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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.


South Africa’s digital economy can unlock 66 000 jobs in 2021

With three million jobs having been lost this year, digital skills training has the potential to pave the way for 66 000 jobs over the next year, says Harambee.

Sep 2, 2020

Digital skills programme seeks innovative marketers

Digify Africa is looking for South Africa’s next great digital marketers who will participate in its three-month Digify Pro digital skills programme.

Aug 13, 2020

PwC, Unicef partner to offer digital skills to SA youth

This collaboration will support young people who are currently outside of the workforce to develop 21st century skills to gain entry into the job market.

Jul 1, 2020

Microsoft to upskill 25m job-seekers with digital skills

Microsoft collaborates with GitHub Learning Lab and LinkedIn to help millions of people acquire skills needed for the coronavirus economy.


Gauteng’s Industry 4.0 blueprint at an ‘advanced’ stage

Gauteng Provincial Government works towards developing a fourth industrial revolution strategy, to push forward the province’s modernisation agenda.

Jun 17, 2020

Facebook consolidates digital literacy programmes in Africa

The social media company launches “My Digital World”, an initiative designed to equip the youth with digital skills needed to navigate their safety and privacy online.

Apr 14, 2020

WCape urges public to become digital citizens during lockdown

The provincial government calls on residents to use the lockdown to learn digital skills via the I-CAN Learn platform.


Collaboration boosts govt’s skilled talent push

The communications and digital technologies ministry receives a lifeline from private sector players, as it looks to address SA’s digital skills gap.


Vodacom Foundation, Google to advance SA’s 4IR preparedness

The organisations forge a partnership that aims to empower and equip South Africans with digital skills that speak to the fourth industrial revolution.

Sep 17, 2019

Digital skills are Africa’s ticket to prosperity

If Africa wants to thrive amid all of the changes happening as a result of 4IR, it needs to boost digital skills, says SAP’s Cathy Smith.

Sep 13, 2019

Cisco, ITU look to boost digital skills in Africa

The multi-stakeholder partnership seeks to tackle the digital skills gap in communities through a digital transformation initiative.

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