___[21 May 2018] The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services briefed the Portfolio Committee for Telecommunications and Postal Services on this Bill on 15 May 2018 and it is now formally before that Committee for consideration.
___[10 November 2017] The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services has published the iKamva National e-Skills Institute Bill for public comment.
The purpose of the Bill is to provide for:
- the promotion of the use of information, communication and technology
- the establishment of iKamva National e- Skills Institute (iNeSI) and set out its objects and functions
- the establishment of the ICT (e- Skills) knowledge production and Coordination CoLab
- the establishment and appointment of the Board of iNeSI and appointment of CEO and CFO and related matters
- the funding of iNeSI.
Comments are due no later than 30 calendar days from 8 November 2017 and should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note that this is a draft bill which has not yet been introduced into Parliament.