Cyril Ramaphosa
6:40

Stalled ICT projects await the next administration

As the country readies to usher in a new administration after the elections, many of the high-priority ICT projects are still up in the air.

6:40

Government puts spectrum framework on ice

Endless empty spectrum promises lead to more disappointment, as the minister holds off on release of the policy crafting the path to license high-demand spectrum.

1:40

ANC readies to debut mobile app

President Cyril Ramaphosa will tonight unveil the governing party's mobile app at a launch event.

4:30
Apr 16, 2019

Affiliate Centre will prepare SA for Industry 4.0

The planned centre, in partnership with the World Economic Forum, will ensure SA quickly moves towards the fourth industrial revolution.

5:10

Government pins hopes on 4IR commission

President Cyril Ramaphosa appoints a digital revolution commission, but industry observers advise it must have substance to be taken seriously.

2:10

Industry heavyweights appointed to 4IR commission

The 30-member commission, which will be chaired by president Cyril Ramaphosa, includes Shameel Joosub, Andile Ngcaba and Calvo Mawela as some of its members.

1:40

Government fast-tracks spectrum policy

The state confirms plans to finalise the policy directive on radio frequency spectrum allocation are moving forward.

1:40

SMEs, big business link up online

An online portal is now available to link registered small businesses to a network of large South African corporations.

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
Mar 11, 2019

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.

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