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Hydro fuel cell technology to power parks

The Department of Science and Technology says proposals are on the cards to consider using hydro fuel cell technology to power-up some of the agri parks that President Jacob Zuma announced during his State of the Nation Address. Dr Phil Mjwara, the Director General for the Department of Science and Technology, said this when he […]

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Wits Digital technology app developed

digital communications

The Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) together with its High Maturity software development unit has collaborated with advertising agency King James II to create a website and app called ‘This is Wits’. Accessed via www.wits.ac.za/thisiswits or by downloading the Windows or Android app. “This is Wits” takes visitors on a virtual tour of the campus to hear stories behind the people and events that make Wits what it is today. [Read more…]

100 Years of Dubliners

Most people have heard how J K Rowling’s first Harry Potter book was submitted to 12 publishers, and how all rejected it. But few of us realize that Joyce’s Dubliners was submitted 18 times, over nearly a decade, to 15 different publishers before it was published in 1914. Joyce’s book was finally published – launching […]

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Irish Recovery leads to Professional Job Vacancies

Professional Job Vacancies

The recovery in the Irish economy has gained pace as evidenced by the big increase in professional jobs on offer according to the Morgan McKinley Irish Employment Monitor for July 2014. The Monitor recorded a 21% increase in the number of vacancies in July 2014 compared to the same month last year according to Morgan […]

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Microsoft to cut jobs

Microsoft is to cut up to 18,000 jobs marking the deepest cuts in the technology firm’s 39-year history. The bulk of the cuts, around 12,500, will be in its phone unit Nokia, which Microsoft bought in April, the firm said. Microsoft pledged to cut $ 600m (£350.8m) per year in costs within 18 months of closing […]

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New communication frontiers

communications

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) has tabled a strategy aimed at bringing about an “information revolution” in communications to Cabinet. [Read more…]

Queen’s Awards For Enterprise

More than 100 UK businesses have won Queen’s Awards for their international trade alongside companies winning for sustainable development and innovation. The businesses are recognised as part of this year’s prestigious awards that reward growth and enterprise. The Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) unveiled the winners of the 2014 Queen’s Awards for Enterprise […]

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Where are tomorrow’s software engineers?

The struggle to increase the number of graduating software engineers has been an ongoing challenge throughout the last two decades. The Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) Director and Head of Software Engineering at Wits University, Prof Barry Dwolatzky says that while there are improvements, South Africa’s matric maths and science results remain poor.  He […]

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Orange signs an agreement with Africell

Orange signs an agreement with Africell for the sale of its stake in Orange Uganda Orange Uganda, which was created in 2008, is the third telecoms operator in Uganda and had 620,000 clients at the end of December 2013 KAMPALA, Uganda – In the framework of a regular review of its portfolio of assets, today, […]

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Centres of excellence for Africa

Washington – The World Bank is to finance 19 university-based ‘centres of excellence’ in seven countries in West and Central Africa, in an effort to tackle a serious shortage of skilled workers in major industries that are vital to the continent’s economic growth. The World Bank’s board of executive directors has approved $ 150 million to […]

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