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Jan 16, 2013
Despite the significant advances made by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) initiative since its inception in 2000, much is still needed to build on the momentum created by the project and ensure sustainable development in emerging regions. The United Nations...
Sep 23, 2008
South Africa’s markets suffered a hiccup on Tuesday, when the Presidency announced that fourteen key Cabinet members, including well-regarded Finance Minister Trevor Manuel, would resign. The rand fell to R8,27 to the dollar, however it stabilised following an...
Sep 23, 2008
South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), on Tuesday afternoon said that Cabinet Minister’s who resigned but indicated that they would stay on in the new administration, were asked by the ANC to continue in their positions. This was as...
Sep 23, 2008
The JSE Top-40 index plunged over 4% on Tuesday after news that South Africa’s Finance Minister Trevor Manuel, along with another ten Cabinet Ministers and three deputies, on Tuesday handed in their resignations. President Thabo Mbeki, who himself resigned on...
Sep 23, 2008
South Africa’s Finance Minister Trevor Manuel, along with another ten Cabinet Ministers and three deputies, on Tuesday handed in their resignations. President Thabo Mbeki, who himself resigned on Sunday, “regretfully had to accept” the letters of resignation,...
Sep 08, 2008
South Africa has made some progress regarding the provision of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to South Africans, especially those in rural areas, said President Thabo Mbeki on Sunday. Mbeki was briefing reporters after the eighth Presidential...
Jul 28, 2008
A new approach to planning, procurement and implementation of information communication technology (ICT) projects by the public sector was needed, so as to ensure the successful delivery of projects and leveraging of new technology frontiers, said GijimaAST CEO Jonas...
Jul 28, 2008
South Africa’s State Information Technology Agency (Sita) planned to spend some R500-million on extending its infrastructure capability over the next three years, which would “cost more than [Sita] earns”, said CEO Llewellyn Jones. However, he noted that the...
Jul 02, 2008
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May 26, 2008
The Department of Public Services and Administration (DPSA), which on Monday outlined its vision to deliver services through the Internet, said it had opened its eGovernment strategy to tender. The information technology (IT) industry would have until June 20 to...
Oct 01, 2007
Attached please find a press release on: Following its accession to the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) in 2003, South Africa has now been through the review process. The way forward was the subject addressed by Minister for Public Service and Administration,...
Sep 25, 2007
Synthetic fuels producer Sasol CEO Pat Davies has accompanied South Africa�s Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on her visit to China, Engineering News Online has learnt.
Jun 08, 2007
The State Information Technology Agency (Sita), provider of communications services to government, is to roll out a project to implement a next-generation network (NGN).
May 24, 2007
South Africa�s second-network operator Neotel has landed a R378-million deal from the State Information Technology Agency (Sita) to provide national backbone transmission services to government�s new next-generation network (NGN).
Jul 20, 2006
South Africa and India should work hard to strengthen economic ties to build a synergistic relationship that would be mutually beneficial to both the emerging economies, Indian High Commissioner Satyabrata Pal stated on Thursday.
Nov 18, 2005
Over the last decade, we have repeatedly been told that there are inadequate skills in local government.
Oct 07, 2005
Collaboration key if war is to be won
Sep 08, 2005
National and provincial departments are to get a special allowance to retain and attract "scarce skills", the Minister of Public Service and Administration said this week.
Jun 29, 2005
South Africa is set to host the fifth Global Forum on Fighting Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity in 2007.
Jun 10, 2005
Public Service and Administration Minister Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi is leading a high level delegation from South Africa at the Fourth Global Forum on Fighting Corruption.
May 31, 2005
The Minister for Public Service and Administration, Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, has urged South African business to partner with government in developing innovative solutions to the challenges it faces.
May 04, 2005
Public servants are set to benefit from a skills programme to be introduced to ensure the efficient delivery of services to citizens in the country.
Oct 01, 2004
The State Information Technology Agency (Sita) yesterday reported success with the current implementation of its turnaround strategy, designed to ensure the delivery of high-quality service to government and the South African information communication technology...
Aug 13, 2004
It is believed that the newly-launched Batho Pele e-Government Gateway will go a long way towards bringing ordinary citizens closer to government.
Aug 03, 2004
Public Service and Administration Minister Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi will today launch the first phase of the Batho Pele e-Gateway Portal (BPGP) in Mbazwana north of Kwa-Zulu Natal in line with government's initiative to avail its services in the internet.
Jul 30, 2004
The Gauteng Province is to be the pilot site of the South African government’s long-awaited electronic government portal, called the Batho Pele e-Government Gateway, in a R62-million initiative to be launched on August 3.
Oct 03, 2003
Capex for the State Information Technology Agency (Sita) will more than double for the 2003/4 financial year, revealed chief financial officer Pieter Els at a presentation of the company’s results for the year ended in March.
Sep 23, 2003
The State Information Technology Agency (Sita) yesterday reported a 44% increase in turnover, to R1,96-billion, for the year to March 2003, while net profit increased to R83-million, from a loss of R51-million the previous year.
Jun 25, 2003
A research report commissioned by three government-linked agencies has revealed that many mobile and wireless technologies are ready to be implemented for public service delivery.
Jun 16, 2003
Government will, through its Gateway Project, set up integrated one-stop service centres aimed at providing incorporated access to its services.
Feb 20, 2003
South Africans this year stand to benefit from a government initiative that will see the public get 24-hour access to government services.
Nov 15, 2002
Public service ministers from South Africa, Burundi, Mozambique, Congo-Brazzaville, Rwanda, Guinea, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Morocco, Mauritius, Zimbabwe, Congo, Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea have identified key issues at last month’s e-Africa...
Nov 04, 2002
Countries around the world are embracing the concept of electronic government.