IT in Government

Five Gauteng teachers visit space camp with Honeywell

The teachers spent a week learning about space exploration, leadership skills development and laboratory instruction focused on science.


Western Cape prioritises green, tech sectors

The province promises intensified support of key industries that will facilitate job creation, identifying green and technology sectors among those to help achieve this.


Industry challenges scrutiny of Facebook’s Libra, cryptos

The high-level attacks on Facebook’s Libra show there are a lot of misconceptions about digital currencies, say industry players.


Last days to register grade one, eight leaners online

Parents of grade one and eight learners have four days before the deadline to submit online registrations for the 2020 academic year.


ICT tenders – Run on software

This week’s National Tender Bulletin sees software requirements front of mind for the public sector.


Another review of digital TV delivery model in the works

The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies goes back to the drawing board, as it looks to “fast-track” the years-long-delayed project.


University of Pretoria principal wants varsities to drive 4IR

Professor Tawana Kupe believes universities must lead the charge in Africa’s fourth industrial revolution initiatives.


Altron Nexus loses multi-billion Tshwane broadband project

The deal was subjected to judicial review after the City of Tshwane discovered serious irregularities, which "taint the legality of the deal".


More calls for spectrum for SMMEs

The ICT SMME Chamber backs inclusion of these firms in ICT, calling for the establishment of a wholesale open access network to ensure fair participation.


Probe reveals R1.2bn suspicious transactions at EOH

An ENSAfrica investigation at the IT services company finds evidence of a number of governance failings and wrongdoing.


Law enforcement authorities take over SACAA investigation

The South African Civil Aviation Authority’s spokesperson confirms the probe by law enforcement agencies, without naming the agency in charge.


SARS notches up nearly half a million returns via e-channels

The South African Revenue Service sees an uptick in the use of its digital channels, as it looks to reduce traffic in branches.

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