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Cash-strapped SABC to receive momentary relief

The embattled public broadcaster will receive an interim benefit from the government within 10 days

Have faith, I have the power, says Muthambi on SABC

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi tried valiantly to educate the communications committee on the state of the public broadcaster.

Cabinet turf war causes TV delay

The ANC is losing patience with the turf war that has erupted over digital migration from the old analogue signal when watching television in SA.

How Motsoeneng forced SABC to appoint him

Hlaudi Motsoeneng forced the public broadcaster's hand into appointing him as the chief operations officer of the SABC on a permanent basis.

​Propaganda ministry is a go – without Mac

What used to be communications becomes good old post and telecommunications again – while what should be "new communications" is simply propaganda.

Selective memory keeps Carrim in the local loop

Being SA's communications minister takes up a lot of Yunus Carrim's time. But this is what he reads when he can.

Better Internet connectivity for South Africa?

New Communications Minister Yunus Carrim took reader questions on broadband, the SABC and more in our live M&G Hangout. Watch the highlights.

Yunus Carrim on life, love and communication

VIDEO: The man replacing Dina Pule tells us how a communist plans to fix the telecommunications sector and why his partner won't get any tenders.

Quick Carrim targets SABC turmoil

Urgent measures will be taken to turn around the communication sector, especially the SABC, says newly-appointed Communications Minister Yunus Carrim.

Pimples: Nice work – if you can get it

Dina Pule works tirelessly to ensure a decent wage for all. Her (ahem) partner Phosane Mngqibisa lives the same philosophy – from Pule's office.

Parliamentary committee announces interim SABC board

Parliament has disbanded the board following weeks of upheaval at the broadcaster and a slew of resignations over the past two weeks.

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Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Gordhan tells Zondo how Moyane wanted to advance the objectives of state capture

The public enterprises minister is being cross-examined by Tom Moyane’s lawyers at the state capture inquiry, as both men seek to defend their reputations

Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!