Farzana Rasool
ITWeb IT in Government Editor.

Farzana Rasool is an ITWeb IT in Government Editor.

Telkom's four-letter F-word

Dec 5, 2012

The industry has mixed feelings regarding the impact of Telkom's fine. Some say it's too late to be effective, while others argue it still sets an important precedent.

More costs for R2bn labour contract

Nov 8, 2012

The IT contract with Siemens allows for termination support for 12 months, but the costs have not been agreed upon.

Telkom essential to broadband talks

Nov 7, 2012

The revised broadband strategy suggests several funding options, including capitalising SOEs.

DOC DG lied to Parliament

Nov 7, 2012

Rosey Sekese could face a fine or imprisonment for misleading Parliament.

'Aarto must be scrapped'

Nov 5, 2012

Implementing Aarto in its present form will seriously impair SA's already poorly functioning road safety systems, says a government official.

E-education vision for Western Cape

The e-education path will not see the substitution of teachers, says the Western Cape Education Department.

Telkom a 'political football'

Oct 25, 2012

Government's actions at Telkom's AGM are ominous for the future of liberalising telecoms, says the DA.

E-tolls: Feb implementation unconfirmed

Oct 25, 2012

Cabinet has approved the gazetting of new tariffs for e-tolling.

Infraco must look to SA first

Oct 23, 2012

SA does need to contribute to SADC development, but charity begins at home, say Parliamentary committee members.

DOC officials blameless for USAF plunder

Oct 22, 2012

The transfer of R4.75 million from USAF is illegal, because it was not authorised by the minister of finance.

DOC has 'management deficiency'

Oct 19, 2012

Irregular and wasteful expenditure at the communications department is due to a lack of leadership, says the auditor-general.

R220m of USAF untouched

Oct 17, 2012

Parliamentary committee members are again considering closing USAASA, since it is not performing.