Employment slump in SA’s ICT sector

The sum of employed persons across broadcasting, telecoms and postal services declined by 5.6% in 2023, shows the report on the state of ICT in SA.

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Nordex to add 830MW of wind energy in SA

The firm announces a 75% increase in its current generation capacity in operation, ushering in the creation of up to 300 jobs within the region.


Top ICT tenders: Eskom looks for tech to enhance recruitment

SA's power utility wants to automate the hiring process, from staff requisition to induction.


ICASA counts load-shedding costs for telcos

Telecoms service providers saw battery costs reach R2.5 billion, for the 12-month period ending 30 September 2023, according to the latest State of the ICT Sector in SA.


Smart multicloud policies: Golden ticket to modernising IT infrastructure

Government agencies should consider a multicloud by design approach, using cloud services from multiple public and private cloud providers, says Sandie Nkonqa, sales director: public sector at Dell Technologies SA.


Timeline for state’s digital infrastructure firm still unclear

Establishing the State Digital Infrastructure Company unlikely to happen by the end of the current administration’s term in office, says deputy minister Philly Mapulane.


The Innovation Hub hires new CEO

Bangani Jeffrey Mpangalasane takes up the reins as the new CEO, effective 2 April.


Post office branches shrink to 600 amid job cuts

Minister Mondli Gungubele remains mum on post office job losses, despite reports indicating nearly 5 000 employees have been issued retrenchment letters.


Minister touts SITA-driven broadband project

Communications minister Mondli Gungubele reveals the plans in place for SITA to implement a national broadband project, worth at least R6 billion.


Mothibi Ramusi named ICASA chairperson

The comms minister gazettes the appointment of National Lotteries Commission CIO Mothibi Ramusi as ICASA Council chairperson.


SARS doubles down on AI, machine learning after revenue gains

The taxman’s artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms boost compliance, adding R294 billion to net tax revenue for the 2023/24 fiscal year.


Faranani DocTec and SANRAL – on the road to efficiency

The implementation of the OpenText Intelligent Capture and OpenText Extended ECM platforms offered SANRAL a way to transparently integrate content management to business applications.