Department Of Communications

Parliament: Communications dept in disarray

Low levels of spending on operational programmes, poor staff morale and corporate governance are some of the problems facing the department.

New Bill makes Icasa a tool of government

The Icasa Amendment Bill is an attempt by the department of communications to bring Icasa directly under its control, says <b>Kate Skinner</b>.

CWU worried about ‘infighting’ at Communications Dept.

The Communication Workers Union is "horror-struck by infightings" in the Communications Department led by Minister Siphiwe Nyanda.

Brave new world of digital TV

The new system is expected to bring benefits such as free extra channels as well as better quality, writes Lloyd Gedye.

Digital delight doesn’t come cheaply

Digital television will add to the thrills of the World Cup in South Africa, but will poor households be able to afford the R700 required to switch?

Sentech complains of lack of money to do job

State-owned broadcast signal distributor Sentech is protesting that it simply does not have enough money to do its job properly. Writing in the company's annual report, chairperson Colin Hickling points out that it has been proved impossible to roll out a national broadband radio network until extra funds are received from the government.

World Cup set to boost ICT in South Africa

Information and communication technology (ICT) in South Africa is expected to get a boost from the 2010 Soccer World Cup, with infrastructure providers and local government spending billions to ensure a successful tournament, according to key players at the recent ICT Journalist Media Forum.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories