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Industry seeks clarity on renewable energy drive

Following the SONA, the renewables industry asks for clarity on the planned sequence to ensure momentum is not lost.

4:40

Ramaphosa sees renewables as answer to Eskom’s woes

The president indicates that renewable energy can be the answer to the country’s energy supply needs.

1:40

WOAN licence ‘likely’ to be awarded in 2021

President Cyril Ramaphosa reveals licensing of the government-proposed WOAN is likely to be completed sometime next year.

2:30

SA’s 5G-ready smart city in the works, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa tells the nation the country’s truly smart city is taking shape in Gauteng’s Lanseria.

6:40

ICT pundits hope SONA goes beyond ‘future intentions’

The president can’t be accused of not giving the ICT sector its due mention in his SONAs, but industry commentators say gaps between design and actuality need to be addressed.

2:40

Looking at the state of the nation

More than ever, South Africa needs the president to deliver a State of the Nation Address that will offer optimism and hint at progress. Sabinet looks at what he might say.

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Jul 2, 2019

SONA 2019: Thin line between dreaming and doing

Maslow had it right. You can't expect functioning societies if people don't have access to the basics.

5:40
Jun 21, 2019

Ramaphosa's 4IR smart city pipe dream

Pundits stress the need for articulated plans rather than dreams to take the country forward.

2:30

Spectrum framework coming, Ramaphosa promises

President Cyril Ramaphosa affirms the spectrum policy directive will be issued next month, noting it is key to reducing data costs.

1:40

Government fast-tracks spectrum policy

The state confirms plans to finalise the policy directive on radio frequency spectrum allocation are moving forward.

4:20

Govt eyes digital revolution in education

The state looks to overhaul the education system so that young South Africans are prepared for the fourth industrial revolution.

3:50

#SONA2019: Spectrum allocation, digital skills take priority

President Cyril Ramaphosa promises swift action on policy direction for spectrum licensing, adding that the education system will undergo a digital overhaul.

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