During a company livestream, Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, with MTN SA CEO, Godfrey Motsa today announced the launch of the MTN Online School, a free online portal that provides a comprehensive digital curriculum for grades R-12 and additional features like video lessons, assessments and extra-tuition lessons for...
With IT job vacancies continuing to climb as companies struggle to recruit and obtain critical skills in South Africa, there is an opportunity to upskill or reskill individuals to meet this demand. Prudence Mabitsela, founder and MD of Dynamic DNA, a leading training and skills development company empowering Africa’s ICT...
There is a persistent issue when it comes to the lack of education and how it contributes to the cycle of poverty, especially in underdeveloped areas of the world. According to UNESCO, more than 617-million children worldwide are lacking knowledge in basic subjects. The situation is alarming in Sub-Saharan Africa...
Liquid Labs, the innovation and partnerships arm of Liquid Intelligent Technologies (Liquid), a leading pan-African technology group, is launching three new online courses on legal technology, targeted at supporting career development amongst students, budding entrepreneurs, and lawyers The courses are the result of a partnership between Liquid and Africa Legal,...
Nedbank, one of South Africa's largest lenders, has announced the launch of the Nedbank DigiSkills online platform, in partnership with Microsoft and Afrika Tikkun. The DigiSkills Online platform seeks to help South Africans acquire the in-demand skills needed in a more digital post-COVID-19 economy. The initiative initially aims to upskill...
One of South Africa's big 4 telecoms, Vodacom, has announced the launch of a programme that will see over 600 young girls between the ages of 14 and 18 receive coding training virtually from 4-7 October 2021. The initiative is called the #CodeLikeAGirl programme and aims to encourage more girls...
Africa is often called the "leapfrog" continent for the ability of its people to leap ahead. In terms of technology, Africans are able to leap past generation upon generation of tech in order to advance to the now, to the latest, and do it as soon as possible. In 2020,...
While the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been nothing short of catastrophic for some industries, the retail sector has managed to hold firm amid the crisis. As much as industries like tourism and hospitality have been decimated by national lockdowns, others have thrived as consumers’ buying patterns shift...
IT Managed Services company MySky Networks has partnered with Networks Unlimited to implement the Fortinet Security Fabric at Respublica Student Living, a provider of 10 upmarket residences for students in tertiary education around the country. This has allowed Respublica to continue offering its tenants ongoing secure access to unlimited online...
The dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) was always going to be fraught with challenges, but nobody could have predicted the massively disruptive event that was the COVID-19 pandemic. The world was thrown into turmoil and forced to adapt – it became a matter of ‘digital or die.' The pandemic...
Education is one of the most important aspects of the overall economic, cultural, social and technical development of a country. Unfortunately, the educational opportunities for the underprivileged are often repressed and are of low quality. Years of isolation and marginalization of these communities in the past has led them to...
Oracle on Thursday announced that the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, in Kenya has finalised a workforce development program for young refugees in Kenya, in collaboration with Oracle University. The UNHCR delivers professional learning courses on Oracle Cloud technologies to refugees with a core background in information technology. The participants also...
Huawei South Africa has launched Women4Tech, a free online training course that aims to advance the digital skills of women entrepreneurs and help them use new technologies to grow, improve and digitise their businesses. While the course is free, interested participants need to first fill in an application and wait...
Pandemic life has resulted in a rapid shift to digitisation, most notably in the education sector. This has meant that teachers, students and parents had to acclimatise to remote e-learning via digital platforms. As a result, traditional face to face teaching methods have made way for novel approaches in the education...
These past few weeks have tested South Africans like never before. We’ve dealt with a third wave crippling our already-overburdened healthcare system; ongoing load shedding catapulting our country into darkness; the closure of certain sectors as a result of the return to level 4 lockdown - and just when...
Online learning has made significant strides in Africa over the past decade, but access to resources and high data costs remain a persistent challenge for young people in marginalised communities. This means that many are still not able to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the digital world. Digify Africa...
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