Comms ministry readies SA’s data, cloud policy
Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says her department is in the process of gazetting a draft data and cloud policy, amid the flurry of activity in the data centre market.
Call for young people to sign up for free online courses
Applications for free digital skills training are now open, as the communications ministry forges ahead with plans to build SA’s 4IR army.
Comms ministry details fiscal year’s audit outcomes
The communications and digital technologies ministry reveals to Parliament’s portfolio committee that it achieved an unqualified audit.
Comms ministry kicks-off digital TV public awareness
The department prepares campaigns in the Free State and Northern Cape, to encourage qualifying households to apply for government-subsidised set-top boxes.
ECape’s OR Tambo technical school receives cyber lab
The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies donates a fully-furnished ICT lab to the newly-opened OR Tambo Technical High School.
SITA’s repurposing business plan finalised, says administrator
The State IT Agency’s administrator, Luvuyo Keyise, details the thinking behind repurposing SITA, indicating the process is moving along swiftly.
USAASA suspends officials amid digital migration investigation
The agency places six officials on precautionary suspension following a preliminary investigation into irregularities relating to digital migration.
Ndabeni-Abrahams denies flouting procurement processes
Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams refutes media claims that she and members of her family have interfered in the procurement processes at the post office.
Government sets ambitious data science skills target
The ministry of communications and digital technologies reveals it’s targeting to train 50 000 data scientists as part of the second cohort of its skills development initiative.
.ZADNA announces small fee increase for domain names
The authority says it has taken into consideration all submissions received and proposals on the matter.
Government taps ICT research firm to conduct SA Connect study
The communications ministry and DBSA appoint BMIT to conduct a feasibility study into the best way forward for the next phase of the government broadband project.