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New 4IR strategy envisions Gauteng as 'Silicon Valley of Africa'

The Gauteng Provincial Government outlines its vision to grow Gauteng into the home of artificial intelligence and innovation, giving citizens 100% digital services.


Gauteng reaffirms anti-e-tolls position

The provincial transport department remains opposed to making motorists pay to use national roads, as government readies a decision on e-tolling.


Gauteng zeros in on digital economy for jobs, economic recovery

Premier David Makhura identifies ICT and digital services, with a focus on the gig economy, as among the critical sectors to revive the provincial economy.


Ford injects R16bn into Africa’s first automotive city

The multibillion-rand investment will be channelled towards the construction of the automotive city, new advanced technologies and job creation.


Tshwane automotive city gets R4.3bn injection for job creation

The Tshwane-based automotive city has created hundreds of jobs through the first R4.3 billion investment from suppliers and partners.


Work begins on Africa’s first R3.4bn automotive city

The Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone will see SA’s automotive sector compete with global players and meet fourth industrial revolution demands.


Gauteng’s Industry 4.0 blueprint at an ‘advanced’ stage

Gauteng Provincial Government works towards developing a fourth industrial revolution strategy, to push forward the province’s modernisation agenda.


A virtual first for Gauteng’s provincial legislature

The legislative branch of the Gauteng province readies to host its first virtual house sitting today.


SCOPA zeroes in on Gauteng’s controversial IT security tender

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts says it had concerns about the month-to-month Security Operation Centre contract, despite allowing it to be fast-tracked.


Premier prompts SIU to investigate security contract

Gauteng premier David Makhura asks the Special Investigation Unit to probe the controversial multimillion-rand Security Operation Centre contract.

Feb 26, 2020

Gauteng edges closer to creating hi-tech economic zone

The broader plan of making Gauteng the Silicon Valley of Africa remains on track, says premier David Makhura.


Africa can lead fourth industrial revolution, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa bets on positioning South Africa not only as an adopter but a leader of the next digital revolution.

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