Media advisories

Friday, December 7, 2018

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Pinky Kekana, will host a dialogue on gender- based violence on Monday the 10th of December 2018 in Parys, Free State. The dialogue is a partnership with the Ngwathe Local Municipality.

Minister Kekana says gender-based violence is a societal...

Friday, November 30, 2018
Ministry of Communications leads an Inter-Ministerial Cyber-Security and Business Engagement Outreach Programme

Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams and Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana will, on 30 November 2018, lead an Inter-Ministerial Community Engagement programme in Mamelodi and Eersterust....

Thursday, October 25, 2018

The Free State Provincial Government in collaboration with the Department of Communications, will host a three-day colloquium on broadcast digital migration on 23-25 October, at PACOFS, in Bloemfontein.

The objectives of the colloquium will be to;

...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
The Minister of Communications, Ms. Nomvula Mokonyane to deliver a keynote address at the Free State Digital Migration Colloquium

The Minister of Communications Ms Nomvula Mokonyane will tomorrow, 25 October 2018, deliver a keynote address at the Free State digital migration colloquium in...

Thursday, October 18, 2018

The Minister of Communications, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane will in the upcoming week, 22nd and 23rd October 2018, visit MaSisulu’s family home and Cofimvaba Hospital in Eastern Cape to celebrate the centenary of  Albertina Nontsikelelo Sisulu.

The hospital visit will focus on some of the roles...

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Deputy Minister of Communications Pinky Kekana unveils a computer lab and coding program for learners in Hammanskraal

Deputy Minister of Communications, Pinky Kekana, will on Friday 19 October 2018 unveil a state of the art Computer lab in Hammanskraal at Ntswane Secondary School.

The...

Friday, October 5, 2018

Deputy Minister of Communications, Pinky Kekana will on Friday, 5 October 2018 launch Africa Code Week. Africa Code Week is an initiative led by SAP as part of its social investment program to drive sustainable growth in Africa. The initiative has benefitted 1.8 million young Africans to date...

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Deputy Minister of Communication and Justice lead a gender-based violence panel discussion

Deputy Minister of Communications, Pinky Kekana and Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, John Jeffrey will on Friday, 05 October 2018, lead a gender-based violence (GBV) panel discussion...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The release of the award winning film, Inxeba: The Wound sparked an important debate about the classification guidelines used by The Film and Publication Board (FPB) to classify films. The film probed the nations position on The right of Freedom of Expression against that of ones right to...

Monday, September 17, 2018

In the recent South African film, Inxeba (The Wound), an unapologetic and fearless gay city boy journeys from boyhood to manhood while at initiation school in rural Eastern Cape, depicting vivid imagery of Xhosa culture and norms. The classification of this film caused a media storm and was...

Monday, September 17, 2018

Minister of Communication,  Nomvula Mokonyane, has expressed her strong opposition to possible retrenchments at the SABC as reported in the media and confirmed by the Board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).

The Minister, as the shareholder representative, has on few...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Department of Communications meets the Free State Premier and executive council about the plans to switch off all analogue transmitters by December 2018 in the province  

The Department of Communications led by Acting Director General Dr Boloka will present the Free State Analogue  Switch...

Thursday, September 6, 2018

The Minister of Communication, Nomvula Mokonyane, will tomorrow, 07 September 2018, join the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Hon. Willies Mchunu, and other dignitaries along with women from across KwaZulu-Natal in a march against the scourge of violence against women and children.

The march is...

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Minister of Communications, Nomvula Mokonyane will today brief members of the media following the SABC’s annual report at the Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Communications.

The media is invited as follows:
Date: 4 September 2018
Time: 13h30
Venue: Imbizo Media Centre,...

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Government through the Department of Communications (DoC) led by Minister Nomvula Mokonyane and the Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana, will  host the South African Public Broadcasting Policy Review Colloquium. The colloquium will take place at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand in Johannesburg on...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Minister of Communications Ms Nomvula Mokonyane will launch the Analogue Switch-off countdown in Senekal, Thabo Mofutsanyane District Municipality, Free State on Thursday the 30th of August 2018.  This is a milestone event in the march towards the digital era for South Africa and will showcase...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Pinky Kekana will on Thursday, 30 August 2018 launch a digital skills programme in Limpopo. The programme will pair communities up to work together based on their level of digital engagement, it also enables the communities to arrange ongoing meet ups and...

Thursday, August 23, 2018
Media invitation to join Deputy Minister, Ms Stella Tembisa Ndabeni-Abrahams and ICT Captains of Industry at the South African Competitiveness Forum

Brand South Africa in collaboration the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Department of Small Business Development, Standard...

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Deputy Minister of Communications leads initiative to bridge the digital divide

Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Pinky Kekana will on Saturday, 18 August 2018 open an Information Communication Technology (ICT) centre at Zwithuzwavhudi Secondary School, Gondeni village in Vhembe district,...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
ITA for the licensing of spectrum for the provision of subscription broadcasting services

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is inviting applications for the radio frequency spectrum for the purposes of providing a commercial subscription broadcasting service. The...

Monday, July 30, 2018
Secretary-General of the Pan African Women’s Organisation Pinky Kekana to celebrate Pan African Women’s Day

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Pinky Kekana in her capacity as the Secretary General of PAN African Women’s Organisation (PAWO) will on 31 July 2018 join the Pan African...

Monday, July 30, 2018

The Minister of Communications, Nomvula Mokonyane will tomorrow, 31 July 2018, deliver a keynote address at the last day of the Community Media Summit at Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg, Gauteng Province.

The Department of Communications together with the GCIS, MDDA, ICASA, SENTECH and the...

Friday, July 27, 2018
Sector-wide Summit to seek lasting solutions to challenges facing community media...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The Deputy Minister of Communications will...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Members of the media are invited to the BRICS roundtable discussion to be held under the theme “BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution”.

The content will focus of South Africa’s...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane will on Thursday, 19 July 2018, deliver a keynote address at the BRICs Media Forum.

South Africa will co-host the third BRICS Media Forum in Cape Town on July 18 and 19, with 120 delegates from key media houses in the five-country alliance...

Friday, July 13, 2018

The Minister of Communications, Nomvula Mokonyane will on Monday, 16 July 2018, visit Jozini, Umkhanyakude District Municipality to engage community members on service delivery issues as part of the National Imbizo Focus Week.

The eighth National Imbizo Focus Week will kick start today...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Pinky Kekana will on Friday, 13 July 2018 visit Thabazimbi to engage community members on the service delivery issues as part of the National Imbizo Focus Week.

National Imbizo Focus Week started on Monday, 09th July and it will end on Sunday the...

Monday, July 9, 2018

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa ("the Authority") hereby give notice to convene oral hearings on the Draft Regulations for Community Broadcasting Services in accordance with Section 4(6) of the Electronic Communications Act No.36 of 2005, as amended.

The...

Monday, July 9, 2018
Written submissions and public hearings in respect of a discussion document on digital broadcasting services

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) will hold public hearings in respect of the inquiry into the prospects of implementing a digital sound broadcasting...

Thursday, July 5, 2018

5 July

The Minister of Communications, Ms. Nomvula Mokonyane will tomorrow, 6 July 2018, deliver a keynote address at the Bantu Church of Christ National Youth Festival in Soweto, Gauteng.

The national youth festival was established in 1992 with an...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

4 July 2018

On Wednesday 4 July 2018, the Deputy Minister of Communications Ms Pinky Kekana will address Radio Days Africa Conference.

Radio Days Africa is hosted by the Wits Radio Academy under the auspices of the University of the Witwatersrand...

Monday, June 25, 2018

25 Jun 2018

By the youth for the youth - GenZ speaks out on pertinent issues they face

As Youth Month comes to an end young people commemorate the class of ‘76 in an exclusively structured dialogue on pertinent issues that...

Monday, June 25, 2018

25 Jun 2018

On Tuesday 26 June 2018, the Deputy Minister of Communications Ms Pinky Kekana will address the inaugural Facebook NGO day. 

Facebook NGO Day looks at best practices and useful tips that enable Not for Profit Organisations to maximise the...

Thursday, June 21, 2018

21 June 2018

Deputy Minister of communications connects 300 homes to the digital television grid in Mpumalanga

Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana, will lead a digital migration registration and installation...

Thursday, June 21, 2018

21 June

The Minister of Communications Ms Nomvula Mokonyane invites members of the media to a press briefing on Monday 25th of June 2018 to unveil plans for a comprehensive Broadcasting Policy Review as committed during the department’s 2018 budget vote last...

Monday, June 18, 2018

18 June 2018

Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana, will open the IBM Think Johannesburg Conference which be held on Wednesday, 20 June 2018.

The IBM Think Conference is regarded as a flagship conference for innovators in the technology...

Saturday, June 9, 2018

9 June 2018

Deputy Minister of Communications departs for Greece to participate in the InHope  Annual General Assembly in Crete

Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana has today, 9 June 2018, departed South Africa for Greece to...

Friday, June 8, 2018

8 June 2018

Minister of Communications takes the Broadcasting Digital Migration to Thabong, Free State

Minister of Communications, Ms  Nomvula  Mokonyane will on  Thursday 14 June 2018,  connect  qualifying  television ...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
The Minister of Communications, Ms. Nomvula Mokonyane to deliver a keynote address at the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF) 5G huddle 2018 conference in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal Province

The Minister of Communications, Ms. Nomvula Mokonyane will tomorrow, 30 May 2018, deliver a keynote address...

Monday, May 28, 2018
ICASA joins hands with the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF) to host the 5th Annual 5G Forum in Durban

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is supporting the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF) in hosting the 5th Annual 5G Huddle to be held for the first time in...

Friday, May 25, 2018

25 May 2018

On Friday, 25 May 2018, Minister of Communications, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane will address a gathering of Public Relations Practitioners during the Africa Communications Week Conference in Cape Town.

The theme of the conference is “telling an...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

9 May 2018

On the 10th of May 2018, Minister of Communications, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane and Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana will table the department’s 2018/19 Budget Vote in Parliament.

Through the Budget Vote speech the Minister will demonstrate how the...

Monday, May 7, 2018

7 May 2018

he Minister of Communications, Ms. Nomvula Mokonyane with the Film and Publication Board (FPB) in partnership with the South African Police Services (SAPS), City of Cape Town Informal Traders Unit, City of Cape Town (...

Thursday, May 3, 2018

3 May 2018

Deputy Minister of Communications to visit various community radio stations across the country

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Pinky Kekana, is set to embark on a series of visit to various community...

Thursday, May 3, 2018

3 May 2018

The Minister of Communications, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane will on Friday, 04 May 2018, meet with Mamelodi FM and Poort FM as part of the community radio outreach activities. The meeting will also be attended by Sentech, Media Development and Diversity (...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

25 April 2018

Celebrating Freedom Day - The Mark That Made a Difference

 South Africa celebrates ...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

28 February 2018

Brand South Africa in collaboration with RapidLion Film Festival also known as the South African International Film Festival, will host its third annual festival, at the Market Theatre between 3rd – 10th March 2018.
2018 is turning out to...

Monday, February 26, 2018

26 February 2018

Schedule for public hearings on the Draft End-User and Subscriber Service Charter Regulations

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) released a media statement informing stakeholders about the upcoming public...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
24 Jan 2018

The Minister of Communications, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane will tomorrow, 25 January 2018 address the Regional Gender Sensitization Workshop at Zimbali Fairmount in Durban.

The workshop is hosted by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Africa Region in...

Monday, January 15, 2018

15 January 2018

The Minister of Communications, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane will visit three schools based in Gauteng and Limpopo provinces to motivate learners and handover computer labs as part of the Back-to-school campaign.

The Minister will also...

Friday, December 8, 2017
8 December 2017

The community of Duncan Village in the East London and boxing enthusiasts will receive an early Christmas of fully equipped boxing gym from Deputy Minister of Communications Tandi Mahambehlala.  The donation from the deputy minister comes after her visit to The...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

6 December 2017

Minister Kubayi-Ngubane to speak at the Science Forum South Africa 2017

The Minister of Communications, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane will on Thursday, 7 December 2017 attend the third Science Forum South Africa at the Council for Scientific...

Thursday, November 30, 2017

30 November 2017

Deputy Minister of Communications Tandi Mahambehlala is to lead a public awareness on Broadcasting Digital Migration, and she will connect television owning households onto digital platform in East London, on the 1st of December 2017. There are...

Friday, November 24, 2017

24 November 2017

Minister of Communications to connect residents of Zamdela onto the digital television grid and engage with church congregants

Minister of Communications Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane will connect households onto the digital grid in Zamdela,...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

22 November 2017

Minister of Communications to lead the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign in Siyabuswa, Mpumalanga

Minister of Communications Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane together with MEC of  Community Safety, Security...

Monday, November 20, 2017

20 November 2017

South African delegation to participate at the African Union Specialised Technical Committee on Communication and Information Technologies (STC-CICT)

A delegation from South African will participate at the...

Monday, October 23, 2017

23 October 2017

Minister of Communications Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane takes the Broadcasting Digital Migration public awareness campaign to the community of Bizana, in the Eastern Cape on the 26th of October 2017.

The Minister will also visit the school...

Monday, October 16, 2017

Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms. Tandi Mahambehlala (MP) will be in Khayelitsha on the 17th of October 2017 at Mayisile High School. The Deputy Minister will be delivering sanitary towels as part of an outreach to the young school going girls in the Community.

“The purpose of the...

Saturday, October 7, 2017

7 October 2017

On Monday, 09 October 2017, Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo will visit Bitou Municipality in Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape.  The visit is part of the government Public Participation Programme.    

The programme will start with...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

6 September 2017

Today the Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo will deliver a keynote address during the Fourth Industrial Revolution High Level Dialogue today at 9h30. 

The dialogue is part of the programme of the SADC ICT Ministers’s meeting...

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

5 September 2017

South African ICT Ministers to address the media on SA’s Posture with regards to  ICT issues on the sidelines of the SADC meeting

The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Mr Siyabonga Cwele and...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

30 August 2017

Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo has been invited to present an award and deliver closing remarks  at the MTN Women in ICT – Partnership for Change Awards taking place on Thursday, 31 August 2017.

The Minister will be...

Monday, August 28, 2017

28 August 2017

Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo will today join a dialogue of young rural women to discuss their representation in the media.  The event is hosted by  Activate! Change Drivers, a network that connects young people and equips them...

Thursday, August 24, 2017

24 August 2017

Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo will tomorrow, 25 August 2017, join Sedibeng District Municipality to celebrate phenomenal women during their “Women’s Month Phenomenal Women Seminar”. 

The event is organized by the...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Deputy Minister for Communications celebrates Women’s Month with Zibonele FM

23 August 2017

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms. Tandi Mahambehlala (MP), will host a community dialogue with a local radio station in...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

22 August 2017

Are the FPB’s Classification Guidelines still reflective of societal norms and values of the South African public?

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) is undertaking a process of reviewing its current Classification Guidelines to measure whether...

Thursday, August 10, 2017

10 August 2017

The Duke Menell Media Exchange is hosting a two day conference under the theme “Truth and Trust, Mapping Media’s New Terrain” starting on Friday 11th  to Saturday 12th  August 2017. Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo has been invited to...

Monday, August 7, 2017

7 August 2017

Owami Women and Brand South Africa will host a media engagement on Thursday, 17 August 2017.

Owami Women is a non-profit organisation, with the sole purpose of developing and empowering women in South Africa. Brand South Africa has been in...

Thursday, August 3, 2017

 

The University of South Africa (UNISA) has invited the Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo to deliver the keynote address at the UNISA Annual Media Conference taking place on the 4th of August 2017.  Minister Dlodlo will speak in line with the theme of the conference “The role...

Thursday, July 27, 2017

27 July 2017

The Deputy Minister of Communications Ms Tandi Mahambehlala will embark on the Eastern Cape leg of the Kalushi Screenings as part of the Departments efforts to promote social cohesion in society.

The FPB is an essential part of the film...

Friday, July 14, 2017

14 July 2017

Brand South Africa will host the  Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Tandi Mahambehlala and the SA Men’s Hockey Team - who are competing in the Hockey World League Semi-Finals currently underway in Johannesburg at the Wits Hockey Stadium, to...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

5 July 2017

Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo has convened a meeting on the Broadcasting Digital Migration process with broadcasters, SABC, Etv, StarSat, and stakeholders participating in the programme.  The meeting will take place on Thursday, 06th...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

28 June 2017

Members of the media are advised that the Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo will today, 28 June 2017, delivery a keynote address at the launch of REALPOLITIK, an analysis and opinions web publication that seeks to be an alternative...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

28 June 2017

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms. Tandi Mahambehlala (MP), will together with the Film and Publication Board (FPB) host a screening of the film Kalushi in Mamelodi West, on 30 June 2017. The screening   of this film is part of the...

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Department of Communications (DoC)  and eThekwini Municipality is hosting the South Regional Business Fair at Kwa Mnyandu Shopping Centre taxi rank in Umlazi Township from  23 to 25 June.   As part of the programme the Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo will host a dialogue...

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

13 June 2017

Members of the media are advised to direct all inquiries related to the Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo to Pheliswa Sebati until further notice. 

Her contact details are:

Ms Pheliswa Sebati
Tel: 012 473 0230
...

Friday, June 9, 2017

9 Jun 2017

Deputy Minister for Communications marks National Youth Month Themed "Year of OR Tambo: Advancing Youth Economic Empowerment" yy Hosting a film screening and Youth Dialogue

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

 31 May 2017

Deputy Minister for Communications to play her part in building safer Internet communities

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms. Thandi Mahambehlala (MP), will together...

Friday, May 26, 2017

26 May 2017

Today, Friday, 26 May at 10h00, the Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo and Deputy Minister Tandi Mahambehlala will table the Department of Communication Budget Vote for the 2017/18 financial year in the National Assembly.

The...

Thursday, May 25, 2017

25 May 2017

Minister Dlodlo and Deputy Minister Mahambehlala Community Engagements ahead of the 2017/18 Budget Vote

As part of the pre-Budget Vote stakeholder engagements, the Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

23 May 2017

Building a better Africa and Better World

The year 2017 in South Africa marks the centenary celebrations of a renowned liberation struggle icon, an internationalist and the longest serving President of the...

Saturday, May 20, 2017

20 May 2017

Bridging digital divide in local communities

As part of her Budget Vote outreach program, the Deputy Minister of Communications Tandi Mahambehlala will be interacting with the community of Beaufort West. The...

Monday, April 24, 2017

24 April 2017

In commemoration of Freedom Day, celebrated on the 27th April 2017, the Minister of Communications will host a dialogue with learners from various schools in Gauteng.

The purpose of the dialogue is to start on-going discussions...

Friday, April 7, 2017

7 April 2017

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Tandi Mahambehlala will be visiting the Ngqibe family in Samora Machel, Cape Town on Sunday the 09 April 2017 at 14h00. The family has experienced a sorrowful loss due to food poisoning of the entire 7 member...

Thursday, March 30, 2017

30 March 2017

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will lead a public awareness campaign to inform community members of Ramatlabama Village in the North West province about government’s Broadcasting Digital Migration this coming Saturday, the1st of April of 2017....

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

22 March 2017

Communications Deputy Minister to conduct a 1st quarter motivational tour and engage with learners at Ponelopele and Allanridge Secondary Schools

Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni Abrahams will, on...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

22 March 2017

Minister of Communications, accompanied by Free State Premier Ace Magashule, takes the Broadcasting Digital Migration public awareness campaign to Ladybrand

Communications Minister Ms Faith Muthambi, accompanied...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

 8 March 2017

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will spend a day with learners, parents and teachers from the Moretele Local Municipal area in...

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

28 February 2017

DEPUTY MINISTERS COLLABORATE TO CONDUCT A JOINT POST-SoNA INFORMATION SEMINAR AND YOUTH CAREER EXPO AT COFFEE BAY, EASTERN CAPE

The Deputy Ministers of Communications, Public Enterprises, Labour, Tourism and Eastern Cape MEC for Rural...

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

21 Feb 2017

Deputy Ministers of Communications and Telecommunications and Postal Services to Hand Over the SAnote and Engage With Stakeholders on the Digital Television Migration Programme

On Friday,...

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
21 February 2017 Deputy Ministers of Communications & Telecommunications and Postal Services to hand over the SAnote and engage with Stakeholders on the Digital Television Migration Programme

On Friday, 24th February 2017, the Deputy Minister of Communications Ms Stella Ndabeni-...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

14 Feb 2017

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, will on Saturday, 18 February, conduct a digital terrestrial television (DTT) awareness outreach and post SoNA information seminar at Ngqeleni, Nyandeni Local Municipality. She will...

Thursday, January 26, 2017

 

26 January 2017

The Deputy Ministers of Communications and Public Enterprises will, on the 31st January 2017, hand over school furniture, uniform to learners from poor households and officially launch a Cyberlab at Mancam Junior Secondary School in...

Thursday, January 26, 2017

26 January 2017

The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) turns 13 years. In celebration of this milestone, the Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi, will on Friday the 27th of January, give a keynote address and formally introduce the agency’s...

Monday, January 16, 2017

16 Jan 2017

Minister of Communications to hand over bursaries and bicycles to learners from various schools in Vuwani, Limpopo

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will, on Monday...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

11 Jan 2017

Minister of Communications, accompanied by the MEC of education, will hand over multi-media centres to six schools in Mpumalanga

Government’s back-to-school campaign is in full swing, and Minister of...

Monday, January 9, 2017

9 January 2017

Minister of Communications to hand over bicycles to learners of Kwambonambi, King Cetshwayo District Municipality, KZN

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will, on Wednesday 11 January 2017, hand over...

Monday, December 26, 2016

26 December 2016

The Communications Minister Faith Muthambi is set to address an exciting New Year’s Eve drama and music festival at Tshakhuma village, 28 km outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo Province.  

The 2nd Tshakhuma Annual Drama and Music Festivals in...

Monday, December 19, 2016

19 Dec 2016

Minister Faith Muthambi to present a Humanitarian Award to Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma during the state of the Continent media briefing

The Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi will on Monday, 19 December...

Thursday, December 8, 2016

8 Decemember 2016

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni Abrahams, will on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 recognise the stellar achievements of learners who have successfully completed the Film and Television Skills Programme.

These are 22...

Monday, November 28, 2016

28 Nov 2016

Deputy Minister of Communications to award Gauteng Learners with a Film and Television Production Skills Certificate

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni Abrahams, will on Wednesday, 30...

Friday, November 25, 2016

The Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi (MP) will embark on a follow up visit to Kwaggafontein, Mpumalanga. The Minister is on her campaign trail to inform young people about the opportunities available in the Information Communications and Technology (ICT) and the benefits of Digital...

Monday, November 14, 2016

14 November 2016

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni Abrahams, will on Friday, 25 November 2016 recognise the stellar achievements of learners who have successfully completed the Film and Television Skills Programme.

These are 35...

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

8 November 2016

Minister Faith Muthambi as a member of the Inter- Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Elections is visiting Limpopo  today for the Municipal by-Elections to be held on Wednesday, 9 November 2016.

In Limpopo the by –Elections will be held in...

Friday, November 4, 2016

4 November 2016

The Minister of Communications, Ms. Faith Muthambi, has been invited by the Amplifying Community Voices Students Association (ACVoSA), which operates as part of the Institute for Rural Development at the University of Venda, a voluntary body of...

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

2 November 2016

Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams in collaboration with the National Film & Video Foundation (NFVF) will, on Thursday, 3 November, 2016 launch the book; the Praised Breadwinner.

The book is written by...

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

25 October 2016

The Minister of Communication, Ms Faith Muthambi will deliver closing remarks at the Africa Editors Forum and Press Officers Engagement in Pretoria

The Minister of Communication, Ms Faith Muthambi will deliver closing remarks at the...

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

25 October 2016

Deputy Minister of Communications to hand over the Top ICT Youth Leader Award at the inaugural ICT archievers awards

On Thursday, 27 October 2016, the Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-...

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

25 October 2016

The Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi, will lead the event to mark the first phase of the Analogue Switch-Off (ASO) on Friday, 28 October 2016 in the Northern Cape. This major national milestone forms part of the country’s...

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

4 October 2016

Brand South Africa brings together the theory and practice on Nation Branding

Brand South Africa will tomorrow Wednesday 5 October 2016 host the inaugural University Dialogue which will see academics and other...

Friday, September 23, 2016

23 September 2016

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will attend the heritage day celebration in honour of the late choral music composer Dr SJ Khosa on Saturday 24th of September 2016 in Mtititi village, Malamulele, Limpopo.

This year, marks...

Thursday, September 22, 2016

22 September 2016

Minister of communications Ms Faith Muthambi will address the annual general conference of the United African Apostolic Church this coming Sunday, the 25th of September 2016, at the church's headquarters in Nzhelele. The United African...

Saturday, September 17, 2016

17 September 2016

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will deliver a keynote address at the 2016 Limpopo Sports and Recreation Awards on Saturday night, 17th of September 2016. The awards, to be held in Polokwane, recognise talented athletes who have...

Friday, September 16, 2016

16 September 2016

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will deliver a keynote address at the launch of bi-monthly Christian newspaper on Saturday 17th of September 2016 in Krugersdorp, Johannesburg. Currently, the Christian News is circulated in four...

Friday, September 16, 2016

16 Sep 2016

Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will, on Monday 19 September 2016, officially launch the Annual ‘Thusong Service Centre Week’ in Mossel Bay’s Thusong Service Centre, Western Cape.

The Deputy Minister will be...

Thursday, September 15, 2016

15 Sep 2016

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi to address the first inaugural Annual General Meeting of the Eersterus Community Radio at the Civic Centre in Eersterus, East of Pretoria on the 16th of September.  ”Governance and sustainability of...

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

13 September 2016

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will deliver a keynote address at the 3rd Joint Annual State Owned Enterprises Procurement Forum (SOEPF) and the State Owned Entities Communicators Association (SOECA) awards on Wednesday 14th of...

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

7 September 2016

>>> Programme

Brand South Africa will host the inaugural University Dialogue on Wednesday 5 October 2016 at the University of Pretoria.

The one day exchange aims to assess the theoretical discourse around the discipline...

Thursday, September 1, 2016

1 September 2016

The registration for set-top-boxes is gaining traction. This Saturday on the 3rd of September 2016, Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi, will lead a Broadcasting Digital Migration public awareness campaign to inform community members...

Thursday, August 25, 2016

25 Aug

Leaders in ICT and Broadcasting to engage on the empowerment of women in digital business

On Tuesday, 30 August 2016, the Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will engage with women in ICT and broadcasting on empowerment...

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

17 August 2016

The Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi, will host a Media Transformation, Accountability and Diversity Colloquium on the 25th and the 26th of August 2016 at Freedom Park, Pretoria.

“We take stock of the transformation that has...

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

17 August 2016

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni Abrahams will, on Saturday, 20 August 2016, engage with women in media on building success in the industry.

This engagement seeks to bring together over 200 female journalists,...

Friday, August 12, 2016

12 Aug 2016

Minister of Communications to give keynote address at 60-year celebrations of the historic uniting reformed church in Tshilidzini, Tshisaulu, Limpopo

As South Africa commemorates Women’s Month, Minister of...

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

10 Aug 2016

Johannesburg, Wednesday 10 August 2016 – Media are invited to join the Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi at the inaugural Nation Brand Forum hosted by Brand South Africa, on Wednesday 24 August 2016 at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton.

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

4 August 2016

Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni Abrahams will, on Friday, 05 August 2016, deliver a keynote address at the Communications Students Association (COMSA) 16th Annual Media Conference at UNISA, Pretoria.

The conference themed, “the...

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

27 July 2016

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will hold an Imbizo at the village of Mphambo in Limpopo on the 29th of July 2016. The purpose of this Imbizo is to share information about government programmes and encourage community members living in...

Monday, July 25, 2016

25 July 2016

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni Abrahams, will hand over bicycles and school shoes to learners of Hlophe High and Remington Primary Schools in Uthukela District, KZN on 26 July 2016.

This is in partnership with the...

Monday, July 25, 2016

 25 July 2016

The Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi together with the CEO of the Independent Electoral Commission will address a Community Newspaper...

Monday, July 18, 2016

18 July 2016

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni Abrahams will, on Tuesday 19 July 2016, lead a youth information and career EXPO in Manyisane, Mqanduli.

This programme is a response to a call made by the young people of Mqanduli who...

Friday, July 15, 2016

15 July 2016

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will give a keynote address at the Tshikona Dance and Music Annual Cultural Event on the 16th of July 2016 in Saulsville, Pretoria.

The South African cultural dance and music industry is a hive...

Thursday, July 14, 2016

14 July 2016

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni Abrahams will, on Friday 15 July 2016, conduct an information awareness drive and hand over blankets and dignity packs to indigent households and elderly citizens in Dutywa, Eastern Cape....

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

12 July 2016

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni Abrahams will, on Wednesday 13 July 2016, interact with elderly citizens in Nyanga, Western Cape.

The outreach programme will include serving the elderly...

Thursday, July 7, 2016

7 July 2016

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will on the 9th of July 2016 re-open four classrooms that were destroyed by a storm at Peninghotsa High School, in Mhinga Village, Limpopo.

The reroofing, and refurbishing of the school was...

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

6 July 2016

Communications Minister Ms Faith Muthambi will this Friday lead a campaign to inform community members of Ga-Mothapo Village, Polokwane, about government’s Broadcasting Digital Migration.

As part of this visit, Minister Muthambi will oversee...

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

29 June 2016

On 29 June 2016, Deputy Ministers of Communications and Public Enterprises will launch the documentary, Ithubalami: my rehabilitation path to new beginnings.
 
The documentary mainly focuses on youth in conflict with the law and further...

Friday, June 24, 2016

24 June 2016

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will on 25th of June 2016 unveil a Commemorative Plaque of Radio Zibonelo in Khyalestha, Cape Town.

“It is our mandate as the Department of Communications through the Independent Communications...

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

15 June 2016

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi, together with the SABC Foundation, will on the 17th of June 2016 hand over a mobile library to the community of Maniini, in Thohoyandou, Limpopo.  This mobile library adds a unique element in that it...

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

31 May 2016

The registration for the Set-top-Boxes for Broadcasting Digital Migration moved to another level in April when the department decided to kick-start door to door registration process for qualifying indigent households. Qualifying residents of...

Friday, May 27, 2016

27 May 2016

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will on Monday, 30 May deliver a lecture to commemorate Africa Month at the University of South Africa (UNISA). Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) has formed a...

Friday, May 20, 2016

20 May 2016

The Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi (MP) will, on Monday, 23 May 2016 engage with the community in Tshino village, Vuwani Limpopo  as part of the activities of the Inter-ministerial Committee (IMC) on Vuwani as established by His...

Friday, May 13, 2016

13 May 2016

Members of the media are invited to a media networking session with Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi and Executive Mayor of Vhembe District Municipality, Councillor, Tshitereke Matibe to engage on the process pertaining to the consultations on...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

11 April 2016

The Deputy Minister of  Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will, on Saturday, 14 May 2016 hand over sanitary pads to over 100 young women in Msawawa informal settlement in Kya Sands.

The hand over will be proceeded by the launch of...

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

10 May 2016

Minister of Communications akes DTT public awareness to  Makuleke in Limpopo

Good progress is being made in the migration of broadcasting services from analogue to digital TV. Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi takes the broadcasting...

Friday, May 6, 2016

6 May 2016

The Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will table the Budget Vote of the Department of Communications in the National Assembly, Cape Town on Friday, 6th May 2016.  Minister Muthambi will in her speech outline some of the successes of the...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

4 May 2016

Ensuring a happy period, restoring the sanitary dignity of young women at Tshegofatsong Special School for the severely disabled

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has joined...

Friday, April 29, 2016

29 Apr 2016

Communications Minister, Faith Muthambi, MP, will be the keynote speaker at a gala dinner to celebrate Giyani Community Radio’s (GCR) two years on the airwaves on Friday, April 29 2016. 
GCR FM which started broadcasting on April 18, 2014 will...

Friday, April 29, 2016

29 April 2016

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will host Temper Mafumadi soccer tournament in Malamulele and Levubu, Limpopo in the spirit of promoting social cohesion.

Eight teams from that area will take it to the field of play on the 30th...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

 26 April 2016

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni Abrahams will, on Friday, 29 April 2016, conduct a project monitoring visit of the online video editing course currently underway in Johannesburg.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

20 April 2016

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi is set to deliver keynote address at the “2nd EThekwini Social Cohesion Conference” on the 21st of April 2016,
Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.

EThekwini Municipality was first city to...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

14 Apr 2016

In line with the 2016 State of the Nation Address (SONA) pronouncements and government priorities, the Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams (MP) will lead a post SoNA Information Seminar in the Mbhashe Local Municipality,...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

13 April 2016

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi takes the migration public awareness campaign to the community of Tiyani (Magoro) in Limpopo on 17 March 2016. 
The campaign aims to educate and inform South Africans about the benefits of digital...

Friday, April 8, 2016

8 Apr 2016

Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Mr Enver Surty will on Sunday 10 April 2016 deliver a keynote address at the closing event of the National Imbizo Focus Week under the theme “Together we move South Africa Forward – Grow South Africa." The Deputy...

Friday, April 1, 2016

1 April 2016

Acting Minister of Communications, Mosebenzi Zwane will on Monday, 4 April 2016 officially launch the fourth National Imbizo Focus Week under the theme “Together we move South Africa Forward “at Ga-Seleka, in Lephalale, Limpopo Province.

The Focus Week...

Thursday, March 17, 2016

17 March 2016

On 21 March 2016, the Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams in collaboration with the National Application Centre and Department of Correctional Services, will embark on an oversight visit to the Boksburg Juvenile Correctional...

Thursday, March 10, 2016

10 March 2016

In line with the 2016 State of the Nation Address (SONA) pronouncements and government priorities, the Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams (MP) will lead a post SoNA Information Seminar in the Camdeboo Local Municipality,...

Monday, March 7, 2016

7 Mar 2016

Department of Communications to Present Broadcasting Amendment Bill before Portfolio Committee on Communications

The Department of Communications will present the Broadcasting Amendment...

Monday, February 22, 2016

22 February 2016

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi together with the Film Publications Board, an entity of the Department of Communications will present the Films and Publications Amendment Bill before Parliament's Portfolio Committee on...

Monday, January 18, 2016

 

18 January 2016

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will visit a number of schools in Limpopo to hand out tablets to the best performing schools. The Minister will also hand out school shoes to learners coming from poor homes. In total 150...

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

29 December 2015

Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi, will visit patients at Evuxakeni Hospital in Giyani on the  31st of  December 2015 to give them moral support, comfort and encouragement.

In addition to spending time with patients, Minister...

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

9 December 2015

As part of the Broadcasting Digital Migration project, Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will install  first batch of  government subsidised Set-Top-Boxes (STB’s) to the community of Keimoes, Kai Garib Municipality, Northern Cape on...

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

8 Dec 2015

The Deputy Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni Abrahams to deliver The Keynote address at the International Institute of Communications (IIC)Telecommunication and Media Forum on The 9 December 2015 at  08h30 at...

Thursday, December 3, 2015

3 December 2015

Deputy Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will give a message of support to the National Prosecution Authority- led Imbizo and later host the Christmas party for the elderly in Diepsloot as she continues with the second part of the Imbizo....

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

2 December 2015

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will attend the International Development Cooperation meeting on Gender and Media from the 7th to 10th December 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland. The Minister will also give an opening statement and chair...

Friday, November 27, 2015

27 November 2015

Government will embark on the National Imbizo Focus Week from the 30th November to 6th December 2015 to engage with communities and various stakeholders. Izimbizo are a two-way unmediated and interactive information sharing platforms, a...

Thursday, November 26, 2015

26 November 2015

Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will deliver a keynote address at the 2nd Annual Alfred Nzo communications and media awards on Friday, 27th November 2015 at Maluti Civic Centre,...

Thursday, November 26, 2015

 26 November 2015

Minister of Communications Faith Muthambi will open the National Imbizo Focus Week on Monday 30th November 2015 in Lephalale, Limpopo. The primary aim of the National Imbizo Focus Week is to create an engaging and interactive information...

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

24 November 2015

Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi, will attend the SADC Meeting of Ministers responsible for Public Information and Communications from the 26th to the 27th  of November 2015 in Maseru, Lesotho.  

During this two-day visit Minister...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

18 Nov 2015

Minister of Communications and Eastern Cape Premier to hold Broadcasting Digital Migration Awareness Campaign in Nyandeni, Mthatha in the Eastern Cape

Minister of Communications Ms...

Thursday, November 12, 2015

12 November 2015

Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi will host the 3rd annual National Batho Pele Excellence Awards (NBPEA) on Friday, 13 November 2015. Ms Muthambi is the Acting Minister for the Public Service and Administration during the period of absence of...

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

4 November 2015

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi takes the broadcasting digital migration public awareness campaign to the community of Rustenburg in Northwest on the 7th of November, 2015.  The Minister will be accompanied by the Premier of the...

Monday, October 26, 2015

26 October 2015

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi takes the migration public awareness campaign to the community of Bushbuckridge in Mpumalanga on the 30th of October, 2015. 

Registration of households that are to receive set top boxes has...

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

13 October 2015

Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will address the Gala dinner at the Film and Publication Conference (FPB), on Tuesday, 13th October 2015.

The FPB, in collaboration with International Association of Internet Hotlines (INHOPE...

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

29 September 2015

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi takes the first TV households registration process to the Square Kilometre Array area, Keimoes, Northern Cape.

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will take the first digital...

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

16 September 2015

Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi will unveil the SABC’s new multi-purpose studio full HD on Wednesday 16th, September, 2015. The studio will service SABC Sport and SABC News respectively, using the latest technology equipment and...

Thursday, September 10, 2015

10 September 2015

Minister of Communication Ms Faith Muthambi will share a podium with Advocate Gerri Nel in a launch of a forensic investigations book titled: Legislative Principle and Investigative Practice. The book launch will be held in Centurion, Pretoria on the 11th...

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

2 September 2015

Deputy Minister spearheads the drive towards improving quality of education through ICTs and modern technologies.

Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams (MP) together with the Chairperson...

Friday, August 21, 2015

21 August 2015

The Deputy Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will lead a Women’s Dialogue at the Tshwane University of Technology on Friday, 21st August 2015. This is part of the Women’s month celebration.

Members of the media are invited...

Monday, August 17, 2015

17 Aug 2015

Deputy Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams to deliver the Keynote address at the Soweto TV’s Premiere Graduation Ceremony

Deputy Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni Abrahams will deliver a keynote address at the...

Friday, August 14, 2015

14 August 2015

Gone are the days when women’s involvement in business means getting catering and cleaning services tenders. Women particularly those in semi-urban and rural areas, have the expertise and knowledge to become key role-players in the mainstream...

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

11 August 2015

Under the stewardship of the Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi, the Digital Terrestrial Television Programme Management Office (DTT-PMO) will on Tuesday, 11th of August 2015, present a status report on the DTT project to a joint...

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

22 July 2015

The Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi, will visit China from the 23rd to the 27th of July 2015 to interact with her Chinese counterparts on various issues relating to communications.

During the five-day visit to Beijing, Muthambi...

Monday, July 20, 2015

20 July 2015

Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will do her 67-minute bit on the 21st July 2015, Kwalindile Village in Mthatha, Eastern Cape

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams in partnership with...

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

15 July 2015

Deputy Minister of Communications (DoC), Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will visit the North West province on Thursday, 16th July. She will participate in the Setsokotsane programme alongside Premier of the North West, Supra Mahumapelo.

The Deputy...

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

14 July 2015

Deputy Minister of Communications (DoC), Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will deliver a keynote address at the Association of Independent Publishers (AIP), Media24 and the Fibre Processing and Manufacturing (FP&M) SETA dinner that will be held to...

Friday, July 10, 2015

10 July 2015

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) will host a Public Sector Manager (PSM) Forum on Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) in Kimberley, Northern Cape.

The Acting Director General of the department of Communications, Mr Ndivhuho...

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

1 Jul 2015

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will address the community of Ratanda at an Imbizo to be held at Heidelberg in Gauteng on Friday 3rd July 2015. 

The Minister will also deliver a presentation on the critical role of the digital...

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

24 June 2015

Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will host a Youth Dialogue on 25 June, 2015 at Albert Moroka High School in Thaba-Nchu, Free State province.

The Deputy Minister will be joined by representatives from the Free State provincial...

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

 23 June 2015

The Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi, will on Wednesday 24th June 2015, visit Namibia to meet her counterpart, Minister of Information Communications & Technology, Tjekero Tweya.

The purpose...

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

17 June 2015

The Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi, will host an Imbizo in Gugulethu, in the Western Cape Province on Friday. The Imbizo will give the community of Gugulethu and surrounding areas the opportunity to raise challenges facing youth...

Monday, June 15, 2015

15 June 2015

Johannesburg, Sunday 14 June 2015 – Brand South Africa in partnership with the SABC will commemorate Youth Day by reinvigorating the spirit of pride, patriotism and active citizenship among young people in the Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth.

...

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

10 June 2015

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Hon. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will give a keynote address at the launch and live screening of the premiere episode of a youth television talk show called “Before Forever After” on Soweto TV (DStv Channel 251...

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

9 June 2015

Minister of Communications Faith Muthambi will on Wednesday 10th June 2015, visit Maputo in Mozambique to meet her counterpart, Minister of Transport and Communications Carlos Fortes Mesquita.

The purpose of the visit is to address potential...

Thursday, June 4, 2015

4 June 2015

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) in partnership with the University of Free State and Child Welfare Bloemfontein, will host a dialogue on 05 June 2015, on the protection of children online as part of the Child Protection Week activities in...

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

3 June 2015

Programme

Minister Faith Muthambi declared in her Budget vote that the process to establish the Department of Communications has been completed, ready to serve under the theme, “ New Department: New Possibilities”.

On the 3rd June,...

Thursday, May 21, 2015

21 May 2015

Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams (MP) intensifies her campaign of making IT fashionable to rural schools. On Friday, 22 May 2015, she will be at Ngangolwandle High School, in Elliotdale, Mbhashe Local Municipality,...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

19 May 2015

Minister Faith Muthambi will tomorrow brief media on the Department of Communications Budget Vote  following a community interaction in Gugulethu. The Minister and Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will later deliver Budget Vote speeches in the National...

Monday, May 18, 2015

18 May 2015

As part of the Pre-Budget Vote for the Department of Communications, the Deputy Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will on Tuesday 19 May 2015, engage with journalism students of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT...

Monday, May 18, 2015

 18 May 2015

The Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi will on the 20th of May 2015 interact with the community of Gugulethu in Western Cape Province as part of the government Public Participation Programme. 

The Deputy Minister of Communications...

Monday, May 18, 2015

18 May 2015

Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams (MP) intensifies her campaign of making IT fashionable to rural schools. On Friday, 22 May 2015, she will be at Ngangolwandle High School, in Elliotdale, Mbhashe Local Municipality,...

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

6 May 2015

The Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi will be joining the acting Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Tshwane University of Technology, Prof Lourens van Staden, as a guest speaker at the graduation ceremony for the Faculty of...

Thursday, April 23, 2015

23 April 2015

The Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi will visit Musina Township to engage stakeholders this week to take forward the message that government and the country stand against violence against the foreign nationals.

Members of the media are invited...

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

21 April 2015

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) is conducting national public engagements to allow South Africans the opportunity to give input on the draft Online Regulation Policy. The consultations begin in April through to June 2015.

The draft...

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

14 April 2015

The FPB is embarking on national public consultations which will begin in April through June 2015.

The Draft Online Regulation Policy is available for public viewing and comment. Have your say; attend the public engagements in your region...

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

1 Apr 2015

Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams (MP), accompanied by Executive Mayor, Ms Eunice Diko and Umzimvubu Mayor Councillor Phangwa will on Tuesday, 07 April 2015 visit Siqhingeni village, ward 10 in Mt...

Friday, February 6, 2015

6 February 2015

On 10 February 2015, the Film and Publication Board in conjunction with the Department of Communications, Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Digital You, Childline SA, Google, Media Monitoring Africa, SaveTNet and UNISA Youth Research Unit...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

21 January 2015

As part of back to school month programme, Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will on Thursday, 29 January 2015 visit Cunningham SSS in Toleni Village, Butterworth to handover stationery, school bags, and Information...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

21 January 2015

The Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi will on Thursday, 22 January 2015, launch the South African Chapter of the 2015 SADC Media Awards Competition.
The objective of the awards are to encourage media practitioners in member...

Thursday, December 11, 2014

11 December 2014

Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi adopted ward 14 in Willow Fountain, Imbali township, after realising challenges experienced by the people in this township.

This visit emanates from the Presidential Imbizo with was held in...

Monday, December 8, 2014

8 December 2014

Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi will be the key note speaker at the Soul Buddyz Club National Congress awards ceremony. The Minister will be recognizing the clubs outstanding performance, their partnership with SABC1 and its member...

Friday, December 5, 2014

Deputy Minister of Communications Stella Tembisa Ndabeni-Abrahams will lead a South African delegation to Dubai, UAE where Brand South Africa will host a networking session to position South Africa as a globally competitive destination that is open for business on Tuesday 9 December 2014. 

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Friday, November 28, 2014

28 November 2014

On Friday 28 November, Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni- Abrahams will attend the Gagasi FM annual stakeholder gala dinner at Umhlanga Rocks in Durban where she will give a key note address.  After the key note address, she will go to the South...

Thursday, November 20, 2014

20 November 2014

Prominent members in the field of communications particularly in Government Communication, Civil Society Organizations and community media will converge at DOC Parliamentary Imbizo Hall, Cape Town in two separate Imbizo sessions as referred above organised...

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

19 November 2014

Deputy Minister of Communications Ms. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will on Friday 21 November 2014 host a stakeholder engagement in Parys, Ngwathe Municipality, Free State. This visit which will include sessions with government communicators and the...

Friday, November 14, 2014

14 November 2014

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will participate at the Global Mentoring Walk hosted by The Passionate Professional – a Leadership Incubator founded by Hema Vallabh, an alumna of the Fortune Global Women’s...

Thursday, November 13, 2014

13 November 2014

Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi, will today answer Oral Questions in the National Council of Provinces.

The questions are part of the Economic Cluster 4 and replies will focus on amongst others media independence and...

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

12 November 2014

Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi will embark on an outreach sectoral Imbizo in the Free State, Bloemfontein on Friday, 14 November 2014.

Later on the same day Minister Muthambi will host a stakeholder engagement session with...

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will be the keynote speaker at the City of Tshwane Media Development and Diversity Summit hosted by the Executive Mayor, Kgosientso Ramokgopa.

The summit will culminate in a development compact with the media, the community,...

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
11 November 2014  

Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi, will brief the media on the overall work of the department focusing on the finalisation of South Africa's digital migration implementation roadmap and the initiative to guide content development for the DTT environment...

Thursday, November 6, 2014

6 November 2014

Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi will on 7 November 2014 embark on a ministerial outreach visit to Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal province. The Minister will host a post presidential Imbizo reflection with councilors from Embali...

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

5 November 2014

Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will on Friday 07 November 2014 conduct a 20 Years of Freedom lecture at Falsebay College in Khayelitsha. The Deputy Minister’s day will commence with an anti-corruption activation at...

Thursday, October 30, 2014

30 October 2014

This year’s GovTech conference and exhibition hosted by the State Information Technology Agency (SITA) will focus on the state of e-government adoption in South Africa, examining a number of the challenges limiting the reach and impact of e-...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

22 October 2014

Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will on 24 October 2014 host sectoral imbizo in Limpopo, Sekhukhune district at Fetakgomo Municipality, Apel, Tau Makotsane Community hall.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

...

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

21 October 2014

Deputy Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will on Thursday 23 October 2014 host stakeholder engagement in Kimberly, Northern Cape. This visit which will encompass sessions with government communicators and the media is a...

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

7 October 2014

Please note that this event has been cancelled 

The Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi will interact with the North West Provincial Communicators Forum, Community Development Workers (CDWs) and community media representatives...

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

7 Oct 2014

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will on Wednesday, 8 October 2014 host Digital Day in partnership with Mxit. The Department of Communications (formerly GCIS) has joined a host of brands and organisations by launching...

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

10 October 2014

Are we really the worst in the world? Excellence must start in our communities?

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