Cyril Ramaphosa
2:20

Mboweni calls for aggressive broadband adoption in Africa

Broadband is key to technologies that promote greater equity, and broader social and economic participation, says finance minister Tito Mboweni.

4:10

Members of 4IR commission hard at work

Members of the presidential commission on the fourth industrial revolution prepare a strategy document that will be submitted to president Cyril Ramaphosa in 2020.

1:50

WEF Africa turns spotlight on 4IR

The African edition of the World Economic Forum meeting seeks to address key issues facing the region’s development, including the advent of the fourth industrial revolution.

1:20

Spectrum policy imminent, says department

The communications ministry confirms the spectrum policy direction has been finalised, highlighting it is going through the requisite processes prior to publication.

6:30
Jul 16, 2019

More calls for spectrum for SMMEs

The ICT SMME Chamber backs inclusion of these firms in ICT, calling for the establishment of a wholesale open access network to ensure fair participation.

3:10

Data science skills demand fuels academy’s expansion

Durban will be the third home of SA’s first data science institution, as it prepares for its largest student intake.

8:30
Jul 8, 2019

Huawei SA upbeat despite US-China battle

The South African arm of the Chinese telecoms giant weathers the US-China trade war storm, clarifying that business continues as per usual.

5:10

Africa can lead fourth industrial revolution, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa bets on positioning South Africa not only as an adopter but a leader of the next digital revolution.

2:10

SA hosts Digital Economy Summit of holographic proportions

President Cyril Ramaphosa readies to be the first head of state to deliver a keynote address via holographic projection, at the inaugural Digital Economy Summit, in Midrand today.

5:10
Jul 2, 2019

SONA 2019: Thin line between dreaming and doing

Maslow had it right. You can't expect functioning societies if people don't have access to the basics.

7:20
Jun 24, 2019

Promises, promises, promises: still no spectrum

Despite multiple assertions about the imminent spectrum policy direction, history shows SA must take government’s latest spectrum promises with a pinch of salt.

5:40
Jun 21, 2019

Ramaphosa's 4IR smart city pipe dream

Pundits stress the need for articulated plans rather than dreams to take the country forward.

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