Department Of Communications

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi fires back at former CEO Jimi Matthews over ‘suspicious’ timing of SABC resignation

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says her ministry has full confidence in the board of the SABC.

State’s new propaganda plan to hurt media budgets

President Jacob Zuma's administration has a new propaganda plan that includes establishing a government TV news channel.

FPB earmarks R8m to censor online

The Film and Publications Board plans to spend over R8-million a year to police YouTube, but is about to have its child pornography wings clipped.

Brand SA wants its bucks back

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi's panel bled cash from a state entity tasked with polishing SA's image, and it wants her to pay back the money.

Minister of spin out of control

Faith Muthambi's communications department is riven with dissent and has not been able to fulfil its mandate.

SIU to probe communications tender

The Special Investigating Unit will probe the validity of a tender awarded by the department of communications, says the presidency.

What the ‘universal’ water access lie taught us about broadband

The communication department has set a target of "universal" broadband access. But if it is similar to our water access, it won't be universal at all.

Pule found guilty of breaching code of conduct

Axed communications minister Dina Pule has been found guilty of improperly benefiting her lover and faces the maximum penalties allowed by Parliament.

Computers donated in Heideveld

The department of communications donated computers to launch a computer-resource centre in Heideveld, Cape Town, last week.

New e-skills network launched

Minister of Communications Dina Pule last week launched a government institution that is designed to build e-readiness throughout South Africa.

Connecting more to the people

Big plans will get South Africans talking more, seeing more and knowing more

Pule wants in on SABC board appointments

Communications Minister Dina Pule wants to be involved in the process of appointing the South African Broadcasting Corporation board members.

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Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

SA’s quarantine plan for coronavirus

A small Free State dorp and 14 days of isolation — this is the plan for citizens returning from China, to prevent a potential outbreak of the disease

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it