Siyabonga Cwele
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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
Wednesday

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
12 Nov

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

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.

1:40

Mini Budget 2018: Broadband rollout on track, says DTPS

Although the telecoms ministry revised its broadband rollout targets several times, it says the remaining facilities will be connected by the end of the financial year.

2:00
Oct 12, 2018

ICASA to auction spectrum early next year

The Independent Communications Authority will auction high-demand radio frequency spectrum by the end of March 2019, the regulator told ITWeb.

3:50
Oct 11, 2018

Curriculum needs overhaul to address future skills deficit

The country's curriculum must undergo changes so learners leave school with the skills to survive rapid technological changes.

4:00

What Tito Mboweni's appointment means for ICT

ICT analysts weigh in on the new finance minister's appointment, saying it's unlikely to have a direct impact on the sector, at least for now.

3:10
Oct 9, 2018

ICASA moves forward on spectrum plans

The regulator takes a step forward in the process of allocating spectrum by withdrawing a 2016 invitation to apply, which has been held up by a court battle for two years.

2:20

Huawei, DTPS send students to China to learn ICT skills

The third group of 10 students has departed for China to receive training at Huawei's headquarters.

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