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MTN Group launches programme to bridge the data analytics skills gap

To address Africa’s digital skills gap, MTN Group, through some of its operating companies, is partnering with SAS Training, Courses & Classes to train up to 100 young people in data analytics. This is part of the MTN Skills Academy’s work to promote digital skills for digital jobs, in turn supporting MTN Group’s strategic intent

Africa should leverage on digital technologies

By Monde Mawasha CDC’s Chief Knowledge & Digital Officer – ICT, Research and Strategy Digital technologies are becoming a more significant component of contemporary education provision and practices around the world, and they are central to popular visions of educational futures. The widespread use of digital educational resources during the Covid-19 pandemic has increased the

Jobs in Kenya’s decentralized renewable energy sector to reach pre-COVID levels by end of 2022

The Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) sector in Kenya has shown a strong rebound from COVID-19 and continues to create good and stable jobs while delivering clean and affordable energy to the 25 percent of the population living without access to electricity, a majority of whom are in remote rural areas. According to the Powering Jobs

Twitter in partnership with Amref Health Africa to deliver skills training for African Journalists

Twitter and Amref Health Africa, a leading Nairobi-based health development organisation, have announced their continued collaboration to provide skills and capacity-building training in best practices for health reporting. This comes on the heels of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and amid growing concerns about recently reported cases of monkeypox across the continent. Since its launch in 2020, the

Purpose-built drive solutions for African mining

SEW-EURODRIVE’s National Sales and Marketing Manager, Jonathan McKey highlights some of the company’s customised solutions for the African mining industry and the lead time advantages offered by the new multimillion local assembly facility in Johannesburg. SEW-EURODRIVE offers a wide range of purpose-built adaptable drive solutions to best suit the specific needs of equipment operating on

Access to technology doesn’t necessarily start with ‘www’

Technology has the potential to change lives across Africa. But for the continent to achieve its full potential, its people must be empowered with cost effective, readily available energy. Sivan Yaari, Founder & CEO of Innovation: Africa discusses the impact new innovative technologies can have across a number of sectors and how easily accessible these

Avaya and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise announce partnership to accelerate their transformation to the cloud

Avaya (NYSE: AVYA), a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, a leading international provider of communications, networking and cloud solutions today announced a strategic partnership that extends the availability of Avaya’s OneCloud CCaaS (Contact Center as a Service) composable solutions to ALE’s global base of customers while