Solar players respond to scrapping of relief package

While the decision to bring the solar tax break incentive to a halt was expected amid fiscal constraints, industry players are still disappointed.


Data breaches rising at alarming rate, says InfoReg

South Africa’s Information Regulator reveals data breach notifications of as many as 150 a month, up from 56 this time last year.


SA Connect phase two roll out continues

The communications department to continue rolling out the second phase of government’s broadband project, with R2.4 billion set aside to implement the project over the medium-term.


Comms dept budget shrinks

The communications ministry to contend with shrinking budget, as Cabinet approves reductions to the department’s fiscal allocation by R727.9 million over the medium-term period.


R964m to rev up SA’s e-vehicle roadmap

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition reprioritises R964 million for the transition to electric vehicles, in support of implementing of SA’s electric vehicle roadmap.


SARS deploys CCTV tech to beat illicit tobacco

The taxman turns to CCTV and related tech at licensed tobacco manufacturers, in an effort to address the high levels of illicit tobacco.

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Wipro, CAPACITI partner to deliver differentiated job readiness

The companies have launched a programme that offers technical skills development and the environmental know-how to apply these skills in work environments.


EXCLUSIVE: InfoReg cracks whip on pesky direct marketing calls

South Africa’s Information Regulator takes a strong stance against telemarketers, deciding that telemarketing by telephone constitutes electronic communication.


Joburg Library Service launches digital literacy competition

The city unveils a digital literacy programme aimed at introducing high school pupils to reading online and the productive use of mobile devices.


Empowering SA's utility sector: Strategic transition to smart technologies

Municipalities and private sector companies are spearheading the replacement of legacy metering infrastructure with smart metering for electricity and water utilities.


Free WiFi for ‘all townships’ beyond 2024, says Lesufi

Premier Panyaza Lesufi details Gauteng’s R2.7 billion investment in broadband, in an effort to ensure reliable connectivity for the region.


Top ICT tenders: SITA ramps up tender activity

Hot on the heels of the appointment of an acting MD, the State IT Agency’s procurement arm pushes through new advertisements.