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.
SA’s mobile operators count losses after massive looting
As the running battles between law enforcement and looters continue, the telcos resort to closing shops to ensure the safety of employees and customers.
Social media used as ‘dangerous tool’ to mobilise ongoing attacks
Minister Bheki Cele pursues those suspected of malicious use of social media, while industry pundits weigh in on how the medium is being used to mobilise the attacks.
Italian firm invests R17m to boost SA solar PV manufacturing
Enertronica Santerno will invest millions to enhance the capability of manufacturing inverters for solar photovoltaic applications in South Africa.
MultiChoice offers 300 youth upskilling, job prospects
The pay-TV operator extends its partnership with the Youth Employment Service, to assist with the recruitment and training of 300 learners.
WHO taps South Africa as host of COVID vaccine tech transfer hub
The hub aims to bring together technology and the necessary licences to boost production and access to COVID-19 vaccines on the African continent.
Government pilots new youth digital skills, jobs model
The new skills development model aims to create training and job opportunities for young people in digital and global business services.
Spectrum negotiations with litigants unfolding well, says ICASA
The regulator says it should be in a good position to yield an amicable settlement agreement by no later than end of August 2021.
Thumbs up for Ramaphosa's move to end load-shedding
The renewables sector welcomes the decision to amend the Electricity Regulation Act to increase the licensing threshold for embedded generation projects.
President Ramaphosa wants spectrum impasse resolved soon
The president calls for mediation in the legal disputes that have held back the country’s spectrum auction process.
Government uses online arsenal to fight youth joblessness
As SA’s youth unemployment crisis threatens a generation of joblessness, the National Youth Development Agency’s online platform aims to connect millions with jobs.