Close ICASA and create a digital regulator, says Ngcaba
ICT veteran Dr Andile Ngcaba says ICASA’s law in its current state cannot drive digital transformation, amid mooted changes for the telecoms regulator.
Reinstated Ndabeni-Abrahams salutes outgoing ICASA councillors
Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams thanks outgoing ICASA councillors for their contribution, marking her official return to office after suspension.
Ndabeni-Abrahams to return to office after suspension
The communications ministry confirms that two months after her suspension, minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will be back in the office by midweek.
Apple, Google contact-tracing tech draws govts’ attention
The tech giants are in discussion with various public health authorities worldwide that are interested in using their contact-tracing tech to fight COVID-19.
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 apologises for ‘breaching’ lockdown rules
The minister issues a public apology via social media, conveying her “deepest regret” for violating lockdown regulations.
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.
Comms minister in hot water for ‘breaking’ lockdown rules
Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will face president Cyril Ramaphosa after a social media post purports her to be breaking lockdown rules.
ICASA outlines details of emergency COVID-19 spectrum
The emergency release does not negate the processes under way for permanent assignment of spectrum through an auction, says the authority.