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SA Robotics Researcher Selected for Prestigious International Scholarship

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics researcher, Professor Benjamin Rosman, is one of 18 early-career researchers in the world to be selected for the prestigious CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar programme for 2022-2024. Chosen for their outstanding early-career research in diverse...

MTN Appoints New Group Executive for Enterprise Business Unit

MTN Group announced the appointment of Tumi Chamayou as Group Executive: Enterprise Business Unit (GEBU), which takes effect from 1 June 2022. Tumi joined the GEBU team in 2018, as General Manager for Large Enterprise Sales, and has been Acting...

ICT Authority & Kodris Africa Collaborate to Implement Coding Curriculum in Kenya

The ICT Authority (ICTA) and online publishing firm Kodris Africa have inked a deal to implement a coding curriculum in select schools in Kenya. This comes after the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development approved the coding curriculum in the country...

What Can You Do With A Degree In Computer Engineering?

We are living in an age of technology. All around us, industries are being transformed through new innovations. Getting a degree in computer engineering is attractive for anyone who wants to become part of this exciting revolution. But what...

Why Women Are Underrepresented in Cybersecurity

One of the industries struggling with significant bias and gender stereotypes is cybersecurity. This field plays an increasingly crucial role in our digital world and, as a result, offers many fulfilling career paths and opportunities. However, there are still...

Nutanix Labs Helps Local Computer Science Honours Students Clinch BSG Award

Nutanix, a leader in software for private, hybrid and multicloud computing, recently assisted two Computer Science honours students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa, with the provision of the infrastructure needed to support the completion...

Delete Facebook, says WhatsApp Co-Founder

In a rare public appearance on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 at Stanford University, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton urged students to delete their accounts from the social network Facebook. This was despite his having sold his own company to Mark Zuckerburg’s...

SPARK students learn to code in Hour of Code

Next month, learners at SPARK Carlswald in Midrand will take part in the Finastra Hour of Code, a one-hour tutorial designed to broaden participation in computer science. Six years ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said: “In 15 years we’ll be...

Q&A: Africa lacks software entrepreneurs

Ghanaian entrepreneur, Herman Kojo Chinery-Hesse co-founded SOFTtribe Limited, one of West Africa’s leading software companies about 19 years ago.  Chinery-Hesse is the only African winner of the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Texas State Alumni Association and Texas State...
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