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Nominations open for young people to join Commonwealth Youth Council

Jan 19, 2021 • NewsComments Off on Nominations open for young people to join Commonwealth Youth Council

Nominations are open for young leaders to apply to stand for positions on the Commonwealth Youth Council, the body which represents the Commonwealth’s 1.4 billion young people. The council, one of the world’s most diverse youth-led bodies, is seeking candidates for its nine executive positions to serve from 2021 to 2023. The selected candidates will...

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The Slow-Motion AI Explosion

Jan 12, 2021 • NewsComments Off on The Slow-Motion AI Explosion

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for years. It has crept into systems and solutions with determined, algorithmic intensity, and it has layered its capabilities onto chatbots, APIs, neural networks, and business processes. It has evolved within the...

Commonwealth observers start work as Ghana goes to the polls

Dec 7, 2020 • NewsComments Off on Commonwealth observers start work as Ghana goes to the polls

Ghanaians will vote in the presidential and parliamentary elections due to be held on 7 December. The Commonwealth Observer Group (COG), whose members are drawn from various Commonwealth countries with backgrounds ranging from political, electoral, civil...

Business 2021: Continuity in Uncertainty

Dec 2, 2020 • NewsComments Off on Business 2021: Continuity in Uncertainty

Business continuity used to be considered a part of Disaster Recovery (DR), another cog in the urgent wheel that turns to put the business back on track in the event of a crisis. However, the past year has reshaped business continuity in the eyes of the...

Is it time to redesign organised learning?

Nov 26, 2020 • NewsComments Off on Is it time to redesign organised learning?

The COVID-19 pandemic has “micro-waved” the transition to an impermanent workforce, a gig economy where the remote workforce is now a far greater percentage than ever envisioned before. That switch happened as quickly as it took for the coronavirus to...

AARTO Friday visits Hammanskraal

Nov 26, 2020 • News, TrafficComments Off on AARTO Friday visits Hammanskraal

The Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) informs the motorists and general public of the AARTO Friday community activation programme which will take place in Hammanskraal (Temba), Jubilee Road on Friday 27 November 2020 at 09:00. The RTIA has adopted the...

World Fisheries Day: Leading the sustainable fisheries sector

Nov 20, 2020 • NewsComments Off on World Fisheries Day: Leading the sustainable fisheries sector

Safeguarding our fisheries is one of the most important environmental topics of our time. Recent research has alarmingly highlighted that more than two-thirds of the world’s fisheries have been over-exploited or are fully depleted, and more than one...

Driving into a green future with automotive batteries

Nov 19, 2020 • NewsComments Off on Driving into a green future with automotive batteries

Although South Africa is slow to adopt electric vehicles, some car manufacturers like BMW, Nissan and Jaguar are leading the race for electric cars in the country. With the increase in environmental concerns, vehicle manufacturers are committed to reducing...

MEC Ntuli inspects Licence Testing Centres in Durban and joins roadblock focusing on heavy vehicles

Oct 29, 2020 • News, TrafficComments Off on MEC Ntuli inspects Licence Testing Centres in Durban and joins roadblock focusing on heavy vehicles

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison Bheki Ntuli visited the Rossburgh and Pinetown Driving Licence Testing Centres (DLTCs) today, 28 October 2020, where he conducted an inspection of the facilities and engaged with the public on the...

Commonwealth marks 40 years of promoting democracy through election observation

Oct 21, 2020 • NewsComments Off on Commonwealth marks 40 years of promoting democracy through election observation

The Commonwealth Secretariat is inviting members of the press to its final Elections at 40 Expert Forum to commemorate four decades of international election observation. The forum, entitled Electoral Technologies and Social Media: Truth and Trust in the...