Cash-strapped Cell C channels funds to data scientists
The financially-constrained telco invests R5 million in a partnership with Explore Data Science Academy to train local youth and upskill its employees.
Explore Data Science Academy spreads its wings abroad
The local academy introduces online data science courses, underpinned by the universal shortage of data science skills.
Data science skills demand fuels academy’s expansion
Durban will be the third home of SA’s first data science institution, as it prepares for its largest student intake.
Clever fintech ideas earn entrepreneurs data science skills
The 12-month Explore programme aims to help boost top fintech ideas to become viable business models.
Partnership to equip 5 000 youth with digital skills
Several organisations in SA's digital industries have come together to create employment for youth.
Matrics outshine graduates in Explore Data Science programme
The country's first data science-focused institution results reveal matriculants outperformed those with a tertiary qualification.
Liquid Telecom, Zindi host data science competitions
The companies collaborate on efforts to find innovate ways to support the development of data science skills in Africa.
Govt sets unrealistic data science skills goal
The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services commits to training a million young people by 2030 to meet SA's exponential need for data scientists.
Explore Data Science Academy expands to Johannesburg
The institution will also add 300 more students to its pool of learners next year.