IT in Government

ICT Tenders: Election ripple

Last week's National Tender Bulletin saw government purchasing sidetracked by the politics of the day.


Gauteng education kicks off 2020 online admissions

Gauteng education's online registrations for grades one and eight commence today, as the department prepares for learners for the 2020 academic year.


How vulnerable is South Africa to cyber attack?

The situation is "pretty shocking" when it comes to SA's vulnerability, warns cyber security expert Craig Rosewarne.


Move to decentralise electricity sector lauded

A renewables industry body welcomes government's drive to open up the market to smaller-scale green energy projects.


Consumers warm up to self-driving vehicles

People believe the biggest benefit of using a self-driving vehicle is having more free time to focus on other things, according to a Ford survey.


Trump declares ICT threat emergency amid Huawei fallout

US president Donald Trump issues an executive order, declaring a national emergency over ICT threats, in a move believed to be targeting Huawei.


CompComm wants Naspers' acquisition of WeBuyCars blocked

The commission recommends the proposed acquisition of WeBuyCars by an entity of the Naspers Group be prohibited.


SA commits to green energy but can't ditch coal yet

Energy minister Jeff Radebe says the country is not yet ready to ditch coal, although it is investing in renewable energy.


Government-led data science programme gets into gear

Government takes the first steps towards building a capable fourth industrial revolution army, as it readies to train a million young people in data science and related skills by 2030.


USAASA, set-top box installers at loggerheads

Set-top box installation companies accuse USAASA's chief executive of delaying the advancement of small businesses, but Lumko Mtimde says their allegations are unfounded.


2020 online learner registrations postponed

The Gauteng education department moves the opening of the grade one and eight learner admissions site to 20 May.