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Gijima ‘confident’, despite huge loss

Gijima’s management team is “confident” it has taken the “correct strategic decisions” to get the company “back on track”, despite reporting a massive R210,8m loss in the financial year ended 30 June 2013, from a much smaller loss of R50,6m in 2012

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Microsoft plans SA broadband trial

Microsoft plans to work with the CSIR and the State IT Agency (Sita) to launch a trial network in South Africa’s Limpopo province that will test the feasibility of using so-called television white-spaces spectrum to offer more affordable wireless broadband access. The trial will be the third white-spaces trial

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Websites defaced, not hacked: Sita

Three government websites that were disrupted by a hacker over the weekend were defaced, not hacked, the State Information Technology Agency (Sita), which hosts the sites, said on Tuesday. “Sita is confident of its work and capacity to secure government information

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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

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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,…