DPSA DG lifts lid on state of ICT skills in public service
Of the 1.2 million public service employees, less than 5 000 are in ICT functions, reveals the public service and administration department’s DG.
Govt targets youngsters to meet future of work demands
A new recruitment initiative will bring on board young people with skills to aid the future of the public service.
Govt’s paper-based job application process slammed
Unemployed young South Africans run an online protest, calling for efficient digital recruitment systems.
Call for youth to join public service hackathon
The public service and administration department invites young innovators to help improve service delivery in communities.
Suspended civil servants can channel complaints via WhatsApp
The Department of Public Service and Administration unveils a dedicated hotline for suspended government employees to report bullying and victimisation by their supervisors.
ECape plagiarised ICT strategy shows cracks in govt planning
The public service and administration department steps in to help the Eastern Cape government craft an ICT strategy after it had to withdraw the initial document due to plagiarism.
Call for public officials to take up ethics online course
Minister Senzo Mchunu directs government departments to ensure officials enrol for the compulsory ethics in the public service online course offered by the National School of Government.
Nominate drivers of public service innovation
The public service and administration ministry readies to recognise service delivery improvements and innovation, and calls for nominations.
Govt e-Job site goes live
Citizens looking to apply for state jobs can do so online, following the launch of a Web-based application system.
SITA prepares for IFMS roll-out, calls for Oracle specialists
SITA has issued a tender for "Oracle specialised suppliers" to implement National Treasury's Integrated Financial Management System.
Govt turns to hackathons to improve service delivery
The Department of Public Service and Administration commits to working with innovators to accelerate public service delivery and encourage public engagement.