Tribunal extends GovChat’s stay on WhatsApp
The Competition Tribunal extends GovChat’s interim relief order in the Facebook and WhatsApp matter, but declines a request for a variation.
GovChat to provide UN with decision-making citizen data
The national citizen engagement platform signs an agreement to supply the UN with data to understand social experiences faced by South Africans.
Cyber bullying, GBV reports spike during Women’s Month
GovChat and the South African Women in ICT Forum reveal gender-based violence and cyber bullying spiked in August, as SA marked Women’s Month.
GovChat accessed by over 8m users
The official citizen engagement platform for the South African government reveals more than eight million people are part of its active-user base.
Digital technologies underpin the future of education
Digital technologies and the cloud are becoming a permanent and increasingly important component of education.
SASSA adds online feature to disability grants process
The social security agency partners with GovChat to pilot an online booking system for medical assessments for beneficiaries of disability-related grants.
WhatsApp ‘disappointed’ after it’s blocked from off-boarding GovChat
The Facebook-owned app vows to defend the popular messaging platform from abuse, insisting GovChat has repeatedly refused to comply with its terms of service.
GovChat granted interim relief in Facebook, WhatsApp face-off
The Competition Tribunal deals Facebook-owned WhatsApp a blow, restricting it from removing the official citizen engagement platform for government from the messaging app.
GovChat, Women in ICT Forum intro online GBV platform
GovChat and the South African Women in ICT Forum unveil their technological collaboration aimed at fighting the scourge of gender-based violence.
GovChat pleased with interim order to stay on WhatsApp
GovChat welcomes the Competition Tribunal’s interim order that prevents its off-boarding from Facebook-owned WhatsApp’s business platform.
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.