News24.com | Rescuing tourism from pandemic ‘devastation’ is priority for the next year

News24.com | Rescuing tourism from pandemic ‘devastation’ is priority for the next year

The tourism minister told Parliament she is concerned about the slow progress with transformation in the tourism sector. (iStock) Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane addressed Parliament as part of the budget vote of her department.She said the Tourism Recovery Plan will be the main focus during the financial year.She would like to see the challenges…

News24.com | Legal woes over spectrum could thwart communication dept’s plans to ‘rebuild economy’

News24.com | Legal woes over spectrum could thwart communication dept’s plans to ‘rebuild economy’

Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams. The Department of Communications has finalised a Digital Economy Masterplan that could see an economic contribution upwards of 4.5% of GDP per annum, the creation of one million jobs over the next ten years, and “create massive opportunities for SMMEs”.It further set a goal of one million jobs in the next…

News24.com | Facebook’s Kustomer buyout probed as authorities fear misuse of personal data

News24.com | Facebook’s Kustomer buyout probed as authorities fear misuse of personal data

The EU commission has launched an investigation into a buyout by Facebook of a US startup over concerns that the social media giant could misuse personal data.Facebook last year announced its purchase of Kustomer, a five-year-old company that specialises in helping businesses interact with customers online.The acquisition of Kustomer has raised red flags as it…