Eastern Cape
Dec 21, 2018

Aerobotics to provide tree crop analytics to ECape farms

The Cape Town-based farming start-up joins forces with The Co-op, making its tree crop analytics and software available to 1 300 farms.

May 25, 2017

R250m allocated to ECape digital schools initiative

23?000 teachers, school principals, inspectors and administrators to receive cellphones, laptops and tablets in the province.

Nov 25, 2016

Connectivity for underserviced ECape communities

The Universal Service and Access Agency of SA initiates roll out of broadband in an Eastern Cape district municipality.


DST pumps R30m into science centre

The science department's multimillion-rand centre aims to expose young people in the Eastern Cape to careers in science and technology.

Jan 4, 2016

Fifteen new tech colleges to be built

The Department of Higher Education and Training plans to build 15 technical colleges in four of the country's provinces.

Feb 10, 2014

Mixed results for ICT in EC

Technology interventions for rural Eastern Cape schools show positive results, although funding difficulties pose challenges for other projects.

Jun 11, 2012

Zuma hotline reimburses households

The Eastern Cape improved its hotline response rate from 4% in 2010, to 35.17% in April 2012.


Dark Fibre reaches Eastern Cape

The infrastructure provider will lay over 100km of open access dark fibre in the Eastern Cape, a R72 million investment.


Telkom, govt promote ICT careers

Telkom's social investment arm collaborates with government to reinforce the importance of mathematics and science for SA's ICT future.

Feb 29, 2012

E Cape tops hotline performance

The Eastern Cape Department of Transport has only one outstanding query received through the Presidential Hotline.

Feb 10, 2011

EC tech project rises again

The Eastern Cape has taken steps to resuscitate its ICT capability by revamping a once failed technology initiative.


MTN SA empowers Eastern Cape community

The MTN SA Foundation will invest R9 million into the area, and R18 million over the next two years.

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