Collaboration boosts govt’s skilled talent push
The communications and digital technologies ministry receives a lifeline from private sector players, as it looks to address SA’s digital skills gap.
Minister challenges fibre industry to service marginalised areas
Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams encourages fibre providers to reach areas they normally shy away from to ensure connectivity for all South Africans.
Six innovators selected for Industry 4.0 Challenge
The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, in partnership with Standard Bank, offers support and funding opportunities to six tech start-ups.
Kekana calls on women to take up ownership in WOAN
The SA Women in ICT Forum launches “Lift As We Rise” series, with deputy minister Pinky Kekana encouraging women to hold equity in the wholesale open access network.
Tech to enable empowerment for SA women, says Kekana
Deputy minister Pinky Kekana stresses the need for women in tech, advocating for partnerships to help remedy the imbalance of women representation in the sector.
Huawei reveals massive 5G, 4IR training ambitions in SA
Shunned by the West, the Chinese telecommunications company pledges to equip thousands of South Africans with 5G and fourth industrial revolution skills.
Budget for Ndabeni-Abrahams’ private office revealed
The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies budgets over R16 million to run the minister’s private office.
Govt mulls partnership model to deliver SA Connect
The communications and digital technologies ministry concedes a public-private partnership model is the best way to ensure universal broadband access for South Africans.