The universities crisis and impasse at the University of the Witwatersrand: Wits Black Academics Caucus perspective

 We are deeply concerned by the current systemic crisis that besets our universities and the impasse that has ensued at the University of the Witwatersrand. This is unprecedented and presents a precarious situation demanding extraordinary action. Conversely we are shocked Read the full story

‘Brain drain’ in sub-Saharan Africa worsens: IMF

Skilled workers are leaving sub-Saharan Africa in rapidly increasingly numbers, producing a “brain drain” that causes long-term social damage, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday. The IMF said that the number of sub-Saharan migrants living in developed countries could Read the full story

SANRAL with partners nurtures young engineering minds

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) partnered with Unity in Africa iGEMs and SMEC South Africa in hosting a model bridge building competition in Struandale, New Brighton.  Thirty scholars from 18 high schools around Nelson Mandela Bay Read the full story

Potential BEE shareholders advised to read the fine print

Shareholders should familiarise themselves with company documentation before they sign into ownership of companies as Broad-Based Black Empowerment (B-BBEE) partners. This was highlighted by the Director responsible for Compliance at the B-BBEE Commission, Ms Busisiwe Ngwenya. She was speaking at Read the full story

DTA extends closing date for 4th Annual Premier Business Awards entries

The closing date for the 4th Annual South African Premier Business Awards entries has been extended to 7 October 2016.  This is a final opportunity for businesses to enter these prestigious and premier business awards to be recognised for their Read the full story