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The Nedbank IMC puts spotlight on scarce skills through bursary programme
The Nedbank IMC puts spotlight on scarce skills through bursary programmeArticle

Nedbank IMC is offering a 50% discounted ticket price to students. The 2021 IMC bursary scheme is also encouraging potential young talent into the world of marketing...

Issued by IMC Conference 30 Apr 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

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

Employment stimulus helps to create 8,000 new jobs
Employment stimulus helps to create 8,000 new jobsArticle

The Presidential Employment Stimulus has assisted to create 8,000 new jobs, says President Cyril Ramaphosa...

12 Apr 2021

Unleashing the power of the collective: Relay effort needed to solve youth unemployment
Unleashing the power of the collective: Relay effort needed to solve youth unemploymentArticle

The pandemic has picked an existing wound in our country's socio-economic skin. Stats SA recently reported that the youth unemployment rate in the country had increased...

Nkosinathi Mahlangu 7 Apr 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

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

Employment Tax Incentive: How can it help your business?
Employment Tax Incentive: How can it help your business?Article

In an effort to address SA's high youth unemployment levels, the government introduced the Employment Tax Incentive (ETI) scheme, with the aim of encouraging and incentivising employers to employ the youth. But what exactly are the benefits for employers?

29 Jan 2021

Young diamond jewellery designers called to enter Shining Light Awards
Young diamond jewellery designers called to enter Shining Light AwardsArticle

The Shining Light Awards invites promising young diamond jewellery designers from Botswana, Canada, Namibia and South Africa to showcase their talent...

27 Jan 2021

7 tips to opening doors to youth employment opportunities
7 tips to opening doors to youth employment opportunitiesArticle

As we face a fragile economy and constant state of anxiety compounded by a dire unemployment rate, Daniel Gibhard, CEO at SDC (Skills Development Corporation), believes we must look forward to what good can come from all this...

22 Jan 2021

Malcolm Mooi
#BizTrends2021: Addressing educational issues and making improvements in 2021Article

In 2020, the education sector came under major scrutiny in what can best be described as 'the most turbulent year yet'...

Malcolm Mooi 5 Jan 2021

Call to partner with WeThinkCode_ SME Placement Programme
Call to partner with WeThinkCode_ SME Placement ProgrammeArticle

WeThinkCode_ is seeking small and medium company partners to join its SME Placement Programme, which places its students as interns in partner companies during their work placement period...

23 Nov 2020

NYDA Amendment Bill to address challenges of unemployment
NYDA Amendment Bill to address challenges of unemploymentArticle

Cabinet has approved the submission of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) Amendment Bill for public comment...

20 Nov 2020

Basic Education creates employment opportunities for young people
Basic Education creates employment opportunities for young peopleArticle

As part of President Cyril Ramaphosa's Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme, the basic education sector aims to create 200,000 employment opportunities for Education Assistants and 100,000 for General School Assistants...

10 Nov 2020

Why SA needs to adopt a culture of youth entrepreneurship
Why SA needs to adopt a culture of youth entrepreneurshipArticle

With economic disruption worldwide brought on by pandemic lockdowns, the future looks bleak for young job seekers unless a culture of entrepreneurship is encouraged and supported...

9 Nov 2020

New research: Huge ICT entry-level job demand for 2021
New research: Huge ICT entry-level job demand for 2021Article

A recently released survey by Harambee Youth Employment forecasts that 66,000 jobs will be in demand in digital and ICT in the next year, two-thirds of which are entry-level roles. Here are the specific jobs that will be sought-after...

4 Nov 2020

2020 AfricaCom Awards shortlist revealed
2020 AfricaCom Awards shortlist revealedArticle

This year's awards highlight and pay homage to those that are building a better and more inclusive digital world despite the challenges that have beset the planet throughout 2020...

2 Nov 2020

JumpStart programme wins MTN Award for Social Change
JumpStart programme wins MTN Award for Social ChangeArticle

Primary school mathematics education and youth employment programme JumpStart has been awarded the MTN Award for Social Change...

22 Oct 2020

Microsoft grants Afrika Tikkun over R2.5m as part of Global Skills Initiative
Microsoft grants Afrika Tikkun over R2.5m as part of Global Skills InitiativeArticle

Microsoft South Africa has provided Afrika Tikkun with a $150,000 (over R2.5m) grant as part of its Global Skills Initiative...

2 Oct 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on B-BBEE in South Africa
Impact of Covid-19 on B-BBEE in South AfricaArticle

The main focus for many companies in the current economic environment is to preserve cash and liquidity. Shrinking profit lines and a reduction in procurement spending will no doubt have an impact in the next broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) rating cycle, on scores under the Skills Development, Enterprise and Supplier Development and the Socio-Economic Development elements in the B-BBEE Codes in particular...

Ashleigh Hale 28 Sep 2020

The role of policy and regulatory frameworks in driving youth entrepreneurship
The role of policy and regulatory frameworks in driving youth entrepreneurshipArticle

It is widely accepted that increased youth entrepreneurship is imperative when it comes to alleviating Africa's unemployment challenges, as well as driving the continent's over-arching socio-economic goals.

28 Sep 2020

Kuba launches Job Booster Programme
Kuba launches Job Booster ProgrammeArticle

Kuba has announced the launch of a Job Booster programme aimed at accelerating job creation through supporting and empowering micro-enterprises in South Africa...

23 Sep 2020

Will Africa survive or thrive tech disruption?
Will Africa survive or thrive tech disruption?Article

The future of work in Africa comes under the spotlight at this year's AfricaCom and AfricaTech, part of the virtual Africatech Festival...

15 Sep 2020

Google is helping in the road to economic recovery
Google is helping in the road to economic recoveryArticle

Google has announced plans to help businesses, job seekers, educational institutions and vulnerable populations as they grapple with the "new normal"...

15 Sep 2020

PwC, Unicef collaborate to boost youth skills in SA
PwC, Unicef collaborate to boost youth skills in SAArticle

PwC and Unicef South Africa recently announced the details of local collaboration that aims to help prepare young South Africans with relevant skills to enter the workforce...

24 Aug 2020

Africa's 1st Virtual Empowerment Awards brings new meaning to transformation after 20 years
Africa's 1st Virtual Empowerment Awards brings new meaning to transformation after 20 yearsArticle

Topco Media is excited to be bringing you Africa's first Virtual Empowerment Awards - a celebration of the country's leaders in transformation and empowerment...

Issued by Topco Media 22 Jul 2020

#SupplementaryBudget: Structural reforms must be fast-tracked to increase transformation
#SupplementaryBudget: Structural reforms must be fast-tracked to increase transformationArticle

The South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) notes with concern the recent Supplementary Budget presented by the minister of finance, Tito Mboweni...

Tholo Makhaola 29 Jun 2020

IQbusiness Youth Progress Index and Report: key findings to improve youth outcomes
IQbusiness Youth Progress Index and Report: key findings to improve youth outcomesArticle

Launched on 18 June 2020, the IQbusiness Youth Progress Index (YPI) and Report 2020 is intended to generate a very deliberate conversation on the future prospects and prosperity for the youth of South Africa...

25 Jun 2020

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni
Escaping the hippo's jaws: Mboweni's broad strokes emergency budgetArticle

Amid analogies about his trademark aloe ferox and a hippo's gaping jaws, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivered a bleak supplementary budget that was a little light on detail...

25 Jun 2020

R100bn set aside to respond to Covid-19 jobs challenge
R100bn set aside to respond to Covid-19 jobs challengeArticle

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says the National Treasury has set aside R100-billion to support government's response to job creation...

25 Jun 2020

#SupplementaryBudget: Prioritisation of infrastructure development, public-private partnerships key
#SupplementaryBudget: Prioritisation of infrastructure development, public-private partnerships keyArticle

Against the backdrop of ongoing measures to address the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa, the Supplementary Budget 2020 highlighted several key aspects...

Dr Andrew Golding 25 Jun 2020

SME recruitment: How to screen candidates
SME recruitment: How to screen candidatesArticle

Hiring is both time consuming and costly. To ensure your recruitment strategy is efficient, inclusive and fair, it's critical you focus your efforts on creating a solid screening process...

Siobhan Zurnamer 22 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: YES helps SA's youth catch their first break
#YouthMonth: YES helps SA's youth catch their first breakArticle

Since inception, YES has generated over R1.4bn in youth salaries across 35,000 jobs...

Sindy Peters 18 Jun 2020

Sappi empowers youth by providing access to Covid-19 information during Youth Month
Sappi empowers youth by providing access to Covid-19 information during Youth MonthArticle

Thanks to a useful set of illustrated messages created by Sappi Southern Africa about how to combat the disease, the team of Abashintshi are actively aligning their activities with the theme for South Africa's 2020 Youth Month...

Issued by Sappi 15 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Putting a Sparkle in Nigeria's digital ecosystem
#StartupStory: Putting a Sparkle in Nigeria's digital ecosystemArticle

Sparkle, a digital ecosystem providing financial, lifestyle and business support services to Nigerians across the globe, has officially launched by Uzoma Dozie, the former chief executive officer of Diamond Bank...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Jun 2020

New Chancellor for UFS
New Chancellor for UFSArticle

Professor Bonang Mohale officially assumed his role as the newly appointed Chancellor of the University of the Free State (UFS) yesterday, 4 June 2020. His appointment was announced at a special meeting of the UFS Council on 20 March 2020...

5 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Time for instilling self-belief and emancipating young minds
#YouthMonth: Time for instilling self-belief and emancipating young mindsArticle

This #YouthMonth, we chat to Nkosinathi Mahlangu to find out more about his work at the Momentum Metropolitan Foundation, how the organisation is advancing youth empowerment in SA...

Sindy Peters 3 Jun 2020

React-adapt-rebuild: Tiered corporate social investment responses to Covid-19
React-adapt-rebuild: Tiered corporate social investment responses to Covid-19Article

Responsible business consultancy, Trialogue, advocates for companies to respond to the crisis by applying their core business competencies as well as their social investments to emergency and long-term social support...

Issued by Trialogue 27 May 2020

Get ready with Return2Work
Get ready with Return2WorkArticle

With South Africa having moved to Level 3 Lockdown on Monday, 1 June 2020, businesses must play its part to minimise infection and maximise compliance...

27 May 2020

The role of TES in creating youth employment opportunities
The role of TES in creating youth employment opportunitiesArticle

Despite the increasing rate of unemployment in South Africa, businesses can play a meaningful role in creating sustainable job opportunities for the youth, those that are most affected. The opportunity lies where Temporary Employment Services (TES) can facilitate the sharing of skills...

Theresa Ackerman 6 May 2020

20,000 'home-sewn' face masks delivered to Alex community
20,000 'home-sewn' face masks delivered to Alex communityArticle

Alex Mall in Alexandra, Gauteng will be the pilot project for the distribution of masks to the community...

20 Apr 2020

10 ways to stay connected on Biz during lockdown
10 ways to stay connected on Biz during lockdownArticle

Self-isolation, lockdowns, working remotely and physical distancing can get you down. Bizcommunity is the daily 'virtual commute' that brings you closer to 19 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Apr 2020

VWSA supports YES programme
VWSA supports YES programmeArticle

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) is supporting the national Youth Employment Service (YES) programme by offering work opportunities to 520 unemployed youth...

10 Mar 2020

Clarifying misunderstood aspects of Yes initiative
Clarifying misunderstood aspects of Yes initiativeArticle

Several interpretation uncertainties have been addressed in a statement issued by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti)...

28 Feb 2020

R60bn allocated for Gauteng infrastructure
R60bn allocated for Gauteng infrastructureArticle

The Gauteng Provincial Government will in the next five years spend R60bn on building and maintaining infrastructure, said Premier David Makhura while delivering his State of the Province Address...

26 Feb 2020

Momentum, NPO partners engage in dialogue to curb rising youth unemployment
Momentum, NPO partners engage in dialogue to curb rising youth unemploymentArticle

The Momentum Metropolitan Foundation (MMF) recently facilitated a council session with its not-for-profit partners to spark critical conversations...

17 Feb 2020

#Sona20: 5 positives for property
#Sona20: 5 positives for propertyArticle

In the lead-up to Sona 2020, property experts were united in their hopes for the president's address...

Tony Clarke 17 Feb 2020

Agriculture is the most important business in the world, says AfDB's Akinwumi Adesina
Agriculture is the most important business in the world, says AfDB's Akinwumi AdesinaArticle

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina reminded students of the important role they have to play in the continent's economic development, as he was conferred with an honorary doctorate in his homeland...

30 Jan 2020

Tiger Wheel & Tyre wins award for excellence at 2019 Discovery Insure Partner Awards
Tiger Wheel & Tyre wins award for excellence at 2019 Discovery Insure Partner AwardsArticle

Tiger Wheel & Tyre announced the results of its store and staff placements in the 2019 Discovery Insure Partner Awards. It shared this information along with the news that the company received an Excellence Award...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 20 Dec 2019

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