Category archives for: Governance

SA must embrace technology to tackle socio-economic problems

Mike Harris, Gartner Executive Vice President, Research

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town  CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – STAKEHOLDERS must make the most of modern  technologies to overcome prevailing economic challenges bedeviling South Africa, experts said at the opening of a key information technology summit in Cape Town. The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo opened on Monday in the midst of economic and political upheaval, including rising unemployment, the […]

Stakeholders pledge to address digital and energy divides

Huawei Vice President for Carrier Business Group, Jianjun Zhou

DURBAN – HUAWEI, the global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, is deploying new innovations to address the digital divide as well inadequate access to energy by millions in the most remote parts of Africa. Among the solutions in place include Ultra-Rural mobile connectivity, which the Chinese firm is piloting. […]

Africa urged to endorse Zimbabwean Zavazava bid for top ITU post

Zimbabwe's ICT expert, Dr Cosmos Zavazava vying for the top United Nations director's post at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Picture, Savious Kwinika, CAJ News

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Durban, South Africa DURBAN, (CAJ News) – NEIGHBOURING South Africa is rallying the global community to support the candidature of Zimbabwean telecommunications and information communication technology (ICT) expert, Dr Cosmos Zavazava, for the post of director for Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT). BDT is most powerful development arm wing of the International […]

Limpopo to host summit for young filmmakers

Limpopo young ladies

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 11th June 2018, African Press Association (APA),– / THE Limpopo Film Youth Summit will be held in the provincial capital, Polokwane, on Thursday, 14th June. Limpopo International Film Festival and Inside Education in partnership with Vanande Media are hosting the event, which is a call by President Cyril Ramaphosa to assist with […]

Modern technology key to halting service delivery protests

Profile Pic - M Ramutumbu

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MUNICIPALITIES in the continent must adopt 21st-century smart solutions to ensure efficient water management and thwart recurrent service delivery protests. Maanda Ramutumbu, a technology executive in South Africa, said the escalating protests underscored the incapacity of local municipalities to provide basic services to ratepayers. That incapacity is partly […]

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