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1:50
Monday

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.

3:40

COVID-19 catapults ICT adoption in government

The pandemic fast-tracked ICT processes within the public sector that would have otherwise taken a long time to be realised, says GovChat CEO Eldrid Jordaan.

2:30
Jun 3, 2020

GovChat tech to assist in mapping of ECD centres

The citizen engagement platform will be used to assist the Department of Social Development to locate and register early childhood development centres.

3:10

Capital Appreciation sees growth in digital payments

For the year, the fintech company generated R206 million in cash, translating into a cash conversion rate of 100% of trading profit.

2:50
May 15, 2020

Citizens turn to GovChat to find COVID-19 resources

The citizen engagement platform sees a spike in use, as citizens search for their closest COVID-19 public or private testing stations, or COVID-19 test results.

4:40
Jan 8, 2020

GovChat keeps 50m citizens connected

The Synthesis mandate was to design and build a cloud-based platform that offered chatbot-driven capabilities to capture and report on citizen-reported issues.

3:40

Capital Appreciation posts steady results

The fintech group delivers an almost 20% rise in revenue to just over R607 million, with a 13% decrease in profit.

1:40
Jun 7, 2019

GovChat appoints board chairman

The government citizen engagement service names Michael "Motty" Sacks as chairman of the board.

3:20
May 31, 2019

R20m funding injection for GovChat

The government citizen engagement platform plans to boost operations, following a R20 million investment from Capital Appreciation.

4:50
Sep 26, 2018

GovChat comes to WhatsApp

Government enhances the level of engagement between the public and councillors by making its communications tool accessible via the social media app as well as USSD.

1:50
Nov 23, 2017

GovChat apps coming soon

App versions of the government chat tool will be available on Android and iOS early next year.

1:40

Govt chat tool debuts; data breach on KZN site

GovChat launches to allow councillors to connect with citizens, while eThekwini Municipality's Web site exposes citizens' private data.

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