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Auditor general flags Ithala Bank’s digital deal

The Prudential Authority has given Ithala Bank until June 2021 to submit its application for a banking licence in terms of the Banking Act

Initial teacher education must be prioritised

Education and the education of teachers is already a complex issue and even more so in rapidly-changing global circumstances

Personal growth crucial to social change

If they want to change the world, social innovators must first transform themselves, argue academics from the UCT Graduate School of Business

UCT aims to make IT appealing to women students

​Information Technology is traditionally a male-dominated sector

​Shaping creative business minds for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Vega's Brand Challenge and Brand Activation allow students to see what it’s like to work with a real-life brief from a real-life client

Moyane’s failings laid bare

The damage to the IT department alone is likely to amount to R2.16-billion over the next five years

Ramaphosa gives go-ahead for new SIU probes

President Ramaphosa has authorised the Special Investigations Unit to look into corruption in a few government sectors

Technology in and around the classroom

The new school administration system will streamline and simplify management processes

Drones come in from the cold

Drones have been getting a bad rap, but it is possible they can solve some of the world’s food and environmental problems, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

The big flaw in ‘always-on’

Most existing backup solutions are failing to give businesses the data protection they need, says Warren Olivier.

Inside the internet of things

The internet of things and big data are getting more practical when it comes to customer demands and service, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Techies ride Zim’s internet wave

Developers have little knowledge about how to turn their ideas into dollars, but this is changing.

Don’t count on youngster to fill IT skills gap

Millennials graduating now may seem to be the logical answer to the IT skills shortfall. But don’t count on it.

Scarcity of female geeks questioned

Why is it that although women make up 49% of the UK's labour force, they account for just 17% of IT and telecommunications professionals?

Free software – all you have to do is ask

Prefix technologies is offering email software free of charge to any school.

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Festive Reading

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Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!