Cyril Ramaphosa
2:20

Tech education start-up targets Free State schools

The Closed-loop Learner Network promises to place 20 000 fully-resourced e-learning tablets in the hands of Free State learners this year.

4:30

Spectrum policy direction coming 'soon'

Despite government's assurance of prompt action to license spectrum, the comms ministry reveals it is still engaged in consultations on the way forward.

3:10

President exonerates renewable energy from Eskom woes

The challenges faced by Eskom are not caused by the independent power producer programme, says the president.

6:30

DA makes big ICT promises in manifesto

The opposition party, which sees ICT as an economic growth multiplier, outlines how it will ensure SA harnesses the full benefits of the ICT ecosystem.

4:50

Radebe defends R209bn renewables deals

The energy minister says renewables have attracted billions in investment, and rubbishes claims he has vested interests in the programme.

6:30
22 Feb

Numsa slams govt over renewable energy bias

The trade union plans massive strike and court action over the Eskom split, saying government wants to privatise the power utility to the renewables sector.

2:40

Budget: R1.2bn cash injection for science, tech grant

Minister Tito Mboweni says preparing SA for a digital future requires fixing the education system.

1:30
Feb 12, 2019

Parliament hosts Industry 4.0 exhibition

The National Assembly participates in its first exhibition showcasing the country's readiness for rapid advances in ICT.

4:10

Govt eyes digital revolution in education

The state looks to overhaul the education system so that young South Africans are prepared for the fourth industrial revolution.

3:40
Feb 8, 2019

R12bn Kathu Solar Park goes commercial

With an installed capacity of 100MW, the facility will allow clean energy to be supplied to 179 000 homes in the Northern Cape.

1:20

Ramaphosa's ICT commission finally takes shape

President Cyril Ramaphosa uses his State of the Nation Address to confirm the appointment of the commission that will ensure SA is on track with the digital revolution.

3:50

#SONA2019: Spectrum allocation, digital skills take priority

President Cyril Ramaphosa promises swift action on policy direction for spectrum licensing, adding that the education system will undergo a digital overhaul.

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