During 2019, SAAB Grintek Defence partnered with AnswertheCall Skills and Entrepreneurship to initiate a learnership for 10 Gauteng based Youth living with disabilities. SAAB provided funding for the ICT Technical Support and also provided monthly stipends for the learners. AnswertheCall, a MICTSETA accredited training provider, conducted the training and also managed the entire […]
SAAB Grintek Defence recently partnered with AnswertheCall to launch a 12-month learnership programme targeting Youth with Disabilities. Ten unemployed youth residing in Gauteng were selected, mostly from a rural background, to participate in the programme. SAAB aims to make a difference by offering them an opportunity to further their knowledge and skills. Equipping them with […]
Caterpillar and the South African Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) officially launched the largest ever Equity Equivalent Investment Program (EEIP) in the country. Caterpillar has committed to source components and related services in South Africa worth a total estimated value of approximately 1.3 billion Rand (about $96 million) over the next 10 years […]
The extreme unemployment in this country is the product of an economy that for several decades has been starved of any meaningful investment in its human capital, where most people have been denied the opportunity to own assets or develop skills. Programme Director, Minister of Labour, Ms Mildred Oliphant, Nedlac Executive Director, Mr Madoda Vilakazi, […]
Like so many South Africans, instead of going out to play, I stayed home on Friday night to watch our new president deliver his maiden State of the Nation Address. And like so many of my fellow citizens, I felt revitalised by President Cyril Ramaphosa’s commitment to setting our beloved country on a path of […]
South Africa is currently mulling over ideas and agreements that recently came out of a two-day jobs summit. The country is losing the battle against high joblessness. The latest figures show unemployment stood at 27.2% during the second quarter of this year. The number is much higher, close to 40%, when discouraged work seekers are […]
Presentations were exciting as students showcased their ideas for everyone. They all came up with unique ideas that would help empower other people as well.
As the week goes by, group 2 have gotten the opportunity to show case what they have learnt in class. They had to come up with business ideas individually.