IT in Government
4:20
Thursday

Facebook plugs fake news loopholes ahead of SA elections

The social network puts a number of measures in place to counter election interference and misinformation.

2:20
Thursday

Key IT infrastructure downtime 'not acceptable'

Recent IT system problems in the Home Affairs Department and Department of Labour's UIF uFiling site are not acceptable, says the IITPSA.

4:30

Affiliate Centre will prepare SA for Industry 4.0

The planned centre, in partnership with the World Economic Forum, will ensure SA quickly moves towards the fourth industrial revolution.

2:00

Blow for tech giants as EU approves copyright laws

Under the new law, online platforms will have to sign licensing agreements with authors and publishers to use their work.

7:40

ITA elects new executive management team

Incoming ITA president Thabo Mofokeng has pledged to continue serving the ICT community, to contribute to SA's economic growth and to develop sustainable ICT skills.

5:10

Electioneering, evolved

Have digital tools and platforms really taken election campaigning up a notch?

3:00

Public Sector ICT Forum tackles smart cities

Trusting the technology is key to the successful implementation of a smart city, said IDC's Mark Walker at the Public Sector ICT Forum.

2:00

Two Eastern Cape schools get cyber labs

The communications department launches two cyber labs at schools in the rural Eastern Cape.

3:00

ICT Tenders: Slim pickings

This week's National Tender Bulletin sees government procurement hitting the brakes.

3:40

Govt looks to specialisation schools for skills development

The Gauteng education department says its specialisation schools aim to respond to the needs of the economy in terms of the ICT skills shortage.

2:30

SA readies for digital economy summit

Communciations minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams announces the Cabinet-endorsed event will take place at the end of June.

5:10

Government pins hopes on 4IR commission

President Cyril Ramaphosa appoints a digital revolution commission, but industry observers advise it must have substance to be taken seriously.

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