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3:00
Dec 12, 2019

Africa Teen Geeks founder scoops German IT Award

Lindiwe Matlali has become the first African to win Germany’s Digital Female Leader Award.

2:10
Jul 31, 2019

Budget for Ndabeni-Abrahams’ private office revealed

The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies budgets over R16 million to run the minister’s private office.

6:50
May 2, 2019

Government puts spectrum framework on ice

Endless empty spectrum promises lead to more disappointment, as the minister holds off on release of the policy crafting the path to license high-demand spectrum.

4:50
Apr 1, 2019

SITA appoints CEO number 19 as Mohapi bows out

As SITA ushers in a new era without Dr Setumo Mohapi at the helm, industry watchers say it should continue the clean-up efforts initiated by the former chief executive.

4:40
Mar 15, 2019

Spectrum policy direction coming 'soon'

Despite government's assurance of prompt action to license spectrum, the comms ministry reveals it is still engaged in consultations on the way forward.

7:30

Telcos happy to see ECA Bill taken out of play

Telecoms operators welcome the government's withdrawal of the "flawed" and controversial Electronic Communications Amendment Bill from Parliament.

7:40
Feb 7, 2019

What the ICT sector wants to hear from #SONA2019

Ahead of tonight's address, ICT sector stakeholders reveal key focus areas where president Cyril Ramaphosa needs to pump up speed.

3:50
Jan 18, 2019

Communications ministry leadership promises job security

Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams and her counterpart commit to ensure job losses are not part of the merger process of the ICT-focused departments.

7:40

Industry lauds decision to unify comms ministry

After much criticism of the 2014 split of the comms department, the decision to reconfigure the telecoms and broadcasting ministries is welcomed as a boost for effective regulation.

3:10
Nov 16, 2018

Cwele unpacks efforts to bring 'Internet for All' to life

Minister Siyabonga Cwele reveals government's Internet project made progress over the past year and details the initiatives that have been put in place.

3:50
Nov 9, 2018

Cwele vs ICASA standoff cost R1.7m

The telecoms ministry unpacks the legal cost implications of its spectrum allocation fight with the Independent Communications Authority of SA.

2:30
Jul 12, 2018

DA seeks clarity on digital TV review

The opposition party believes the advisory council's tasks aim to only deliver short-term goals for analogue switch-off.