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2021 Nkgwete IT Solutions celebrates intern graduation


Emalahleni, 27 Jul 2021
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Left: CEO - T Maqubela, (SACGRA), middle: CEO - Siddika Osman, (Nkgwete IT Solutions) and right: Clifford Malaka - (MICT SETA).
Left: CEO - T Maqubela, (SACGRA), middle: CEO - Siddika Osman, (Nkgwete IT Solutions) and right: Clifford Malaka - (MICT SETA).

Nkgwete IT Solutions, together with the South African Council of Graduates (SACGRA) and MICT SETA, celebrated graduates of the Nkgwete Internship Programme through an event, held on 4 June 2021

The event was attended by the CEO of SACGRA, T Maqubela, Clifford Malaka from MICT SETA, Nkgwete IT Solutions CEO Siddika Osman and the Nkgwete management, as well as TUT Emalahleni Campus representatives.

A total of seven interns joined the programme in May 2020, and they all successfully completed the programme in May 2021, leading to the graduation ceremony in June.

Addressing the outgoing interns, Maqubela spoke about intrinsic motivation and the importance of hard work. He encouraged the interns to always prepare in everything they do and also emphasised the importance of investing, saving and giving.

Malaka spoke about the obligations we have as individuals to contribute to society and that graduation is not the end, but the beginning of a new journey.

Nkgwete interns.
Nkgwete interns.

To further motivate the interns, Siddika Osman Nkgwete CEO shared her journey in the ICT industry and that impeccable character, commitment and hard work are the cornerstones for success.

During the event, SACGRA CEO T Maqubela recognised Nkgwete IT Solutions. The interns were thanked for completing the programme and living by Nkgwete’s culture and values.

They were also encouraged to always believe in themselves and others for its effort in investing in skills transfer for the youth in partnership with SACGRA and therefore presented the Host Employer Award, in the Skills Transfer Category to Siddika Osman.

Through the graduate internship programme, Nkgwete is fulfilling the mandate of the national skills development plan. The Internship Programme will continue in 2021 and beyond, giving more and more South Africans an opportunity to upskill and improve their futures. This is in line with Nkgwete's vision of Unlocking Africa’s Pulse Through Technology.

Front row: Anna Masethe, lecturer Tshwane University of Techology and keynote speaker. Clifford Makala, MICT SETA. Siddika Osman, T Maqubela, Kanegelo Phuduhudu (ICT Lecturer at Tshwane University of Technology). Back row: Nkgwete interns and Jane Mbuyisa (Nkgwete) in the middle.
Front row: Anna Masethe, lecturer Tshwane University of Techology and keynote speaker. Clifford Makala, MICT SETA. Siddika Osman, T Maqubela, Kanegelo Phuduhudu (ICT Lecturer at Tshwane University of Technology). Back row: Nkgwete interns and Jane Mbuyisa (Nkgwete) in the middle.

Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Witbank, Mpumalanga, Nkgwete IT Solutions has always been committed to providing workplace training for the youth of South Africa and alleviating poverty through job creation, and making a difference to country and society through training, development and our corporate social responsibility projects. 

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