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Communications Minister Dlodlo mourns passing of SABC veteran journalist Ntutu

JOHANNESBURG, August 22 – Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo on Tuesday mourned the passing of veteran South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalist Zola Ntutu. Ntutu, 51, was found dead in his apartment in Kenilworth, South of Johannesburg on Sunday. He had been ill for some time. “Ntutu was one of the pre-eminent member of the country’s media fraternity. […]

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Vodacom to refund customers after disappearing data crisis

JOHANNESBURG, August 22 – Vodacom on Tuesday said it was refunding airtime and data to customers whose data mysteriously disappeared.   The largest mobile operator in South Africa trended on social media on Monday evening with subscribers complaining that their data and airtime was disappearing.   Responding to the complaints on Monday night Vodacom apologised and said technicians […]

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List of potential liars during SABC inquiry identified

PARLIAMENT, August 21 – A report compiled by Parliament’s Legal Services Unit identifying five people, including Communications Minister Faith Muthambi, who may have misled an inquiry into the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) would be put before MPs on Tuesday to deliberate on a way forward.   On Monday, Parliament’s communication portfolio committee chairman Humphrey […]

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Coffin assault trial nears end

MIDDELBURG, August 21 – Judgement in the trial of two men accused of assaulting farmworker Victor Mlotshwa and shoving him into a coffin is expected on Friday, in the High Court sitting in the Middelburg Magistrate’s Court in Mpumalanga. Mlotshwa, his mother Lonea Mlotshwa and many African National Congress (ANC) members on Monday, appeared to be upbeat about […]