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  • RecruitAGraduate.co.za helps you find skilled graduates

    RecruitAGraduate.co.za helps you find skilled graduates

    April 8, 2019 • Careers, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on RecruitAGraduate.co.za helps you find skilled graduates

    South African businesses have a new platform to recruit skilled graduates, interns and apprentices and in the process invest in developing South Africa’s bright young talent. RecruitAGraduate.co.za is a new online recruitment platform from the award-winning...

  • Digital Intelligence launches global standard for digital literacy

    March 23, 2019 • Digital Transformation, EducationComments Off on Digital Intelligence launches global standard for digital literacy

    The Coalition for Digital Intelligence (CDI), a platform created in association with the World Economic Forum (Forum) and formed jointly by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), IEEE Standards Association (IEEE), and DQ Institute,...

  • Turning talent into skills and skills into success

    March 22, 2019 • Education, Events, West AfricaComments Off on Turning talent into skills and skills into success

    As the African continent prepares for a period of profound change, with the launch of a drive to create a common free trade area, increasing exposure to global markets and technological innovation affecting every sector, this year’s eLearning Africa will...

  • It's been another insightful week in the world of technology.

    IT News Africa: Most Read Articles of the Week

    February 10, 2019 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Most Read Articles of the Week

    Another week has gone by where technology news has been dominating the headlines both across Africa and around the world. This week in tech saw a number of tech developments across the African continent and the world. From new innovations and digital...

  • Collaboration is key to protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats

    December 10, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Collaboration is key to protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats

    National power grids are increasingly becoming a target of hackers and attacks. Several hacks have been reported across the globe in recent years, drawing the world’s attention to the vulnerability of national power supply systems, and bringing into...

  • Automation testing skills define the future

    Local firm with plan to reduce skills risks ahead of job automation in SA

    August 29, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Local firm with plan to reduce skills risks ahead of job automation in SA

    It is an accepted fact that technology is advancing at breathtaking speed. While this offers organisations unparalleled opportunities to improve service levels, competitiveness and efficiencies, they also face major challenges in terms of how to adapt to...

  • Career guidance will end youth unemployment in MEA

    December 11, 2015 • East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Career guidance will end youth unemployment in MEA

    Youth employment and upskilling is the pulse of economic growth in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). However, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) estimates that 30% of the youth in MEA will be unemployed by 2018. The ILO also estimates that halving...

  • Nigeria: Digital Bridge Institute calls for major investment in ICT skills

    10 highly sought-after technology skills in 2014

    December 4, 2013 • Lists, Southern AfricaComments Off on 10 highly sought-after technology skills in 2014

    With the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stating in a report in October this year that output in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to “expand by 6% in 2014″, academics and technology specialists have agreed that the projected growth will also fuel...

  • Skills shortage or skills scam?

    January 14, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Skills shortage or skills scam?

    When South African companies talk of a skills shortage, some people scoff at the idea and point to the official unemployment rate hovering at around 25%, with young people under the age of 35 making up about two-thirds of those out of work. The scoffers...

  • 6 Ghanian schools set for e-schooling

    March 22, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on 6 Ghanian schools set for e-schooling

    Six schools have benefitted from the first phase of the New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD) e-school initiative in Ghana. This initiative aims to equip young people with the skills and knowledge they need to participate in the global economy. The...

  • Cisco announces 2011 MEA Netrider winner

    July 14, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Cisco announces 2011 MEA Netrider winner

    Cisco has announced the winners of the International NetRiders, an Internet networking competition, which was held on 6 July 2011 across Europe, Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Middle East and Africa (MEA). About 150 Cisco...

  • Accenture Nigeria drives skills project

    July 11, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Accenture Nigeria drives skills project

    Accenture Nigeria, a management consulting and technology service company, has empowered four Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) under its “Skills to Succeed” programme, aimed at creating jobs and building businesses to equip 250 000 global citizens by...

  • Tunisia, France sign digital economy agreement

    July 7, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Tunisia, France sign digital economy agreement

    The Tunisian and French governments have signed a co-operation agreement for the establishment of a French “Passport for Digital Economy” program in the north African country. For Tunisian business owners, it is a move that is likely to be met with...

  • 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)....

  • Kenya faces high demand for mobile phone skills

    January 6, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (5)

    The growing mobile communications industry increased the demand for third party applications and value added services in Kenya, creating opportunities in the market to develop new technical specialized skills, reports the Kenyan publication Business Daily...

  • Government provides skill programme for ICT start-ups

    March 3, 2009 • People, StartupsComments Off on Government provides skill programme for ICT start-ups

    In South Africa, the Western Cape Provincial government, in partnership with Telkom and business accelerator the Bandwidth Barn, has launched a new training initiative aimed at providing ICT entrepreneurs with a broader skills base. The focus of the program...