SA data centres must pull the plug on non-renewable energy
Local data centre companies are increasingly shifting their focus to renewable energy, to improve overall efficiency and lower operational costs.
Donations roll in to help community broadcasters rebuild
Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams lauds donations to rebuild community radio stations vandalised during the spate of looting in SA.
Huawei commits $150m to ICT talent development globally
The tech giant calls for local submissions for 2021 Seeds for the Future, after a $150 million global commitment for the next phase of the programme.
Patriotic South Africans take to social media to rebuild after looting
South Africans turn to social media platforms to establish community groups in efforts to help clean-up the looting destruction, contain the violence and rebuild the country.
Post offices’ IT infrastructure destroyed amid looting
Looters have completely destroyed critical ICT equipment at post office branches in KwaZulu-Natal, confirms the communications ministry.
Comms ministry lifts lid on set-top box installation numbers
Little progress has been made, as latest figures reveal the total number of completed installations stands at 533 056 out of 4.6 million beneficiary households.
Data policy won’t help govt spy on anyone, says Ndabeni-Abrahams
The minister of communications and digital technologies addresses the public’s misconceptions and perceived flaws of the draft data and cloud policy.
Comms ministry eyes collaboration to digitally skill SA youth
The communications and digital technologies department considers future partnerships to help youth take advantage of the opportunities of a digital economy.
New initiative to set SA on path to become digital nation
IQbusiness and Business Unity South Africa announce the launch of SAtion, an initiative to move the country forward into economic recovery and digital growth.
Liquid SA opens digital skills, innovation centre in ECape
The facility will serve as a technology hub where learners and entrepreneurs can equip themselves with the latest and most relevant digital skills.
Ndabeni-Abrahams touts 4IR to boost jobs, economic prospects
The communications minister champions innovation and the fourth industrial revolution to bring SA out of its economic and unemployment slump.