Showing posts with category "technology"

These are the rules around annoying spam calls during South Africa’s elections

South Africa’s Information Regulator has warned the country’s political parties to follow the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), and privacy regulations.

October 14, 2021
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Woolworths is on a hiring drive to ramp up its digital expansion – here’s what it is looking for

Woolworths is on a hiring drive as it expects significant changes in South Africa’s retail sector and a significant change in customers’ shopping behaviour brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.

October 7, 2021
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Young unemployed South Africans don’t have the right skills: Ramaphosa

South Africa’s most pressing challenge right now is youth unemployment, says president Cyril Ramaphosa.

October 6, 2021
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South Africa launches digital Covid-19 vaccination certificate – how it works

The Department of Health has launched its Covid-19 vaccine certificate portal, which allows users to create a QR code showing their Covid-19 vaccination status.

October 5, 2021
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5 important things happening in South Africa today

A major national strike will kick off on Tuesday in South Africa; The country’s top anti-corruption organisation is running into problems; South African insurers are increasing premiums for the unvaccinated; and Facebook says sorry for the downtime.

October 5, 2021
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Changes planned for colleges and universities in South Africa

The Department of Higher Education, Science and Innovation is currently working on an overhaul of South Africa’s TVET colleges and universities in a move to improve job opportunities for students and reindustrialise the economy.

September 28, 2021
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Adapt IT shows resilience in challenging year

JSE-listed Adapt IT, a provider of specialised software and digitally-led business solutions has announced results for the financial year ended June 2021, showing a marginal increase in revenue, up 1% to R1.5 billion.

September 28, 2021
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Technology

Home Affairs to expand online services and add more offices at bank branches

The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) is developing a new online system that will allow users to apply for their IDs and other important documents without going into a physical branch.

September 27, 2021
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Technology

South Africa’s matric certificate is not worth the paper it’s printed on: economist

South Africa needs to significantly overhaul its education system with the matric certificate ‘not worth the paper it is printed on’, says Dr Thabi Leoka, founder of economic consulting and advisory company Naha Investments.

September 22, 2021
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Technology

30 of the most in-demand skills that will help you get a job in the next five years

Online course provider Coursera has published its industry skills report for 2021, detailing the most in-demand skills across the world right now.

September 19, 2021
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Technology

Tshwane to hire 5,000 people using electronic lottery

The City of Tshwane will recruit 5,095 expanded public works programme (EPWP) workers starting in November, using an electronic lottery system.

September 17, 2021
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Technology

South Africans are boosting their home security amid a growing crime wave

The South African Police Service’s latest crime statistics show that residential robberies have increased significantly, up by 7.6% from 4,916 to 5,288 cases in January to March 2021 compared to the previous year.

September 17, 2021
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Technology