Political will key to rapid digital TV rollout

2017-11-07 06:00

A faster rollout of digital television is dependent on political will, according to Laurent Petit of satellite company SES.

'We will never rest till Jacob Zuma is jailed' - Young Communist League

2017-10-17 17:04

The Young Communist League of South Africa says it is disgusted by President Jacob Zuma's latest Cabinet reshuffle.

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 .

Zuma wants SABC control

2017-10-08 05:47

Political interference in appointing the top three posts at the broadcaster has been cited as the main reason for delays in announcing the new board.

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.

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.

#News24 ICYMI: Break-in at minister’s home; Free SANParks week; and PhD student says alleged Ramaphosa affair is a fabrication

2017-09-04 19:00

Another royal baby is on its way, Bell Pottinger’s South African campaign was “potentially racially divisive” says law firm and SARS is behind the delay in tax refunds, Judge Bernard Ngoepe finds.

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.

Did Dlodlo try to save a ‘sex pest’?

2017-07-30 05:54

The minister requested the transfer to her department of Icasa CEO who was facing suspension over allegations of sexual harassment.

Fuelling racial tensions can't be tolerated - Dlodlo on Bell Pottinger

2017-07-07 17:44

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says the sowing of racial divisions in South Africa's democracy cannot be tolerated, following Bell Pottinger's apology for their Gupta-sponsored campaign.


Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle confuses court

2017-10-17 22:23

The latest Cabinet reshuffle has momentarily delayed and confused the court as former home affairs director-general Mkuseli Apleni, who is challenging his suspension, now has a new boss.

SABC acting group CEO now more powerful than Hlaudi

2017-10-15 06:00

Amid threats of strike action by staff over delays in appointing an SABC board comes the allegation that acting group CEO Nomsa Philiso has been granted this authority, after Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo extended her term, and authority.

Presidency denies SABC delay tactics report

2017-10-08 14:29

President Jacob Zuma on Sunday denied reports that he is deliberately delaying the appointment of an SABC board.

SABC board impasse to be resolved in two days, Zuma urged to act

2017-10-03 13:24

The impasse on the appointment of the SABC board should be resolved in two days, Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has told Parliament.

SABC has a history of poor management - Dlodlo

2017-09-28 21:16

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says that although she doesn't want politicians to distance themselves from the SABC, they also cannot meddle in editorial decisions.

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.

Police investigating break in at minister Dlodlo’s home

2017-09-04 16:22

The police have confirmed that they are investigating a case of housebreaking after an intruder gained access into communications minister Ayanda Dlodlo’s Norwood home.

Cabinet mum on diplomatic immunity for Grace Mugabe

2017-08-17 14:05

Cabinet did not discuss if Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe is entitled to diplomatic immunity following her alleged assault of a woman in Johannesburg, says Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo.

Minister Dlodlo an inspiration for all

2017-07-16 06:35

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo’s unwavering commitment to the people of SA has won her a deserved international leadership and humanitarian award, writes Kay Sexwale.

Government mourns deaths of four media workers in a month

2017-06-30 23:04

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has mourned the loss of four "dynamic" media workers, saying the industry was poorer as a result.

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