Local portal for entry-level jobs seekers attracts funding from international investor
Owners of small and medium-sized businesses wear many hats; managing daily operations, running Human Resources and payroll, and sometimes even working the cash register. With busy schedules, it can be challenging to find the right staff for contract work. “This is why BoostMe360 – a Pearson Education initiative to... Read more
UCT Rainbow Week: Welcoming one and all
University of Cape Town (UCT) students came out in their numbers to take part in Rainbow Week, showing their support for a move to embrace inclusivity on the campus. The events included panel discussions, art and film, a Pride march and a party, all designed to bring depth, insight,... Read more
AFDA experimental film “Run” wins best artistic film award @ AEFA
AFDA is proud to announce that the 2018 AFDA Durban experimental 3rd year film “RUN”, directed by Sinesipho Makaula, won the “Best Artistic Film” award at the 6th African Emerging Filmmakers Awards held on the 29th of September 2018, at the Greyville Race Course in Durban. “Winning the festival was... Read more
Stellenbosch University: Innovative app making exam access easier
Exams can be a stressful time for many students. Add to that the time-consuming access procedures at exam locations, when all you want to do is to get your exam paper and start, and those stress levels can soar! However, thanks to new technology developed by Information Technology at... Read more
Rhodes University Chancellor appointed to head PIC commission
Rhodes University Chancellor and former Supreme Court of Appeal president, Justice Lex Mpati, has been appointed to lead a judicial commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation (PIC). The PIC, one of the largest investment managers in Africa today with assets of over R2 trillion including government employees’... Read more
IsiZulu Sami Nawe deepens appreciation for language
IsiZulu language learners and educators now have an updated reference book to help them get a proper grasp of the language. IsiZulu Sami Nawe, the first post-democracy isiZulu reference book will be launched tomorrow, Thursday 18 October 2018, at the Wits School of Education. The last reference book of this nature... Read more
Rhodes University lecturer in Ramaphosa squad
Rhodes University Political and International Studies Senior Lecturer, Dr Siphokazi Magadla, has recently been elected by President Cyril Ramaphosa to form part of a high-level review panel into the work of the State Security Agency (SSA). The panel, chaired by former minister Dr Sydney Mufamadi, is assessing the mandate,... Read more
UKZN entrepreneurs venture to Hydroponic Farming
The University of KwaZulu-Natal ENSPIRE programme is proud to introduce another ground-breaking and innovative project that is set to make a difference in the lives of South Africans. The ENSPIRE programme is a UKZN InQubate instigated developmental programme, whose aim is to support entrepreneurial ideas and skills, personal growth... Read more
Dti workplace programme sustains jobs
The Dti (Department of Trade and Industry) has through the Workplace Challenge Programme (WPC) sustained over 50 000 jobs while a further 250 has been created over the last two decades. Speaking at the 20-year anniversary celebrations of the WPC in Botshabelo in the Free State, the department’s Chief Director... Read more
Nelson Mandela University: Vision drives Sandile
True success is determined by the number of lives you change.” These are words that postgraduate economics student and entrepreneur Sandile Mjamba lives by – and his will to succeed is largely driven through his endeavours to create the space for youth entrepreneurship development. The soon to be 25-year-old Nelson... Read more