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The rise of the data architect in South Africa  By Jesse Green With all the trumpet blowing about “big data” and data analysts being the latest in-demand role for the future, Adzuna uncovers one surprising position that is outdoing the rest. The largest job aggregator in South Africa, Adzuna, has released some research based on...
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Programming and finance still top South Africa’s rarest skills by Jesse Green on 25 June 2018 Research by online job aggregator Adzuna on over 140,000 job listings and 1,250,000 job seeker searches puts technology and finance skills increasingly at the top of the rare skills pile. In May 2018, Adzuna.co.za dissected over 140,000 online jobs...
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It’s in our Hands By Justin Foxton This monthly feature was conceived as our response to the President’s invitation: “Thuma Mina – Send Me”. It is a toolkit of easy ideas to help our readers respond to that call. However, given the fact that we are an apolitical publication – and the ANC has decided...
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Her Majesty The Queen to honour young people from South Africa with prestigious Award for improving the lives of others Her Majesty The Queen will present Siposetu Sethu Mbuli and Thamsanqa Hoza from South Africa with a Queen’s Young Leaders Award at a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London, on Tuesday 26th June. The Awards recognise the work...
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South African social enterprise wins another international award 7 June 2018 Partners for Possibility (PfP), the flagship programme of Symphonia for South Africa NPC, has earned further global recognition for innovation and social impact – this time as winner of the UK Social Enterprise Mark’s Making a Mark competition. The Social Enterprise (SE) Mark is...
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Vote4Charity to drive R1 million in donations May 2018 Very late in the day I have acquired a MySchoolMyVillageMyPlanet card (my wife has had one for ages). I hope you will join this campaign and cast your vote! Steuart Pennington One of the country’s biggest fund-raising programmes, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet has pledged up to R1...
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Changing the World – One Story at a Time Our country is gearing up for the 2019 election and so predictably, the seeds of division are being sown. Racist rhetoric, polarisation, distortion of facts and even hate speech are going to be the order of the day for the next 12 to 18 months. This...
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The apps that are shaping the business world By Jessica Foreman Not long after Apple’s first iPhone made its way to the market the Silicon Valley tech giant began using the marketing slogan ‘there’s an app for that’, extolling the virtues of the ways in which smartphones could cater for just about every part of...
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DIMENSION DATA AND CISCO TAKE ANTI-POACHING TECHNOLOGY INTO AFRICA   Expansion follows a successful pilot in South Africa which reduced rhino poaching incidents by 96% South Africa, Johannesburg – 10 May 2018 – Global technology giants, Dimension Data and Cisco, today announced that they are expanding their anti-poaching Connected Conservation programme into Zambia, Kenya, and Mozambique to continue protecting rhino, as well as...
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“The brains of humans and other animals contain a mechanism designed to give priority to bad news” Daniel Kahneman Yesterday’s reaction by pundits to an astonishing surge in South African consumer confidence got me hauling out a well-thumbed copy of Daniel Kahneman’s marvellous book “Thinking, fast and slow.” And sure enough, there lay the answer....
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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'