Has new communications minister Solly Malatsi, the first non-ANC politician to look after the portfolio in the post-1994 democratic era, been handed a hospital pass by President Cyril Ramaphosa?

Malatsi has a mountain on his plate, made up of the SABC (which urgently needs a new funding model), the digital television migration project (long past its deadline and looking increasingly irrelevant), the mess at the State IT Agency and the broken Post Office...

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