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May 27, 2020

‘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.

Apr 23, 2020

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.


Government moves forward with plans for two ICT companies

The communications ministry eyes 2021 for Bills that will make way for the establishment of two state-owned ICT companies.

Feb 11, 2020

SITA, KZN to set up software engineering school

The agency selects the province for its next software engineering academy and opens an ICT lab in a rural KwaZulu-Natal school.

Jan 31, 2020

Ramaphosa orders SIU to probe IFMS project

President Cyril Ramaphosa reportedly instructs the Special Investigating Unit to investigate the bungled National Treasury IT project.

Dec 19, 2019

Ndabeni-Abrahams appoints SITA administrator, unveils changes for ministry’s entities

Luvuyo Keyise is tasked with taking the government IT agency through the process of being repurposed.

Dec 19, 2019

Gauteng Broadband Network parties committed to ‘good governance’

SITA addresses corruption allegations concerning the broadband project, saying all parties involved are committed to the highest principles of integrity.

Dec 12, 2019

Govt sites down as load-shedding knocks out SITA data centre

The agency confirms network downtime as a result of load-shedding, affecting availability of some government Web sites.

Oct 30, 2019

Microsoft tech to combat crime in Durban’s inner city

The software giant and Durban Metro Police Service partner to introduce a smart policing system.

Oct 29, 2019

SITA ‘cloudifying’ government departments

The agency plans to get more departments on board its government private cloud ecosystem, as its acting CEO confirms plans to ‘cloudify’ the agency’s e-government portal.

Oct 29, 2019

Microsoft SA, SITA lock down Azure MOU

The new agreement supports government departments, through SITA, to move their services to Microsoft’s Azure.

Oct 28, 2019

Release of 5G spectrum won’t be delayed, minister promises

Unlike the long wait for 4G spectrum, government is committed to ensure swift action in the release of 5G spectrum, minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams promises.

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