SABC, MDDA dominate Communications budget vote

2018-05-10 22:10

In her first budget speech as communications minister Nomvula Mokonyane has said that the SABC is making a gradual recovery, following the appointment of the new board.

Sentech to reconnect community radio stations suspended over non-payment

2018-04-20 22:40

The agreement comes after Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane met with Sentech, the National Community Radio Forum and other stakeholders.

MDDA chairperson on leave until her term ends

2017-11-28 19:17

Embattled chairperson of the Media Diversity and Development Agency Phelisa Nkomo has taken leave until the end of her term.

MDDA will be investigated by Parliament

2017-10-10 21:31

The Media Development and Diversity Agency will be investigated, the parliamentary portfolio committee on communications has decided .

Liphoko no longer acting CEO at Media Diversity Agency

2017-09-29 18:22

The official who blew the lid off massive mismanagement at the Media Development and Diversity Agency, Donald Liphoko, is no longer at the entity.

Dodgy contracts at 'rotten' media agency

2017-09-14 20:18

The board of the Media Development and Diversity Agency tried to remove the agency's acting CEO because he put a stop to dubious contracts, says Deputy Minister of Communications Tandi Mahambehlala.

MDDA hits back at critics while further mismanagement surfaces

2017-09-06 21:48

As further allegations of mismanagement surfaced, the Media Development and Diversity Agency has hit back at its critics.

Deputy minister concerned about threats against acting MDDA CEO

2017-09-03 15:59

Deputy Minister of Communications Tandi Mahambehlala has condemned the alleged threats against the acting CEO of the Media Development and Diversity Agency, Donald Liphoko.

Media agency likened to SABC; inquiry in sight

2017-08-29 17:21

Donald Liphoko, acting CEO of the Media Development and Diversity Agency, has laid bare a tale of mismanagement at the entity’s board, at a portfolio committee meeting.

 

Department of Communications, Presidency must urgently fill MDDA board vacancies – MPs

2018-05-03 22:24

A major concern for the committee is the inability of the board to function efficiently because it doesn't meet quorum.

New acting CEO for Media Development and Diversity Agency

2017-12-22 20:41

At the end of a year that saw the Media Development and Diversity Agency under scrutiny for its management, the agency has announced that it appointed an acting CEO - William Baloyi.

Zuma appoints members to MDDA board, gender commission

2017-10-20 11:48

President Jacob Zuma has appointed three new members to the Media Development and Diversity Agency board, and four members to the Commission for Gender Equality.

MDDA says irregular expenditure due to Treasury's new rules

2017-10-02 19:51

The Media Development and Diversity Agency says its irregular expenditure in the 2016/17 year is due to changes in Treasury's prescribed procurement processes.

Zuma appoints 2 new members to embattled MDDA board

2017-09-21 19:16

President Jacob Zuma has appointed two more people to the board of the embattled Media Development and Diversity Agency.

Former ANCYL leader Ronald Lamola deployed to MDDA board

2017-09-07 22:40

Amid concerns about the MDDA's management, opposition complaints about cadre deployment and a DA walkout, the National Assembly has recommended three board members for positions at the agency.

Tension at MDDA simmering for some time

2017-09-04 21:54

The tension at the Media Development and Diversity Agency that burst into the open seems to have been simmering for quite some time, messages sent to MPs show.

Acting MDDA CEO says he was intimidated after opening can of worms

2017-09-02 18:57

A few days after the acting CEO of the Media Diversity and Development Agency blew the lid off alleged mismanagement at the entity during a portfolio committee meeting, he has been subjected to what is believed to be intimidation.

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