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ICT is the answer to SA’s youth employment
While South Africa’s youth unemployment rate rampantly soars, the country’s digital skills shortage is expanding at its seams. Information Communication Technology (ICT) skills are the rarest ever on record, especially among women, but urgent intervention from the likes of Prudence Mathebula is helping stop things from getting a lot... Read more
CPUT, Snake Nation secure British Council funding
Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), Snake Nation and Manchester Metropolitan University Awarded Inaugural British Council IAU (Innovation for African Universities) Project Funding. CPUT (Cape Peninsula University of Technology), along with Snake Nation have teamed up with Manchester Metropolitan University (UK) as partners to roll out a pilot program... Read more
RMB launches brand campaign centred around talent
RMB, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, has launched an appealing new brand campaign that speaks to the bank’s ability to deliver on seemingly disparate objectives. The campaign, called “Our talent is how we do both”, is being flighted on airport billboards, digital and social media channels, print, radio... Read more
MA graduate promotes support for deaf, SASL
With films such as 2020s, The Sound of Metal and CODA – the latter winning Best Picture at this year’s Oscars – stories about the Deaf community have recently become more prominent in popular culture and media. This is a very good thing, says Modiegi (Susan) Njeyiyana, a Deaf... Read more
Benefits of pursuing an MBA for HR managers
An MBA can be extremely beneficial for those interested in pursuing a career in human resources. Here are just a few of the many ways that an MBA can help you in this field: 1. An MBA can give you the business skills you need to be successful in... Read more
Madibaz handle the heat to take Super league squash crown
The Madibaz men’s squash team kept their cool when the heat was on to land the Eastern Province Super league title for the third year in a row last week. The Nelson Mandela University outfit, spearheaded by player-coach Jason le Roux, edged perennial rivals Londt Park 3-2 in matches... Read more
UP study finds that lions hunt particular cattle types
When wild lions sneak up on a herd of cattle to grab an easy meal, the dice seem to be loaded more heavily against certain herd members, which are more likely than the others to be killed and eaten, according to a new study conducted by scientists from the University of Pretoria (UP).... Read more
Madibaz sprinter scorches to 150m record in Newton Shootout
Ace Madibaz sprinter Shirley Nekhubui paid tribute to her team after she won the 150m race at the Newton Classic Shootout in Johannesburg. The 21-year-old athlete confirmed her prowess in the fast lane by claiming the title for the second straight year, scorching through the tape in what was... Read more
Madibaz to build on setpieces in next Varsity Cup encounter
FNB Madibaz captain Arnouw Nelis hoping that a solid platform in the set pieces will lead to clean possession for the backs when they take on University of Western Cape in their next FNB Varsity Cup rugby fixture. The match will be played on Monday in Cape Town, representing... Read more
UP and US Embassy host ceremony to launch Mapungubwe Archive
The University of Pretoria (UP) and the Embassy of the United States of America in Pretoria recently hosted a ceremony to open the Mapungubwe Archive as a research repository held under the curatorship of the UP Museums. A plaque was also unveiled during the event to acknowledge the US... Read more

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