Simnikiwe Mzekandaba
4:20

Blockchain holds the key to radically evolving African industries

SingularityU's Nathana Sharma believes blockchain technology presents tremendous opportunity for the region to leapfrog in key industries.

4:20

The future of work calls for imagination

Instead of fearing job losses, human beings need to imagine how emerging tech will create new jobs, says a SingularityU Summit speaker.

2:40

ICASA acts against gross misconduct

A response to a Parliament question shows the regulator dismissed 16 employees over the last five years, with gross insubordination cited as the top reason.

5:30

Digital migration U-turn creates more confusion

Despite government paving a new way to complete the migration from analogue to digital TV, the industry has lingering questions on how the model will be implemented.

3:50

Curriculum needs overhaul to address future skills deficit

The country's curriculum must undergo changes so learners leave school with the skills to survive rapid technological changes.

4:00
10 Oct

What Tito Mboweni's appointment means for ICT

ICT analysts weigh in on the new finance minister's appointment, saying it's unlikely to have a direct impact on the sector, at least for now.

3:50

Union takes issue with SASSA biometrics

NEHAWU slams the social security agency's handling of the biometric enrolment of beneficiaries onto a new system.

3:30

Financial sector takes the lead with robo-advisors

Robo-advisors help clients looking for insurance alternatives or comparing quotes for short-term insurance.

2:20

Huawei, DTPS send students to China to learn ICT skills

The third group of 10 students has departed for China to receive training at Huawei's headquarters.

4:40

SARS looks to chief disruptors to keep pace in digital age

The South African Revenue Service's digital technology team has added chief disruptors to its employ.

2:10

Industry 4.0 calls on government to embrace change, says Mothibi Ramusi

The National Lotteries Commission CIO challenges ICT professionals to unpack the values of the fourth industrial revolution so that politicians truly know what it means.

3:00

Silos hold back smart city rollouts

To achieve the smart city concept there needs to be collaboration and dialogue between the different silos, says Ravin Naidu from Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.

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 :)