Mar 2015

Govt gets techno-savvy

Written by Amukelani Chauke
Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has unveiled a mobile app for the South African Government website.

The app links users to the recently relaunched, mobile friendly government website,, which bridges the digital divide and can be accessed on any cell phone.

It allows users to view, among others, the latest available jobs in the public service; tender bulletins; news and radio bulletins as well as information on services like renewing your driver’s licence or car licence.

The app, which is available for free download on your play store, also gives users contact details of all government departments Govt gets techno-savvy across all spheres of government.

The South African Government app also gives users quick access to government leaders, events, speeches and other government information.

It is available on both Android and Apple mobile devices.

Vuk’uzenzele app

The Deputy Minister said the launch of the South African Government app comes after her department launched the Vuk’uzenzele newspaper app in November last year.

The app allows users to download and read the government newspaper that is distributed nationwide and gives further access to a publication.

Win an iPad

We are giving away an iPad, sponsored by DEP Technologies, to one lucky reader. To win, simply download the free South African Government app by searching for “SA Government” on the Google or Apple Appstore or download the free Vuk’uzenzele newspaper app by searching for Vukuzenzele on the Google or Apple Appstore between 11 February 2015 and 31 May 2015.

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