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WeThinkCode_ calls for applications from candidates in KZN
WeThinkCode_ calls for applications from candidates in KZNArticle

WeThinkCode_ software programming academy is inviting potential candidates in the KwaZulu-Natal region to apply to its tuition-free, two-year software programming course which starts in July...

12 May 2021

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 11 May 2021

Tractor Outdoor partners with Sunshine Cinema to increase access to African film in under-resourced communities
Tractor Outdoor partners with Sunshine Cinema to increase access to African film in under-resourced communitiesArticle

Tractor Outdoor recently partnered with Sunshine Cinema to host a free drive-in movie screening in Cape Town...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 6 May 2021

DDGs appointment to bring stability in higher education
DDGs appointment to bring stability in higher educationArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Technology has commended the appointment of three new Deputy Directors-General (DDGs), saying it will ensure stability at senior management level in the department...

5 May 2021

HSRC study finds winning formula at Christel House SA
HSRC study finds winning formula at Christel House SAArticle

According to a Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) study conducted late last year, Christel House South Africa enables students from marginalised communities to achieve...

29 Apr 2021

Accounting graduate programme fuels South Africa's entrepreneurial ecosystem and empowers young graduate accountants
Accounting graduate programme fuels South Africa's entrepreneurial ecosystem and empowers young graduate accountantsArticle

Saica Enterprise Development (Saica ED) implemented an accounting graduate training programme for 48 unemployed accounting graduates, this programme formed an integral part of the Khulisa iBiznis Programme...

Issued by SAICA 20 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

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

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

Nelson Mandela Bay advertising agency ups the ante, takes aim at metro's high youth unemployment
Nelson Mandela Bay advertising agency ups the ante, takes aim at metro's high youth unemploymentArticle

Boomtown has taken aim at the city's high youth unemployment rates by more than doubling the intake for its graduate internship programme, Bayeza...

Issued by Boomtown 23 Mar 2021

South Africa's newest sportswear brand gives a different meaning to sports apparel
South Africa's newest sportswear brand gives a different meaning to sports apparelArticle

SMMEs have a vital role to play in the creation of jobs, especially in targeting the rampant youth unemployment rate. Kicks Sportswear, is heeding this call by introducing a South African sports brand from Africa to the world...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 12 Mar 2021

How to fund your Harvard education...
How to fund your Harvard education...Article

Applications for the fully-funded Harvard South Africa Fellowship Programme are officially open to qualifying South African students...

4 Mar 2021

WeThinkCode_ to launch Durban campus
WeThinkCode_ to launch Durban campusArticle

The WeThinkCode_ software programming training academy has announced it will be opening a campus in Durban this July...

3 Mar 2021

The biggest challenges facing South African tech hubs
The biggest challenges facing South African tech hubsArticle

Are tech hubs getting the resources they need to support our emerging entrepreneurs? Research by the UK-South Africa Tech Hub reveals a few things...

25 Feb 2021

The launch of The Forge by Machine_ unlocks a world of opportunities for young creative talent
The launch of The Forge by Machine_ unlocks a world of opportunities for young creative talentArticle

With the aim of addressing inclusion and diversity in the advertising and communications industry, Machine_ has launched The Forge - which aims to find, mentor and grow young creative talent...

Issued by Machine_ 22 Feb 2021

Could the side-gig economy save SA?
Could the side-gig economy save SA?Article

The side gig economy has become much more than an alternative to formal employment. It now takes on a new layer as a necessary supplement to an existing income...

Nontokozo Madonsela 18 Feb 2021

Educo Academy launches free sales and marketing programme for SA youth
Educo Academy launches free sales and marketing programme for SA youthArticle

Educo Academy has launched a Sales and Marketing Seta-accredited programme, free to qualifying students between the ages of 18 and 28...

17 Feb 2021

The pandemic of the missing middle
The pandemic of the missing middleArticle

One pandemic has been with us for several years, and if we do not make concerted efforts to address it, it will continue to plague us for many years to come. It is the pandemic of the 'missing middle'...

Morné du Toit, Issued by SAICA 16 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

#SONA2021: A brief social media analysis
#SONA2021: A brief social media analysisArticle

Meltwater tracked social media mentions surrounding this year's State of the Nation address to see some of the online reactions to the key focus areas addressed...

Issued by Meltwater 15 Feb 2021

Perfect purchasing power ratios
Perfect purchasing power ratiosArticle

When it comes to effective media segmentation, the feisty film footballer Rod Tidwell's "show me the money" line to his agent Jerry Maguire may resonate with most marketers. As now more than ever, businesses look to their brands to deliver more strategic clout that translates into sales...

Issued by Ebony+Ivory 10 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

Basic Education commits to paying assistants' stipends
Basic Education commits to paying assistants' stipendsArticle

The Department of Basic Education says it is working with Provincial Education Departments (PEDs) to ensure that all qualifying education assistants and general school assistants - who were employed in December and have submitted all the required documents - are paid this month...

25 Jan 2021

Prepare your business for the new lifestyles of the future
Prepare your business for the new lifestyles of the futureArticle

Modern societies are at a turning point where powerful lifestyle shifts are reshaping the ways in which we move, consume, work, learn, socialise and protect ourselves...

Willie Schoeman 25 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

South African policies go some way to tackling poverty and inequality. But more is needed
South African policies go some way to tackling poverty and inequality. But more is neededArticle

South Africa is one of the most unequal societies in the world. More than 50% of the population live in poverty...

Sophie Plagerson 15 Jan 2021

What are SA's most in-demand jobs for the next decade?
What are SA's most in-demand jobs for the next decade?Article

Unemployment in South Africa remains an alarming issue. The country has among the highest youth unemployment rates globally with 58% of 15-24-year-olds not working. To add to the challenge, we are facing the rapidly changing skill set that is required by businesses...

Jake Willis 11 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemployment
#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemploymentArticle

There are many factors affecting the global youth unemployment crisis. Tackling the situation starts with offering equal access to quality education...

Gabriel Hamuy 6 Jan 2021

The changing influencer landscape
The changing influencer landscapeArticle

As social media has become a part of everyday life and a key component of how many consumers and brands maintain relationships, we've seen maturity and sophistication emerge in the influencer space...

Mpumi Zondi 14 Dec 2020

Call for greater collaboration of SA's entrepreneurship ecosystem
Call for greater collaboration of SA's entrepreneurship ecosystemArticle

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation has called for greater collaboration between stakeholders in the South African entrepreneurship development ecosystem...

24 Nov 2020

#FundaFriday makes education more feasible at these institutions...
#FundaFriday makes education more feasible at these institutions...Article

Nearly 30 education institutions for higher learning have joined #FundaFriday, a campaign that plans to use Black Friday as an opportunity to offer short courses, training and higher certificates at huge discounts...

23 Nov 2020

Report reveals the impact of Covid-19 on the global gig economy
Report reveals the impact of Covid-19 on the global gig economyArticle

A report has revealed the significant lifestyle impact and the financial damage brought by Covid-19 pandemic on the lives and experiences of workers in the gig economy in South Africa, India Indonesia, Brazil and the USA...

20 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

5 habits of highly resilient businesses
5 habits of highly resilient businessesArticle

Businesses of all sizes need to get resilient - and quickly. But what does resilience look like?

Lee Naik 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

#Anzisha2020: Supreme Sparkle brings beauty services to Cameroon
#Anzisha2020: Supreme Sparkle brings beauty services to CameroonArticle

As a finalist in the 2020 Anzisha Prize, Agbor-Ebai Nenembou of Cameroon shares more about her startup, Supreme Sparkle, a multifaceted business that offers tailoring, salon and spa services...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Oct 2020

How HR is breaking down silos and boosting performance with advanced, local UC technology
How HR is breaking down silos and boosting performance with advanced, local UC technologyArticle

As the recent (and dramatic) shift to remote working illustrated, technology tools - and particularly unified communication (UC) platforms - can support and complement the role of HR leaders in new and unexpected ways...

23 Oct 2020

Covid-19 amplifying youth hardships, undoing SDG progress
Covid-19 amplifying youth hardships, undoing SDG progressArticle

In the latest National Income Dynamics Study-Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey, 15% of respondents reported that a child in their household went hungry at least once per week during the lockdown...

20 Oct 2020

Learn to Live School of Skills shares insights on project-based learning
Learn to Live School of Skills shares insights on project-based learningArticle

During the recent virtual World Education Week conference, 100 schools from across the globe addressed different topics related to the 'new normal' and learning in the 21st century...

19 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

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

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

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

Basa expands scope of Scale-Up phase 2 partnered by RMB
Basa expands scope of Scale-Up phase 2 partnered by RMBArticle

Business and Arts South Africa NPC (Basa), in partnership with Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), is expanding the scope of its Scale-Up Programme, with the addition of phase two, which includes a mentorship and funding component...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 17 Sep 2020

Cabinet establishes IMC on employment of foreign nationals
Cabinet establishes IMC on employment of foreign nationalsArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa says Cabinet has established an Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on the Employment of Foreign Nationals...

28 Aug 2020

New campus for Mitchell's Plain - A long-held dream realised
New campus for Mitchell's Plain - A long-held dream realisedArticle

The college is delighted with the City of Cape Town's announcement on 11 June 2020 of the approval of the transfer of Erf 49076 in Mitchells Plain (Bay View) to the college for the building of this campus...

Issued by False Bay College 31 Jul 2020

Now is the time to start that 'side hustle'
Now is the time to start that 'side hustle'Article

The explosion of unemployment, loss of income and jobs, the collapse of organisations and the shaking foundations of the economy have placed South Africans and their savings under immense and unexpected pressure.

23 Jul 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on employability in higher education
The impact of Covid-19 on employability in higher educationArticle

As South Africa celebrated Youth Month, we all know that youth unemployment is one of the country's greatest challenges. This has all been unfortunately amplified in our current Covid-19 context. However, hope remains as some higher education institutions that focus on employability as a key part of the learning process, which is something more traditional institutions can learn from...

Siegie Brownlee 22 Jul 2020

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