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Diversity Sought on Digital Television Platform

Independent Communications Authority

The Independent Communications Authority has published regulations to promote diversity and competition on the digital television platform.

According to a notice in the Government Gazette (37929 / 682 of 22 August 2014) they have been drawn up in terms of the Electronic Communications Act (36 of 2005) and their purpose is to:

ICASA Eyes Tighter BBBEE Regulations

Independent Communications Authority

The Independent Communications Authority (ICASA) says it’s planning for new broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) regulations next year.

Briefing the new communications committee in parliament, an ICASA representative said it would “shortly commence an inquiry into the state of BBBEE in the information and communications technology sector, which will lead to new BBBEE regulations in 2015”.

No Plans to Prevent Pension Payouts


Cabinet has sought to reassure jittery workers that government has no intention of preventing them from claiming their pensions when changing jobs.

In a statement following its latest meeting, cabinet claimed that some workers were concerned that as from next year, government would clamp down on pension withdrawals.