Concerns over whistle-blowers' safety

2013-06-26 19:18

No suspects have been identified in connection with the hacking of the SAPS website last month, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has revealed.

AG audit slams correctional services

2013-03-06 15:45

A lack of management and a failure to follow prescribed processes characterises many of the contracts awarded to consultants by the department of correctional services, MPs have heard.

Govt websites 'defaced, not hacked'

2012-12-11 10:04

Three government websites that were disrupted by a hacker were defaced and no government information was under threat, the State Information Technology Agency says.

Gijima 'confident' before protector probe

2012-01-23 20:30

Listed IT company Gijima says it is "confident" that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will discover "nothing untoward" during her probe into a multibillion-rand home affairs tender.

System to keep SA borders safe

2010-10-19 18:12

The system used to screen tourists coming into SA during the 2010 Soccer World Cup will remain in use, says air transport IT specialist Sita.

Cipro at a loss to explain IT tender

2010-05-18 15:06

Cipro has been hard-pressed to say why it gave a major tender and advance payments of millions to a three-month-old company with no track record.

Airlines lose fewer bags

2010-03-25 18:02

The number of lost airline passenger bags has dropped by nearly 24% between 2008 and 2009.


Cops lose whistle-blower info on website

2013-05-22 19:09

Information on crime supplied by whistle-blowers had been downloaded when the official SAPS website was hacked into.

Free State website cost to be probed

2013-03-06 14:17

The Free State will determine whether it received value for money in a provincial government website deal, Premier Ace Magashule says.

Hackers move in for the kill

2012-02-19 16:30

The Auditor-General (A-G) says lax government information technology system security must be tightened up to make it less vulnerable to hackers.

Madonsela tackles home affairs

2012-01-22 20:45

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has started on her next big investigation: a "flawed" R2.4bn tender to revolutionise the home affairs department.

State owes Sita R800m

2010-09-01 14:41

The embattled State Information Technology Agency is owed R800m in outstanding debt by government departments and warns it may soon start cutting off services.

Smart card probe nearly done

2010-04-19 14:31

Public Service and Administration Minister Richard Baloyi says the investigation into the cancellation of a tender to issue smart identity cards is expected to be finalised within a month.

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