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Eskom splashes millions on renewables research

Chose Choeu, Eskom divisional executive for corporate affairs.

Chose Choeu, Eskom divisional executive for corporate affairs.

While renewable energy independent power producers are in limbo over the signing of new power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Eskom, the power utility has committed millions of rand to green energy research.

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Embracing #open

Rob Abel, CEO of the IMS Global Learning Consortium, in 2016, said: "Although open source was beginning to achieve substantial gains in education" around the time he was appointed CEO in 2006, he also believed "interoperability and open standards held the potential to maximise the return on investment across a variety of sources".

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Cartrack offers R1m automotive tech bursaries

Bursaries are one component of Cartrack's skills development activities.

Bursaries are one component of Cartrack's skills development activities.

Vehicle tracking and telematics technology company Cartrack has offered bursaries worth R1 063 000 for learners to venture into the automotive technology industry.

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Over 7 000 learners get high-speed Internet

Workonline provides free high-speed Internet access to Afrika Tikkun's centres.

Workonline provides free high-speed Internet access to Afrika Tikkun's centres.

Over 7 000 learners have been connected to high-speed Internet thanks to a partnership between non-governmental organisation Afrika Tikkun, pan-African carrier services provider Workonline Communications, and other partners.

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Drone industry tipped for job creation

Sean Reitz, SA CEO of United Drone Holdings.

Sean Reitz, SA CEO of United Drone Holdings.

The drone industry has the potential to address SA's lack of skills and create around 1 000 commercial job opportunities in a variety of sectors.

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In-Depth

Work in progress

Many companies are offering internship programmes to learners and IT graduates in order to get them trained and employable. Read more...

The softer side of ICT

Mosima Selekisho, director at Talent AfricaIT professionals need to keep on learning and developing their skills, and soft skills are as much a part of this as the technical ones.

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Wanted: Cyber security expertise

Craig Rosewarne, MD of Wolfpack Information RiskThe shortage of highly sophisticated cyber security skills is hampering SA’s ability to put measures in place to prevent and mitigate advanced threats.

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Architecture is hot

If you want your business to thrive in the digital economy, you need to hire enterprise architects.

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