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NGOs prove their use when multiplier effects come into play
NGOs prove their use when multiplier effects come into playArticle

Helping others to help themselves is at the heart of sustainability and also of many successful NGOs who succeed in reaching their objectives...

Lia Labuschagne, Issued by SAICA 19 hours ago

HelloFCB+ creates endowment fund to honour Simon Nicholson, support skills development initiatives
HelloFCB+ creates endowment fund to honour Simon Nicholson, support skills development initiativesArticle

HelloFCB+ has created an endowment fund to celebrate the life of one of its employees, Simon Nicholson, who passed away in 2018...

Issued by FCB Africa 23 hours ago

Western Cape design project nominated for global Human City Design award
Western Cape design project nominated for global Human City Design awardArticle

The Better Living Challenge encourages innovation and affordable solutions in low-income housing...

1 day ago

It's more than gender-based violence...
It's more than gender-based violence...Article

Its more than gender-based violence - it's a complete collapse of our moral fibre and care for our fellow man, says Ingrid von Stein...

Ingrid von Stein 1 day ago

Why mixed-use is the key to funding African hotel development
Why mixed-use is the key to funding African hotel developmentArticle

A new report from JLL, an international professional services firm specialising in real estate, has revealed that people seeking to finance new hotel projects in Africa will be much more successful if their hotel is part of a mixed-use development...

2 days ago

More to NQF Amendment Act
More to NQF Amendment ActArticle

The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) says there is more to the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Amendment Act than just criminalising qualifications fraud and lying about qualifications on CVs...

13 Sep 2019

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New VR technology to make SA forestry chainsaw training saferArticle

Developed by Forestry South Africa, the Fibre Processing and Manufacturing Sector Education and Training Authority and industry partners, the solution trains chainsaw operators in a safe, simulated environment before they test their skills in this high-risk activity in timber plantations...

11 Sep 2019

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Why it's OK not to stay in your laneArticle

Over the years, I have come across promising PR practitioners and passionate young communicators who push hard to master one or two aspects of PR...

Prinella Pillay 10 Sep 2019

The job-generating, economy-boosting benefits of franchising
The job-generating, economy-boosting benefits of franchisingArticle

South Africa's National Development Plan (NDP) expresses an important aspiration: by 2030, 90% of all jobs should be created by small, medium and micro enterprises...

9 Sep 2019

AfricArena scours the continent for the best innovative startups
AfricArena scours the continent for the best innovative startupsArticle

AfricArena is a conference that showcases Africa's best startups and innovators in front of an audience of local and international investors looking for world-class talent...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Sep 2019

Dr Sakhile Ngcobo, director, Sibambene Coal
Coal industry needs genuine empowermentArticle

In order to change the landscape of the South African coal mining sector, empowerment cannot just be words but a meaningful action that brings about black excellence throughout organisations.

9 Sep 2019

Arc Interactive successfully concludes its 2019 Take a Girl Child to Work Day Workshops
Arc Interactive successfully concludes its 2019 Take a Girl Child to Work Day WorkshopsArticle

Digital marketing agency Arc Interactive (ARC) is proud to have hosted six female learners in Grades 10 to 12 from Minerva Secondary School and Sandringham High School, for the Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day 2019 programme...

Issued by Arc Interactive 6 Sep 2019

EC students dive in to explore SA's maritime opportunities
EC students dive in to explore SA's maritime opportunitiesArticle

A new maritime awareness programme has launched to encourage South Africa's youth to not only explore the endless possibilities of a career in the maritime industry, but to also immerse themselves into a future career in the oceans economy...

6 Sep 2019

Internship opportunities with CoCT for unemployed grads
Internship opportunities with CoCT for unemployed gradsArticle

As part of Cape Town's 2020 intake for the Infrastructure Skills Development Grant (ISDG) training programme, unemployed graduates with qualifications in Information Systems and Technology, Cost and Management Accounting, or Environmental Health, are urged to apply for a three-year long internship with the City...

4 Sep 2019

Join us for the premium TVET Conference on the 2019 academic calendar
Join us for the premium TVET Conference on the 2019 academic calendarArticle

The 2019 International North South EdTech Conference and expo is taking place from 11-13 September 2019 at the Tsogo Sun, Cape Sun Conference Centre...

Issued by False Bay College 30 Aug 2019

Cape Town students - financial support options for 2020 studies
Cape Town students - financial support options for 2020 studiesArticle

The City of Cape Town encourages Grade 12 learners and students who are pursuing studies in expert fields such as Accounting, Nursing, Engineering, Information & Systems Technology; Business Sciences and Sustainable Energy Engineering to apply for financial support...

30 Aug 2019

Handcrafted handbags with heart from WeAllShareRoots
Handcrafted handbags with heart from WeAllShareRootsArticle

South African handbag brand WeAllShareRoots was created with sustainable development and poverty alleviation in mind...

Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Aug 2019

How to secure the 'generation rent' workforce
How to secure the 'generation rent' workforceArticle

Skills shortages and an ageing workforce is a global business dilemma. To overcome this, businesses need to look to the younger generations to find and retain the best skills and talent for continued business success...

22 Aug 2019

Nibela Lake Lodge's Gemma Linforth talks making it in SA's hospitality industry
Nibela Lake Lodge's Gemma Linforth talks making it in SA's hospitality industryArticle

Meet Gemma Linforth, General Manager at Nibela Lake Lodge, one of 23 properties in the Dream Hotels & Resorts family...

Chelsey Hale 22 Aug 2019

Standard Bank Top Women Awards winners announced
Standard Bank Top Women Awards winners announcedArticle

Topco Media in partnership with Standard Bank have released the names of those companies and individuals named as winners in the 2019 Top Women Awards...

Issued by Topco Media 16 Aug 2019

Cape Town named Africa's leading digital city
Cape Town named Africa's leading digital cityArticle

Cape Town has been named as Africa's leading digital city...

16 Aug 2019

Festivals can transform cities by making space for overlooked people and cultures
Festivals can transform cities by making space for overlooked people and culturesArticle

From Cape Town to Kisumu and Greater Manchester, cities around the world are seeing the benefits of festivals that celebrate traditions and people...

Beth Perry and Rike Sitas 16 Aug 2019

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SAIMI awareness campaign to boost SA's maritime cultureArticle

The South African International Maritime Institute has partnered with a team of maritime stakeholders to launch a national Maritime Awareness Programme aimed at growing a national maritime culture and pride in the country's oceans environment...

16 Aug 2019

How The Appliance Bank is helping support the unemployed through entrepreneurship
How The Appliance Bank is helping support the unemployed through entrepreneurshipArticle

In partnership with household appliance companies and retailers, The Appliance Bank (TAB) is helping provide income-generating opportunities for SA's unemployed men...

15 Aug 2019

Building Africa's budding tech ecosystem
Building Africa's budding tech ecosystemArticle

Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) has designed and co-developed incubator programmes with Innovator Trust to support, grow and inspire emerging tech entrepreneurs in Cape Town...

14 Aug 2019

On the ropes - the future of Adult Education and Training hangs in the balance
On the ropes - the future of Adult Education and Training hangs in the balanceArticle

Adult Education and Training is a crucial part of the reconstruction and transformation of South African society and a means to redress the educational injustices of the past. It is a pivotal part of building a just and equitable society by providing good quality education and training to adult learners who wish to finish their basic education and achieve a nationally recognised qualification...

Anne Oberholzer 13 Aug 2019

Kumba Iron Ore's Sishen Mine
Kumba, Rosond sign R2bn next-generation drilling rig dealArticle

Thirty advanced drilling rigs will be rolled out, beginning in January 2020, as part of a R2bn multi-year agreement between service provider, Rosond, and Anglo American Kumba Iron Ore...

13 Aug 2019

Claudette Thorne
Ignoring the glass ceiling: Attitude, education, and mentorship is key to creating strong women leadersArticle

We've all heard about the glass ceiling. It's that invisible - but very real - barrier to climbing further up the corporate ladder; with women and minority groups typically the ones who hit their heads against it the hardest...

Claudette Thorne 11 Aug 2019

Samsung R&D Academy to drive youth skills development - applications open
Samsung R&D Academy to drive youth skills development - applications openArticle

Just weeks after unveiling its R280-million Equity Equivalent Investment Programme (EEIP), Samsung South Africa has announced its Research and Development (R&D) Academy Project...

8 Aug 2019

Collaboration needed to enhance the hybrid skillset
Collaboration needed to enhance the hybrid skillsetArticle

According to the World Economic Forum, 70% of Africa's population is under the age of 30, signalling a significant opportunity for the growth and advancement of the continent...

Deon De Swardt 8 Aug 2019

From tools and materials to green building solutions and drones, new building expo promises sector-wide interest
From tools and materials to green building solutions and drones, new building expo promises sector-wide interestArticle

There will be something for every building enthusiast when events organiser Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery launches its brand-new show in October 2020, with the aim of providing practical advice and solutions to the entire building industry...

Issued by Madex 8 Aug 2019

Standard Bank Top Women Awards finalists announced
Standard Bank Top Women Awards finalists announcedArticle

Topco Media in partnership with Standard Bank have released the names of those companies and individuals named as finalists in the 2019 Top Women Awards...

Issued by Topco Media 7 Aug 2019

Research shows companies with pro-disability policies can outperform those without
Research shows companies with pro-disability policies can outperform those withoutArticle

Businesses not only have a legal and moral obligation to hire people living with disabilities, but they also stand to benefit financially from tax breaks and government incentives...

6 Aug 2019

ACA announces board of directors for 2019/2020
ACA announces board of directors for 2019/2020Article

The Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) has announced its board of directors for 2019/2020...

6 Aug 2019

3 ways digital learning can empower star employees
3 ways digital learning can empower star employeesArticle

Technology continues to disrupt every aspect of our lives. One sector that is benefitting from this disruption is education and training. The rise of online learning platforms continues to make studying more accessible and convenient to students and employees...

Desiree Gullan 30 Jul 2019

SMME funding - The practical answers
SMME funding - The practical answersArticle

Annie McWalter, CEO of SAICA Enterprise Development, comments on some of the ways in which SAICA has mobilised the chartered accountancy profession to addresses some tough issues hampering sustainable SMME development...

Lia Labuschagne, Issued by SAICA 30 Jul 2019

Woolworths and the Loeries are providing opportunities at Student Portfolio Day
Woolworths and the Loeries are providing opportunities at Student Portfolio DayArticle

Woolworths Student Portfolio Day at the 2019 Loeries could be a game changer for students invited to display their work...

Issued by Loeries 30 Jul 2019

Dr Joseph Sempa of Sacema presenting at the 2019 Clinic on Meaningful Modelling of Epidemiological Data. AIMS-South Africa
Africa needs specialist capacity to tackle the spread of infectious diseasesArticle

Over the past 10 years, a community of practice has begun to develop in Africa around research that uses models to understand and evaluate population-level health problems and their potential solutions...

Juliet Pulliam & Jonathan Dushoff 29 Jul 2019

SA's maturing green energy sector attractive for investors
SA's maturing green energy sector attractive for investorsArticle

Since government launched the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) in 2011, green power projects have become increasingly appealing investments...

25 Jul 2019

Standard Bank Top Women announces Caster Semenya as headline speaker for 2019 conference
Standard Bank Top Women announces Caster Semenya as headline speaker for 2019 conferenceArticle

Topco Media has announced Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya as the headline speaker for its Standard Bank Top Women Conference taking place at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni, on 14 and 15 August...

Issued by Topco Media 25 Jul 2019

In2IT Technologies launches bursary programme
In2IT Technologies launches bursary programmeArticle

In2IT Technologies SA was recently recognised for its work done in bolstering education and skills development in South Africa and announces bursary programme...

25 Jul 2019

#CSIMonth: Unpacking Redefine's ABCD approach to driving sustainable transformation
#CSIMonth: Unpacking Redefine's ABCD approach to driving sustainable transformationArticle

With the goal of achieving sustainable transformation in the community surrounding Maponya Mall in Soweto, a building it owns and manages, Redefine Properties has employed an asset-based community development approach...

Sindy Peters 24 Jul 2019

Property sector transformation: The road is long, but clear
Property sector transformation: The road is long, but clearArticle

Property, and the ownership of land, is an emotive topic in South Africa. While progress towards redressing inequality in land ownership and the property sector could be far quicker, the good news is that...

Sandi Mbutuma 24 Jul 2019

SA wine industry launches wine tourism toolkit
SA wine industry launches wine tourism toolkitArticle

The online toolkit provides a blueprint to assist wineries to plan and implement their wine tourism initiatives, as well as seven sections which focus on different aspects of wine tourism...

24 Jul 2019

Amasa Joburg announces new committee for 2019/20
Amasa Joburg announces new committee for 2019/20Article

The Johannesburg chapter of Amasa has announced the committee that will be guiding the chapter's work over the course of the next year...

Issued by Amasa 23 Jul 2019

What we can do about the global skills mismatch
What we can do about the global skills mismatchArticle

For too long, HR experts around the world have been debating what to do about the pressing skills gap issue...

Tatyana Terentyeva 22 Jul 2019

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Taking farmer development to new markets key to agricultural successArticle

Without struggle, there is no progress. Agricultural development in South Africa has been a gigantic struggle; one that has left many aspiring farmers in the dust and not to the promised land...

22 Jul 2019

Female tech entrepreneurs graduate
Female tech entrepreneurs graduateArticle

50 young female entrepreneurs recently graduated from the Future Females Business School, powered by UK-SA Tech Hub...

19 Jul 2019

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