Gauteng digital school initiative 'doomed to fail'

2015-01-20 08:23

Paperless education in SA will remain a pipe dream, unless there is a definitive and sustainable funding to implement the policy, says a retailer.

Post office workers must end strike - committee

2014-11-11 14:02

Post office workers must return to work after the resignation of the post office board, says the portfolio committee on telecommunications and postal services.

Police probing post office strike violence

2014-10-29 19:05

Police are investigating at least 167 cases of violence related to the strike at the SA Post Office, says Telecommunications Minister Siyabonga Cwele.

Minister wants end to SA post office strike

2014-10-10 19:13

Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele has called on the SA Post Office and unions to end their nearly two-month-long labour dispute.

Vodacom 'ready' for 4G as data crunch looms

2014-09-19 12:15

Vodacom has completed the overhaul of its mobile network, and it is ready to roll out next-generation high speed data services.

SA post offices not safe to work in

2014-09-05 19:22

More than 80% of the SA Post Office buildings do not comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, says Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele.

Jacob Zuma’s family empire - report

2014-07-27 13:00

President Jacob Zuma's family have, among others, scored contracts in the oil, gold, cigarette, diamond and retail industries, reports City Press.

DA warns of apartheid-era ministry

2014-05-26 21:19

The DA says with the swearing in of the Siyabonga Cwele as minister of telecommunications and postal services, SA could see the rebirth of the apartheid-era information ministry.

Nearly 2 500 voting stations open late

2014-05-07 14:57

The IEC says a total of 2 449 voting stations experienced delays in opening because of, among others, staff arriving late and voting materials being delivered late.

Springs voters delay ballot process

2014-05-07 12:16

State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele has urged people outside the Evergreen Informal Settlement in Springs to allow delayed voting to go ahead.

Sterkspruit voters ask for police protection

2014-04-30 08:34

People planning on voting in Sterkspruit in the Eastern Cape have requested increased security measures during the upcoming elections, the government communication and information system (GCIS) says.

Govt: Nkandla picture ban misconstrued

2013-11-22 13:01

The government says a Cabinet directive over the publication of photographs of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home has been misconstrued, and only zooming into security features is not allowed.

Ministers respond to Madonsela

2013-11-21 17:48

Cabinet ministers have tried to reclaim the public discourse on the Nkandla affair from Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, saying the president's security is their responsibility.

Pictures of Zuma's Nkandla home illegal

2013-11-21 14:38

Ministers in the security cluster say the publication and distribution of images of President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead are illegal as it is a national key point.

Info bill goes back to Zuma

2013-11-12 17:48

Despite protest from opposition benches, the National Assembly has adopted the revised protection of state information bill.

ANC did not organise protest - Cwele

2013-10-31 16:25

Two Cabinet ministers have condemned the looting during a violent service delivery protest in central Cape Town.

MPs seeks advice on info bill

2013-10-29 22:50

MPs processing the protection of state information bill have heeded advice from State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele to seek more legal counsel on the adoption of a committee report.

Zuma vague on 'problematic' info bill

2013-09-12 22:15

President Jacob Zuma has declined to explain fully why he found parts on the protection of state information bill problematic, when pressed by the media.

Vavi: Jacob Zuma's cop out to get me

2013-08-25 15:20

A former bodyguard of President Jacob Zuma faces the wrath of the Cosatu boss over rubbished spy report.

Cwele announces new SSA appointments

2013-08-02 14:11

The State Security Agency restructuring process is complete and a number of new appointments have been made, according to State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele.

Protector gets more Nkandla info

2013-07-22 14:29

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has received more information in her probe into the upgrading of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, her office says.

DA: Nkandla report must be made public

2013-07-01 22:23

The DA has lashed out at the department of public works claiming that the classification policy adopted for classifying the Nkandla report was not law.

EFF raises concern over Nkandla report

2013-06-21 14:34

The so-called Economic Freedom Fighters has expressed concern over a report that State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele declared the Nkandla report top-secret.

CEO: Mines uncertainty spooking investors

2013-06-19 16:02

Exxaro boss Sipho Nkosi says international investors are wary about South Africa's mines and hesitant to do business in the country, according to a report.

Ex-spy boss 'axed over Gupta probe'

2013-05-17 09:11

A former spy boss has slammed statements made by State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele about the Gupta family, claiming a 2011 investigation into their conduct led to several top officials being sacked.


SA govt moves on ICT policy options

2014-11-17 10:57

Minister Siyabonga Cwele has published a paper to discuss aspects such as universal access, spectrum policy, cybercrime and even the role of the post office in a converged environment.

SA post office board quits - report

2014-11-07 20:12

Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele says the SA Post Office's board has resigned as a strike rumbles on, a report says.

Jonas: Post office has two mandates

2014-10-23 11:53

The success of parastatals, including the Post Office, hinges on balancing viability with their government mandate, says Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas.

Strike-hit post office R90m more in the red

2014-09-30 17:00

The overdraft on the strike-hit SA Post Office’s current account has jumped by R90m since June, says Telecommunications and Postal Services minister Siyabonga Cwele.

Post offices countrywide in disrepair

2014-09-06 06:30

The postal services minister says more than 80% of post offices do not comply with safety and security measures.

Don't rely on political names - Mantashe

2014-07-29 18:01

Politicians' children should not depend on their name to get ahead in life, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

Dept defends Thuthukile Zuma's appointment

2014-07-25 13:34

President Jacob Zuma's daughter Thuthukile was appointed chief of staff at the telecommunications and postal services department after consideration of her "capacity" for the position, the department says.

Zuma set to announce cabinet

2014-05-25 07:59

President Jacob Zuma is set to announce his cabinet this morning and is reportedly planning a major shakeup of his security cluster.

E Rand policeman warns journalists

2014-05-07 14:33

A police officer has told a group of journalists covering an election day protest in Springs that they were having an illegal gathering.

Sterkspruit voters ask for police protection

2014-04-30 11:01

People planning on voting in Sterkspruit in the Eastern Cape have requested increased security measures during the upcoming elections, the government communication and information system (GCIS) says.

Beetge to be reunited with daughters

2014-03-26 22:10

The family of drug-mule Tessa Beetge, who returns to SA after being in prison for five years in Brazil, expect her to be a "bit overwhelmed" when she’s reunited with her daughters.

Newspapers defy Nkandla pictures order

2013-11-22 10:20

National newspapers have published photographs of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead, despite a warning that it is illegal to do so.

Editors unmoved on Nkandla pics

2013-11-21 17:43

The SA National Editors' Forum says the media will continue to publish pictures of upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's homestead at Nkandla, in KwaZulu-Natal.

Protector: Zuma appointed Nkandla architect

2013-11-14 09:02

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has implicated President Jacob Zuma directly in her report on the state’s spending of R206m at his private Nkandla estate.

Govt: Madonsela being unreasonable

2013-11-09 14:29

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela was being unreasonable when she decided to release her provisional report into Nkandla without obtaining comments from ministers in the security cluster, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says.

MPs adopt report on info bill

2013-10-30 22:57

MPs have adopted a revised report about recent, minor amendments to the protection of state information bill, bringing it a step closer to becoming law.

Drug-mule’s mom dies

2013-10-13 12:54

Marie Swanepoel, who played a key role in the conviction of drug trafficker Sheryl Cwele, the then wife of State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele, has died at the age of 61.

Zuma's decision on info bill welcomed

2013-09-12 17:51

President Jacob Zuma's decision to refer the controversial protection of state information bill back to the National Assembly has been widely welcomed.

Vavi lawyer still pondering next move

2013-08-19 20:59

All options are being considered to contest Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's suspension, his lawyer says.

Zuma arrives in Congo

2013-07-22 20:13

President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo where he will be attending a Forbes Africa Forum.

Nxesi denies blaming Cwele

2013-07-02 19:36

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has denied saying State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele classified a report on the R206m upgrade of President Jacob Zuma's home in Nkandla.

Cwele denies classifying Nkandla report

2013-07-01 14:29

State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele has denied classifying the long-awaited findings of the probe into the R206m upgrade of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead.

Nkandla report declared top secret

2013-06-21 08:58

A report on the multi-million rand upgrade to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla residence has been declared top secret and therefore cannot be made public.

Time to assess progress of 'African unity'

2013-05-25 14:52

The 50th anniversary of the forming of the Organisation for African Unity is a good opportunity to assess the progress made in living up to the founding principles of African unity, says the ANC.

SA not a banana republic - Cwele

2013-05-14 22:09

South Africa is not a "banana republic" where planes are allowed to land illegally, State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele says.

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