Ox Nche rubbishes notion of Welsh being fresh meat: ‘A rookie could be the best player’ | Sport

Deon Davids and Ox Nche. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images) Springbok prop Ox Nche is not tapping himself on the shoulder just because Wales coach Wayne Pivac complimented the strength of the Boks’ scrum. The 26-year-old points out that scrum contests are fickle and that one solid showing isn’t a guarantee for success the next … Read more

TVET college principals called to promote work placement

Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande is calling on all college principals to promote work placement and partnership with industry for the benefit of future artisans. The Minister recently addressed the WorldSkills South Africa (WSZA) National Competition opening ceremony held at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). He says … Read more

Concerns over gender disparity in science, tech, engineering & maths | The Citizen

Mobile company Vodacom says the gender disparity in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Stem) fields is alarming especially since these are jobs of the future. To inspire more young girls to enter Stem fields, the company is planning to train 1 500 young girls in coding this financial year in the Vodacom #CodeLikeAGirl programme. … Read more

China’s pivotal role under scrutiny as Zambia seeks debt relief

Within months of his election last year, Zambia’s president Hakainde Hichilema had succeeded in negotiating a $1.4bn IMF bailout for the debt-stricken southern African country. But hammering out a deal with all its creditors, chief among them China, could take much longer. With Beijing now the biggest bilateral lender to low-income countries, Zambia’s travails are … Read more

Another fund for SA investors to capitalise on megatrends – Satrix launches its 26th ETF | Fin24

Satrix’s head of portfolio solutions, Nico Katzke, says the company is proving that it’s not a passive manager. Satrix has launched its 26th ETF, the Satrix Smart City Infrastructure Feeder Fund. The company wants to capitalise on megatrends that are at play globally, but at a lower cost than its active investment counterparts. Most of … Read more

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