The importance of supporting education in South Africa to uplift members of the country’s poorest communities – both children as well as adults – has a critically important role to play in the economic transformation of the country at a grass-roots level. This is why global cybersecurity specialist Exclusive...
Primus Institute of Technology (PIT), a newly launched technology training and research organization based in South Africa, is making it easier for African technology professionals to acquire internationally recognized information security credentials. Today, the institute announced the opening of registration for ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Training and Certification. This highly...
Today, the Power Learn Project (PLP) has launched the #1MillionDevs4Africa Program in South Africa in partnership with Adanian Labs SA and the ICRD Group’s Startup Business Campus. The project aims to train 1 million developers across Africa by 2027. South Africa is the second country in Africa, after Kenya, to...
Are you thinking of advancing your risk management career? Then you may consider getting a Risk Management certification.  In recent times, much effort has been put into better understanding business risk and its nature, which led to the creation of methodologies and approaches that enable individuals and organizations to make...
With universities becoming more concerned about their networks’ cybersecurity, attackers find ways to breach these systems by targeting inattentive students, staff and professors. Experts from Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky highlight intensified phishing campaigns with fraudsters exploiting the names of some of the worlds’ biggest universities. As the seasonal change marks the...
Even prior to the pandemic, online schools had their fair share of critics among South Africans, but this perception drastically changed due to the lockdowns and increased isolation. So, was this purely a short-term solution for parents during the pandemic? An analysis of the enrolment data from Teneo Online School,...
The Connected Africa Girls Coding Camp is back this year with its 5th edition commissioned by ECA in partnership with the government of The Republic of Namibia, UN Namibia, UN WOMEN, and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). This hybrid training boot camp targets young African women and girls between 12...
Several years ago, the term ‘upskill’ would have been considered corporate jargon. However, the recent transition from brick-and-mortar offices to virtual spaces has created an urgent need for professionals to prioritise continuous learning to remain relevant in the ever-changing workplace. The World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report predicts that more...
Did you know that South Africa's unemployment rate is slowly rising to one of the highest in the world? With that, students of South Africa are actively looking for opportunities and skills that are in high demand both in their country and all around the world. The main benefit of...
A total of 24 women from South Africa have been admitted to the class of 2023 of the Women Techsters Fellowship, Technology for Social Change and Development Initiative (Tech4Dev) has announced in Lagos, Nigeria. The Women Techsters initiative is aimed at bridging the digital and technology knowledge divide between men...
South Africa-based tech education firm Eiffel Corp and global cloud services provider, Amazon Web Services (AWS), recently launched a new set of cloud-based education solutions that is set to scale up Learning Management System (LMS) technology to a higher echelon. According to the company, Eiffel Corp’s Digikamva LMS now becomes...
Leadership skills development group African Leadership International (ALI) has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Holberton Inc., a Silicon Valley-founded, project-based, college alternative education firm that seeks to prepare the next generation of software engineers. The acquisition will give ALI ownership of the advanced technology program...
IT services management firm 4Sight Holdings has launched an ambitious pilot programme to provide 50 young people in South Africa with niche training in Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies over the period of 18 weeks. The company says that there will be guaranteed employment on certification from the programme. The...
The Le Wagon coding boot camp is set to launch this week in Cape Town, South Africa. The launch of the boot camp is in partnership with the Red & Yellow Creative School of Business. Trusted by global industry leaders such as Google, Amazon and Apple, Le Wagon says it...
One of the leading global edtech companies Snapplify has launched its Teacha! brand in East Africa, making thousands of teaching resources immediately available to teachers. Using the Teacha! resource marketplace, teachers can buy and sell their teaching resources online. "There is a great need for CBC resources in Kenya at the moment and...
South African online payment gateway firm PayFast has launched a 12-week development programme with Heavy Chef's entrepreneur education non-profit - the Heavy Chef Foundation. The new initiative is designed to empower aspiring business owners with the skills needed to set up their own e-commerce stores. According to Heavy Chef, more...
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