Silicon Savannah: a solution to bottlenecked universities and shattered dreams

wcc-admin Feb. 12, 2024, 11:37 a.m.

Johannesburg, 2024 - Despite the recent matric results boasting a 40.9 percent Batchelor’s pass rate, a sense of disappointment, disillusionment, and desperation is sweeping over the class of 2023 as …

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Taking Care of Business (TCB) - From poverty to self-employment, a South African story of hope

wcc-admin Feb. 1, 2024, 4:28 p.m.

Vuyokazi Majali was down and out, unemployed with little self-confidence and lot of anger. Today, she is successfully self-employed in the informal sector, making a living and taking care of …

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Engen Community Computer School graduates set to hit 2024 with new skills and renewed hope.

Engen Dec. 16, 2023, 10 a.m.

The Engen Community Computer School has proudly capped another 71 graduates from the South Durban Basin, equipping them with essential computer skills to significantly enhance their employability.

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SAB Foundation Impact Report 2023

SA Breweries Nov. 28, 2023, 10:04 p.m.

South Africa places a lot of hope in small businesses and entrepreneurs to create jobs for the future.

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Community-Engen Joint Committee initiative to bolster job prospects of 100 SDB residents progressing

Engen Oct. 25, 2023, 2:03 p.m.

The Engen Global Citizen Development Programme (EGCDP) proudly highlighted the achievements of its learners at a Learner Presentation Day held at the Blue Roof Life Space in Wentworth on Wednesday, …

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Meet Sibuyiselwe: A Woman who Overcame the Odds

Hope Africa Collective Oct. 11, 2023, 3:39 p.m.

Sibuyiselwe's journey started with a difficult loss—her father's passing left her feeling adrift. Raised by her single mother, the lack of funds for school registration forced her into the workforce, …

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TCB helps South Africans (like Bradley) help themselves out of poverty

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 14, 2023, 8:56 a.m.

Next month, the world will be acknowledging the fight to eradicate poverty, on the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. A day countries devote to promoting activities …

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BLACK WOLF YOUTH AGENCY HELPS TO UPSKILL SA YOUTH

info@klassikdigital.co.za April 29, 2022, 12:31 p.m.

Cape Town, 28 April 2022: As South Africa looks to recover from the devastating effects of the pandemic, corruption, and more, Statistics South Africa has reported that 35 in 100 …

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Scully Scooters celebrates 10th anniversary and rebrands to Scully Academy

info@klassikdigital.co.za April 4, 2022, 11:12 a.m.

In 2012, entrepreneur Lynne Scullard had a dream to get South Africa moving. Her goal was to make a dent in the country’s unemployment figures by teaching people to ride …

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Donate monthly and stand a chance to win R1000 each month!

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 15, 2022, 10:08 a.m.

Black Umbrellas is excited to announce that we are now a society and scheme of the National Lottery Commission. Each month you donate R50 towards the Black Umbrellas Club, you …

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How you can help build the next ICT generation

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 9, 2021, 9:29 a.m.

With 34.4% of our citizens unemployed and the majority of that (74.8%) being youth aged between 15 and 24, combined with the fact it is no secret that South African …

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Drinks industry veteran steps up to give a ‘Hand Up’

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 15, 2021, 8:29 a.m.

When master mixologist Brent Perremore found himself in hospital in 2019, diagnosed with Guillain-Barré syndrome, his hospitality industry friends stepped forward to help him fund an expensive leg brace that …

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The top ICT skills that will take your career to the next level

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 18, 2021, 11:04 a.m.

With IT job vacancies continuing to climb as companies struggle to recruit and obtain critical skills in South Africa, there is an opportunity to upskill or reskill individuals to meet …

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“The Jobs Problem”: What’s really behind South Africa’s shocking unemployment numbers - and the step

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 28, 2021, 8:56 a.m.

In the second quarter of 2021, South Africa's unemployment rate rose to a record high of 34.4%, with close to 12 million people falling within the broad term of “unemployed” …

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In a world-first, The Knowledge Trust to host Education and Career Expo on WhatsApp

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 28, 2021, 8:49 a.m.

The global pandemic has disrupted all aspects of life, and across the world people have relied heavily and ever-increasingly on technology and digital tools to strive for continuity in education, …

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How impact sourcing can help kickstart SA’s economic recovery

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 27, 2021, 9:04 a.m.

Real world examples are showing that it is possible for organisations to make money and do good at the same time. While impact sourcing is gaining traction internationally, this hasn’t …

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Permanent employment at G.U.D. Holdings for learnership beneficiaries

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 13, 2021, 7:45 p.m.

Covid-19 may have weakened the already fragile job market but hope is still alive when there are manufacturers, such as G.U.D. Holdings, who stand by their commitment to develop and …

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Johnson & Johnson is recognised as a Top Employer 2021 in South Africa

Johnson & Johnson Jan. 28, 2021, 7:26 p.m.

The 2021 Top Employers have been announced and as a first-time participant, Johnson & Johnson has been recognised as a Top Employer in South Africa.

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SAB Foundation - What a unique year 2020 has been!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 10, 2020, 7:02 p.m.

We are delighted to announce the finalists in our 2020 Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards. The innovations this year include solutions for taxi operators, agribusiness crowdfunding, medical aid cover …

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Starbucks expands its footprint to Cape Town

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 25, 2020, 7:43 p.m.

Starbucks has affirmed its bullish view on the South African market with a bold expansion into Cape Town, scheduled for later this year. This was announced by Adrian Maizey, owner …

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Leading NPOs in lockdown

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 20, 2020, 6:02 p.m.

Most nonprofit organisations (NPOs) deal daily with challenges such as tight budgets, over-stretched staff, and limited capacity. The lockdown, however, has added a whole new dimension to how an NPO …

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Employee engagement in the time of Corona

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 15, 2020, 8:54 p.m.

The world as we know it has changed. The near global lockdown has forced businesses, almost overnight, to shift their operations from the office to the home. It’s business most …

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Momentum Metropolitan Empowers SA Youth to Enhance Youth Employability

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 31, 2020, 5:41 a.m.

In response to a defined and definite national need, Momentum Metropolitan in 2018 sharpened its CSI focus to wholly concentrate on finding workable and sustainable solutions to place young people …

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Western Cape learners empowered to take up music careers through Cape Town International Jazz Festiv

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 3, 2020, 9:27 a.m.

Over 50 learners were given a platform to explore careers in the music industry, through a legacy programme run by the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF).

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Mango gives back to the future aviators with Go Discover Love

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 27, 2020, 6:56 a.m.

Mango airlines’ mission is not to only provide access to affordable flying, it’s to also provide youth access to developmental opportunities within the aviation industry. On Friday 14 February, we …

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Penreach says YES to youth empowerment

nwabisa@quirky30.co.za Aug. 29, 2019, 1:09 p.m.

Unemployment rate among young South Africans a “national crisis”

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