South African youth skilled for digital revolution

August 15, 2019 5:12 am0 comments
Unemployment in South Africa, file photo

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – A TECHNOLOGY company has offered to upskill youths with digital skills, in endorsement of a programme by the South African government and businesses to address unemployment. Hitachi Vantara South Africa (Pty) Ltd is helping to build a brighter future for today’s youth through the Youth Employment Service […]

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Downgrades, US-China impasse hammer SA’s Rand

August 14, 2019 6:07 am0 comments
China - US trade wars

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa’s volatile Rand currency is bearing the brunt of escalating trade tensions between China and the United States as well as possibilities of agencies downgrading the country’s sovereign rating. This depreciation spells further doom for motorists, with the price of fuel increasing again in September. The local […]

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IoT can revive exhausted SA health sector

August 13, 2019 3:26 am0 comments
Internet of Things (IoT)

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – THE internet of things (IoT) could be the solution to South Africa’s health problems, marked by ageing infrastructure and a growing population. An expert said as health facilities were straining under the pressure, traditional cost-cutting techniques – such as reducing staff or services – do […]

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