Tribunal issues interim order in GovChat, WhatsApp face off
The Competition Tribunal issues an order for interim arrangement in the GovChat, WhatsApp and Facebook matter.
WhatsApp off-boarding would curtail its existence, says GovChat
GovChat’s removal from Facebook-owned WhatsApp would materially prejudice the citizen engagement platform’s entire existence, says CEO Eldrid Jordaan.
Pandemic shows the power of digital public service
The government’s digital responses to the COVID-19 pandemic showcased the power of moving services online.
GovChat gets global recognition with UNICEF partnership
The citizen engagement platform signs a partnership deal with UNICEF to advance child protection, youth engagement and social policy initiatives.
GovChat uses social media to help SASSA manage FAQs
The citizen engagement platform will assist SASSA in managing frequently asked questions about the R350 relief grant, via WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.
GovChat platform evaluates schools’ COVID-19 readiness
The citizen engagement platform enables ordinary South Africans to take a poll, rating schools’ COVID-19 safety and preparedness as more learners return to classrooms.