IT in Government
4:20

SA universities must lead Industry 4.0 curriculum

Minister Naledi Pandor wants to see more higher learning institutions offer education courses that speak to the fourth industrial revolution.

2:40

ICASA's Rubben Mohlaloga removed from office

Following the National Assembly resolution to remove the chairperson from office, minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams fires him with immediate effect.

5:20
Wednesday

Renewables debate rages as Eskom woes deepen

Energy experts are at odds over the costs associated with coal versus renewables, as Eskom struggles to keep the lights on.

3:40

Tshwane promises more free WiFi hubs

A thousand free WiFi sites will come online over the next three years, doubling the number of available connectivity hotspots in the City of Tshwane.

3:30

SA's new sci-tech roadmap speaks to Industry 4.0

The new science, technology and innovation policy looks to ensure SA benefits from the rapid technological shifts brought by the fourth industrial revolution.

2:20

Tech education start-up targets Free State schools

The Closed-loop Learner Network promises to place 20 000 fully-resourced e-learning tablets in the hands of Free State learners this year.

10:10

ICT Tenders: Election ready

This week's National Tender Bulletin sees the Electoral Commission getting its system into gear.

4:30

Spectrum policy direction coming 'soon'

Despite government's assurance of prompt action to license spectrum, the comms ministry reveals it is still engaged in consultations on the way forward.

2:30
15 Mar

Facebook works to reduce fake news as SA elections near

The company says it aims to reduce the spread of misinformation and protect election integrity.

0:50

Home affairs portal goes offline

The Department of Home Affairs announces a brief time-out of its online applications tool, noting the service will be back up on Monday.

2:00

Building South African smart cities

Smart cities can improve infrastructure management and quality of life, while enhancing government visibility and transparency, and growing the economy.