Make every day a Mandela Day

18 July 2017 The Nelson Mandela Foundation has invited South Africans and citizens of the world to use Nelson Mandela International Day as a renewal of commitment to making a sustainable difference in the lives of the poor. In addition to volunteering, as has become the norm, the foundation has urged South Africans and those […]

Human Rights Day

Original article on | 21 March 2016 Human Rights Day is a national day that is commemorated annually on 21 March to remind South Africans about the sacrifices that accompanied the struggle for the attainment of democracy in South Africa. President Jacob Zuma will address this year’s Human Rights Day celebrations at the Sharpeville […]

South Africa leading in adoption of online learning

Original article on | 13 Maarch 2017 | Jens Ischebeck High speed internet, the proliferation of smart devices and ubiquitous computing has impacted the landscape of all known ways of human life today. Every year sees the computing power and speed of devices double as predicted by an electronic engineer called Moore. In light of […]

Raspberry Pi to be used in Soweto health hackathon

Original article | 30 November 2016 | by Lauren Kate Rawlins, Technology firm A2D24 has partnered with the Gauteng Department of Health to host a hackathon in Soweto this week for 100 grade 11 learners from three local high schools. A2D24 aims to stimulate an interest in technology among South African youth and then help […]

Change the World Youth Coding Awards takes Joburg by storm

Original article on | 2 October 2016 | Twitter was abuzz on the night of 28 October with the news of a new set of awards for the youth taking part in coding events throughout the country. Change the World Trust manages the Hour of Code campaign in South Africa and has launched a […]

The trend towards multiple jobs

Original article on |23 September 2016 |  While the trend of the global workforce taking up multiple jobs continues to pick up momentum, s find themselves stuck between the increasing cost of living and increasingly tough competition for limited employment opportunities. This is according to Quest Staffing Solutions chief executive Kay Vittee, who says […]

South Africa: Lights, Camera, Action for SA Women Filmmakers

Original article on |31 August 2016 | South African filmmakers, especially women, trying to break into the industry, now have a real shot at making their movie dreams come true. Government and its partner organisations such as the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) and Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) have introduced programmes […]