Simnikiwe Mzekandaba
2:00
Thursday

Huawei's enterprise unit eyes $50bn revenue

The Chinese company aims to continue doubling the revenue of its enterprise business every two years, with the aim to reach $50 billion in five years.

1:50

Huawei promises OpenLabs for other African nations

The Chinese manufacturer confirms plans to establish OpenLabs in Kenya and Nigeria soon, as it ramps up support for its customers' digital transformation.

1:50

China readies for 5G hotel

Huawei signs a partnership agreement with InterContinental Shenzhen and Shenzhen Telecom to create a 5G-enabled smart hotel.

3:10
Wednesday

WiFi contributes $2tn to world economy

Industry experts talk up the next generation of WiFi connectivity, as new solutions and services become readily available.

4:00
Wednesday

Huawei zeroes in on 5G

The Chinese manufacturing company details plans to secure more 5G network commercial contracts, dispelling naysayers.

3:40

Govt looks to specialisation schools for skills development

The Gauteng education department says its specialisation schools aim to respond to the needs of the economy in terms of the ICT skills shortage.

3:00

Facebook maps out Africa using artificial intelligence

The company creates artificial intelligence-powered maps to help humanitarian aid and relief agencies better assist people in need.

5:10
10 Apr

Government pins hopes on 4IR commission

President Cyril Ramaphosa appoints a digital revolution commission, but industry observers advise it must have substance to be taken seriously.

2:40
9 Apr

Government gazettes members of ICT commission

Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams confirms members of the much-awaited Presidential Commission on Industry 4.0 will be announced on Thursday.

4:10

SARS IT boss seeks return, says source

As SARS remains mum on Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane's employment status, a source tells ITWeb the embattled IT boss is looking to return to the revenue service.

1:50

Nokia unveils smartphone with five cameras

The Nokia 9 PureView is now exclusively available from Vodacom and its retail partners.

6:20

Online shopping via smartphones eclipses PCs, tablets

PwC's consumer survey finds smartphones are the device of choice for e-commerce, outstripping other commonly used online shopping channels.

Simnikiwe Mzekandaba
IT in government editor

Simnikiwe Mzekandaba is the IT in government editor at ITWeb. She reports on tech initiatives, policies and digital transformation strategies in government, banking and education. She holds an Honours degree in Journalism from Rhodes University. Behind that smile, she is plotting how best to get government officials to respond to her emails before deadline :)