Summit takes SA ‘dreamers’ into the digital future20190705161117

Summit takes SA ‘dreamers’ into the digital future

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Amy Musgrave South Africa’s future as a digitally savvy economy got off to a rocketing start on Friday. The inaugural Digital Economy Summit, hosted...
Jobs will go, but many more will be created – Ramaphosa20190705144838

Jobs will go, but many more will be created – Ramaphosa

Anathi Madubela President Cyril Ramaphosa gave the keynote address at the Digital Economy Summit in Johannesburg today, July 5, in which he expressed ...
MAN vs MACHINE20190705144339

MAN vs MACHINE

What does it mean to be human in the 21st century? Futurists believe that if schools prepare pupils as technologies emerge, there is an opportunity to...
‘Low wages mean high opportunity’, Friedman tells DES20190705134019

‘Low wages mean high opportunity’, Friedman tells DES

Ntombi Mkandhla South Africans could benefit from the Fourth Industrial Revolution if they simultaneously embraced future technologies and the capital...
Huawei aims to help SA get smart20190705133505

Huawei aims to help SA get smart

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Lineo Leteba  Huawei board director Tao Jingwen spoke of the mobile company’s vision of creating a fully connected and smart world at the 4th Indus...
SA’s digital revolution gets under way in Johannesburg20190705131901

SA’s digital revolution gets under way in Johannesburg

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Jabulile Mbatha At the Digital Economy Summit in Midrand today University of Witwatersrand Vice-Chancellor Professor Adam Habib spelled out the object...
4IR revolution ‘must not ignore the poor’20190705131321

4IR revolution ‘must not ignore the poor’

Ntombi Mkandhla Labour and civil society told the Digital Economy Summit today, Friday, July 5, that while they are not opposed to the Fourth Industri...
Bulk infrastructure should be the focus for SA as climate change bites20190704192818

Bulk infrastructure should be the focus for SA as climate change bites

Researchers at Trade & Industry Policies (Tips) advocate for South Africa to pursue an adaptive approach to climate change. Not only will the coun...
ADAPT OR DIE: The choice for the country – and its small businesses – in the era of climate change20190704191852

ADAPT OR DIE: The choice for the country – and its small businesses – in the era of climate change

Adapting to the changed realities of climate change – rather than seeking to mitigate its effects – is one of the new realities of the 4th industr...
SA EDUCATION SYSTEM STARTS ADAPTING FOR FUTURE WORK20190702161431

SA EDUCATION SYSTEM STARTS ADAPTING FOR FUTURE WORK

apex4irsaJuly 2, 20190 comments
South Africa’s growing youth bulge, which has been described by some as a demographic timebomb due to poor education and skills training, has been o...