Siyabonga Cwele
3:10

Government departments spend big on luxury vehicles

Audi and Mercedes-Benz top the list as firm favourites for South African political office-bearers, as government departments continue to splurge on luxury cars.

3:50

Last chance to have your say on Home Affairs' modernisation plan

Only three days left to comment on the DHA's White Paper, which seeks to make the department fully digitised.

2:40

Home affairs wants modernisation feedback

The department issues a draft white paper outlining its modernisation roadmap and calls for comment by 18 February.

3:10
Dec 11, 2018

Feature phones will impede plans to connect millions: Ndabeni-Abrahams

The availability of feature phones with no Internet access will slow down government's connected citizen ambitions.

7:30

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.

1:20
Nov 22, 2018

Parliament schedules ECA Bill public hearings

The portfolio committee on telecoms and postal services readies to hear oral presentations on the provisions contained in the ECA Bill.

3:00

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.

3:00
Nov 14, 2018

Government shelves plans to sell Telkom stake

Telecoms minister Siyabonga Cwele reveals the administration's plans to offload part of its 39% Telkom shareholding have been put on ice indefinitely.

3:50
Nov 12, 2018

True African smartphone promises affordability, quality

The Mara Group taps SA as one of the countries that will manufacture what's being described as a truly African smartphone.

3:40

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.

2:20

SA elected onto ITU executive council

South Africa will serve on the International Telecommunications Union's executive council and the radio regulations board until 2022.

4:40
Nov 2, 2018

Black IT Forum proposes women-led ICT ministry

The organisation supports calls for a consolidated government ICT department, saying a female minister must be at the helm.

Related topics