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Africa's e-learning market comes of age

Online learning tools are connecting Africa's students to massive open online courses.

Online learning tools are connecting Africa's students to massive open online courses.

The African e-learning market is witnessing massive growth, spurred by public-private partnerships.

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TomTom Maps commits its support to entrepreneurship in SA

Partner companies in the Orange Corners initiative in South Africa.

Partner companies in the Orange Corners initiative in South Africa.

Orange Corners has launched in Johannesburg as a collaboration between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and top-tier organisations. TomTom Maps joins business partners including Shell, Heineken, Vopak and Royal Haskoning on the Board of Orange Corners in South Africa, and is committed to ensuring the success of the initiative's three new innovation hubs in the country's Gauteng province.

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Solar cars take on Sasol Solar Challenge

The Tokai solar team competing in time trials ahead of Sasol Solar Challenge.

The Tokai solar team competing in time trials ahead of Sasol Solar Challenge.

The Sasol Solar Challenge kicked off on Saturday morning, as the new mayor of Tshwane, Solly Msimanga, waved the solar-powered cars over the starting line at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.

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Torque IT brings online Microsoft MOC On-Demand to Africa

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"With the new Microsoft MOC On-Demand offering, developers are able to complete vendor authorised courses at their own pace over an access period of three months," says Morne Hugo, Microsoft Business Unit Manager at Torque IT.

Torque IT launched a dedicated Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand (MOC On-Demand) website this month – believed to be the first Microsoft MOC On-Demand web-based training to be offered out of South Africa and Torque IT's first foray into Microsoft on-demand video-based digital learning.

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LinkedIn upskills users with learning offering

LinkedIn now has a dedicated online learning platform to upskill its users.

LinkedIn now has a dedicated online learning platform to upskill its users.

LinkedIn is integrating online learning into its offerings with a new platform that aims to upskill its users with business, technology and creative skills development courses.

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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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