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Mar 20, 2019

ICASA's Rubben Mohlaloga removed from office

Following the National Assembly resolution to remove the chairperson from office, minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams fires him with immediate effect.

Feb 15, 2019

Court sentences ICASA boss to 20 years

The regulatory authority's disgraced chairperson, Rubben Mohlaloga, has reportedly been sentenced to 20 years behind bars.

Nov 22, 2018

Who is SA's 13th comms minister?

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams is the minister of the merged-again Department of Communications.

Apr 4, 2018

ICASA chairperson's sentencing postponed

The court postpones the sentencing proceedings of Rubben Mohlaloga's fraud case to 15 May.

Mar 28, 2018

Parliament pushes for ICASA chairperson's sacking

Despite fraud charges hanging over his head, Rubben Mohlaloga was appointed ICASA council chairperson last December.

Feb 28, 2018

ICASA chairperson faces the axe

Parliament's communications committee gets the ball rolling to remove Rubben Mohlaloga from his post as the regulator's chairperson following his fraud conviction.

Feb 5, 2018

Parliament to decide ICASA chairman's future

Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane turns to Parliament to deal with Rubben Mohlaloga's appointment saga, despite the initial decision to appoint him with fraud charges over his head.

Oct 18, 2017

DOC bears the brunt of Cabinet reshuffle

Government's communications department undergoes its third leadership change in three years, as fears of further delays to the digital migration project resurface.

May 24, 2016

New CEO takes up the reins at USAASA

Lumko Mtimde has officially taken over from Zami Nkosi, who made a quiet exit from the agency last month.

May 3, 2016

New CEO, CFO for USAASA, Sentech

Lumko Mtimde is appointed CEO of the Universal Service and Access Agency, while Clarinda Simpson is named Sentech CFO.

Apr 18, 2016

USAASA CEO makes quiet exit

Zami Nkosi's contract was not renewed following its expiration at the end of March.

Feb 15, 2016

DTPS yet to release department status report

Minister Siyabonga Cwele is still "applying his mind" to the inquiry report into management affairs within the telecoms and postal services department.