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Walk the talk: Creating the capacity for the fourth industrial revolution

We cannot implement any recommendations without an overarching council to oversee it

Build infrastructure to support the fourth industrial revolution

Technology has the potential to solve many of the country’s social problems such as electricity production and the eradication of pit latrines

Review, amend or create policy and legislation enabling the 4IR

Despite the success of Artificial Intelligence, it needs to be regulated for a number of reasons

Incentivise the adoption of 4IR technologies

With great rewards for bringing new technologies into different sectors will come great opportunities for South Africa’s economy

We must equip graduates to excel in tasks that are beyond the scope of AI

With artificial intelligence taking over background tasks in the financial services sector, graduates need to be equipped with modern skills and mindsets to complement the machines and maximise benefits for consumers and the economy

Develop the Advanced Manufacturing Institute to increase SA’s competitiveness

The institute should develop products that are applicable to different industries, such as 3D-imaging and self-driving cars

Ray of hope for Limpopo as Sopa reveals grand plans for jobs

Special Economic Zones will empower thousands in the Limpopo province

We must continue to empower women entrepreneurs to grow Africa

If we increase the number of high-growth, women-founded startups, they can bridge the inclusivity gaps in their respective economies and societies

South Africa must have a stake in artificial intelligence technology

The country needs an institute that will be a conduit for AI knowledge to industry, society and government

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ConCourt settles the law on the public protector and interim interdicts

The Constitutional Court said it welcomed robust debate but criticised the populist rhetoric in the battle between Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Minister Pravin Gordhan

Gauteng nurses say they did not take an oath to die

With more resources than other provinces, health workers in Gauteng still say they do not have enough protective equipment to ensure safety when working with Covid-19 patients

Covid infections among health workers increasing in Eastern Cape

Health worker infections have risen to 170 at state and private hospitals and two healthcare staff succumb to the disease in a space of seven days

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Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

Wills, Estate Administration and Succession Planning Webinar

Capital Legacy has had no slowdown in lockdown regarding turnaround with clients, in storing or retrieving wills and in answering their questions

Call for Expression of Interest: Training supply and needs assessment to support the energy transition in South Africa

GIZ invites eligible and professional companies with local presence in South Africa to participate in this tender to support the energy transition

Obituary: Mohammed Tikly

His legacy will live on in the vision he shared for a brighter more socially just future, in which racism and discrimination are things of the past

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