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Sentech names new CEO

Sentech’s board has appointed Mlamli Booi as the new permanent CEO of the state-owned broadcasting signal distributor. He replaces Setumo Mohapi, who left to take the reins at the State IT Agency in April. As CEO, Booi’s biggest duty will be completing

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Jonas Bogoshi to lead EMC in SA

Former Gijima CEO Jonas Bogoshi has been appointed as country manager of EMC Southern Africa. He joins the local subsidiary of the US-headquartered EMC from T-Systems, where he was vice-president

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Infraco told to get ready for sale

State-owned fibre-optic telecommunications infrastructure provider Broadband Infraco has been directed by government to undertake a valuation exercise in preparation for its possible sale, the department

Opinion
Cwele fails to meet promises

On 21 May, South Africans will get to hear telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele deliver his second budget vote speech. It will be a report card for a minister who has been in the role for precisely a year. He is unlikely to

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Infraco could run out of cash: report

Broadband Infraco on Tuesday reportedly told parliament that it has sufficient capital to continue operating until the end of August only. The admission has cast further doubt on the state-owned

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Mohapi takes reins at Sita

Setumo Mohapi, the former CEO of Sentech, has taken the reins at the State IT Agency after all. He began his duties at the government’s central IT procurement agency on Wednesday, TechCentral has established. Last month, cabinet announced that Mohapi

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Mohapi still at helm of Sentech

In a statement released on Friday, Sentech said Setumo Mohapi is still CEO of Sentech and remains “dedicated to his current position”. The statement was in response a cabinet statement, issued in Thursday, which said that Mohapi at been appointed as the new CEO of the

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Mohapi new CEO of Sita … or is he?

Sentech CEO Setumo Mohapi has been appointed as CEO of the State IT Agency (Sita), according to a cabinet statement released on Thursday. However, in a bizarre twist, Mohapi has denied this in an SMS sent to TechCentral. Cabinet spokesman Phumla Williams

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State to issue mega computer tender

The State IT Agency will later this week issue the first phase of a multibillion-rand, three-year tender for the supply of computer equipment to the whole of government. At the same time, the agency

In-depth
W Cape broadband details emerge

The Western Cape government has updated the timelines for the complete deployment of its R1,3bn broadband initiative after an initial contracting period with the State IT Agency and Neotel took longer than anticipated. The tender, which was issued