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.
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.
Communications supports public service resiliency
AWS is set to host a webinar on: "Citizen engagement as an enabler for smart cities of the future" this week, in collaboration with ITWeb.
GovChat ready to ‘assist SASSA where needed’
As the world stage awaits, government’s citizen engagement platform GovChat is open to partnership opportunities to assist SASSA.