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5:00
17 Sep

SITA seeks answers from Micro Focus over R364m disputed tender

The government agency calls in the UK-based software provider to explain the reasons behind the termination of a R364 million IT contract.

2:10
Sep 15, 2019

Eyebrows raised over Kekana’s role in R300m tender

The deputy communications and digital technologies minister's name has been dragged into a dispute over a R300 million IT tender, Sunday Times reports.

4:20

Kekana calls on women to take up ownership in WOAN

The SA Women in ICT Forum launches “Lift As We Rise” series, with deputy minister Pinky Kekana encouraging women to hold equity in the wholesale open access network.

2:10
Aug 29, 2019

SA’s digital transformation success hinges on people

Deputy comms minister Pinky Kekana challenges local industries to prepare for Industry 4.0, with skills, job creation and gender equality key to success.

4:20
Aug 26, 2019

Leading entrepreneurs shine at Women in ICT event

The top five finalists making waves in the tech space celebrated at the inaugural Standard Bank Women in ICT event, with start-up Ejoobi crowned the winner.

3:40
Aug 23, 2019

Tech to enable empowerment for SA women, says Kekana

Deputy minister Pinky Kekana stresses the need for women in tech, advocating for partnerships to help remedy the imbalance of women representation in the sector. 

6:20
Aug 16, 2019

Google to enhance SA's digital skills pipeline

The search engine giant readies to roll out its digital skills programme at scale, as it looks to equip over 30 000 South African learners with the fundamentals of computer science.

1:40
Jun 27, 2019

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.

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