Department of Communications
1:50

Minister drives cyber security awareness in ECape

Led by Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, the DOC's campaign teaches the importance of exercising vigilance when online.

1:30

Ndabeni-Abrahams talks up ICT collaboration with China

Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams believes collaboration between the nations will be a key driver of economic growth and rapid adoption of ICT.

2:50

Ndabeni-Abrahams welcomes new govt cloud

SITA's government cloud launch saw the newly-appointed communications minister welcome the vital foundation it offers for the fourth industrial revolution.

7:30

Industry lauds decision to unify comms ministry

After much criticism of the 2014 split of the comms department, the decision to reconfigure the telecoms and broadcasting ministries is welcomed as a boost for effective regulation.

1:40

Who is SA's 13th comms minister?

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams is the minister of the merged-again Department of Communications.

4:40
Nov 2, 2018

Black IT Forum proposes women-led ICT ministry

The organisation supports calls for a consolidated government ICT department, saying a female minister must be at the helm.

3:00

DOC intensifies calls for digital migration collaboration

The communications ministry pushes for more partnerships with industry players in the hopes of speeding up SA's digital migration.

4:20

Govt promises to complete digital migration by 2020

SA will complete the switch from analogue to digital television within the next two years, says minister Nomvula Mokonyane.

2:40
Oct 15, 2018

ICASA acts against gross misconduct

A response to a Parliament question shows the regulator dismissed 16 employees over the last five years, with gross insubordination cited as the top reason.

1:40

DOC sets record straight about STB funding

The communications ministry claims set-top box procurement cost just over R900 million, amid reports government spent a fortune on the devices.

5:30

Digital migration U-turn creates more confusion

Despite government paving a new way to complete the migration from analogue to digital TV, the industry has lingering questions on how the model will be implemented.

1:50

Government abandons set-top boxes

The state adopts a revised model for the rollout of the digital migration project, which sees it abandon the set-top box idea.

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