SA political parties square up on social media

South African political parties have been hard at work using social media as a tool to reach voters, hoping these online efforts will translate into votes.


DA makes big ICT promises in manifesto

The opposition party, which sees ICT as an economic growth multiplier, outlines how it will ensure SA harnesses the full benefits of the ICT ecosystem.

Jan 18, 2019

DA accuses ANC of misleading public about e-tolls

Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga alleges the ruling party has no intention of scrapping the controversial e-toll system in Gauteng.


DA seeks clarity on digital TV review

The opposition party believes the advisory council's tasks aim to only deliver short-term goals for analogue switch-off.

Jan 15, 2018

Rabelani Dagada removed as Joburg MMC of finance

The councillor has been suspended, pending an inquiry by the DA's Federal Legal Commission into alleged activities of undue influence and nepotism.

Jan 12, 2018

Answers sought for PRASA's electronic signalling system

Following a train collision this week, the DA wants clarity on the progress of a technology solution to replace the faulty manual signalling system.

Sep 7, 2017

DA against creation of another state company to roll-out SA Connect

The opposition party is sceptical about government's plans to create the State ICT Infrastructure Company as a mechanism to connect 90% of SA to the Internet by 2020.

Mar 10, 2017

Ramaphosa sidesteps calls for Dlamini's resignation

The deputy president tells the National Assembly the Constitutional Court is dealing with the social grants matter.

Sep 20, 2016

DA blasts Internet 'censorship' Bill

The Films and Publications Amendment Bill in its current form "gives government wide-sweeping powers to censor content on the Internet".

Aug 2, 2016

Uber discounts rides to voting stations

The e-hailing taxi service will offer voters R30 off to and from the polling stations for the local municipal elections tomorrow.

Jul 27, 2016

ICASA 'followed the law' on spectrum

The regulator defends itself after minister Siyabonga Cwele announced plans to take it to court to stop the spectrum auction.


DA chooses CM's Hybrid and SMS messaging

It uses these to interact with voters, campaigners and to secure its IT infrastructure with?One Time Passwords?through mobile messaging and push notifications.

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