Time to share infrastructure

The government has been called to share information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure with the private sector to increase the latter’s public outreach and create jobs.

Such infrastructure as radio and television transmitters is scattered across the country and is underutilised. In some instances, the infrastructure is vandalised because of lack of security.

Private radio stations have in the past appealed to the government to avail radio mast, but without success.  It is regrettable that the government is always preaching citizen empowerment and job creation yet it cannot see opportunities to empower the private sector.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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