Mpumalanga school benefits in time of Fourth Revolution

Volksrust, Mpumalanga – Phembindlela Primary School in Vukuzakhe Township received a new computer centre thanks to a partnership by General Electric South Africa and Eskom. The companies invested over half a million Rand through non-profit organisation (NPO), S.A Medical and Education Foundation (SAME), who implemented the project on behalf of the donors as part of Mandela Month. “We are living in a time of accelerated technological change and progress, labelled as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This technological disruption is a major cause of structural unemployment and a factor when dissecting…

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SA tourism industry in ICU – special KLCBT action meeting

In order to address the downward spiral of tourism to the country and Mpumalanga, a call to action meeting and intervention of tourism stakeholders by the Kruger Lowveld Chamber of Commerce (KLCBT) will be held tomorrow. After the meeting, a high level engagement has already been arranged with the Minister of Tourism who will visit the region. Although international arrivals are up by 12%, it is from neighbouring countries, mainly visits to family and friends, adding no noteworthy financial income. The arrivals from traditional high-spending tourism markets from Europe and…

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