State’s IT merger plan slated

The government plans to merge several state-owned companies to form one broadband firm to fast-track internet access in the country

Owning the spectrum

The ANC has proposed to merge certain state entities in order to improve access to modern communication tools and services.

Digital TV migration on hold — again

The government's ineptitude has raised the question of whether the country will be able to successfully migrate from analogue to digital tv.

State says broadcasters should help fund TV migration

Communications Minister Roy Padayachie has said all broadcasters should contribute to the funding of the country's digital TV migration.

Sentech crosses signals

Sentech is ignoring previous failings and will once again play in the wireless broadband space at the taxpayer's expense.

Personal tax plan to fund SABC rejected

Icasa told Siphiwe Nyanda that it does not consider it viable to abolish licence fees and fund the SABC using personal income tax.

Decision time for digital TV standard

An SADC task team will report their findings about which digital terrestrial television broadcasting standard the region should adopt on November 22.

Icasa aware of dodgy deal

Documents show that the communications authority knew as early as 2007 about the 'illegal' Sentech spectrum deal, but did not act.

Nyanda speaks out on Sentech spectrum scandal

Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda said a task team appointed by him in July 2009 had identified "anomalies" at state-owned Sentech.

SA envoy scored in dodgy deal

Ambassador to Germany and Telkom chairperson have been fingered in 'illegal' deal.

Salary review of SOE board members: Nyanda

The salaries of state-owned enterprise board members, like the SABC, is to be reviewed, Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda has said.

Sentech: The basket case

The beleaguered parastatal is expected to post a loss for the 2009/10 financial year of between R123-million and R214-million.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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