Author: Rod Amner

By Sphume Ndlovu, Rod Amner, and Jessica Evans* There has been no public internet service in any of the Eastern Cape libraries since September last year. According to provincial Department of Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture (DSRAC) spokesperson, Andile Nduna, this is due to a failure to make provision for these servicesĀ in the 2017-18 DSRAC budget and a breakdown in the relationship with the existing service provider. Free internet services are still available to users in libraries in all the other eight provinces. However, Nduna promised that internet access would be restored to libraries by November this year. Free internet…

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