Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says that efforts are being made to fast-track digital migration, but government needs to protect state entities as it makes the transition.
Vodacom's head of legal and regulatory Nkateko Nyoka said that the mobile operator is keeping its options open when it comes to pursuing legal measures against the Please Call Me movement and others.
The SABC board told Parliament that it needed a R3bn bailout as it was in a position where it would not be able to pay salaries after March if nothing changed, but Parliament has urged them to first recover millions lost through dodgy deals.
At the heart of the SABC’s troubles is an impasse with other government stakeholders over retrenchments the SABC planned to undergo, whether or not government affords them a government guarantee or bailout.
News24 understands, from two sources with firsthand knowledge of the board’s affairs, that deputy chairperson Khanyisile Kweyama and DA-nominee John Mattison have resigned.
The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs views Siyabonga Cwele's appointment as minister of home affairs as a good step towards resolving some of the department's challenges.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced changes to the national executive at the Union Buildings, Pretoria.
Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says she would study the judgment of Independent Communications Authority of SA chairperson Rubben Mohlaloga, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for fraud and money laundering.
The cash-strapped public broadcaster issued the statement in light of what it says are incorrect reports that its board had taken a decision to suspend the retrenchment process.
Three SABC board members have resigned amid allegations of political pressure being put on the board.
The official date to switch off analogue signal for broadcasting is yet to be set by the minister of communications.
Newly appointed Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has drawn a line in the sand over proposed retrenchments at the SABC, according to a letter apparently leaked from her office.
Of all the new Cabinet appointments, that of Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams carries the most political significance. She is young, comes from the ANC's youth structures, has been an MP for more than a decade and a deputy minister for a couple of years.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will head up the Ministry of Communications and oversee the Department of Telecommunications.
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