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Cloud of corruption hangs over STB tender

7 Aug 2017 Telecoms
By Simnikiwe Mzekandaba

Democratic Alliance MP and shadow minister of telecoms and postal services Marian Shinn has called on minister Ayanda Dlodlo to publicly release the report arising from the investigation into the procurement process of STBs..

Judge appointed to lead SASSA probe

3 Aug 2017 Financial
By Simnikiwe Mzekandaba

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has welcomed the appointment of Ngoepe, saying it has long been of the view that "Dlamini manufactured the crisis, possibly for financial gain"..

King of the castle

24 Jul 2017 Columnists
By Paul Booth

* Very good Q2 revenue numbers from Veeam Software South Africa.* A positive trading update from Vodacom Group.

Outspoken CEO leaves SASSA

18 Jul 2017 Business
By Simnikiwe Mzekandaba

Magwaza's departure has been labelled by the Democratic Alliance (DA) as "another damning indication of the toxic influence Dlamini has on SASSA and the department"..
The Democratic Alliance moves to lay money laundering and corruption charges against the software giant over the #GuptaLeaks saga..
This was revealed yesterday by the Department of Communications (DOC) in a parliamentary reply to the Democratic Alliance..
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has now appealed to Dlodlo to consider its request for a thorough review of the BDM process following the ConCourt's ruling..
Democratic Alliance MP and shadow minister of telecoms and postal services Marian Shinn has been critical of the cloud of uncertainty that hangs over the future of the broadband project..
Meanwhile, Democratic Alliance MP and Western Cape spokesperson on community development, Lorraine Botha, has labelled the court's ruling as a blow to the poor..
This was revealed in a written reply to Parliamentary questions from the Democratic Alliance..

Two new state ICT companies on the cards

4 May 2017 Telecoms
By Simnikiwe Mzekandaba

While Qoza is coy about how these entities will be restructured, Democratic Alliance (DA) MP and shadow minister of telecoms and postal services, Marian Shinn, says the department's SOC rationalisation report will lead to two new Acts to establish the State IT Company and the State ICT Infrastructure Company..

New comms ministers to roll in style

25 Apr 2017 Financial
By Simnikiwe Mzekandaba

The Democratic Alliance claims the financially strained communications department intends to buy two new luxury vehicles for the new minister and deputy minister..

New dawn for comms department

31 Mar 2017 Telecoms
By Simnikiwe Mzekandaba

Meanwhile, opposition party the Democratic Alliance (DA) is using Zuma's Cabinet shake-up to its advantage as it calls on citizens to join its movement..
The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomed the announcement after DA shadow minister of social development, Bridget Masango, last week sent a to the Public Protector. Masango requested that Mkhwebane launch an investigation into the nature of the relationship between Dlamini and CPS "in reference to her handling of the social grants crisis which is currently unfolding under her watch".

Dlamini, SASSA to answer to ConCourt

13 Mar 2017 Business
By Simnikiwe Mzekandaba

Last Friday, the Democratic Alliance (DA) marched to the social development department offices in the City of Tshwane..
Meanwhile, today opposition party the Democratic Alliance (DA) will march to the social development department offices in the City of Tshwane..
Meanwhile, as calls for Dlamini to be as minister of social development increase, the Democratic Alliance caucus in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament will hold a debate on the SASSA crisis this afternoon. .

Calls for comms minister's head

8 Mar 2017 Telecoms
By Staff Writer

Last year, Marian Shinn, Democratic Alliance shadow telecommunications and postal services minister, said Muthambi was the major in the digital migration process. "She [Muthambi] must be removed from office if any progress – free from legally expensive decisions to promote dubious agendas – is to be made.
So says Marian Shinn MP and Democratic Alliance shadow minister of telecoms and postal services..

WCape edges forward with broadband access

20 Feb 2017 Internet
By Simnikiwe Mzekandaba

The Western Cape is on course to connect 1 900 government sites to high-speed Internet by April. This is the word from Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille, who made the comments during her State of the Province Address.

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