Gemalto enables biometric passports in 30 countries

Gemalto has confirmed that its advanced epassport technologies are now being used in over 30 different countries. The company’s position has been built on the supply of complete travel documents and key components such as polycarbonate data pages, visible and...

Public-sector projects benefit from high-speed connectivity

It has been 23 years since the first Pan-African Conference of Ministers of Public/ Civil Service was held in Tangier. Since then there has been a lot of progress in the terms of public sector services on the continent, writes Vino Govender, executive: product...

Bytes’ SAMRAS solution empowers municipal compliance

Bytes Universal Systems (BUS) has successfully implemented SAMRAS, its locally developed and fully integrated financial management system solution, in all its municipal customers across the country for mSCOA 6.1 compliance. The implementation follows Bytes Universal...

Brazil makes government procurement transparent

The Brazilian Ministry of Planning, Development and Management (MP) has selected the Qlik Analytics Platform to power its recently-launched Price Dashboard. The public portal allows officials to research, analyse, and compare the prices practiced by the federal...

Western Cape Government accelerates digitisation

The Western Cape Government has confirmed a new three-year Enterprise Information Management (EIM) agreement with Datacentrix. The agreement now spans dozens of different departments, covering over 20 000 end users in total, and touching the lives of millions of South...

Vodacom apps to support government service delivery

Vodacom is using technology to support service delivery in South Africa by developing mobile platforms to promote active citizenry. The first, OR Tambo District Municipality’s citizenship engagement platform, allows residents of the district to engage the municipality...