Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Science and Technology.
Department of Trade and Industry
The trade and industry department hopes to have a bill amending the Space Affairs Act passed by Parliament before the end of 2015.
Chief Director Majaja made this clear during a briefing to the trade and industry committee on the review of the act.
Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services
A white paper policy on information and communications technology (ICT) is close to being adopted.
The deputy minister of telecommunications and postal services, Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize, announced this during the post-SONA debate in parliament this week.
Portfolio Committee on Communications
The national assembly’s communications committee has called for nominations for suitable candidates to fill a vacancy on the South African Broadcasting Corporation Board.
According to a statement, the successful candidate would serve as a non-executive board member.