Government-led data science programme gets into gear

Government takes the first steps towards building a capable fourth industrial revolution army, as it readies to train a million young people in data science and related skills by 2030.

Apr 25, 2019

New MICT SETA CEO to overhaul corruption-tainted entity

Mdu Zakwe, who was appointed on 1 April, introduces a raft of controls to restore confidence at the MICT Sector Education and Training Authority.

Nov 19, 2018

MICT SETA quietly fires CEO

The ICT sector training authority reportedly gets rid of Oupa Mopaki as its CEO amid a trail of corruption allegations under his watch.

Mar 16, 2018

MICT SETA CEO, top managers suspended

The chief executive, Oupa Mopaki, and three other managers put on precautionary suspension following allegations of corruption.

Aug 8, 2017

MICT SETA boss fingered in corruption claims

The education portfolio committee implores board members of the government entity to investigate corruption allegations at the hands of CEO Oupa Mopaki.

Jul 5, 2017

Cisco to train youth in cyber security

The networking giant launches a training centre in partnership with NIL Learning Africa, to train unemployed youth in cyber security.


Supporting open source skills development

Obsidian, Red Hat, CTU have united to help source potential Red Hat Linux System Administrators and open source professionals.

Jun 9, 2017

iLearn, MICT SETA offer blended learning learnership

MICT SETA has accredited iLearn to deliver an online and on-site 12-month IT learnership programme.


The changing business analyst

Faculty Training Institute has re-imagined and re-launched its short course, the Principles of Business Analysis.

Sep 5, 2016

DVT, MICT SETA showcase graduate work

A recruitment system, developed by DVT's 2016 Learnership Programme trainees as part of their coursework, was unveiled on Projects Day.

Apr 1, 2016

SA's first Red Hat learnership begins

The 12-month programme will train 20 students in Red Hat's open source software.

Feb 17, 2016

Students trained through SAP Skills for Africa

Through the SAP Skills for Africa initiative, BluePencil and other partners have trained 75 recent University graduates with the assistance of MICT Seta.

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