Paramount Group, Africa’s largest non-government-owned defence and aerospace manufacturer, in partnership with the Department of Military Veterans announced a multi-million rand high-tech skills development programme aimed at advancing the South African defence industry and enabling the Group to meet its future growth plans.
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The South African Breweries (SAB) has launched a national retailer business training programme aimed at improving tavern owners’ business skills and educating them on how to run a profitable and sustainable business in a socially responsible manner.
Adrian Saville, Chief Investment Officer of Cannon Asset Managers and GIBS visiting professor, has won the 2014 CEEMAN Champions Teaching Award which recognises outstanding achievement by an individual faculty member.
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15 October 2014 is International Day of Rural Women; a day focussing on celebrating rural women that makes a significant difference in enhancing agriculture, improving food security, eradicating poverty and developing rural communities. On this day, Collect-a-Can recognises and salutes the inspirational women from a local community recycling project that is changing the lives of
First National Bank (FNB) announced sponsorship of the Aardklop National Arts Festival. FNB has always been passionate about supporting and promoting the arts in all its forms, because artistic expression involves creativity and imagination – key drivers of innovation.
Imagine a South Africa where every school child is issued with a tablet and is given the opportunity to gain a high standard of education using digital learning. FUEL, a pioneer in the online training space, is developing a Digital School solution for integration into classrooms across South Africa.
IMPERIAL, the company known for its leadership in mobility and transport, is making computer training accessible to hundreds of people in remote rural areas. The vehicle, which will serve as a mobile computer laboratory providing computer skills training to people in remote disadvantaged communities across South Africa, was donated to the Papillon Foundation.
Western Cape based craft brewers took top honours at the second Annual South African Craft Brewers Competition, held over the weekend at SAB’s historical World of Beer in Newtown, Johannesburg.
“Much needed and critical skills in South Africa are being addressed through Rhodes Business School’s Certificate in Sustainable Business Analysis. Selecting its intake from talented, historically disadvantaged South African graduates, this programme produces exactly the kind of high-quality Business Analysts that Standard Bank and industry urgently requires.” These are the words of Standard Bank CEO,