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 :)
Mokonyane hopes for single communications ministry
The communications minister supports calls to have a single ICT-focused government department.
Mokonyane to shelve USAASA's digital migration role
The communications minister slams USAASA's wrongdoing in overseeing the production process of digital migration set-top boxes.
Govt can't accelerate digital migration alone, says minister
Minister Nomvula Mokonyane eyes partnerships with industry players, as she explores 'how' best to implement the digital migration project over the next 12 months.
Parliament pushes for ICASA chairperson's suspension
Rubben Mohlaloga still occupies public office despite his fraud and money laundering conviction, with no solid resolution about his future at the regulator.
Post office taps local player for beneficiaries' biometrics
SAPO appoints an authentication provider to boost verification systems for welfare beneficiaries, amid fears SASSA's coffers will run dry.