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Oct 30, 2019

SMEs advocate smart govt procurement processes

Government is urged to favour smart procurement, with SMEs expressing frustration with current processes.

3:00
Aug 1, 2019

New leadership at Black IT Forum

The ICT lobby group announces its newly-elected leadership team of five members to drive its revised vision. 

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ICT SMMEs laud ‘progressive’ spectrum pathway

Organisations backing participation of small firms in ICT commend government’s spectrum framework, vowing to support efforts against monopolistic tendencies in the sector.

4:50
Nov 2, 2018

Black IT Forum proposes women-led ICT ministry

The organisation supports calls for a consolidated government ICT department, saying a female minister must be at the helm.

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Black IT Forum defends SARS IT boss

The association gets behind Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane, criticising the tendency to always depict black women in ICT as incompetent and unprofessional.

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R1.2bn and 12 years later, no IFMS in place

The Black IT Forum believes National Treasury's fumbled integrated financial management system is another fail for government, and slams SITA.

2:40
Aug 29, 2017

Black IT Forum weighs in on DiData-Ngcaba impasse

The association believes the systems integrator deliberately frustrated its former chairman as he didn't have political influence.

3:40
Jun 14, 2017

BITF takes Vodacom to task over transformation

The Black IT Forum questions recent comments by Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub about how transformed the telco is.

2:20
Jun 19, 2015

ICASA mum on R7bn Neotel buyout

Cell C calls for an explanation around the regulator's approval of Vodacom's takeover of Neotel, adding it will fight the deal to the end.

3:20
Apr 14, 2015

Black IT Forum wants Vodacom-Neotel deal

The organisation believes the deal should go ahead, under certain conditions, as soon as possible, for the sake of economic stimulation.

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Ahmed Ismael - Changing lives with technology

Ahmed Ismael set out in 2006 to use technology to make a difference in the communities.

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Feb 13, 2013

SITA turnaround 'not good enough'

Despite the improvement in turnaround times for tenders, decision-making is still taking far too long at the agency, says the private sector.

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