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Ndabeni-Abrahams backtracks, appoints sixth ICASA councillor

The ICASA council will soon become a nine-member body after minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams makes a U-turn on her appointment decision. 

May 18, 2020

Storm over Hawks probe into Cele’s fake social media accounts

Investigations by the Hawks to identify and locate these fake account operators, and bring them to book, are at an advanced stage.


WCape provincial legislature makes its virtual debut

In a historic first, the Western Cape Provincial Parliament became the first provincial legislature to host a virtual sitting of the house.


Hands off Ndabeni-Abrahams, say ICT industry bodies

Some organisations come to the embattled minister’s defence, claiming there are sinister plots to remove the self-proclaimed commander of the 4IR from office.


Ndabeni-Abrahams placed on special leave, ordered to deliver public apology

President Cyril Ramaphosa decides to suspend communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams for two months, after she violates the country’s lockdown regulations.


App to help address WCape residents’ housing needs

The Western Cape government makes housing services accessible via a mobile app.

Nov 19, 2019

WCape gains Mantashe’s approval to explore renewables

Energy minister Gwede Mantashe gives the province the green light to explore independent power producers for energy needs.


Western Cape gets the nod from renewable energy sector

The province is set to play a major role as the country forges ahead with its renewable energy push.


Budget for Ndabeni-Abrahams’ private office revealed

The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies budgets over R16 million to run the minister’s private office.


What South Africans searched for online on election day

South Africans turned to Google for voting information, while photo-sharing apps like Instagram were used to showcase their marks in the sixth democratic election.


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.

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