Ndabeni-Abrahams apologises for ‘breaching’ lockdown rules
The minister issues a public apology via social media, conveying her “deepest regret” for violating lockdown regulations.
SCOPA zeroes in on Gauteng’s controversial IT security tender
The Standing Committee on Public Accounts says it had concerns about the month-to-month Security Operation Centre contract, despite allowing it to be fast-tracked.
Ndabeni-Abrahams placed on special leave, ordered to deliver public apology
President Cyril Ramaphosa decides to suspend communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams for two months, after she violates the country’s lockdown regulations.
GreenCape, Treasury launch R488m fund for green SMMEs
The Green Outcomes Fund has been established to grow green small, medium and micro enterprises in SA.
Govt drags heels in providing COVID-19 stats, say data journalists
The Media Hack Collective is calling for help to lobby government to release coronavirus data more frequently to avoid misinformation.
WCape app gives entrepreneurs, small business a jump-start
The provincial government unveils an app version of its small business and entrepreneurship support and resource tool, JUMP.
COVID-19: Unpacking new regulations for ICT industry
The ICASA Regulations set out minimum standards that licensees must adhere to during the COVID-19 national state of disaster.
Comms minister in hot water for ‘breaking’ lockdown rules
Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will face president Cyril Ramaphosa after a social media post purports her to be breaking lockdown rules.
Govt policy, range anxiety hinder EV adoption in SA
Government’s policy framework and a host of other conditions do not favour electric vehicle adoption in SA, says the uYilo eMobility Programme.
Facebook, YouTube up fight against 5G, COVID-19 falsehoods
Amid the surge of social media rumours linking coronavirus to 5G technologies, some platforms have stepped up the fight against the baseless claims.
SA health experts amend telemedicine guidelines amid COVID-19
The Health Professions Council of South Africa cautions members that ethical rules of conduct are still applicable to telehealth.