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Telkom empowers employees by fostering lifelong learning

Telkom, a leading telecommunications Company in South Africa, announced the graduation of 139 employees from its Managers of Managers (MoMP) and Foundational Management (FMP) programmes in collaboration with the University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB). Dedicating...

ProLabs Enables Campus Network Upgrades to Facilitate Online Learning

A number of key South African universities have reported good progress with online learning for their students since the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the country’s lockdown situation. This is encouraging, as it means the wheels of learning are able...

SA Government, UCT Partner on COVID-19 Tracing App

A group of researchers from the University of Cape Town (UCT) are developing a smartphone app that will help the South African government track people who may be unaware that they have contracted COVID-19, writes SABC News. The app...

Rating working conditions in the digital economy with Fairwork

University of Oxford academics have published the world’s first ever rating system for working conditions in the digital economy with a focus on South Africa and India. The rankings look at how platforms like Uber, Taxify, and Ola perform against...

UCT launches a new Massive Open Online Course geared towards fintech

UCT has launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) examining the rise of fintech companies, the technology that enabled them and the regulation needed in an emerging market environment. The four-week course is being offered on Coursera, an online...

University of Cape Town now offers FinTech short course for business

According to the recent Finnovating for Africa report released by media and research company Disrupt Africa, Africa is already home to more than 300 Fintech startups, having raised almost $100 million over the last 2.5 years. But the industry...

Top 6 start-up ventures to feature at UCT Genesis Project

The University of Cape Town (UCT) announced on Monday 9 October 2017 that their Genesis Project will launch another six dynamic student start-up businesses from its Honours-level Postgraduate qualification in Entrepreneurship. These innovative student entrepreneurs will be launching and selling...

African First: UCT Offers Fintech Degree

­­­­­­­­ The University of Cape Town (UCT) is now the first University on the African continent to offer a degree in fintech. The degree is specifically designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to embrace the technological revolution...

UCT introduces Information Systems course for Humanities

The University of Cape Town is taking another step in bridging the traditional divide between arts and commerce by introducing Information Systems (IS) as a major subject in the Humanities faculty. Information Systems is offered as a major in UCT’s...

Tuluntulu’s ARTIST ‘world first technology’ for Africa

A new technology that facilitates streaming video at 24kbps, called ARTIST and developed by a South African consortium, has been launched to the African market. Over the past few years a consortium funded by TIA (Technology Innovation Agency) consisting of...
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Digital Precinct Celebrates 4th Cohort Graduation

Samsung is pleased to announce the graduation of the 4th cohort from its Advanced Industry Experience Programme, conducted in...
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