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The Act became operational from 1 January 2019, setting the hourly wage at R20 for those workers who are not covered by the country’s dual wage-setting system CAPE TOWN, South Africa, January 16, 2019/ -- The Portfolio Committee on Labour has encouraged all workers and organised labour to be vigilant…
Wednesday, 09 January 2019 12:37

Support SA's youth to launch their tech careers

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Make 2019 count. Hire interns for your team and give SA’s youth a boost into the tech sector. Register your company’s interest by visiting www.citi.org.za or emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. On 11 December 2018, in Cape Town at the CapaCiTi campus in Salt River, 340 young South Africans completed the…
Wednesday, 09 January 2019 09:30

Cape Town start-up aims to disrupt maths education

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Cape Town Edtech startup Angaza Ltd has launched a disruptive smartphone app which helps high-school learners be brilliant at maths. MindZu (www.mindzu.com) is an exquisitely crafted learning experience, whose gorgeous graphics and slick interface just make you want to explore.  Godfrey Parkin and Karen Parkin, of Cape Town’s digital strategy firm…
To date, special economic Zone programme has attracted 115 private companies with a total value of R11.6 billion from private investments leveraging on the R4. 6 billion pf public investments PRETORIA, South Africa, January 8, 2019/ -- The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says the recently designation…
Davies says the opportunities will be especially in the areas of medium to high complexity jobs, youth will be exposed to servicing major global brands out of South Africa PRETORIA, South Africa, January 7, 2019/ -- The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says the Global Business Services…
Siemens is leading the charge in embracing digitalization to make a positive impact in society JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, December 14, 2018/ -- The Digital Transformation of enterprise and society is changing the way people work and how we function. Siemens (https://www.Siemens.com) is leading the charge in embracing digitalization to make a positive impact…
Monday, 17 December 2018 08:47

Designing Jobs of the Future

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Insights from Aon’s talent, rewards and performance white paper The digital talent gap is not a challenge left for future Chief Human Resource Officers (CHROs) to solve; it's a real problem we see organisations across all Industries struggling with today. To build a workforce that ignites innovation and better meets…
By Devan Moonsamy CEO of The ICHAF Training Institute Will it work or will we be worse off? The financial exclusion is a global problem with over 1 billion having no access to formal financial systems. But what does ‘formal financial system exclusion’ mean exactly? If people are choosing to…
Thursday, 13 December 2018 12:24

If you want to get ahead get a pet!

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By Gusti Coetzer, director at Signium Africa www.signium.co.za Pets! Who needs them?! You do; especially if you’re a rising executive hoping to de-stress and stay healthy while achieving better work-life balance. Furry friends also help you empathise and develop your emotional IQ – soft skills that may be essential to…
Airport Ads® in association with Global Out of Home Media recently played a key sponsorship role in the Airports Council International Africa’s 27th Annual General Assembly, Regional Conference and Exhibition, which took place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from the 13 th to the 19 th of October. Airports Council International…
First National Bank (FNB), a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, has announced its partnership with Selpal, a South African FinTech company that operates specifically in the township and informal economy, or the “Unseen Economy”. Michael Vacy-Lyle, CEO of FNB Business explains that “with 50% of South Africa’s urban population living…
When interest rates remain low for a while, it’s easy to assume that they will stay that way indefinitely. The recent interest rate hike by the South African Reserve Bank was a rude awakening, raising the prime lending rate by 25 basis points to 10.25 percent effective from 23 November…

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