Month: August 2017

Unlocking Tech Skills for South Africa

Innovation in Africa is booming but there’s much to be achieved before the continent’s technology is able to compete with the advancements of other first-world countries. This is due to the technology gap that has occurred as a result of former colonial powers. African countries account for only 3.0%...

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Empowering Women Through Skills Development

It’s women’s month and a time to really reflect on the inequalities of our society. Women’s Day, which is celebrated every year in South Africa on the 9th of August, commemorates the 1956 march where approximately 20 000 women took to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against...

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Stepping Stones to Economic Empowerment

Obtaining a qualification is something that many young South Africans only dream about. While radical transformation and skills development remain high on the government’s agenda, it’s clear that real economic inclusion is still a pipe-dream.   Broad skills gaps and high unemployment rates continue to hinder the country and...

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