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19 December 2014
                       
 
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12 Feb 2014
 
 
The SABC and the problem of political control
The South African Civil Society Information Service
And another one bites the dust. Yet another Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO), Lulama Makhoba, has left the beleaguered South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) before her term of office...
 
 
11 May 2012
 
News this week
UPDATE
The ANC bowed to pressure on the Protection of State Information, proposing a raft of changes in response to sustained criticism of the bill over the past two years. These include a compromise on a...
 
 
09 May 2012
 
MPs warn on service protests
SERVICE DELIVERY
Opposition MPs urged government on Wednesday to take firmer action on service delivery problems, warning that the situation was spiralling out of control. "Even the staunchest ANC loyalist cannot...
 
 
18 Mar 2010
 
Cope: Statement by Juli Kilian, Congress of the People spokesperson, calling on Nyanda to pay back R55 million (18/03/2010)
Statements

Transnet's announcement of the dismissal of two senior officials for manipulating a tender awarded to a company associated with communications Minster Siphiwe Nyanda follows closely after Juli...

 
 
05 Feb 2010
 
Cope: Statement by Juli Kilian, Congress of the People spokesperson, calling for the Public Protector to investigate Minister Nyanda (05/02/2010)
Statements

COPE is to refer issues surrounding lucrative contracts between companies of Communications Minster Gen. Nyanda and Government and/or some of its parastatals, to the public protector for further...

 
 
01 Feb 2010
 
Cope: Statement by Juli Kilian, Congress of the People spokesperson, calling on Barbara Hogan to expose Siphiwe Nyanda’s controversial business relationships (01/02/2010)
Statements

"The ongoing exposés of Communications minister Gen Nyanda's controversial business relationships and alleged insider deals with government and parastatals can no longer be ignored," says Juli...

 
 
22 Nov 2009
 
Cope: Statement by Juli Kilian, Congress of the People spokesperson, on the Communications Director General (22/11/2009)
Statements

Juli Kilian, COPE MP in the Communication Portfolio Committee said the Communication DG has overstepped the line on several occasions since her appointment barely two and a half months ago.

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13 Nov 2009
 
Cope: Statement by Juli Kilian, Congress of the People spokesperson, on Siphiwe Nyanda (13/11/2009)
Statements

Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda's "early Christmas box" is an empty box, said Juli Kilian, COPE MP on the Communication Portfolio Committee. "In fact, it could have the opposite effect...

 
 
03 Nov 2009
 
Cope: statement by Julie Kilian, Congress of the People spokesperson, on the new SABC Bill (03/11/2009)
Statements


Juli Kilian, MP and COPE representative on the Communication Portfolio committee said COPE was shocked about the recently published Public Service Broadcasting Bill which seeks to scrap TV...

 
 
12 Oct 2009
 
Cope: Statement by Juli Kilian, Congress of the People MP, appealing to the Communications Chairperson to reject Cosatu request (12/10/2009)
Statements

The Congress of the People does not support the inclusion of COSATU in the public hearings on the Interconnection rates on account of the fact that they do not qualify to participate in these...

 
 
16 Apr 2004
 
Afrikaner-based parties blame ID for poor performance
News
The New National Party was pragmatic on Thursday about the close competition offered by the Independent Democrats (ID) in the election in which traditionally Afrikaner parties have lost votes.
 
 
 
                       
 
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