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Gartner outlines mission-critical trends for government

Despite budget constraints, the public sector will continue to prioritise modernising legacy systems to improve public service in 2019.


SA pays attention to cyber crime at highest level

Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula urges efficient, powerful and cost-effective cyber defence to protect SA's critical information infrastructure.


SASSA ready to bid CPS farewell

Despite previous failed attempts to cut ties with the Net1 subsidiary, the social security agency says it is ready to administer payments in partnership with the post office.


TV white spaces seen as answer to Africa's connectivity woes

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance calls for increased use of TV white space technology to help bridge the digital divide.


Blow for former USAASA board as court application fails

The Pretoria High Court dismisses an application to set aside remedial action proposed by the public protector following allegations of abuse of power by the former board.


Study reaffirms renewables now cheaper than coal

Rising input costs and energy insecurity have made coal increasingly less competitive for electricity generation, a study reveals.


Digital divide still persists in many countries

The challenge of connecting people living in rural and remote areas to the Internet persists in many countries, says the ITU.


Ramaphosa banks on ICT in SA's R100bn investment push

Information and communication technologies can be an integral part of SA's investment drive, says president Cyril Ramaphosa.

11 Sep

Gartner: Five technologies that will transform government

Five technologies on the Gartner Hype Cycle for Digital Government Technology are expected to have the most transformational benefit for governments over the next 10 years.


SA's sci-tech white paper out for comment

The document aims to help SA benefit from global developments such as rapid tech advancements brought by the fourth industrial revolution.


ICT Tenders: Learning curve

ICT training gets a boost in this week's National Tender Bulletin.

7 Sep

Govt begins second probe into state contract with SAP

President Cyril Ramaphosa authorises a new investigation into a water ministry contract with SAP, citing allegations that public money was spent unlawfully.