Justice department suffers another cyber attack

The department’s electronic payment system for third-party funds is temporarily suspended after attempts to compromise the system.


CSIR uses predictive tool to forecast 2024 poll results

The research council plans to utilise mathematics and statistical algorithms to predict the outcome of the national and provincial elections.


Google, Liquid build new cable to connect SA, Australia

Dubbed Umoja − the Swahili word for unity − it is the first fibre-optic route to directly connect Africa with Australia.


IEC opens hi-tech National Results Operating Centre

The Midrand-based facility is powered by digital infrastructure, innovative technologies and high-speed WiFi from BCX and Openserve.


SARB cracks cyber security whip on payments firms

The central bank issues a cyber security directive to payments providers in the face of new threats enabled by emerging technologies.

Reunert22 May

Port disruptions hit Reunert’s revenue

The firm’s revenue was impacted by port and logistics disruptions that “developed rapidly and persisted throughout the reporting period”.


New info hub fact-checks election material

Africa Check’s Election Information Hub focuses on the accuracy of claims made by the three major political parties.


Microsoft injects R1.3bn into SA economy in BEE deal

The investment agreement between Microsoft SA and the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition will prioritise skills development in artificial intelligence.


Top ICT tenders: SITA seeks varsity accreditation

The State IT Agency aims to give its training arm enough of a boost to warrant accreditation with MICT SETA and the Quality Council for Trade and Occupations.


SA's 'outdated' Electronic Comms Act stifles fair competition

The Act is dated and does not address the current environment, such as the evolving market that now includes OTT players, says a telco industry body.


ICASA outlines target to connect public institutions

Licensees are on track to ensure 50% of schools, clinics, hospitals and libraries are connected by 31 March 2025, says ICASA.

Eskom20 May

ITWeb TV: SA ‘unlikely’ to have load-shedding in 2025, says Nyati

Eskom chairman Mteto Nyati reveals the strategy the company took to ease load-shedding, the unbundling of the firm and plans to reduce debt.