Best practices not always the best in public service

Public service leaders in emerging markets often look for best-practice initiatives and guidance on their own projects, but frequently fail to achieve desired outcomes, writes By Livingstone Chilwane, MD for health and public service at Accenture. While it makes sense...

Gauteng , GE Sign economic development MOU

The Gauteng Province and GE have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on projects in the key economic sectors of energy and healthcare. Under the MoU, GE and the Office of the Premier will work together to identify critical areas for collaboration...

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 hidden...

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...