National Treasury

ICT tenders – Results season

Last week’s National Tender Bulletin saw government focused on concluding outstanding tenders.


Fresh attacks on Mboweni’s ICT economic blueprint

A lobby group charges that the finance minister is out of touch with the realities faced by SMMEs in their quest to access spectrum.


Telkom boss blasts Treasury’s view of SA's telecoms industry

Sipho Maseko slams National Treasury’s view in the country’s telecoms sector as ‘incoherent, ill-thought-out and chaotic’.

28 Aug

Renewables sector lauds Treasury’s Eskom restructuring plans

The industry says plans for the troubled power utility will help to improve the operational and structural inefficiencies it has faced.

28 Aug

Eskom told to sell coal-powered plants, explore alternative models

National Treasury proposes an independent transmission company to buy electricity from independent power producers.


SA’s excessive communications costs stifle growth, says Treasury

National Treasury believes the exorbitant costs of communicating and poor broadband quality are not doing any good for the country’s competitiveness.


ICT Tenders – Treasury talks central supplier database

The Chief Procurement Officer is looking to improve the database of organisations and individuals who can provide goods and services to government.

Apr 10, 2019

More changes to IFMS tender

The State IT Agency removes B-BBEE and partnership status expectations from National Treasury's Integrated Financial Management System tender.


SARS IT boss seeks return, says source

As SARS remains mum on Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane's employment status, a source tells ITWeb the embattled IT boss is looking to return to the revenue service.

Feb 26, 2019

Complaints hold up IFMS tender

The State IT Agency extends the deadline to deal with service provider concerns.


ICT industry 'encouraged' by Mboweni's budget

Minister Tito Mboweni used his budget speech to promise government action on some critical ICT areas; a step the industry describes as encouraging.


Budget: DOC plans to fast-track digital migration

The communications ministry commits to ensure South Africa migrates to digital TV by next July.

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