Author Archives: Yumna Benjamin

Bizcommunity coverage: Global internship opportunities for local high school students

Internships with the likes of top international companies such as PwC, Uber, HSBC, and Weiss Asset Management are on offer to local students. In partnership with global mentorship company Crimson Education, the virtual internships will help ambitious South Africans gain valuable work experience, build their university application portfolios, and prepare for careers in law, finance,&nbspREAD MORE >

News24 coverage: Government needs to review access to early learning

This year’s Budget Speech outlined a 1.7% increase in funding for the Early Childhood Development sector – well below inflation and one of the lowest growth rates in the basic education budget. In response to this, SmartStart called for the government to increase budget allocations moving forward to ensure the country can realise its vision&nbspREAD MORE >

The Young Independents coverage: Global essay competition opens for SA learners

South African learners now have the opportunity to enter the Harvard Crimson Global Essay competition since registrations have opened. Young writers now have the opportunity to enter the Harvard Crimson Global Essay competition. Learners between the ages of 13 and 18 have an opportunity to showcase their passion for writing on a global stage. To&nbspREAD MORE >

MyBroadBand coverage: See how much South Africans are spending on Black Friday

Payfast’s Blac Friday/Cyber Monday (BFCM) online tracker is now live, revealing how much South Africans are spending on this year’s sales. Payfast is an online payment gateway that facilitates ecommerce payments. It currently serves more than 80,000 merchants, ranging from small businesses to large enterprises. The company first launched its BFCM dashboard in 2020. To&nbspREAD MORE >

IT Online: Site security key to Black Friday success

South Africa has the third highest rate of cybercrime victims worldwide, according to a report by international consulting company Accenture. Ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, a key concern for online shoppers is the safety of their personal information and credit card details. For small businesses and ecommerce merchants, the implementation of website security&nbspREAD MORE >

IOL coverage: Web hosting company offers free online setup package to 3 local entrepreneurs who register their

In an effort to help drive the growth of small businesses, local web-hosting company is offering a free complete online setup package to three local entrepreneurs who register a domain during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) and the month of November. To read more, click here.