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Wits breaks AI ground with dung beetles

A discovery by Wits University and Swedish biologists from Lund University has groundbreaking impact for AI, robotics and machine learning.

Sep 26, 2019

SA economy in ‘deep trouble’ amid widening ICT skills gap

There remains a chronic shortage of crucial ICT skills required to propel SA’s economy, despite the hype around the fourth industrial revolution, reveals the latest IITPSA Skills Survey.

Aug 20, 2019

MTN demands R1.5m from employees looking to own stores

Analysts question why MTN is failing to support employees with the necessary funding to take over stores if they seek to empower them.


JCSE, IITPSA embark on 10th ICT skills survey

The ICT skills survey will analyse the approach to filling the ICT sector’s need for skills.

Jun 12, 2019

IBM, Wits partner to accelerate quantum computing in Africa

The computing company is collaborating with the University of the Witwatersrand to explore quantum computing use cases.


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.

Sep 6, 2018

#SA4IR to help SA master fourth industrial revolution

Telkom and three local universities establish the #SA4IR partnership to explore how the fourth industrial revolution will shape SA's future.


Access to market a major challenge for SMMEs

Professor Barry Dwolatzky, director of the JCSE, will discuss SMME development at Experience Micro Focus Universe 2018 this week.

Aug 3, 2018

Meet the skills challenge with pre-competition

We can't beat the skills challenge without joining forces.


Tshimologong gets R15m funding for content hub

The Johannesburg-based digital innovation precinct receives funding from two French institutes to launch a digital content hub.


Wits, Sibanye create R27.5m DigiMine facility

The facility will conduct testing, research and development to transfer surface digital technologies to underground operations.


Competition launched to improve air travel in Africa

Tshimologong Precinct, Wits University, and the Sita Air Transport Community Foundation are offering a prize of $10 000.

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