How Cwele 'protected' Dina Pule's pals

02 August 2015 - 02:00 By MZILIKAZI wa AFRIKA, STEPHAN HOFSTATTER and PIET RAMPEDI

Telecommunications Minister Siyabonga Cwele stands accused of protecting two senior officials who lied to parliament to help his predecessor, Dina Pule, and who rigged a R756-million tender to go to a company owned by an alleged crony of hers. Internal disciplinary hearings recommended that Themba Phiri, deputy director-general for ICT policy and strategy, and Sam Vilakazi, who was deputy director-general of administration, should be fired for several offences they were found guilty of last mon...

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