spending to top R15bn

2015-08-18 13:05

Spending on technology is projected to surge as pressure mounts to meet national broadband goals, says a report.

Broke Post Office dishes out golden handshakes

2015-08-03 17:02

Despite the fact that the South African Post Office’s financial affairs have deteriorated over the past few years, the parastatal has dished out quite a few golden handshakes.

Post Office settlement costs hit R5m

2015-08-03 12:56

Millions of rands have been paid to top officials at the South African Post Office for settlements over the last five years.

Govt should get out of broadband, warns GSMA

2015-07-14 10:51

The South African government should not get involved in the high speed mobile broadband spectrum market, an international body has warned.

SA open access broadband not so open

2015-06-23 08:58

The principle of open access for broadband networks is often difficult to implement in practice despite government policy, according to an industry expert.

SA pushes for net neutrality amid policy review

2015-06-03 13:42

The department of posts and telecommunications has come out in strong support for the principle that all internet traffic should be treated equally.

CEO of state’s ICT agency on the back foot

2015-05-31 15:16

An attempt to suspend yet another employee has resulted in Zami Nkosi’s bid to keep his job as CEO of the Universal Service and Access Agency of SA being dealt a blow.


Cwele skirts Telkom, Broadband Infraco merger question

2016-04-05 13:13

The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services has distanced his department from reports that Telkom and BBI could merge.

Minister Cwele speaks on MTN's Nigeria fine

2015-12-04 09:27

Mobile network MTN hasn’t asked South Africa’s department of telecommunications and postal services for help regarding its multi-billion dollar fine in Nigeria, said the minister.

Cwele serves charges on telecoms DG

2015-11-11 12:11

Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Siyanbonga Cwele has served charges on his department’s director general Rosey Sekese.

Telecoms DG suspended for 60 days

2015-08-07 14:08

Minister Siyabonga Cwele has suspended the ministry of telecommunications and postal services director-general Rosey Sekese for two months.

Probe launched into telecoms department

2015-08-03 16:06

Leadership problems that cause 'paralysis' at the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services are set to be independently investigated.

Cwele extends Post Office administrator’s term

2015-07-31 17:40

The man tasked with turning around the beleaguered South African Post Office has been given another extended term by government.

SA needs an open internet, says association

2015-07-03 10:44

The creation of a uniform, open-access legislative environment for the internet is a key demand from the Internet Service Providers' Association.

SA-China cyber security pact worries DA

2015-06-10 16:33

Opposition political party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), has raised concerns over the lack of transparency over South Africa’s signing of a cyber security pact with China.

Slow advances towards new SA ICT policy

2015-06-02 14:47

The department of posts and telecommunications is edging closer to completing a white paper on an ICT policy review for South Africa.

Xenophobic content to be taken offline

2015-04-29 17:17

Local internet content that is deemed racist or xenophobic is planned to be taken offline as part of a call by the Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services.

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