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3:20

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.

1:50

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.

3:30

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.

4:10

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.

4:00

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.

2:40
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”.

4:40

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.

4:10

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.

7:40

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.

5:50

SA's 'outdated' Electronic Comms Act stifles fair competition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

3:00
ICASA20 May

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.

7:50
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.