Government sets ambitious data science skills target
The ministry of communications and digital technologies reveals it’s targeting to train 50 000 data scientists as part of the second cohort of its skills development initiative.
Nedbank bolsters data strategy with data science interns
The big-four bank puts data and analytics front and centre of its business strategy, committing to regularly upskill and employ data scientists.
Deviare, Simplilearn to help reduce SA's digital skills dearth
The skills development companies collaborate to reskill and upskill South Africa’s corporate employees and youth in digital skills.
Stellenbosch University opens African data science academy
The African Data Science Academy looks to facilitate human capacity-building in data science and computational thinking in Africa and abroad.
Data science sees ‘gold rush’ to create COVID-19 breakthroughs
The use of data science becomes more critical, as local research scientists embark on gargantuan efforts to help combat the elusive coronavirus.