Faith Muthambi
Jul 3, 2019

Muthambi makes a comeback

Embattled former communications minister Faith Muthambi gets appointed to a key role, as she becomes chairperson of one of the oversight committees in Parliament.

Jun 18, 2019

Muthambi eyes return to top post

Former embattled minister, Faith Muthambi, is likely to be making a comeback to Parliament.


Ministers come and go, but digital migration stagnant

Despite the conveyor belt of 10 communications ministers over the last 13 years, none have been able to see SA's digital migration project through.


Industry lauds decision to unify comms ministry

After much criticism of the 2014 split of the comms department, the decision to reconfigure the telecoms and broadcasting ministries is welcomed as a boost for effective regulation.


Mokonyane hopes for single communications ministry

The communications minister supports calls to have a single ICT-focused government department.

Feb 26, 2018

Set-top box manufacturing tug-of-war looms

Despite making legal headway with the digital migration procurement process, USAASA is still under strict instruction not to procure STBs.


ICT skills essential for community development workers

Patience Mushungwa, minister Faith Muthambi's advisor, believes public sector community development workers need ICT skills.

Feb 1, 2018

MultiChoice review uncovers procedural shortcomings

The Naspers-owned TV giant admits to mistakes in relation to ANN7 but finds no irregularities in regulatory submissions to former communications minister Faith Muthambi,

Dec 4, 2017

Namec slams 'blatant abuse of power' in encryption warfare

The electronics industry body wants heads to roll amid revelations the policy on non-encryption for SA's digital migration project was inappropriately adopted.


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.


DOC minister talks digital migration with broadcasters

Ayanda Dlodlo met with SA's broadcasters to discuss how to take the long-awaited digital migration process forward.


Minister sticks to ANC policy on digital TV

Ayanda Dlodlo will follow the African National Congress policy which calls for encrypted decoders for digital migration.

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