Khumbudzo Ntshavheni replaces Ndabeni-Abrahams as comms minister
President Cyril Ramaphosa reshuffles minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams to small business development, making way for minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni to head up communications portfolio.
Govt entities turn to hackathons to boost service delivery
Industry players say the growing shift in the public sector towards digital technologies is showing through strides made in embracing hackathons to find service delivery solutions.
SA data centres must pull the plug on non-renewable energy
Local data centre companies are increasingly shifting their focus to renewable energy, to improve overall efficiency and lower operational costs.
Donations roll in to help community broadcasters rebuild
Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams lauds donations to rebuild community radio stations vandalised during the spate of looting in SA.
Huawei commits $150m to ICT talent development globally
The tech giant calls for local submissions for 2021 Seeds for the Future, after a $150 million global commitment for the next phase of the programme.
Patriotic South Africans take to social media to rebuild after looting
South Africans turn to social media platforms to establish community groups in efforts to help clean-up the looting destruction, contain the violence and rebuild the country.
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.
Comms ministry lifts lid on set-top box installation numbers
Little progress has been made, as latest figures reveal the total number of completed installations stands at 533 056 out of 4.6 million beneficiary households.
Data policy won’t help govt spy on anyone, says Ndabeni-Abrahams
The minister of communications and digital technologies addresses the public’s misconceptions and perceived flaws of the draft data and cloud policy.
Comms ministry eyes collaboration to digitally skill SA youth
The communications and digital technologies department considers future partnerships to help youth take advantage of the opportunities of a digital economy.
New initiative to set SA on path to become digital nation
IQbusiness and Business Unity South Africa announce the launch of SAtion, an initiative to move the country forward into economic recovery and digital growth.