IT in Government
2:20

Ireland hunts for ICT deals in SA

The country embarks on a trade mission in SA, looking to invest in information and communication technologies.

1:20
Friday

Ramaphosa receives draft 4IR blueprint

The fourth industrial revolution commission presents a draft diagnostic report on SA’s 4IR agenda.

2:50
Friday

CSIR restructuring to impact staff

The organisation hands out section 189 notices to staff members as it pursues a new strategy.

8:50

ICT Tenders – Government returns to spending

This week’s National Tender Bulletin sees government bouncing back from financial woes with a shopping spree.

3:00

Blockchain-based property register pilot in the works

The pilot study area consists of almost 1 000 properties in four sites in Khayelitsha’s Makhaza location in Cape Town.

4:00

Google boosts free WiFi access for Cape Town

The company commits to connect SA’s underserved communities, with Cape Town the beneficiary of Google Station.

4:50

MTN, Naspers commit multibillion-rand investments in SA

The companies heed president Cyril Ramaphosa call at the ongoing South Africa Investment Conference.

1:30

AWS pledges R365m towards SME empowerment

Trade and industry department and AWS agree to help bring black-owned small ICT businesses into the mainstream economy.

8:10

ICASA sets off down the spectrum road

Despite some weaknesses and problem areas, the ICASA roadmap marks a crucial first step in getting spectrum rubber out on the ICT road.

5:50
Wednesday

E-learning policy flaws hinder tech value in classrooms

Edtech policies fail to fulfil their promise to enhance teaching and learning in classrooms across the globe.

1:20

French Embassy, TIA seek local tech start-ups

Applications open for proposals from SA start-ups for a chance to develop and grow their businesses in France.