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  1. Hanno Labuschagne

    Government's tender website has been down for months

    Government's tender website has been down for months The image a few paragraphs down is what you currently see when you go to the National Treasury’s tender website. It’s been this way since March. When trying to make sense of a story that involved a newly issued tender, we became frustrated...
  2. L

    E-HomeAffairs - OTP not being received

    I have been trying to get into the (SA) E Home Affairs website but not receiving the OTP via sms even though the last four numbers reflected is correct. Cant get through to the callcentre and none of my emails are being answered. Trying to apply for a replacement for my Smart ID and renew my...
  3. J

    Government ministers owe millions in rent on houses paid for by taxpayers - Report

    Government ministers owe millions in rent on houses paid for by taxpayers - Report Current and former government ministers owe millions of rand in rent on homes that have been subsidised by taxpayers, according to a report by The Sunday Times. Public works minister Patricia de Lille has sent...
  4. J

    Government now has to tell you when it tracks you

    Government now has to tell you when it tracks you The law that governs legal wiretapping in South Africa — the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication-related Information Act (RICA) — was declared unconstitutional last week. Anyone with a cellphone in South...
  5. J

    Government to crack down on piracy websites in South Africa

    Government to crack down on piracy websites in South Africa The South African government plans to crack down on illegal file-sharing and streaming websites in South Africa. Speaking to the Parliament Portfolio Committee on Communications, the Department of Communications and Digital...
  6. J

    Government's last-minute matric exam decision causes confusion

    Government's last-minute matric exam decision causes confusion The Department of Education made a last-minute announcement regarding matric examinations which caused bedlam at schools across the country, the City Press reports. On Monday last week, the department said that matric pupils with...
  7. J

    Government proposes new free-to-air broadcast regulations

    Government proposes new free-to-air broadcast regulations The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has published its Draft Sports Broadcasting Services Amendment Regulations for public comment, aiming to make sporting events more accessible to the wider public...
  8. J

    Government's unveils new digital skills strategy

    Government's unveils new digital skills strategy The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT) has published a government gazette in which it outlines its Digital and Future Skills Strategy. Key to this strategy, said the DCDT, is driving digital literacy and fluency in...
  9. J

    Government proposal would see the creation of a state bank and the use of SA pensions

    Government proposal would see the creation of a state bank and the use of SA pensions The cabinet's economic cluster has created an economic reconstruction and recovery plan which includes the ANC's proposals to launch a state bank that would be able to access retirement savings at favourable...
  10. S

    This “scary” revenue and spending graph shows why you can expect higher taxes

    https://mybroadband.co.za/news/business/362960-the-scary-revenue-and-spending-graph-shows-why-you-can-expect-higher-taxes.html
  11. J

    Government appeals High Court ruling on "irrational" regulations

    Government appeals High Court ruling on "irrational" regulations The South African government will appeal the ruling by the Gauteng High Court which declared South Africa's level 3 and level 4 lockdown regulations irrational and unconstitutional. Speaking at a post-cabinet media briefing...
  12. J

    Western Cape - Possible Electricity Scandal

    Hi Guys I am no sure if this is the correct place to post this, but there seems to be a scandal going around municipalities within the Western Cape and is flying low under the radar of many South Africans. My parents had their electricity meter replaced in 2014 by a city of Cape Town...
  13. J

    Government plans to cut rail funding to bail out failing e-tolls

    Government plans to cut rail funding to bail out failing e-tolls Government has proposed a bill to reallocate funds meant to aid the struggling Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) to bail out Sanral's failing e-toll system, the City Press reports. Prasa controls the major Metrorail...
  14. J

    Science and technology minister spied on by hidden cameras

    Science and technology minister spied on by hidden cameras Science and technology minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has filed a complaint with the State Security Agency (SSA) after cameras were found in her office, the Sunday Times reports. Police found multiple cameras which could record both...
  15. J

    R296 billion - This is how much the South African government wasted in 5 years

    R296 billion - This is how much the South African government wasted in 5 years South Africa’s national, provincial, and local governments wasted R296 billion in unauthorised, irregular, and fruitless and wasteful expenditure in the past five years. This is according to a report in the City...
  16. J

    Ramaphosa merges Department of Communications and Department of Telecommunications

    Ramaphosa merges Department of Communications and Department of Telecommunications President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the Department of Communications and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services will be merged. The former Minister of Telecommunications Siyabonga...
  17. Stonemason

    Driver's licenses no longer being produced

    The government has not been printing driver's licenses for the past five months and if your license has expired, there is no way to get a replacement. They have all kinds of excuses blaming striking workers but in reality it is just part of the slide towards a failed state. Our government...
  18. J

    South Africans no longer need work experience to get entry-level government jobs

    South Africans no longer need work experience to get entry-level government jobs The minister of public service and administration, Ayanda Dlodlo, has announced that from 2019 people will not need work experience to get an entry-level government job. The decision was welcomed by the National...
  19. Nobody Important

    Sars IT head apologises for 'conduct, posture, and demeanour'

    More at https://www.iol.co.za/news/politics/sars-it-head-apologises-for-conduct-posture-and-demeanour-17566324
  20. The_Librarian

    ALERT : All homeschoolers, or people who plan to do homeschooling...

    LEVEL 1 REGULATORY ALERT The Pestalozzi Trust has issued a Level 1 Regulatory Alert. This means that regulatory changes are planned that will directly impact your freedom to home educate. The Council of Education Ministers (CEM) are to meet this week, and the draft Policy on Home...
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