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Aug 16, 2019

Google to enhance SA's digital skills pipeline

The search engine giant readies to roll out its digital skills programme at scale, as it looks to equip over 30 000 South African learners with the fundamentals of computer science.


SA's teenage girls bear brunt of online attacks

Local teenage girls are most affected by online risks such as receiving offensive or obscene content, a study finds.

Jul 31, 2018

Google boosts digital skills for Joburg youth

Google SA partners with the city's library and information services department to provide free online training in digital and entrepreneurial skills for youngsters.

Mar 17, 2017

SA's e-commerce players eye bigger pie

The local industry believes it is possible to lift the total retail value of online transactions from 1% to 5%.

May 26, 2016

Google holds 'unique position in SA'

Luke McKend, Google SA country director, tells ITWeb how the company aims to extend its influence in SA.


Rethinking connectivity

Internet access has traditionally been the domain of the better off, but there are ways around the challenge of affording access to all.

Sep 16, 2014

Interactive e-learning gathers pace

Yesterday's Google-run "virtual field trip" adds to local education projects creating interactive learning between two points.

Jul 30, 2014

Google dabbles in SA education

The tech giant offers R100 000 in technology prizes for schools that win its doodle design competition.

Feb 6, 2013

Children trump adults with online savvy

Google SA joined the Safer Internet Day campaign yesterday, putting children to the "know the Net" test, with interesting results.

Nov 13, 2012

8ta, Google give SA free Internet

With a zero balance, 8ta customers can now access Google+, Gmail and Google Search on their mobile phones.


Parents' Corner welcomes Google SA campaign

The initiative welcomes Google's drive to co-ordinate online safety efforts in the country, says Dr Pieter Streicher, MD of

May 30, 2012

SA's Internet economy quantified

The local Internet economy accounts for 2% of the GDP, according to a study conducted by World Wide Worx, commissioned by Google SA.

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