Gavin Davis resigns as DA MP

2018-09-20 18:02

DA MP Gavin Davis has resigned as an MP to take up a position as CEO at Resolve Communications, the firm of the party's former leader, Tony Leon.

Tiso Blackstar institutes disciplinary action against senior reporter

2017-12-14 20:27

Tiso Blackstar has confirmed that it has instituted disciplinary action against senior Sunday Times reporter Jan-Jan Joubert.

Measure matric results by Grade 2 and Grade 10 - analyst

2017-01-09 09:04

Fewer than half of the original students in the class of 2016 actually finished and passed their schooling, an education researcher has said.

Final cash-for-teachers report to be made public in April

2016-03-24 16:00

The report on the alleged selling of teachers' posts has been finalised and will be made public next month, the basic education department says.

Minister's silence on SABC boss's salary hike is deafening - DA

2015-09-25 15:45

Communications minister Faith Muthambi's silence on SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng's almost R1m salary increase is deafening, the DA says.

Muthambi in R600 000 junket to US

2015-08-27 13:33

The Department of Communications has spent almost R600 000 on a nine-day trip to a luxury goods show and folk art festival in the US.

‘SABC in crisis, facing financial ruin,’ says DA

2015-05-21 07:45

Gavin Davis, a Democratic Alliance (DA) member of parliament and a member of the portfolio committee on communications said the SABC is in crisis.

Removal of SABC board members unlawful - DA

2015-03-27 12:32

The ousting of two SABC board members this week did not follow the correct procedures, says the Democratic Alliance.

New Age to appoint public editor

2015-03-09 09:11

The New Age and news channel ANN7 will appoint a public editor to deal with complaints, following the newspaper’s withdrawal from the Press Council’s ombudsman process, the newspaper says.

Come clean on R1.6m New Age ads - DA

2015-03-01 13:30

The DA wants answers from Communications Minister Faith Muthambi on reports that her ministry spent an unauthorised R1.6m on newspaper advertisements.


Radebe stands his ground on coal dominance under DA scrutiny

2018-09-05 15:18

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has told Parliament that government’s energy policy takes into account all of the country's energy sources, as well as the role of poverty and inequality.

Motshekga "lacks courage" to reign in Sadtu- DA

2017-05-24 23:01

Democratic Alliance MP Gavin Davis has accused basic education minister Angie Motshekga of cowardice in her reticence to act against the South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) because of the ANC's succession battle.

Education minister must not be intimidated by Sadtu - DA

2016-03-26 23:00

The DA on Saturday rubbished a Sadtu statement criticising a report on the job-for-cash investigation and urged Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga not to be intimidated by the union.

Sadtu in charge of education, not Motshekga - DA

2016-02-16 21:15

The SA Democratic Teachers Union is in charge of education, not Education Minister Angie Motshekga, DA MP Gavin Davis has said during the debate on President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address.

Department defends Muthambi's US trip

2015-08-27 16:32

The Department of Communications has hit back at criticism over payments of R600 000 for Minister Faith Muthambi's US trip in July.

ANC ignores legal opinion on SABC board

2015-06-02 17:01

The ANC has prevented a DA MP from discussing a legal opinion that Communications Minister Faith Muthambi did not adhere to the law regarding the SABC board.

Process to appoint new SABC board members stalled

2015-05-12 16:23

MPs are not happy with the quality of the 24 CVs they have received to fill two vacancies in the SABC board.

Muthambi defends her wide powers at SABC

2015-03-17 16:45

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has defended her sweeping powers to hire and fire the SABC's top staff and initiate the removal of board members.

New Age to appoint public editor

2015-03-09 09:10

The New Age and news channel ANN7 will appoint a public editor to deal with complaints, following the newspaper’s withdrawal from the Press Council’s ombudsman process, the newspaper says.

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