The ISO 31000 Lead Risk Manager certification course helps participants develop their competencies to support an organization create and protect value by managing risks, making decisions, and improving performance using the ISO 31000 guidelines. Risk management certification is a formal recognition of an individual's expertise in identifying, analyzing, and mitigating...
The future of work is digital and South Africa (SA) needs to aggressively develop systems to propel the country and its youth forward in the coming year. SA has no time for conceptualising with no action in the coming year, says a leading skills development and placement organisations, Afrika...
With collaboration from government stakeholders, this new initiative will support African startups, universities, and the continent’s technology ecosystem. Qualcomm Incorporated today announced the launch of the Africa Innovation Platform, a suite of mentorship, education, and training programs created to support the development of Africa’s emerging technology ecosystem. The platform will...
Mukuru, a leading next-generation financial services platform in Southern Africa, and WeThinkCode, an academy that delivers a world-class coding curriculum for dynamic youth while addressing the industry skills shortage, hosted a women-only hackathon at the end of Women’s Month aimed at providing an opportunity for young women to showcase...
For thousands of South African university students, financial challenges become hard choices when they need to buy expensive textbooks. Sacrifices, including food, must be made to get the specialised textbooks needed to continue studying. For a student from Molteno in the Stormberg mountains, this widespread problem presented an opportunity...
Smart Africa’s capacity-building arm, the Smart Africa Digital Academy (SADA) continues to expand its footprint in Africa, with Côte d’Ivoire being the latest country to benefit from the digital skills development initiative. Launched in partnership with the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy, the initiative will help nurture the...
The Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA), in partnership with the Wireless Access Providers Association of South Africa (WAPA) and the Wireless Application Service Provider Association (WASPA), announces the launch of phase 1 of the ICT Skills Registry, a searchable database that contains the profiles and skill sets of candidates...
Education is, without a doubt, a fundamental human right. And today, digitalisation enables us to improve education and provide equal access to all. But where do we even begin? In a world where everything is online and any business that isn't online is losing money, failing to teach our children digital...
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...
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