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2:30

Call for beneficiary households to register for subsidised STBs

The South African Post Office urges qualifying households to apply for their government-subsidised set-top boxes as soon as possible.

4:00

PPPs, shared risk could drive SA smart city progress

To make progress on smart cities and e-government services requires more effective partnerships between public and private sectors, with a shared risk approach.

2:20

Eswatini monarch wages war on social media

Mobile network operators in the country have been instructed to switch off access to social media sites, as regional pressure ratchets up on King Mswati III.

4:10
Thursday

MTN invests R12m in online school, calls for more spectrum

Africa’s biggest telco collaborates with the Department of Basic Education to establish an online school to address the 21st century learning needs of scholars.

4:50

IEC, social media partners fight fake news as elections near

The Independent Electoral Commission and Media Monitoring Africa partner with social media to fight disinformation in the run-up to municipal elections.

31:00

ICT tenders: National orders

Government's top tier steps up with a variety of requests, including a transversal tender.

18:00
Thursday

Becoming data-driven: Lessons from tackling Durban’s water crisis

The municipality of eThekwini in South Africa is using data to address water scarcity issues through a transformation of people, processes and technology.

5:10

Measuring financial inclusivity

The Altron FinTech Household Financial Resilience Index talks to financial inclusivity and tries to encompass as much of the South African population as possible.

5:00

Alphabet’s X, Econet unit in deal to virtualise SA power grids

Distributed Power Africa is working with X (formerly Google X) to facilitate SA’s just energy transition and enable reliable electricity access for the country.

6:10

Dear govt – the system is not offline, it’s out of line

We live in an era where almost every organisational process and movement can be optimised to the nth degree, says Murshid Obaray, key account director at Software AG.

5:40

Chinese govt declares crypto illegal

The sheer size of China's economy meant the hard ruling had several unexpected consequences, almost all of which are favourable for everyone but the national government of China.

5:20

Crucial agreements pave way for Square Kilometre Array

The SKA Observatory, Australia and SA formalise agreements that will see the countries host the Square Kilometre Array telescopes and associated infrastructure.