Initiative to prepare SA public for Industry 4.0 opportunities
Tech start-up accelerator mLab and MICT SETA partner to drive fourth industrial revolution skills development in SA.
Call for youth to participate in 4IR, data science hackathon
The National Electronic Media Institute in South Africa will host a data science and fourth industrial revolution hackathon from 19 to 21 November.
NEMISA, ZADNA to bridge digital skills gap in rural SA, townships
The two entities sign a three-year-long partnership agreement to harness their expertise to address the digital skills shortages with a particular focus on schools.
Thousands to learn critical digital skills as Nemisa, Coursera partner
The collaboration between the organisations aims to build an upskilling programme for unemployed and under-employed citizens in nine provinces across SA.
Young coders tackle real world problems
Nemisa recently held its second ‘datathon’ meant to to help government make more informed policy decisions.
Comms minister puts hackathons at core of creating ‘4IR army’
Government must show confidence in the solutions young South Africans are producing, to boost the culture of innovation, says minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams.
Call for young people to sign up for free online courses
Applications for free digital skills training are now open, as the communications ministry forges ahead with plans to build SA’s 4IR army.
Ndabeni-Abrahams, humanoid robot Sophia discuss 4IR
Sophia, the interactive humanoid robot, makes an appearance at GovTech and chats about the fourth industrial revolution with the minister.
A deputy minister just like us
Hlengiwe Mkhize would support the reuniting of the two comms departments, saying "it's important to consolidate and move the way the world is moving."