DOC makes progress with migration campaigns

Oct 25, 2017

The communications department exceeds its digital migration awareness campaign target.

Mahlobo's appointment riles renewables industry

Oct 20, 2017

The sector believes the new minister will further delay the signing of new renewables contracts, while others expect him to finalise the nuclear deal.

ICASA ready to probe data theft

Oct 20, 2017

The regulator will conduct a thorough investigation into disappearing mobile phone data once it receives complaints.

Telecoms dept must handle SA's digital TV project

Oct 19, 2017

The Democratic Alliance calls on Mmamoloko Kubayi to hand over the Broadcasting Digital Migration programme to the telecommunications department.

DOC bears the brunt of Cabinet reshuffle

Oct 18, 2017

Government's communications department undergoes its third leadership change in three years, as fears of further delays to the digital migration project resurface.

New comms minister in surprise Cabinet reshuffle

Oct 17, 2017

President Jacob Zuma appoints Mmamoloko Kubayi as communications minister, moves Ayanda Dlodlo to home affairs.

Renewables industry weighs options ahead of power deals

Sep 13, 2017

The sector considers the legal, financial and credit risk implications on their projects before power purchase agreements are signed.

Govt's renewable energy tariff renegotiation 'illegal'

Sep 4, 2017

An industry body says the energy minister's 77c per KWh condition to purchase green power is unlawful.

Relief as govt confirms imminent signing of renewables deals

Sep 1, 2017

Energy minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says outstanding power purchase agreements will be signed by the end of next month.

CT looks to set precedent with renewables application

Aug 1, 2017

Cape Town takes legal steps to ensure it procures renewable energy from independent power producers.

IPPs cost Eskom 30% more than a year ago

Jul 19, 2017

Renewable energy projects pushed up the cost of energy from independent power producers in the last financial year, Eskom said today.?

R58bn renewable energy investments stalled again

Jun 21, 2017

An inter-governmental task team proposes further delays to the signing of new deals to the end of August or February 2018.