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  • SABC Acting COO and GE: Technology resigns

    August 13, 2019 • People, Southern AfricaComments Off on SABC Acting COO and GE: Technology resigns

    On 12 August 2019, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) announced the resignation of its Acting Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Group Executive: Technology, Dr Craig van Rooyen. Dr van Rooyen cited personal and family reasons as his reasons...

  • CEM 2019 will take place at the CTICC in Cape Town, South Africa, from 31 July 2019 to 1 August 2019. Image sourced from Twitter.

    CEM 2019 aims to set a new benchmark in the Customer Experience Battleground

    July 18, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on CEM 2019 aims to set a new benchmark in the Customer Experience Battleground

    Customer Experience Management (CEM) 2019 is said to be the largest Customer Experience Management Summit in Africa, with many companies attending the event and giving keynote presentations to press and consumers. CEM 2019 will take place between 31 July 2019...

  • SABC To Charge South Africans For Their Devices

    May 10, 2017 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SABC To Charge South Africans For Their Devices

    SABC CEO James Aguma sent shock waves through South Africa on Wednesday as he disclosed to parliament that the SABC are looking into the possibility of amending the Broadcasting Act to include additional charges for those who have more viewing devices. This...

  • Winners of the African EduWeek Awards revealed

    July 2, 2015 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Winners of the African EduWeek Awards revealed

    The SpellAfrica Initiative from Nigeria and technology company Edit Microsystems are just some of the winners announced at the inaugural African EduWeek Awards. The awards showcased some innovative organisations, companies, teachers and education...

  • Watch Nelson Mandela memorial live online

    December 10, 2013 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Watch Nelson Mandela memorial live online

    As the world prepares to mourn the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela, a special memorial service is being held today at Johannesburg’s FNB Stadium. Up to 91 Heads of State have arrived in the country to attend to service, as well as...

  • Nelson Mandela dies, social media reacts

    December 6, 2013 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Nelson Mandela dies, social media reacts

    “Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father,” said South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma late on Thursday night. The President made the tearful announcement that former President Nelson Mandela has passed away at his house in...

  • New SABC CFO appointed

    February 15, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (3)

    Gugu Duda was appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) starting from 1 March 2012. Dina Pule, Communications Minister, announced Duda’s 5 year appointment today. Duda’s relevant...

  • SA’s ICT press conference postponed

    July 20, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA’s ICT press conference postponed

    South Africa’s Communication Workers Union (CWU) has canceled its scheduled press conference aimed at tackling massive job losses at the Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector, an official told ITNewsafrica this morning. The Communication...

  • Union unhappy over SABC retrenchments

    July 19, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Union unhappy over SABC retrenchments

    South Africa’s Communication Workers Union (CWU) is deeply concerned about on-going retrenchments in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector, arguing that the development would expose many families to poverty. The disgruntlement by the ICT...

  • Will conversion to digital TV be ready 2011?

    April 20, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Will conversion to digital TV be ready 2011?

    According to South African Communications Minister, Siphiwe Nyanda, the migration from analogue to digital TV broadcasting should be ready by November next year. The country has until 2015 to finalize the move as recommended by the International...

  • SABC receives database monitoring support

    April 7, 2010 • Enterprise ITComments Off on SABC receives database monitoring support

    South Africa’s public broadcaster SABC has received ongoing database monitoring and support for its Oracle and SQL server databases and IBM mainframe from RDB Consulting...

  • DOC extends broadcasting discussion

    August 17, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on DOC extends broadcasting discussion

    Johannesburg (IT News Africa) —SOUTH Africa’s Department of Communications has issued a notice in the Government Gazette, extending the deadline for Public Submissions in respect of the Public Service Broadcasting Discussion document...

  • Telkom, labour body continue clashes

    August 3, 2009 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Johannesburg, (IT News Africa)–THERE is no end in sight to the deadlock over salary increments between Telkom and labour bodies representing employees, the workers were picketing outside the CCMA in Johannesburg on Monday...

  • SABC crippled by industrial action

    July 30, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on SABC crippled by industrial action

    Johannesburg (IT News Africa) —THE strike by South African Broadcasting Corporation workers has affected normal programming this morning with broadcaster’s flagship Morning Live programme starting 40 minutes late. The Union has in recent days...

  • SABC Woes: DA complains to parliamentary committee

    July 30, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on SABC Woes: DA complains to parliamentary committee

    Johannesburg (IT News Africa) — The South African opposition has written to the Chairperson of Parliament’s Communications Committee, Ismail Vadi, protesting Minister, Siphiwe Nyanda’s appointment of a twelve-member consultation team to help...

  • Supersport Digitalises South African soccer

    July 24, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Johannesburg (IT News Africa) —PAY-PER-VIEW channel, Supersport International, will broadcast more soccer games in High Definition during the upcoming football season in South Africa...