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Parliament goes virtual for lockdown

....20 May 2020... SA first with virtual e-debate ....At the same time as the venerable British Parliament was tackling what seemed to them a totally invasive idea of a virtual e-Parliament, South Africa was simultaneously tackling the same subject...

Latest Cybercrime Bill free of state apparatchik

New Cybercrime Bill    ......Every business must have a battle plan In the light of the fact that the Cybercrimes Bill, now passed by Parliament, places obligations on financial institutions and service providers to report incidents to SAPS, it...

Fresh Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill tackles Internet fraud

...  Revised Bill criminalises cybercrimes ... posted 5 Aug... A new Bill designed to give powers to the State Security, Defence, Police and Telecommunications Ministers to intervene in many aspects of South Africa’s key economic, financial and...

Barnes prepares SAPO for SASSA

Modernising SAPO a culture change ..... sent to clients 27 February.... Stage by stage, Mark Barnes, Group Chief Executive Officer of South African Post Office (SAPO), appears to be reforming cultures and cleaning out “ten years of decay”, as he...

Barnes prepares SAPO for SASSA

Modernising SAPO a culture change ..... sent to clients 27 February.... Stage by stage, Mark Barnes, Group Chief...

Barnes prepares SAPO for SASSA

Modernising SAPO a culture change ..... sent to clients 27 February.... Stage by stage, Mark Barnes, Group Chief Executive Officer of South African Post Office (SAPO), appears to be reforming cultures and cleaning out “ten years of decay”, as he...

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Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill invokes suspicion

Cybercrime Bill stated as invasive ...sent to clients 28 Jan...   A new law to assist in enforcing South Africa’s fight against cybercrime, hacking and unlawful interception of data is about to be tabled in Parliament. As expected, the proposals...

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Lack of skills hampering broadband rollout

Broadband for SA needs local tech.... The lack of IT skills in broadband development in government, especially those responsible for implementation of the new broadband policy in SA as well as technicians in the field, has become a major issue of...

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SA needs 3 languages not 13, CSIR says

New minimal language policy proposed by CSIR The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) says that 77% of South Africans can understand each other in three of the main languages. They have, as a result, proposed that a language policy...

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