state information technology agency (sita)

  1. Jan

    Network fault knocks SAPS, Treasury, and several other government departments offline

    Police and Treasury offline — network problem knocks out South African government ...According to the source, the outage also affected all external services routed via the Centurion data centre, including all external emails, remote VPN services, public DNS services, and third-party...
  2. Jan

    Home Affairs is getting a new online booking system to try and kill queues and corruption

    Home Affairs' new online booking system — what to expect The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has announced a new appointment system to combat corruption and long queues at its offices. The new appointment system will be linked to the national population register, allowing individuals to use...
  3. Jan

    EOH taking a beating

    EOH hammered in 2021 EOH has been hammered in 2021. It faces a public sector blacklisting threat, the SIU continues to investigate corrupt EOH contracts, and its share price plummeted by 46% this year. Founded in 1998 by Asher Bohbot, EOH is one of South Africa’s best-known IT companies and...
  4. Jan

    SITA considering blacklisting EOH over tender fraud

    EOH faces blacklisting for tender fraud EOH is close to being blacklisted from doing business with the government, which will be a major blow to the company. Business Day reported that the possible blacklisting is “punishment for a tender fraud scandal that surfaced three years ago and...
  5. Jan

    Home Affairs blame game over constant system outages must stop - DA MP

    "The system is offline" — Home Affairs blame game must stop Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi must account for the quality of IT services procured by his department and how much money it has spent on maintaining a dysfunctional system over the years, DA MP Ricardo Mackenzie has stated...
  6. Jan

    Home Affairs systems are always down because it is getting what it pays for - SITA

    Real reason Home Affairs systems are always down — it is getting what it pays for State Information Technology Agency (SITA) boss Luvuyo Keyise has hit back at the Minister of Home Affairs after the Minister suggested that his department’s ills can all be traced back to SITA. In a Budget Vote...
  7. Jan

    Home Affairs wants to kill queues and bad service by ditching SITA

    "The system is down" — Home Affairs Minister ditching SITA for private sector The Department of Home Affairs wants permission from National Treasury to use a private information technology (IT) provider for its systems, rather than having to rely on the State IT Agency (SITA). This was the...
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    Neotel's fibre and Wi-Fi rollout plans for Cape Town

    Neotel’s big Cape Town fibre plans In addition to rolling out infrastructure to connect government sites and offer free Wi-Fi, Neotel is planning to offer FTTx services
  9. QuintonB

    MultiChoice investigating DStv site downtime

    DStv website downtime: MultiChoice responds DStv’s websites, including the sites for SuperSport, BoxOffice, and Catch Up went offline this morning
  10. QuintonB

    SA government sites go down tango down The websites of the State IT Agency and those on the South African government’s domain are down
  11. jes

    E-toll price comments ready to be received

    E-toll prices: send in your comments After experiencing downtime on its domains, the Department of Transport’s e-mail address for receiving public comments on E-toll tariffs is online
  12. jes

    E-toll comments requested, but Dept. of Transport domain down

    E-toll comments requested, but Dept. of Transport domain down Members of the public who wish to send in their comments on the proposed E-toll tariffs have found themselves unable to do so
  13. jes

    SAPS website hacker "Domainer" interviewed

    SAPS website hacker "Domainer" interviewed Domainer, the Anonymous hacker behind the release of data from the SAPS website reveals how he breached the site’s security
  14. jes

    Personal data leaks from SA government website

    Personal data leaks from SA government website A website offering statistics based on housing subsidy data that is hosted on the domain revealed applicants’ private data
  15. jes

    SITA website publicly showing client data

    SITA website publicly showing client data A website on the State Information Technology Agency’s domain is making customer data publicly available