ICT tenders: Calling on telecoms
Local government looks to communications while the National Tender Bulletin goes unpublished for another week.
Parental absence leads to vulnerable children online
The lack of adequate parental controls is leading to more South African children being vulnerable to online risks, says a Film and Publication Board study.
Kekana urges responsible, safer Internet citizenship
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a massive increase in online violence and cyber bullying, says communications deputy minister Pinky Kekana.
Communications ministry entities back Ndabeni-Abrahams
Despite reports of a tumultuous past, the heads and CEOs within minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams’s portfolio have committed their support to ensure delivery of key targets.
Citizens reject 'Internet Censorship Act’, threaten court action
A public campaign on the draft Films and Publications Amendment Regulations attracts nearly 14 000 comments, with the majority rejecting it with contempt.
SA in for nasty surprise if 'Internet Censorship Act’ is enacted
As the Films and Publications Amendment Act edges closer to being operative, legal bodies warn of legal action if its regulations are not amended.
Close ICASA and create a digital regulator, says Ngcaba
ICT veteran Dr Andile Ngcaba says ICASA’s law in its current state cannot drive digital transformation, amid mooted changes for the telecoms regulator.
ICASA eyes bigger budget to meet ‘expanding’ regulatory mandate
The telecommunications regulator highlights the lack of an enabling funding model as one of the potential risks to delivering on its programmes.
Merged communications ministry takes shape
It’s taken over a year, but the merger of the communications and telecoms ministries is finally effective, starting today.
Companies shop up a storm during festive season
With a number of acquisitions, proposed acquisitions and mergers taking place, ’twas the season to fill your trolley.
Ndabeni-Abrahams appoints SITA administrator, unveils changes for ministry’s entities
Luvuyo Keyise is tasked with taking the government IT agency through the process of being repurposed.