Andile Ngcaba lobbies for minister of AI

The businessman asks the comms department to advise the president to appoint a minister of AI in the next administration.


Sound policymaking can drive job creation

The digital economy can create the jobs we need, but government needs to create a conducive policy environment, says Billy Mabena, Adapt IT group sales executive.


SA forecast to manufacture EVs locally by 2026

The first iteration of locally-manufactured electric vehicles is expected as early as 2026, driven by emerging opportunities.


Info watchdog readies PAIA e-services portal

The Information Regulator looks to streamline compliance, as it prepares an online portal for PAIA annual report submissions.

FNB app25 Apr

FNB app glitch exposed data of 88 home loan applicants

While the probe is still ongoing, the Information Regulator’s pre-investigation of the issue finds the app inadvertently exposed personal information.


Calls for single network to boost healthcare connectivity

Connectivity must take priority as SA moves to establish a universal health scheme, says Council of Medical Schemes group CIO Dr Denisha Jairam-Owthar.


TikTok SA adds in-app election centre

The short-form video app announces initiatives to combat misinformation, as SA’s seventh democratic election nears.

IoTdc24 Apr

The service delivery quick wins IOT could offer SA

By using tech like IOT, SA could improve service delivery and address wasted expenditure and fraud in a matter of months, says Ewald Fourie, co-founder and CEO of IoTdc.


Top ICT tenders: RAF to outsource contact centre

The Road Accident Fund’s information request comes as Cabinet recognises improvements in the entity's turnaround strategy.


No tech catastrophe will hinder election outcome, says IEC

The election processes are currently largely manual, and after the polls, the country must debate how to introduce electronic voting, says the Electoral Commission.


Renewables to thank for weeks of no load-shedding

The Energy Action Plan is bearing fruit, as exemplified in the contribution of renewable energy projects, says minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa.


Mothibi Ramusi takes oath of office as ICASA chairperson

The newly-appointed chairperson pledges to act with integrity, uphold the public interest and serve the people of SA.