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Cape Town tops African tech ecosystems rankings for direct foreign investment
Cape Town tops African tech ecosystems rankings for direct foreign investmentArticle

Cape Town has ranked as one of the world's fastest-growing regions for foreign direct investment, according to the African Tech Ecosystems of the Future report...

10 May 2021

Microsoft to train 20,000 young South Africans in software development
Microsoft to train 20,000 young South Africans in software developmentArticle

Microsoft SA has announced a partnership with the Public Service Sector Education, Training Authority (PSETA), and Afrika Tikkun to extend its Global Skilling Initiative...

29 Apr 2021

2021 Bookmarks Awards Jury share insights on state of digital
2021 Bookmarks Awards Jury share insights on state of digitalArticle

In the run up to the 13th annual Bookmarks Awards "Moving the Industry Forward" - powered by the IAB SA - our eight jury chairs have shared their insights into the state of digital today...

Issued by IAB South Africa 28 Apr 2021

The 8 most in-demand IT jobs in South Africa right now
The 8 most in-demand IT jobs in South Africa right nowArticle

Xpatweb has released its 2020/21 Critical Skills Survey Report, which details the eight most sought-after jobs in the IT sector right now...

19 Apr 2021

Holistic schools development mitigates Covid-19 impacts
Holistic schools development mitigates Covid-19 impactsArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic had a significant impact in 2020 on South Africa's schooling system...

Steven Lebere, Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 16 Apr 2021

Nearly 300,000 South Africans benefit from Microsoft's digital skills initiative
Nearly 300,000 South Africans benefit from Microsoft's digital skills initiativeArticle

Over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories have also been upskilled through the initiative...

31 Mar 2021

Professor Nick Binedell
State, business partnership vital for post-Covid recoveryArticle

The state and the private sector have important roles to play in South Africa's post-Covid recovery, but neither can be relied upon solely to pull the country out of its economic quagmire without the other...

30 Mar 2021

TikTok launches Rising Voices to upskill Black creators
TikTok launches Rising Voices to upskill Black creatorsArticle

TikTok launched the Rising Voices incubator project - an initiative open to all Black South African creators, which has been endorsed by the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF)...

29 Mar 2021

Moving beyond cash - How are legacy players keeping up with the new digital-first disruptors in the financial services industry?
Moving beyond cash - How are legacy players keeping up with the new digital-first disruptors in the financial services industry?Article

Digital transformation has had a profound impact on almost all industries, fundamentally altering how customers experience the organisations they deal with on a daily basis. The financial services space is no exception, with legacy players having to keep up with new, digital-first disruptors in order to remain relevant...

Ndagi Job Goshi, Issued by Topco Media 26 Mar 2021

Basa Debut Programme 2021
Basa Debut Programme 2021Article

Basa's Debut Programme aims to ensure a systematic approach to mentoring its artists and enables full-scale access to relevant information and networks to help them build the resources they need...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 24 Mar 2021

Digital adoption in Africa supersedes other regions - report
Digital adoption in Africa supersedes other regions - reportArticle

Although Africa currently trails other regions in terms of digital adoption, infrastructure buildout is happening faster on the continent than any other region...

18 Mar 2021

Post-Covid-19: A chance to leapfrog Africa's development through digitalisation
Post-Covid-19: A chance to leapfrog Africa's development through digitalisationArticle

Africa recorded remarkable economic growth in the first 15 years of the 21st century, largely because of positive trends in the export of primary commodities...

Cristina Duarte 16 Mar 2021

Remote working and digital-first emerge as key influences in the IAB SA Digital Skills Gap Report
Remote working and digital-first emerge as key influences in the IAB SA Digital Skills Gap ReportArticle

The IAB SA has published The 2021 Digital Skills Gap Report - an industry-wide survey that highlights the key challenges faced by brands, agencies and publishers...

Issued by IAB South Africa 11 Mar 2021

Microsoft SA to upskill 3000 developers with new immersive programme
Microsoft SA to upskill 3000 developers with new immersive programmeArticle

The programme is focused on training software engineers and developers in learning the basics of Microsoft Azure...

9 Mar 2021

The Hawthorne Effect and the future leadership attributes required
The Hawthorne Effect and the future leadership attributes requiredArticle

In the workplace, the Hawthorne Effect can explain how the more attention an employee receives from managers, coworkers, and customers, the higher the level of effort and employee productivity. Essentially, productivity increases when employees believe that they are valued...

Lucia Mabasa, Issued by Pinpoint One Human Resources 24 Feb 2021

4 directions for the modern graduate to consider in the digital marketing space
4 directions for the modern graduate to consider in the digital marketing spaceArticle

At the beginning of every year there are a new generation of school-leavers and graduates trying to make an important choice that will determine their futures, which career path to follow and how to get there...

23 Feb 2021

2021 Anzisha Prize applications now open
2021 Anzisha Prize applications now openArticle

Mastercard Foundation and African Leadership Academy call on young African entrepreneurs to join the Anzisha Prize Fellowship program...

15 Feb 2021

Award-winning brand, Digital Kungfu, launches innovative technology group, Black Swan Technology Holdings
Award-winning brand, Digital Kungfu, launches innovative technology group, Black Swan Technology HoldingsArticle

Through a new group of companies, Black Swan Technology Holdings will deliver a compelling economic future for technology businesses across the globe...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 5 Feb 2021

Free-to-access Wi-Fi hotspots in Witsand enables local NPOs
Free-to-access Wi-Fi hotspots in Witsand enables local NPOsArticle

In June 2020, 10 free-to-access, uncapped, solar-powered Wi-Fi enabled ThinkZones were set up in Atlantis, providing free internet access to between 5,500 and 10,000 people per month...

Issued by GreenCape 1 Feb 2021

Animation - a Covid-resistant industry
Animation - a Covid-resistant industryArticle

With the easing of lockdown regulations, the False Bay TVET College, 2D animation programme was able to host two, one day stop-frame animation workshops...

Cate Hunter, Issued by False Bay College 27 Jan 2021

Adapting marketing to the post-Covid: The new normal
Adapting marketing to the post-Covid: The new normalArticle

Lockdown has redefined the way marketers build and define relationships with consumers. Creativity, adaptability and digital skills are now more important than ever...

Shaheen Khan, Issued by Regent Business School 8 Jan 2021

Can digital partnerships enable business development?
Can digital partnerships enable business development?Article

Gone are the days when small businesses need to sell their products to just the people who live or work in the immediate vicinity. Digital platforms and partnerships are now empowering micro-companies to extend their offerings, opening new doors for business growth and development...

Kevin South 7 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The engineering workforce of the future will be digitally inclined
#BizTrends2021: The engineering workforce of the future will be digitally inclinedArticle

Over time, we have seen that much of the problem-solving, analysis and synthesis and heavy mathematical lifting is now done by computers. Gone are the days where engineers are seen pouring over drawing boards...

Selvan Murugan 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Leadership during Covid-19 and beyond
#BizTrends2021: Leadership during Covid-19 and beyondArticle

Popularised by the US Army as a result of the extreme conditions in Afghanistan and Iraq, the acronym VUCA - volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity - was widely used to refer to our pre-Covid world... Then the pandemic hit...

Faeeza Khan 4 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The changing faces of marketing
#BizTrends2021: The changing faces of marketingArticle

It is estimated that nearly two-thirds of children who started school in 2016 will go on to have jobs that don't exist yet. How do we prepare this new generation for the business of the future, while at the same time retrain hundreds of millions of people whose work is evolving?

Glen Meier 29 Dec 2020

BlueMagnet offers subsidised support to companies in dire need for rapid digital upskilling
BlueMagnet offers subsidised support to companies in dire need for rapid digital upskillingArticle

The digital skills gap continues to widen in South Africa, and globally, forcing companies to invest more in reskilling their workforce quickly to stay relevant...

Issued by BlueMagnet Digital 15 Dec 2020

The role of digital transformation in kick-starting African economies
The role of digital transformation in kick-starting African economiesArticle

The digital revolution has officially engaged a higher gear, raising a great deal of curiosity and speculation on technological innovation, adoption, AI and the future of the digital economy...

Tau Mashigo 4 Dec 2020

IAB SA Transformation Council announces new members
IAB SA Transformation Council announces new membersArticle

The IAB South Africa is thrilled to announce the names of the newly-elected members of the Transformation Council...

Issued by IAB South Africa 1 Dec 2020

Revelations in times of adversity
Revelations in times of adversityArticle

Times of adversity often lead us to greatness. A passion reignited. A talent discovered. A cementing of core values. Even new visions being birthed. This was certainly the case for the AAA's Executive Training team in 2020...

Issued by AAA School of Advertising 30 Nov 2020

The Snapplify Foundation, iSchoolAfrica and Saray Khumalo partner to make profound impact on education
The Snapplify Foundation, iSchoolAfrica and Saray Khumalo partner to make profound impact on educationArticle

The Snapplify Foundation has joined iSchoolAfrica and award-winning mountaineer Saray Khumalo in setting up nine digital libraries for disadvantaged schools across South Africa's nine provinces...

Issued by Snapplify 26 Nov 2020

Partnership provides 9 digital libraries for disadvantaged schools
Partnership provides 9 digital libraries for disadvantaged schoolsArticle

Disadvantaged schools across nine South African provinces have received access to literacy and learning with the opening of nine digital libraries, courtesy of a partnership between The Snapplify Foundation, iSchoolAfrica and award-winning mountaineer Saray Khumalo...

25 Nov 2020

Telkom FutureMakers launches innovation incubator for township entrepreneurs
Telkom FutureMakers launches innovation incubator for township entrepreneursArticle

Telkom is looking for 15 budding entrepreneurs who are based in Soweto and using technology to solve a problem in their communities...

24 Nov 2020

AWS, Dimension Data establish cloud education collaboration
AWS, Dimension Data establish cloud education collaborationArticle

Amazon Web Services' (AWS) skills development arm, AWS Training and Certification has formed a collaboration with Dimension Data's Enterprise and Supplier Development team to provide essential cloud education to key beneficiaries of the system integrator's Enterprise Supplier Development (ESD) programme...

18 Nov 2020

New Google-IFC report: Africa's internet economy worth $180bn by 2025
New Google-IFC report: Africa's internet economy worth $180bn by 2025Article

A new report unveils the estimated worth of Africa's internet economy in five years time and the factors contributing to this overall growth...

12 Nov 2020

UK-SA Tech Hub launches Coding Moms, a training programme for mothers
UK-SA Tech Hub launches Coding Moms, a training programme for mothersArticle

Coding Moms is a programme aimed at providing mothers and women from marginalised areas, including those who may have suffered gender-based violence, with basic digital skills...

11 Nov 2020

Free online courses offered to unemployed youth
Free online courses offered to unemployed youthArticle

Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has called on unemployed youth to take the opportunity to register for free online courses...

11 Nov 2020

Top things to look out for at 2020 Africa Tech Festival
Top things to look out for at 2020 Africa Tech FestivalArticle

The virtual Africa Tech Festival is upon us with the AfricaCom Awards kickstarting the 2020 edition of AfricaCom...

10 Nov 2020

IAB South Africa Digital Skills Gap Survey
IAB South Africa Digital Skills Gap SurveyArticle

The IAB SA, in partnership with the Red & Yellow Creative School of Business, is appealing to digital marketing professionals to take part in their annual skills gap survey...

Issued by IAB South Africa 4 Nov 2020

AICPA and CIMA launch CGMA Finance Leadership Programme
AICPA and CIMA launch CGMA Finance Leadership ProgrammeArticle

The e-learning CGMA Finance Leadership Programme has been launched to employers and universities across Africa, Asia and Europe as a new and alternative approach to completing the CIMA Professional Qualification...

Issued by CIMA 30 Oct 2020

#Anzisha2020: SAYNA brings digital studies to Madagascar
#Anzisha2020: SAYNA brings digital studies to MadagascarArticle

Matina Razafimahefa is the founder of SAYNA, an innovative edtech venture based in Madagascar, and a runner-up in the 2020 Anzisha Prize...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Oct 2020

300 learnerships up for grabs for WeThinkCode_'s 2021 programming course
300 learnerships up for grabs for WeThinkCode_'s 2021 programming courseArticle

Think you have what it takes to be a software developer or programmer? Applications are now open for the 2021 WeThinkCode_ full-time, fully-sponsored two-year programming course...

22 Oct 2020

What South Africa's teachers brought to the virtual classroom during Covid-19
What South Africa's teachers brought to the virtual classroom during Covid-19Article

While celebrating this year's World Teachers Day, we should recognise how the Covid-19 pandemic has amplified the key role that teachers already play in South Africa's schools...

Mmaki Jantjies 21 Oct 2020

Youth training initiatives position SA as desirable services delivery destination
Youth training initiatives position SA as desirable services delivery destinationArticle

South Africa is currently an attractive destination for outsourced projects. Andy Searle, CEO of BPESA, details how the country has favourably positioned itself...

19 Oct 2020

The race against economic inequality within emerging markets - a case for SMEs
The race against economic inequality within emerging markets - a case for SMEsArticle

One of the great challenges of the 21st Century is the need to reduce poverty levels and economic inequality globally...

Soromfe Uzomah 16 Oct 2020

Local ICT skills in high demand despite economic downturn
Local ICT skills in high demand despite economic downturnArticle

Cape Town is home to almost 60% of South African tech startups. This is according to data released by Invest Cape Town...

12 Oct 2020

Nurturing female talent in technology is critical
Nurturing female talent in technology is criticalArticle

Gender imbalance isn't just another challenge that companies need to overcome, it's arguably the greatest threat facing the global tech sector today...

Natasha Reuben 8 Oct 2020

How continuous learning helps business to innovate
How continuous learning helps business to innovateArticle

For businesses to remain competitive, they need to innovate, adapt, motivate and encourage their employees to expand their skill set and gain expertise. At the core of this, employees need sufficient and continuous learning and training to contribute to the success of the organisation - a win-win for businesses and employees...

7 Oct 2020

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The rise of the digital planet tells a new storyArticle

Yaw Dwomoh, CEO of Idea Hive, writes businesses are now preparing to navigate a period of prolonged uncertainty for their brand, the global economy, and the consumers they serve...

Yaw Dwomoh 7 Oct 2020

Honoris United Universities welcomes Red & Yellow Creative School of Business to its pan-African network
Honoris United Universities welcomes Red & Yellow Creative School of Business to its pan-African networkArticle

Red & Yellow enhances Honoris' position as a leading provider of future-oriented learning as the network expands further in South Africa...

Issued by Red & Yellow 6 Oct 2020

New paper explores the ever-changing role of educators
New paper explores the ever-changing role of educatorsArticle

In recognition of the vital role played by teachers, through the Unesco-led initiative themed 'Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future', PwC joins in celebrating teachers as leaders during the crisis brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. In a paper issued today by PwC South Africa, we look at the ever-changing role of teachers as 'educators of the future'...

5 Oct 2020

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