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8th Jun 2021

Applications open now for EXPLORE Data Science Academy’s July online data science and data engineering courses

EXPLORE Data Science Academy (EDSA) has opened applications for its six and 12-month online data science and data engineering courses, which start on July 12, 2021.  Ambitious, hard-working and talented people now have the opportunity to kick-start their careers in one of the most in-demand professions in the modern digital business environment
21st May 2021

WeThinkCode_ calls for applications from candidates in Kwa-Zulu Natal for its software programme that kicks off in July 2021

This comes after the opening of the academy’s Durban campus Durban, 21 May, 2021 WeThinkCode_ has landed in Durban/eThekwini. Selection bootcamps to recruit the maiden cohort for Kwa-Zulu […]
18th May 2021

EXPLORE Group expands to offer data analytics services arm targeting SME financial services businesses

EXPLORE Insights is gearing to offer SME  financial services companies in South Africa a crucial data analytics service aimed at delivering real time insights within 24 hours.  
7th May 2021

Primedia Unlimited consolidates its retail offerings to become Primedia Retail

Primedia’s niche, out of home media arm, Primedia Unlimited, has a new name.  From now on it will be known as Primedia Retail. The move has come on the back of vigorous sales in the FMCG and pharmaceutical retail sectors over the last few years – but especially in 2020. 
3rd May 2021

EXPLORE Data Science Academy Launches Online Courses into Africa with Focus on Nigeria and Kenyan Markets

South Africa’s world-leading data science training institute, the Explore Data Science Academy (EDSA), will soon offer its range of online data science and data engineering courses in Africa.  The academy is putting its focus on talent within Nigeria and Kenya. 
24th Mar 2021

EXPLORE-AI’s partnership with Thames Water UK extended 

The ground-breaking consultancy agreement between EXPLORE-AI, a Cape Town based technology consulting company and British water utility Thames Water has been extended, with EXPLORE-AI confirmed as a preferred Data Science partner.  In 2019, EXPLORE-AI, the consulting division within the EXPLORE Group (which also houses the Explore Data Science Academy), was tasked with delivering the analytics involved in monitoring the water flow within Thames Water’s vast distribution piping network.
1st Mar 2021

WeThinkCode_ to open campus in Durban 

Software programming training academy WeThinkCode has announced plans to open a campus in Durban this July.  The new facility will complement the school’s existing campuses in Johannesburg and Cape Town, and is part of an ambitious plan to double their student intake to 600 this year. This will give more South Africans the opportunity to join the digital world and help build the country’s technology skills capability.  
21st Oct 2020

WeThinkCode_ opens registrations for 2021

Think you have what it takes to be a software developer or programmer? Applications are now open for the 2021 WeThinkCode_ full-time, fully-sponsored two-year programming course. Three hundred places are available for the hotly demanded NQF-5 course, to be held at WeThinkCode_ campuses in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Each year WeThinkCode_ receives over 50 000 applications from young South Africans looking for a start in the growing technology sector, which is crying out for digital skills, particularly in the area of programming and software development.
6th Oct 2020

SA becomes a major international business outsourcing destination

Government and private sector efforts to build digital skills capacity among South Africa’s youth over the past five years are bearing fruit. According to Andy Searle, CEO of Business Process Enabling South Africa (BPESA), a non-profit organisation responsible for promoting South Africa as a services delivery destination,  these initiatives, along with several other factors, have favourably positioned the country as a global destination for outsourced projects.