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Athlone primary school receives a 4IR Stream Lab, enabling coding and robotics learning
Athlone primary school receives a 4IR Stream Lab, enabling coding and robotics learningArticle

Silverlea Primary School in Athlone, Cape Town has received a 4IR Stream laboratory from the Sakhikamva Foundation and the Polyoak Packaging Group...

9 hours ago

B-BBEE is not just a compliance exercise, but an opportunity for economic growth
B-BBEE is not just a compliance exercise, but an opportunity for economic growthArticle

The purpose of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) is to promote inclusivity and grow all areas of South Africa's economy. If done properly, it helps to close our skills gap, grow the Small Medium Enterprise (SME) sector and encourage entrepreneurship, all of which will stimulate economic growth.

Daniel Orelowitz 1 day ago

Northlink College opens its third centre for specialisation (CoS)
Northlink College opens its third centre for specialisation (CoS)Article

On Thursday, 6 May 2021, Northlink TVET College opened its third Centre of Specialisation (CoS) for Boilermaker at Bellville Campus...

Thozamile Thomas Mvumvu, Issued by Northlink College 1 day ago

GirlCode, AWS partnership to upskill women on cloud computing
GirlCode, AWS partnership to upskill women on cloud computingArticle

The GirlCode's Software Development Learnership will help 30 unemployed women prepare for careers in tech and IT...

2 days ago

Covid-19 and the agricultural sector: We dare not waste this crisis
Covid-19 and the agricultural sector: We dare not waste this crisisArticle

The agricultural sector - particularly in Africa - bears the historical paradox of having significant economic potential on the one hand and lacking the required agility and innovation to harness its resources for notable global competitiveness on the other...

Ishmael Sunga 2 days ago

Return on investment for bursaries calls for holistic support
Return on investment for bursaries calls for holistic supportArticle

The return on investment (ROI) for bursary support must address the high drop-out rate of first years through offerings of holistic student support...

Chantelle Oosthuizen, Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 5 May 2021

Third consecutive level one B-BBEE rating for Samsung South Africa
Third consecutive level one B-BBEE rating for Samsung South AfricaArticle

Samsung achieved a third successive Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) level one contribution status...

Issued by Samsung South Africa 5 May 2021

Expo to encourage youth to explore tourism careers
Expo to encourage youth to explore tourism careersArticle

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Deputy Minister, Buti Manamela, will on Thursday launch a hybrid Heritage Career Expo for learners interested in pursuing careers in the arts, culture and heritage sectors...

5 May 2021

Basa Awards 2021 entries open
Basa Awards 2021 entries openArticle

Entries are open for the 24th Annual Basa (Business and Arts South Africa) Awards partnered by Hollard...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 5 May 2021

Ingula Nature Reserve declared wetland of international importance
Ingula Nature Reserve declared wetland of international importanceArticle

Forestry, fisheries and the environment minister Barbara Creecy has welcomed the declaration of the Ingula Nature Reserve as a wetland of international importance...

5 May 2021

Compliance a priority as Covid-19 continues to shake up mining
Compliance a priority as Covid-19 continues to shake up miningArticle

Whether large-scale or artisanal, the need for mines to be compliant and ethical is highlighted by the implications for the environment, economy, and communities in which the mines operate...

Janine Espin 5 May 2021

How upskilling the informal sector can drive job creation
How upskilling the informal sector can drive job creationArticle

Can South Africa's unemployment crisis be reversed by leveraging existing industries to create employment and entrepreneurial growth...?

30 Apr 2021

New Motheo Academy launched in Cornubia, KZN
New Motheo Academy launched in Cornubia, KZNArticle

The Motheo Construction Group on Friday, 23 April, launched its latest built environment skills development academy in Cornubia in KwaZulu-Natal...

26 Apr 2021

Tourism Recovery Plan to facilitate preservation of R189bn
Tourism Recovery Plan to facilitate preservation of R189bnArticle

The Department of Tourism, working together with the industry, developed the plan, outlining a set of interventions to ignite the recovery of the sector, and to place it on a path to long-term sustainability...

23 Apr 2021

How building critical skills on the job in construction drives empowerment
How building critical skills on the job in construction drives empowermentArticle

Small businesses have been growing steadily from generating 16% of total turnover in the formal business sector in 2013 to 22% in 2019...

22 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Nokwe Ndwandwe of Nissan South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Nokwe Ndwandwe of Nissan South AfricaArticle

Ndwandwe talks about her role, recent campaigns she has worked on, her career, and the activities she engages in outside of work...

Imran Salie 22 Apr 2021

Aspiring engineers given a lifeline at CUT
Aspiring engineers given a lifeline at CUTArticle

One avenue of funding available to aspiring engineers who are classified among the 'missing middle' is through a partnership between ISFAP and CUT...

Issued by SAICA 22 Apr 2021

Training and upskilling will benefit SMMEs in a post-Covid world
Training and upskilling will benefit SMMEs in a post-Covid worldArticle

As businesses struggle to remain afloat, it becomes clear that there is one single attribute that will help SMMEs succeed; and that is training and upskilling...

21 Apr 2021

Sappi hands over Typek paper to support education in KZN
Sappi hands over Typek paper to support education in KZNArticle

At a small function held at the Sappi Shaw Research Centre in Tweedie near Howick on 13 April 2021, the Department of Education, represented by the HOD Dr Enock Nzama, received 3,000 boxes of Sappi Typek for distribution to schools in KZN...

Issued by Sappi 16 Apr 2021

Coca-Cola women empowerment programme benefits millions in Africa
Coca-Cola women empowerment programme benefits millions in AfricaArticle

Coca-Cola system's 5by20 women empowerment programme has equipped 2 million women entrepreneurs in Africa...

15 Apr 2021

Education must be a crisis priority, not an afterthought
Education must be a crisis priority, not an afterthoughtArticle

Covid-19 has created enormous disruptions in the lives of African youth. Millions of young people have had their learning put on hold for the better part of a year...

Dr Edward K. Brown 13 Apr 2021

R4.75bn investment injected into Cape Town, Western Cape
R4.75bn investment injected into Cape Town, Western CapeArticle

Wesgro is pleased to report that more than 22 projects were facilitated in the 2020-21 financial year, which together are expected to inject more than R4.75bn into the regional economy...

13 Apr 2021

AfriGIS achieves level 1 B-BBEE status
AfriGIS achieves level 1 B-BBEE statusArticle

AfriGIS, South Africa's leaders in geospatial science and geospatial information solutions, recently announced that it has achieved a level one Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) status...

Issued by AfriGIS 12 Apr 2021

Road maintenance in SA: Recognising challenges, acknowledging progress and offering solutions
Road maintenance in SA: Recognising challenges, acknowledging progress and offering solutionsArticle

"South Africa's road network has a pivotal role to play in the country's economic recovery but the condition of some of our roads are preventing this."

8 Apr 2021

Setting SMEs up for success
Setting SMEs up for successArticle

South Africa's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) represent more than 98% of registered businesses, employ between 50% and 60% of the country's workforce...

7 Apr 2021

Black construction companies urged to help address housing shortage
Black construction companies urged to help address housing shortageArticle

Emerging black construction companies owned by women, youth, military veterans and people with disabilities should take the lead in rolling out alternative building technology (ABT).

1 Apr 2021

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MoU boosts welding sector's technology credentialsArticle

A new technology and data sharing collaboration between the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) and the CSIR will develop the role of welding in the fourth industrial revolution

1 Apr 2021

Routine Road Maintenance projects under way in Gauteng
Routine Road Maintenance projects under way in GautengArticle

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited has announced the progress made on Routine Road Maintenance projects across Gauteng's three metropolitan areas of Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg and Tshwane.

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

Agri SA and partners assist communities in need
Agri SA and partners assist communities in needArticle

Agri SA launches its 2021 Surplus Food Aid Campaign today, Wednesday, 31 March. The campaign includes a total of R110,000 in donations and an estimated 30 tonnes of fresh produce...

29 Mar 2021

Mustadafin Foundation launches Mask My School, calls on volunteer seamstresses
Mustadafin Foundation launches Mask My School, calls on volunteer seamstressesArticle

Mustadafin Foundation is calling on local seamstresses to volunteer their time and skills to help sew masks for learners in rural schools and communities...

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

Virtual Next21 expo to spotlight export-ready SA design
Virtual Next21 expo to spotlight export-ready SA designArticle

The Next21 virtual trade exhibition will see 23 small South African craft and design brands have their creations showcased to a global audience of importers, retailers and decorators...

23 Mar 2021

Developing these skills now for careers of the future
Developing these skills now for careers of the futureArticle

In a rapidly changing world of work, it is time to ensure schools are deliberately developing those skills which will be in high demand...

19 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

The future of content streaming across Africa and the Middle East
The future of content streaming across Africa and the Middle EastArticle

Despite challenges of internet access, sufficient data and internet download speeds, revenues generated from subscription video-on-demand service (SVOD) across Africa and the Middle East are set to triple...

Henry Windridge 18 Mar 2021

Students seeking university placement urged to use CACH
Students seeking university placement urged to use CACHArticle

Students who applied on time for a place at public institutions but not offered a place to study should contact CACH for help...

16 Mar 2021

Black citrus growers see 40% increase in production figures
Black citrus growers see 40% increase in production figuresArticle

The harvest records also reveal that, locally, black citrus growers have increased output to domestic markets by 55% since 2019...

16 Mar 2021

It's time SA had a serious talk about rail
It's time SA had a serious talk about railArticle

Rail has long been the backbone of the South African logistics and transport value chain and will become even more critical in a post-Covid-19 environment...

Mesela Nhlapo 15 Mar 2021

Glencore Ferroalloys launches ESD programme to support local SMMEs
Glencore Ferroalloys launches ESD programme to support local SMMEsArticle

The company launched its first Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) Hub in Rustenburg on 1 March 2021...

12 Mar 2021

New fund launches to support screen sector workers affected by the pandemic
New fund launches to support screen sector workers affected by the pandemicArticle

A number of donors have contributed towards a support fund established to provide direct financial relief for screen sector workers whose livelihoods are affected by the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown...

11 Mar 2021

5 reasons learnerships deserve greater acknowledgement
5 reasons learnerships deserve greater acknowledgementArticle

Despite having a strong track record for transforming employment and skills development, learnerships continue to be undervalued and undermined in SA...

Rajan Naidoo 9 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

Tendai Mtawarira's The Beast Foundation aims to uplift, inspire youth
Tendai Mtawarira's The Beast Foundation aims to uplift, inspire youthArticle

Tendai Mtawarira, more fondly known as 'The Beast' in rugby circles, has established The Beast Foundation which aims to inspire, unite and build Africa's youth...

9 Mar 2021

Make training a top priority, not just another B-BBEE tick box
Make training a top priority, not just another B-BBEE tick boxArticle

Training makes up 20% of the B-BBEE scorecard, and as such is a significant part of compliance. However, training is also critical to help address the skills shortage...

Daniel Orelowitz 8 Mar 2021

Why CSI isn't where corporates should be skimping when it comes to budget cuts
Why CSI isn't where corporates should be skimping when it comes to budget cutsArticle

When asked what the reality on the ground is for NPOs after a year of Covid-19 and lockdowns of all levels, CSI group manager for Momentum Metropolitan...

8 Mar 2021

Gibela-Rail Manufacturing Plant boosts Gauteng economy
Gibela-Rail Manufacturing Plant boosts Gauteng economyArticle

Since its launch in 2018, the activities of the Gibela-Rail Manufacturing Plant have added R8.1bn into the economy of Ekurhuleni and the Gauteng City Region's Gross Domestic Product...

4 Mar 2021

Omni HR Consulting partners with The Woman and Youth Empowerment Trust
Omni HR Consulting partners with The Woman and Youth Empowerment TrustArticle

June 2020 saw Omni HR formalise its partnership with the WYE Trust, after working in partnership with the organisation since its inception in 2018...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 2 Mar 2021

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