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Youth offered role to stimulate SA through tech

October 17, 2018 5:19 am36 comments
Ayanda Dlodlo, Public Service and Administration Minister

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH African youth are to assist the government develop technological solutions to tackle some issues plaguing residents in the country. Some 200 young people aged 14 to 27 will participate in the initiative at the back of the National Public Service Hackathon, which recently-concluded at the University of […]

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ICT sector backs Kenya economic blueprint

October 10, 2018 6:12 am1 comment
Hack the Big 4 Participants

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – KENYA’s economic development prospects have received a major boost following a first county-based hackathon targeting the so-called Big Four agenda and the County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP) 2018-2022. They are the economic blueprint of East Africa’s biggest economy. The western Bomet County has […]

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Maths sensation putting SA on the ‘clever’ map

October 8, 2018 1:19 pm56 comments
Ralph McDougall South African Tertiary Mathematics Olympiad

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – AT only 18 and still in high school, South African mathematics prodigy, Ralph McDougall, has the world at his feet. Such is his brilliance that the Cape-Town born scholar recently was joint top in the South African Tertiary Mathematics Olympiad (SATMO), finishing alongside five second- and […]

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