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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 1 day ago

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

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

The Appliance Bank joins local SRI chapter in tackling e-waste in SA
The Appliance Bank joins local SRI chapter in tackling e-waste in SAArticle

In order to tackle South Africa's rising e-waste challenge, The Appliance Bank (TAB) has teamed up with the local chapter of the global Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) programme...

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

Absa collabs with AWS to train staff in cloud computing skills
Absa collabs with AWS to train staff in cloud computing skillsArticle

Absa has launched a cloud incubator initiative in collaboration with Amazon Web Services to enhance its cloud computing skills across its operations in Africa...

8 Apr 2021

More South Africans willing to embrace remote work than global average - study
More South Africans willing to embrace remote work than global average - studyArticle

According to a new report, Decoding Global Ways of Working, one of the major legacies of the pandemic is that employees expect to be allowed to work remotely more often...

6 Apr 2021

Why do some people get all the good job offers and promotions?
Why do some people get all the good job offers and promotions?Article

When it comes to getting a job, it's about more than just having technical, job-specific hard skills. Did you know that it's often the soft skills that separate an average candidate from a great one?...

Issued by Funzi 31 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

From crop to cup: Ricoffy beans now 100% sustainably sourced
From crop to cup: Ricoffy beans now 100% sustainably sourcedArticle

Nestlé South Africa recently announced the launch of its Nescafé Ricoffy Responsibly Sourced campaign which aims to consolidate the brands sustainability initiatives, strategies and resources...

Robin Fredericks 23 Mar 2021

S.Pellegrino launches Young Chef Academy Monitor report
S.Pellegrino launches Young Chef Academy Monitor reportArticle

The report is dedicated to the global young chefs community...

19 Mar 2021

Bank buildings rise above the business district of Lagos. Banks must effectively communicate the impact of their engagement with women. Tim Graham/Getty Images
How Nigerian banks empower women through corporate social responsibilityArticle

Businesses are part of societies and successful businesses can create an environment that benefits their customers, employees, communities and shareholders...

Emmanuel Mogaji 17 Mar 2021

Invest in knowledge in 2021
Invest in knowledge in 2021Article

When you understand the value of knowledge, it's just a matter of getting more of it. Dedicate yourself to constant learning!...

Issued by Wits Plus 15 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

Observatory Forensic Pathology Institute
New forensic pathology facility due to open mid-2021Article

The R287m Observatory Forensic Pathology Institute (OFPI) is expected to come online in mid-2021, if everything goes according to plan...

23 Feb 2021

9 similarities between training for work and a marathon
9 similarities between training for work and a marathonArticle

At the first session of 2021's eLearning Indaba, Thijs van Zundert compared his experience training for a marathon to that of training for work and your career...

Shan Radcliffe 19 Feb 2021

Celebrating International Day of Women in Science at Sappi
Celebrating International Day of Women in Science at SappiArticle

On the International Day of Women in Science, we paid tribute to the women at Sappi for the role they play in helping us build a thriving world for all by unlocking the power of trees, using the power of science...

Issued by Sappi 18 Feb 2021

Apply for Gibela bursary for engineering
Apply for Gibela bursary for engineeringArticle

Train-maker, Gibela is offering 210 bursaries to eligible candidates this year, for post-matric study in an array of engineering-related fields...

5 Feb 2021

Chat-based business-recovery resource launched on WhatsApp to assist SMMEs during Covid-19
Chat-based business-recovery resource launched on WhatsApp to assist SMMEs during Covid-19Article

A chat-based service called SMMEstart has been launched on WhatsApp to provide SMMEs in South Africa with instantly actionable information, guidance and resources to help business owners restart and grow their businesses during the Covid-19 economic recovery period and beyond...

Issued by SMMEstart 27 Jan 2021

Kipeto wind farm
Kipeto wind power project adds 100MW to Kenya's national gridArticle

Kipeto wind farm has been connected to Kenya's national grid and will start generating power in the next week...

25 Jan 2021

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Zeerust Solar commences commercial operationsArticle

Zeerust Solar, situated in the North West Province, has commenced its commercial operations, having achieved full compliance on 1 January 2021....

21 Jan 2021

Sacap's higher certificate in counselling and communication skills helps bridge pandemic disruption
Sacap's higher certificate in counselling and communication skills helps bridge pandemic disruptionArticle

In line with its focus on social sciences education, Sacap offers a popular higher certificate in counselling and communication skills...

Issued by SACAP 21 Jan 2021

Safari company launches innovative training programme in East Africa
Safari company launches innovative training programme in East AfricaArticle

Asilia Africa has launched a new training programme in East Africa to help upskill young Kenyans and Tanzanians. The programme launches with help from US$100,000 grant from the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries...

8 Jan 2021

UCT body donor programme continues despite ongoing pandemic
UCT body donor programme continues despite ongoing pandemicArticle

UCT's Faculty of Health Sciences has maintained its body donor programme during the Covid-19 pandemic, allowing its physiotherapy, occupational therapy, science and medical students to experience hands-on dissection and practise new surgical techniques...

30 Dec 2020

Spar's successful Rural Hub initiative poised for growth
Spar's successful Rural Hub initiative poised for growthArticle

Spar's Rural Hub model forms part of the retailer's drive to support and empower small-scale local farmers, create jobs and sustain local economies by creating an ecosystem that provides affordable, nutritious food for all...

17 Dec 2020

Local NPO looks to niche skills development to help address employment crisis
Local NPO looks to niche skills development to help address employment crisisArticle

In 2021, Salesian Institute Youth Projects is set to launch a NEETs programme that aims to help marginalised youth off the streets and into training that will ensure their employability through skills development and internships.

4 Dec 2020

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The future of mining lies in sustainabilityArticle

A report found that two-thirds of mining companies are pursuing community impact programmes - on areas such as jobs, transport and clean water - as part of their sustainability policies.

2 Dec 2020

Sappi Southern Africa scores Platinum in EcoVadis sustainability rating
Sappi Southern Africa scores Platinum in EcoVadis sustainability ratingArticle

Globally accredited sustainability ratings provider EcoVadis has scored Sappi Southern Africa Platinum Medal status in its assessment of how well the company has integrated sustainability principles into its business and management system...

Issued by Sappi 30 Nov 2020

Take This Thread and break the pattern of gender-based violence in South Africa
Take This Thread and break the pattern of gender-based violence in South AfricaArticle

Joining South Africa, and the rest of the world, to help raise awareness is Take This Thread - a movement aimed at helping break the pattern of abuse by focusing on helping survivors of GBV achieve financial independence...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 30 Nov 2020

Why including SA's disabled in the economy is a human rights issue
Why including SA's disabled in the economy is a human rights issueArticle

While the country has made some strides on the diversity and inclusion front, a lot of progress still needs to be made, particularly when it comes to disabled South Africans...

30 Nov 2020

Tackling your B-BBEE in 2021 - 4 tips to doing more with less
Tackling your B-BBEE in 2021 - 4 tips to doing more with lessArticle

Many companies were hoping for a B-BBEE break in 2020 as businesses and bottom lines struggled with the burden of Covid-19. Unfortunately, this was not to be the case - and nor will it be in 2021...

Angie Lanham-Love 27 Nov 2020

How Take This Thread is using skills development to empower GBV survivors
How Take This Thread is using skills development to empower GBV survivorsArticle

Take This Thread is a movement aimed at helping break the pattern of abuse by focusing on helping survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) achieve financial independence...

27 Nov 2020

Waterloo Solar
Waterloo Solar project comes on lineArticle

The latest solar plant in the North West has commenced operations, bringing the total number of large-scale projects constructed in this province to three in just one year...

26 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

5 key attributes to look for in a skills training provider
5 key attributes to look for in a skills training providerArticle

B-BBEE is a powerful empowerment mechanism that seeks to create an inclusive, vibrant economy. However, Rajan Naidoo, managing director of EduPower Skills Academy, cautions that it's important that the intent of the legislation is upheld through the selection of appropriate B-BBEE implementation partners, especially for skills development...

18 Nov 2020

Esna Colyn, Imbalie Beauty CEO
Imbalie Beauty embraces change, drives empowerment with new divisionArticle

The Customer Solutions Division brings salon-quality products to customers in the comfort of their own home, and provides therapists with ongoing education and training...

13 Nov 2020

Luyanda Hlatashwayo, reclaimer with the African Reclaimers Organisation, and Luc-Olivier Marquet, EVP Unilever South Africa.
Unilever SA forms local partnerships to support inclusive circular economyArticle

Unilever is focused on direct investment and partnerships in waste collection, building capacity by buying recycled plastics and supporting well-designed extended producer responsibility schemes...

6 Nov 2020

Why not try a career in logistics and supply chain management?
Why not try a career in logistics and supply chain management?Article

Why choose IIE Rosebank College to kickstart your logistics career...

Issued by Rosebank College 5 Nov 2020

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How can I improve my English communication skills in business?Article

Improving your business communication skills is an integral part of making huge strides in your corporate career. Sure, you may have a large trove of knowledge and experience in your trade, but it can never fully be harnessed if you cannot get your ideas across...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 2 Nov 2020

Changing needs bring new opportunities for marketing communications industry
Changing needs bring new opportunities for marketing communications industryArticle

AAA School of Advertising offers executive training short courses under four academies to upskill talent within the marketing communications industry across all levels of competence...

Issued by AAA School of Advertising 21 Oct 2020

Is there room for 'disruptive' business forums in the construction industry?
Is there room for 'disruptive' business forums in the construction industry?Article

Business forums are accused of disrupting and invading building sites, but a recent panel discussion suggests they are here to stay...

14 Oct 2020

Zutari, Bakwena collaborate on Bafenyi ka Bakwena ABCD Project
Zutari, Bakwena collaborate on Bafenyi ka Bakwena ABCD ProjectArticle

The Bafenyi ka Bakwena Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) Project aims to position the N4 as an asset to the surrounding community...

12 Oct 2020

Perdekraal East Wind Farm
First BW4 wind farm to start commercial operationsArticle

South Africa's first bid window four wind farm, part of government's Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), has announced its commercial operations date...

8 Oct 2020

Sappi lends a helping hand to assist communities during Covid-19: Video
Sappi lends a helping hand to assist communities during Covid-19: VideoArticle

When the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic swept across the globe at the beginning of 2020, it highlighted the plight of many of the more vulnerable communities. Sappi Southern Africa stepped in and donated scarce and essential items to assist and provide some relief in these difficult times...

Issued by Sappi 6 Oct 2020

How gaming can help you land your next role
How gaming can help you land your next roleArticle

Prior to Covid-19, people were already talking plenty about their "work" and "life" buckets - how to keep productivity and play in balance - even separate from one another. Now, it's safe to say the pandemic has intertwined the two forever...

2 Oct 2020

Investing in local construction skills training contributes to growth, quality
Investing in local construction skills training contributes to growth, qualityArticle

Construction developers and contractors have an opportunity to leave a lasting positive legacy in the communities in which their projects are based by investing in training and development...

2 Oct 2020

Whose job is it to train our youth in digital skills?
Whose job is it to train our youth in digital skills?Article

Our youth unemployment crisis is one of the biggest challenges facing South Africa, but this is not news...

Visagan Naidoo 21 Sep 2020

Reflecting on the future of SA's digital shift
Reflecting on the future of SA's digital shiftArticle

Although it is undeniably difficult to look back to February 2020 while still in the midst of a global pandemic, reflection can, in fact, reveal the many positive developments (and lessons) that the crisis has brought...

Ryan Jamieson 15 Sep 2020

Pre-Accelerator programme launched for Black women tech founders
Pre-Accelerator programme launched for Black women tech foundersArticle

The I'M IN Accelerator is calling on all South African Black women with early-stage technology business ideas or concepts to apply for the new pre-accelerator programme...

11 Sep 2020

Tourism businesses advocate for sustainable industry recovery post-Covid
Tourism businesses advocate for sustainable industry recovery post-CovidArticle

Samara Private Game Reserve has announced its acceptance as a fellow member of The Long Run - a global community of nature-based tourism businesses committed to meeting the highest standards of sustainability...

8 Sep 2020

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