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Shirona37 Nov 16
from speaks to the way forward for and announces a Summit of First Principles due to take place in the first quarter of 2019. Says that it has support in principle from and other sectors of government.
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Shirona37 Nov 16
from & says "SA's approach to must be human centered, structured, coherent, fact-based and inclusive. Explains 5 themes: Employment & Jobs; Inequality & Concentration; Society, State & Citizen; Opportunities for SA; Critical Successes".
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Shirona37 Nov 16
Next up is from based speaks on how new technologies can be adapted to have impact in Africa. "Context matters with regard to and applications on the continent." Speaks on the importance of partnerships & innovation.
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Shirona37 Nov 16
: " working to include SA in the network. is a combination of technologies and how they impact each other and how they impact on humans and multiple sectors. It impacts on global competitiveness."
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Shirona37 Nov 16
Mandla Ngcobo from speaks on the readiness of the public service to transform digitally, to adopt e-government processes, to protect the identity of citizens and to prepare citizens and public servants for ."
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Shirona37 Nov 15
Jeannette Monwane from : "New digital transformation centre to focus on: Policy and Governance, Innovation and SMMEs, Connecting the unconnected, and Social Impact."
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Shirona37 Nov 15
"Knowledge about ICT, ability to work with data, technical competency and specific personal skills to participate in important for all. appointed to lead the Commission on with other partners."
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Shirona37 Nov 15
up next. "How do we create an enabling environment for academia, industry and citizens to participate in ?" - Jeannette Monwane "Must focus on the future of production capabilities including the structure and drivers of production."
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Shirona37 Nov 15
"Financial and digital transformation, new ICT policies and legislation and digital transformation strategies important as well as policy adherence." Ilse Karg
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Shirona37 Nov 15
will focus on the manufacturing and industrial sector as a priority. "Skills development and the future of work, ICT infrastructure and financing tools to build industrial capacity are priorities - also looking at monitoring and evaluation of for the country."
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Shirona37 Nov 15
rep Ilse Karg speaks about the 25 projects that will be undertaken over three years with four sister government departments, multiple universities and industry partners. "New strategy will be shared in 2019 for comment. Also working with international partners."
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Shirona37 Nov 15
Prof. Zeblon Vilakazi: “He who controls data and AI rules the world. There is no theory for yet it will disrupt higher education completely and other industries. Big challenge: How can we play a role in the global knowledge economy and bridge global knowledge inequality?”
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Shirona37 Nov 15
A good start to the morning at a workshop to foster a national dialogue between universities, business and government including
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Prof Zeblon Vilakazi opening 1st roundtable of - a collaboration between and partners - to stimulate discussion on impact of on SA. Earlier 👉 👉
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Wits University Nov 13
👩🏾‍💻 : Amid Wits University is exploring how the 4th Industrial Revolution could shape SA and the future of tertiary education. 📡Visit, for a range of informative articles.
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Wits_News Nov 15
Dr. Nolubabalo Unati Nqebelele is the first black woman to earn a PhD in Internal Medicine . A specialist nephrologist in chronic kidney disease, she also received the 2018 Ken Huddle Clinical Role Model Award.
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Kendal Nov 14
This is what the face of a half a million rand looks like
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Wits_News Nov 14
82-year-old Emeritus Professor Beric Skews in the School of Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering has received an NRF A-rating for the 5th time. A-rated researchers are globally recognised by their peers as leaders in their field.
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Shirona37 Nov 13
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Wits_News Nov 13
. releases survey. 🧮 📈Despite the challenging economic conditions, the 5th Quality of Life Survey (2017/18) show the overall quality of life in Gauteng continues to improve. 👍🏾 ℹ️Media release:
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