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1:40

Women in ICT Forum welcomes new board members

New board members are appointed to serve on the South African Women in ICT Forum, as the tenure of the old members comes to an end.

2:00
Jun 13, 2019

Pinky Kekana: 4IR must benefit South Africans

The deputy communications minister calls on the tech industry to help create a brighter future for all South Africans.

7:50

New SA data centres expected to be job creation machines

The new Microsoft Azure data centres, combined with Huawei Cloud and the imminent Amazon Web Services centres, are expected to create thousands of jobs in SA’s ICT sector.

3:20

Communications ministry merger still in the works

The departments are still finding their footing to unify the two ministries, despite having a head-start in the government consolidation process.

7:10

Comms ministry finds stability in Ndabeni-Abrahams

The ICT industry lauds the decision to retain minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams in her post, noting it signals much-needed continuity in a department characterised by leadership instability.

2:00

Two Eastern Cape schools get cyber labs

The communications department launches two cyber labs at schools in the rural Eastern Cape.

2:30

Free State still en route to digital TV

Deputy communications minister Pinky Kekana will inspect digital migration implementation in the Free State, after missing self-set deadlines.

1:50

Govt commits to build cyber defence skills pipeline

Deputy communications minister Pinky Kekana says government has a long-term vision to address the cyber security skills shortage in the country.

3:20
Jan 25, 2019

Ramaphosa promises digital skills training drive

President Cyril Ramaphosa uses WEF as the stage to outline plans to train young South Africans in digital skills, noting job creation is at the centre of the national agenda.

2:10

SA Connect reaches Limpopo

The communications ministry rolls out broadband services in Limpopo, as it looks to bridge the digital divide in that province.

3:40

Communications ministry leadership promises job security

Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams and her counterpart commit to ensure job losses are not part of the merger process of the ICT-focused departments.

4:10
Jun 27, 2018

Facebook wants to help NGOs grow communities

The social media network hosted its first NGO day in Africa this week, to learn how non-profits are using the platform and give tips on how to use it better.

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