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  • South Africa: Liquid Telecom to deliver high-speed broadband in Eastern Cape

    South Africa: Liquid Telecom to deliver high-speed broadband in Eastern Cape

    May 4, 2019 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Liquid Telecom to deliver high-speed broadband in Eastern Cape

    Liquid Telecom South Africa has concluded an agreement with SITA to deliver broadband services to hospitals, schools, clinics and provincial offices. The high-speed broadband services will enable the Eastern Cape Provincial Government to deliver services to...

  • The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) will launch its School of Software Engineering for secondary schools in the Free State on 25 April 2019.

    School of Software Engineering to launch in South Africa

    April 24, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on School of Software Engineering to launch in South Africa

    The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) has developed a curriculum at schools to include ICT initiatives such as coding, software development and other digital skills. This is a national initiative that SITA, in accordance with its business development...

  • SITA rolls out cloud computing infrastructure

    November 20, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Education, Top StoriesComments Off on SITA rolls out cloud computing infrastructure

    It’s no surprise that cloud computing, which brings all of these benefits, is transforming the industry’s approach to IT. Cloud computing is widely acknowledged as key to driving the journey through the fourth industrial revolution, marked by the profound...

  • Cisco launches incubation hub for SMMEs

    Cisco launches incubation hub for SMMEs

    November 2, 2018 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Cisco launches incubation hub for SMMEs

    Cisco South Africa launched a R10 million cutting-edge Incubation Hub on Thursday,  November 1. A first in South Africa, the hub aims to help develop SMMEs in the digital age and speed up their entry to market. This is in keeping with the priorities of the...

  • African Development bank equips Nigerians with coding and digital skills

    #NDP2030Hackathon – doing it for the country

    July 4, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on #NDP2030Hackathon – doing it for the country

    The State Information Technology Agency (SITA), in partnership with the Presidency, on Friday, 22 June, launched a pioneering hackathon to encourage the development of innovative technology to help the country achieve the goals set out in the National...

  • SITA Air Transport Community Foundation Innovation Award 2018 opens applications

    SITA Air Transport Community Foundation Innovation Award 2018 opens applications

    March 23, 2018 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on SITA Air Transport Community Foundation Innovation Award 2018 opens applications

    The SITA Air Transport Community Foundation, based in the UK, in conjunction with Wits University and the Tshimologong Precinct, has launched an innovation competition to address the question ‘What information, tools or technology will first-time air...

  • GovTech 2016 lays foundations for Development, Access and Growth

    October 14, 2016 • Events, Southern AfricaComments Off on GovTech 2016 lays foundations for Development, Access and Growth

    Information and communications technology (ICT) have hailed in the fourth industrial revolution setting a new benchmark for business. However, this era of the Internet of Things (IoT) is also challenging and “disrupting” conventional government service...

  • South Africa: SITA honours ICT e-government excellence

    October 4, 2016 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: SITA honours ICT e-government excellence

    Information and communications technology (ICT) is an important contributor towards improved public service delivery and the State Information Agency (SITA) will pay tribute to the pioneers of e-government in South Africa. GovTech 2016 will be hosted from 30...

  • SA government considers its tech position

    October 21, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SA government considers its tech position

    The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) will be hosting the 8th annual GovTech technology conference at the International Convention Centre in Cape Town from 20 to 23 October. GovTech is South Africa’s premier forum for showcasing, evaluating and...

  • SAS appoints Kroshlen Moodley as head of Public Sector

    April 29, 2013 • PeopleComments Off on SAS appoints Kroshlen Moodley as head of Public Sector

    SAS has announced the appointment of Kroshlen Moodley as the company’s head of Public Sector, responsible for driving the company’s government and utilities business strategy within these sectors.   Moodley has extensive experience within the public...

  • Top execs confirm Feb 27, 2013 Innovation Dinner attendance

    February 25, 2013 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Top execs confirm Feb 27, 2013 Innovation Dinner attendance

    The next Innovation Dinner to be held on the 27th of February is shaping up to be the biggest so far. IT News Africa has secured top-flight speakers for the event and confirmed the attendance of senior executives for the event Sponsored by HP and Avanade...

  • GovTech – Cloud allows Gov-Citizen connection

    September 12, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on GovTech – Cloud allows Gov-Citizen connection

    Governments across the world are under intense pressure to reduce costs and increase their operational efficiency, while also improving service delivery to their citizens. Their IT environments are under even more pressure to do more with less and as...

  • IT Infrastructure Summit hits Cape Town

    August 10, 2011 • EventsComments Off on IT Infrastructure Summit hits Cape Town

    The two day IT Infrastructure Summit is opening on the18th of August 2011 to a much anticipated assembly of senior IT professionals, Infrastructure experts and government officials. The opening address will be presented by MRS GNM Pandor, Minister –...

  • South Africa’s IT agency to migrate to open source in coming year

    October 2, 2008 • Enterprise ITComments Off on South Africa’s IT agency to migrate to open source in coming year

    The South African State IT Agency (Sita), which provides IT services to government, will itself migrate to open source software over the coming year. This is according to the organisation’s 2007/2008 annual report which has been tabled in Parliament...