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SA government websites hacked

A hacker is claiming responsibility for disrupting three South African government websites. The social development department’s website opened to a black page with a window containing the animated graphic “Website hacked by H4ksniper” and a graphic depicting

Questions over hasty police IT tender

IT suppliers are raising questions privately about an SA Police Service (SAPS) tender, which could be worth as much as R300m, after they were given only three days to submit their bids. The tender, issued on behalf of the police by government’s central technology organisation, the State IT Agency (Sita), is looking for bids for a complex data storage system

Witch-hunt after ‘nonexistent’ IT contract exposed

Internal auditors have blown the whistle on a R72,6m IT contract negotiated by the department of human settlements, claiming that the deal ignored mandatory tender procedures. They also raised a red flag over a perceived conflict of interests — the department’s top IT official was previously employed by the favoured contractor

Expensive IT solution under fire

An e-government revolution in municipalities, which was championed by cooperative governance & traditional affairs minister Sicelo Shiceka as part of the state’s much-vaunted local government turnaround strategy, is floundering at its pilot site in a small Gauteng

Sita gets (yet another) acting CEO

The State IT Agency (Sita) has appointed Nontobeko Ntsinde to replace three acting CEOs at the organisation. Ntsinde has also been appointed in acting capacity. Curiously,…

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