Siyabonga Cwele

SAP sets ambitious target for Africa Code Week

 The digital skills initiative has empowered 1.8 million pupils with digital skills, as SAP sets its sights on 600 000 more for 2018.
Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2018

Will SA govt intervene in MTN's Nigeria crisis?

It will do so, if requested according to SA's Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services.
Jul 18, 2018

High spectrum prices hit developing nations hard

Too expensive spectrum assignments hinder the uptake of mobile broadband services by consumers in developing economies, a GSMA report finds.
May 30, 2017

Minister Patel calls for inquiry into data costs

Minister Ebrahim Patel says he wants to promote a data-driven economy and address high data costs in SA.
May 29, 2017

South Africa: mobile operators' spectrum safe – for now

IDC looks at the impact of Budget Vote speed by the country's Minister of Telecommunications & Postal Services Siyabonga Cwele.
Feb 20, 2017

South Africa received the bulk of investment into Africa's ICT industry

Report on funding over the past year shows that SA received the lion's share of investment of more than US$129 million.
Sep 28, 2016

SA Minister points telecoms regulator to Rwanda's example

Siyabonga Cwele has lauded spectrum sharing in Rwanda in relation to court action by his department against ICASA.
Sep 20, 2016

SA telecoms Minister vows to slash data prices

Regulatory intervention initiated by the government into the pricing of data packages looks to be on the cards in South Africa.
Jul 20, 2016

Huawei launches US$5 000 000 SA Innovation and Experience Centre

Tech resource showcases the company's latest solutions and is positioned to contribute towards South Africa's ICT sector.
Jun 25, 2014

SA telecoms minister Cwele outlines future plans

Government intends ensuring universal broadband access in the country and connect cities.
May 28, 2014

Wireless association highlights SA's key ICT challenges

South Africa’s Wireless Access Providers’ Association (WAPA) calls on government to act.
May 26, 2014

‘SA’s new telecoms ministry must focus on spectrum’

Former state security minister Siyabonga Cwele heads up newly created portfolio.