Being a commercial airline pilot is considered a top job. Airline pilots earn premium salaries in recognition that they assume levels of responsibility for the lives of their passengers and fellow crew that is well above the corporate norm. At South African Airways (SAA), for example, first-year salaries are R900,000 a year and rises over time to match those of C-suite corporate executives.
3 days ago
Developed countries are usually the source of globally recognised certifications, yet local industry professionals face challenges typically unique to South Africa. Are these programmes designed for their own advanced economies? Or can they address conditions outside their borders?
Mungo Park 30 Nov 2016
PERT has exhibited at several trade shows over the last few years. We often hear the following: "I can't believe that you make this all here in South Africa. It looks imported!" But why should imported stuff be better quality than local material? I know we have our messy diversity down here. But, whatever the results from the Brexit and US Presidential election might suggest, I believe that diversity presents a real advantage.
The Small Enterprise Development Agency launched a Rapid Incubator and Centre for Entrepreneurship (CFE) at False Bay TVET College, Westlake Campus, in Cape Town on 23 November 2016.
False Bay College 28 Nov 2016
Drone racing, a thrilling new sport that sees pilots fly high-speed drones also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), is now set to become a more accessible sport for South Africans. Thanks to the launch of Drone Racing Africa (DRA) - the first fully funded drone racing league and series in Africa - junior school children through to adults will be catered for in the dynamic technology-meets-sport space.
28 Nov 2016