IT in Government

ICT Tenders: Return to tech

National Tender Bulletin sees several government entities making their first forays onto the tech marketplace for the year.


Telegram DDOS attack linked to Hong Kong protests

Telegram users in the Americas and other countries experienced connection issues.


SMEs accuse Gauteng Broadband Network of corruption

The SMEs claim corrupt government officials are the architects of their troubles, as they favour working with bigger and established companies with deep pockets.


Pinky Kekana: 4IR must benefit South Africans

The deputy communications minister calls on the tech industry to help create a brighter future for all South Africans.


4IR commission starts work

The commission, appointed by president Cyril Ramaphosa in April, holds its first work session.


SA’s SMEs must benchmark with BRICS peers in digital economy

Collaborations among BRICS countries are important and must be encouraged, says Sunil Geness, SA representative at the BRICS XI International IT Forum.


AI pilot results at Limpopo clinic set to change face of public healthcare

A pilot initiative implemented by Microsoft partner Mint Group and the Limpopo Department of Health at Rethabile Clinic, Polokwane, proves the viability of intelligent healthcare at government clinics.

10 Jun

China warns foreign tech firms after Huawei ban

The Chinese government cautions global ICT firms that they could face dire consequences if they co-operate with the US ban on sales.


GovChat appoints board chairman

The government citizen engagement service names Michael "Motty" Sacks as chairman of the board.

7 Jun

eBook: 2030 smart communities

Envisioning new possibilities for state and local governments.


Communications ministry merger still in the works

The departments are still finding their footing to unify the two ministries, despite having a head-start in the government consolidation process.