Struggle to fill thousands of ICT vacancies persists in SA

While the local ICT sector has adapted to the changes caused by the pandemic, the industry continues to struggle to fill tens of thousands of ICT vacancies.

Sep 20, 2021

MICT SETA spearheads formal training for 4IR in SA

The introduction of the fourth industrial revolution future skills qualifications is a milestone for the country and the training authority, says MICT SETA.


2021 Nkgwete IT Solutions celebrates intern graduation

Nkgwete IT Solutions, together with the South African Council of Graduates and MICT SETA, celebrated graduates of the Nkgwete Internship Programme during a graduation event.

Mar 18, 2021

BREAKING: MICT SETA CEO placed on precautionary suspension

Without giving many details, the organisation says Mdu Zakwe has been placed on precautionary suspension pending “a recent investigation”.

Mar 19, 2020

Local workforce must be reskilled for digital economy

The lack of digital technology awareness hampers digital transformation in some provinces, says a MICT SETA board member.

Jan 30, 2020

Fired MICT SETA CEO in more trouble, Hawks circling

Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s investigation reveals how the ousted Oupa Mopaki allegedly channelled millions to a company owned by his nephew.


Comms minister engages 4IR skills programme students

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams conducts an oversight visit to various Gauteng facilities where over 500 students are being trained.


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.

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