Ramaphosa announces department of comms and digital tech
The new department arises from a merger between the Department of Communications and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services.
Set-top box installers mull legal action against USAASA
Set-top box installation companies look to go to court, as petitions to be reinstated by USAASA appear to have fallen on deaf ears.
Comms ministry finds stability in Ndabeni-Abrahams
The ICT industry lauds the decision to retain minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams in her post, noting it signals much-needed continuity in a department characterised by leadership instability.
Government-led data science programme gets into gear
Government takes the first steps towards building a capable fourth industrial revolution army, as it readies to train a million young people in data science and related skills by 2030.
Stalled ICT projects await the next administration
As the country readies to usher in a new administration after the elections, many of the high-priority ICT projects are still up in the air.
Ministers come and go, but digital migration stagnant
Despite the conveyor belt of 10 communications ministers over the last 13 years, none have been able to see SA's digital migration project through.
ICASA takes war to comms dept for withholding funding
The regulator files court papers to force the Department of Communications to urgently release its funding.
Government departments spend big on luxury vehicles
Audi and Mercedes-Benz top the list as firm favourites for South African political office-bearers, as government departments continue to splurge on luxury cars.