SITA bets on e-system to curb procurement, tender woes
The State IT Agency looks to an electronic document management system to improve internal controls and accountability in procurement processes.
SA Connect targets speeds that are 10 times faster
The revised policy of the ambitious government broadband programme bumps up connectivity speeds from 10Mbps to 100Mbps, pending budget confirmation for phase two rollout.
Defence department’s site remains inaccessible
While the Department of Defence’s Web site has been offline since December, it promises it is working hard to get it up and running again.
Gijima scores R339m health tender
The contract will see the company provide a fully-managed health information system to the Gauteng Department of Health.
SITA’s repurposing business plan finalised, says administrator
The State IT Agency’s administrator, Luvuyo Keyise, details the thinking behind repurposing SITA, indicating the process is moving along swiftly.
SITA eyes automated processes amid tender backlog
Agency administrator Luvuyo Keyise says there’s no value-add to paper-based processes, as SITA looks to an electronically-driven procurement phase.
Government has high hopes for SITA’s reconfiguration
The State IT Agency’s reconfiguration process aims to position it beyond being a government procurement arm, says minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams.
Budget pressure for phase two of Gauteng broadband project
The Department of e-Government refutes claims that management of phase two of the Gauteng Broadband Network has been handed over to another agency.
SITA’s administrator refutes ties with Ndabeni-Abrahams’s hubby
The agency’s executive caretaker Luvuyo Keyise denies allegations that he has a personal relationship with minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams’s husband, Thato Abrahams.
‘Freak’ fibre cable break derails UIF payments
A damaged fibre link between the fund's offices and the State Information and Technology Agency results in delays for capturing May claims.
SITA zeroes in on government connectivity during lockdown
The agency prioritises ICT support and services to those on the frontlines of the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.