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Sita again struck by downtime

The State IT Agency, which provides centralised IT services to the public sector, was again hit by downtime on Monday, the second time this has happened in three days.

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The crooks are on the run: Sita CEO

The troubled State IT Agency is winning the war on the crooks who have been defrauding government. That’s the word from the agency’s CEO, Setumo Mohapi, who held a press conference in Pretoria on Friday

Podcasts
Interview: Sita CEO Setumo Mohapi

Thank you for listening to the TechCentral podcast. In this episode, Duncan McLeod talks to Setumo Mohapi, CEO of the State IT Agency, about the crackdown he is leading on corruption at the agency and his plans to transform it

Opinion
This is how we’re going to fix ICT

The National Development Plan proposes three-phased implementation of priorities for the ICT sector. In the short term, the plan calls for an urgent need to review policy to improve access through competition in services; fast-tracking

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Microsoft, treasury in new software deal

Microsoft and national treasury, through the State IT Agency, have reached a new deal that government said will result in the “optimisation of Microsoft products and services within all spheres of government”. This is after the parties initiated

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Why SA Connect tender was cancelled

The State IT Agency has finally explained why it pulled the plug on a government tender, worth up to R1,5bn, to roll out broadband to underserviced parts of the country: none of the bidders qualified. The tender was the first phase of a network

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Confusion over state broadband tender

The department of telecommunications & postal services on Wednesday kept mum on whether Telkom would be the preferred bidder to supply and maintain a government broadband project in South Africa. Deputy minister

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IT tender scandal erupts at correctional services

The department of correctional services wanted to overpay a company by more than R300m for providing IT services that should have cost the taxpayer R50m. The government’s chief procurement officer, Kenneth Brown, revealed in parliament on

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