Grade eight pupils get head-start in GP online admissions
Gauteng’s education department will run its online admissions application process in two phases, starting on 10 August, ending in November.
SA named among star players for COVID-19 innovation
South Africa ranks number 30 out of the top 40 countries, based on the rankings for tech-driven and social innovations produced to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
SA business school offers online study now, pay later
Regenesys Business School unveils Education for All, an online-based portal offering an affordable higher education qualification.
Fourth industrial revolution requires more fitting definition
The fourth industrial revolution should be seen as an evolution of technological transformation, rather than revolutionary change, advises professor Barry Dwolatzky.
New tool will measure tech, innovation adoption at municipal level
The science and innovation ministry eyes widespread adoption of its tech-based tool that assesses the science, technology and innovation readiness levels of municipalities.
New functionality, languages to be added to vaccine portal
The health department reveals citizens will be able to self-schedule their COVID-19 vaccination appointments and register via their preferred language.
European Union sets up fund for African innovations
African researchers and innovators to tap into multibillion-rand funding programme, after the European Union unveils a fund dedicated to their innovations.
How SA’s mobile, fixed broadband download speeds compare
South Africa’s mobile broadband download speed slips to 56th spot out of 137 countries globally, data from Ookla shows.
KwaZulu-Natal’s BPO sector feels brunt of unrest, looting
While some business process outsourcing operations relied on work-from-home solutions in the aftermath of the violence, others were severely impacted.
IEC turns to online channel to boost voter registration
The Independent Electoral Commission rolls out an online voter registration portal, as it gears up for the upcoming local government elections.
Post offices’ IT infrastructure destroyed amid looting
Looters have completely destroyed critical ICT equipment at post office branches in KwaZulu-Natal, confirms the communications ministry.