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Posts Tagged ‘job creation’

  • Westcon-Comstor sets up new Johannesburg Shared Services Centre

    Westcon-Comstor sets up new Johannesburg Shared Services Centre

    April 12, 2019 • Careers, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Westcon-Comstor sets up new Johannesburg Shared Services Centre

    Westcon-Comstor completed a recruitment roll-out of a Johannesburg Shared Services Centre (JSSC) with the focus on creating substantial job opportunities. Deployed in skilled, international roles, the Midrand-based shared service centre, now employs finance...

  • Applications for Google Africa Certifications Scholarships open

    Google to build new campus in New York worth $1bn

    December 19, 2018 • Company News, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Google to build new campus in New York worth $1bn

    On Monday, 17 December 2018, Google announced plans to put over USD 1 billion into a new campus in New York City, at Google Hudson Square. The office will have the capacity to more than double the number of Google employees in New York over the next 10 years,...

  • Khonology CEO discusses the importance of taking a fresh approach to job creation

    Khonology CEO discusses the importance of taking a fresh approach to job creation

    October 9, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on Khonology CEO discusses the importance of taking a fresh approach to job creation

    Unemployment will reduce drastically if empowerment is seen as a business and commercial opportunity. However, the group think and approach needs to change. This is according to Khonology CEO Michael Roberts. Empowerment programs can be sustainable, but only...

  • Digital transformation's promise for Botswanan businesses

    Digital transformation’s promise for businesses in Botswana

    September 19, 2018 • Digital Transformation, General, Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on Digital transformation’s promise for businesses in Botswana

    Digital transformation and emerging technologies have been generating significant interest in Africa recently. Public and private sector organisations are finding the promises of job creation and economic growth difficult to ignore. But what are the...

  • Uber launches new Safety Toolkit

    Uber-Lulaway synergy to accelerate economic opportunities

    June 13, 2018 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Uber-Lulaway synergy to accelerate economic opportunities

    The obvious synergy between job creation engine, Lulaway, and ride hailing service, Uber, is set to accelerate economic opportunities in the country. The two organisations have joined forces to create South Africa’s maiden recruitment and training centre in...

  • MTN Group commits to creating 1000 jobs in support of the YES initiative

    April 29, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on MTN Group commits to creating 1000 jobs in support of the YES initiative

    MTN Group confirmed its support of the Youth Employment Service (YES) and has committed to the creation of 1000 jobs within the first year of the initiative. In March, President Cyril Ramaphosa launched YES, a business-led collaboration with government and...

  • BPO growth could lead to better times for SA’s unemployed

    July 20, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on BPO growth could lead to better times for SA’s unemployed

    Few industries within the current market demonstrate the level of growth that the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry does – and this is significant in terms of domestic efforts to create jobs. This is according to Kobus van der Westhuizen, Senior...

  • SA’s Telkom receives BMF Award

    July 6, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA’s Telkom receives BMF Award

    South Africa’s fixed line operator, Telkom was recently awarded the Black Management Forum’s Progressive Company of the Year Award in recognition of the strides the Company has taken in the development broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE)....

  • ITU calls for Nigerian broadband policy

    July 1, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on ITU calls for Nigerian broadband policy

    The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has urged Nigeria to commence the process to formulate a policy on broadband to prevent any possible disconnection in the emerging global broadband explosion. ITU Secretary-General, Dr Hamadoun Tourégave, says...

  • Altech in key empowerment drive

    June 28, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Altech in key empowerment drive

    Craig Venter, CEO for Altech, a South African multi-billion rand high-tech group, shares his insights on the future of the group, the SA government’s role in the ICT sector and a recent empowerment deal with Southern Palace. ITNewsAfrica.com: What are your...

  • ICT key to Kenya’s growth

    June 17, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on ICT key to Kenya’s growth

    ICT is key to a continued economic growth for Kenya. This is the sentiment of the World Bank’s top Kenya representative Johannes Zutt. Zutt was addressing official delegates during the opening of a new Media Lab, funded by the bank. Zutt says a combination...