Department of Communications
1:50

ECA Bill withdrawn

Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams shelves the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, noting Parliament is unlikely to finalise it before the upcoming general elections.

3:20

Ramaphosa promises digital skills training drive

President Cyril Ramaphosa uses WEF as the stage to outline plans to train young South Africans in digital skills, noting job creation is at the centre of the national agenda.

2:10

SA Connect reaches Limpopo

The communications ministry rolls out broadband services in Limpopo, as it looks to bridge the digital divide in that province.

3:40

Communications ministry leadership promises job security

Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams and her counterpart commit to ensure job losses are not part of the merger process of the ICT-focused departments.

3:40

Free State digital migration moves to February

The communications ministry pushes the province's switch-over to digital TV to next month, to accommodate residents still to register for government-subsidised decoders.

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.

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