New functionality, languages to be added to vaccine portal
The health department reveals citizens will be able to self-schedule their COVID-19 vaccination appointments and register via their preferred language.
European Union sets up fund for African innovations
African researchers and innovators to tap into multibillion-rand funding programme, after the European Union unveils a fund dedicated to their innovations.
How SA’s mobile, fixed broadband download speeds compare
South Africa’s mobile broadband download speed slips to 56th spot out of 137 countries globally, data from Ookla shows.
KwaZulu-Natal’s BPO sector feels brunt of unrest, looting
While some business process outsourcing operations relied on work-from-home solutions in the aftermath of the violence, others were severely impacted.
IEC turns to online channel to boost voter registration
The Independent Electoral Commission rolls out an online voter registration portal, as it gears up for the upcoming local government elections.
Post offices’ IT infrastructure destroyed amid looting
Looters have completely destroyed critical ICT equipment at post office branches in KwaZulu-Natal, confirms the communications ministry.
More local ICT firms impacted by rampant looting
Mustek and LG Electronics SA confirm destruction to their premises in KwaZulu-Natal, as rampant looting continues in some parts of the country.
ICASA slams unrest as comms infrastructure vandalised
The Independent Communications Authority of SA pleads with communities to protect communication infrastructure, as looting and violence reach fever pitch.
Comms ministry lifts lid on set-top box installation numbers
Little progress has been made, as latest figures reveal the total number of completed installations stands at 533 056 out of 4.6 million beneficiary households.
AWS brings tech series to SA in three local languages
The cloud juggernaut rolls out the AWS Family Tech Series in SA, enabling participants to explore and learn about emerging technologies in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa.
It’s boom time for Africa’s internet exchange points development
Africa’s internet exchange points show significant gains, with SA as the nation with the most developed internet ecosystem in Africa, reveals the Internet Society.