The agency tasked with consolidating and co-ordinating the government’s information technology resources is facing a serious cash-flow crisis that threatens the functions of the state.

The State Information Technology Agency (Sita), which was established two decades ago and tasked with facilitating electronic services between the government and the public as well as overseeing the procurement and delivery of IT processes, told MPs on Tuesday its available cash balance of R500m enables it to be financially sustainable for only 20 working days...

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