Post offices’ IT infrastructure destroyed amid looting
Looters have completely destroyed critical ICT equipment at post office branches in KwaZulu-Natal, confirms the communications ministry.
ICASA backs SAPO in postal wars, amid online protest
The regulator stands its ground as thousands sign an online petition against a court bid to block courier companies from distributing small items.
SAPO boosts e-commerce ambitions with Mail Americas deal
The South African Post Office signs an agreement with Mail Americas to give online traders better access to all of Southern Africa.
SAPO lawsuit against couriers could shatter e-commerce sector
The South African Post Office’s court bid to block courier companies from distributing small items could result in disaster for SA’s e-commerce sector.
Ministry promises SAPO e-commerce site in ‘next few months’
The South African Post Office’s e-commerce platform is set to launch in the next few months, as it aims to expand its role in the online retail space.
Ndabeni-Abrahams denies flouting procurement processes
Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams refutes media claims that she and members of her family have interfered in the procurement processes at the post office.
COVID-19 grant recipients can switch payment method
The South African Social Security Agency will once again open its online system to allow recipients of the R350 social relief grant to change to their preferred method of payment.
Ndabeni-Abrahams meets SAPO, Postbank boards amid social grant tiff
The minister implores the boards to fast-track the digitisation of banking services, as squabbles about R350 relief grants take centre stage.
SASSA enables changes for easier access to COVID-19 grant
The South African Social Security Agency opens its system to approved beneficiaries of the COVID-19 grant, allowing them to alter banking details online.
Post office takes cashless ATMs to Limpopo
The South African Post Office’s cashless ATMs reach Limpopo province, as part of efforts to decongest current SASSA payment points.
USAASA spends R5m a month on set-top box storage
The state-owned company looks to install over 800 000 digital migration decoders by next March, and courts signal distributor Sentech to help with project management.