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Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg for fourth year

The fourth annual Education Innovation Summit is to take place at the Hilton in Sandton, Johannesburg, on May 29. Hosted by IT News Africa, the summit is designed to bring together innovation leaders and the academic community by facilitating and accelerating innovative thinking in education. The summit will explore the need for academic institutions to […]


Oracle prepares South African youth for Fourth Industrial Revolution

A total of 21 previously disadvantaged South African students have completed the Oracle Graduate Leadership Programme.   Now in its fifth year, the programme focuses on equipping PDI students with specialised IT and leadership skills that prepare them for a career in the IT industry.   “Every year our programme takes in previously disadvantaged graduates […]


RPA leader urges greater focus on automation skills in South Africa

UiPath has welcomed South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa’s intention to introduce automation training at primary school level, saying the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) revolution is underway, but the necessary skills are lacking. The President says that, over the next six years, every child in the country would be provided with digital workbooks and textbooks on […]


Lenovo laptops amplify learning experiences through digital innovation

Lenovo has announced an enhanced laptop lineup intended specifically to provide students and teachers in education institutions with a more personalised learning experience. Offering a broad choice of specifically designed models with solid reliability, the range of Chromebook and Windows enabled systems offer a superior user experience for students and educators alike. The Lenovo 100e and […]


KENET in Kenya upgrades its carrier Ethernet network to 100GE

Telco Systems, a leading provider of innovative SDN/NFV, CE 2.0, MPLS and IP solutions, has completed an upgrade of the carrier Ethernet network of Kenya Education Network (KENET), the National Research and Education Network (NREN) of Kenya, from 10GE to 100GE. As the NREN of Kenya, KENET provides high-speed Internet access and data centre services […]


African technology to be showcased at International CES in Las Vegas

The African entrepreneurship ecosystem is to be showcased at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next week. At the crossroads of electronics, computers, mobile devices, home automation, Internet of Things, Robotics, E-health and connected cars, International CES is aimed at innovative companies around the world. Called AfricaTech Now, the African event at CES […]


NeuroMem Technologies helps to support Mauritius’ AI ecosystem

NeuroMem Technologies, a General Vision company, has expanded and established a presence in Mauritius to support the ecosystem leveraging the growing importance of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the country. The announcement was made by CEO, Professor Pierre Brunswick, during a recent trip to Mauritius where, with the support of Economic Development Board (EDB), he met […]


Hearing-impaired children in Mozambique learn how to code

Is coding a universal language that can bridge not only the gender and income gaps but enable also inclusive access to 21st century education? For the passionate team of Africa Code Week ambassadors in Mozambique, the answer is a resounding yes. “Coding is a language that everyone can – and should – speak in order to be active participants in the global digital economy,” […]


Cranfield Aviation Training given go ahead to launch e-learning platform

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has given South African-based Cranfield Aviation the initial go ahead to put six of its courses on the e-learning platform. With over 80 courses available to all flight deck, cabin crew personnel and flight engineers, Cranfield has remained relevant and embraced all advancements in the aviation industry over the past […]


Wi-Fi connectivity deployed at university campus in Mauritius

The current generation of students have grown up with technology – using devices like laptops, smartphones and tablets. In order to keep students engaged, institutions of learning must change with the times. We are now in an era where curriculum for tertiary education is transitioning to a blend of online and face-to-face learning. On top […]


Tari Labs launches online university to train Blockchain developers

Tari Labs, a contributor to Tari, the South African-based Blockchain protocol, has launched a free online university to help incubate open source projects and train Blockchain developers. “Tari Labs University aims to become a go-to destination for easily-accessible learning material for Blockchain, digital currency and digital assets, from beginner to advanced level,” said Cayle Sharrock, Tari […]


Female graduates drive Vox skills development programme

Integrated ICT and telecommunications company Vox celebrated an extra special Women’s Month with the graduation of 10 female employees, who have furthered their expertise through the company’s internal skills development programme. “There is a strong culture of skills development and training within the company,” said Caster Seakamela, Skills Development Facilitator at Vox. “We have different […]


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