SA’s 4IR roadmap gets Cabinet nod
Cabinet approves publication of the Presidential Commission’s report on the fourth industrial revolution.
Call to download COVID-19 alert app as restrictions ease
President Cyril Ramaphosa urges citizens to download the COVID Alert SA app to help government identify and contain outbreaks before they spread further.
Call for public officials to take up ethics online course
Minister Senzo Mchunu directs government departments to ensure officials enrol for the compulsory ethics in the public service online course offered by the National School of Government.
Work begins on Africa’s first R3.4bn automotive city
The Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone will see SA’s automotive sector compete with global players and meet fourth industrial revolution demands.
New tender for student laptops; process under scrutiny
The contract will benefit 430 000 students in 26 universities and 300 000 students in 50 TVET colleges across the country.
Govt app looks to prevent second wave of COVID-19 infections
The health department unveils the COVID Alert SA app in the hopes to combat a second wave of infections of the deadly virus.
Allocating spectrum must top ICASA’s priority list, say analysts
It is crunch time for the Independent Communications Authority of SA’s new council, as the industry awaits direction on freeing up high-demand spectrum.
NSFAS laptops tender cancelled after corruption allegations
The student financial aid body will publish a new tender for the supply and delivery of the devices on 4 September.
President believes AI can root out corruption in ANC-led govt
President Cyril Ramaphosa believes technologies like artificial intelligence will play a pivotal role in stamping out corruption within the ruling party.
Govt to launch enhanced digital tracing tool, promises privacy
Government is scaling up digital tracing efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19, as lockdown regulations are lowered to level two.
SA must be tech-driven, says president as he receives 4IR blueprint
President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes the recommendations in the report of the presidential commission on the fourth industrial revolution.