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ECITI head named as one of three most influential SA women in ICT

Posted by Patricia Dlamini in the category Uncategorized.

The head of the Eastern Cape Information TechnologyInitiative (ECITI), Patricia Dlamini was last week named one of top three womenin Information Communication Technology, electronics and telecommunications atthe eleventh annual South Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business andGovernment (MiW) Awards.  Presented by CEO Communications, the awards, judged by anelite panel, recognise influential women achievers in “business… Read more.

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Running with the big dogs

Posted by Patricia Dlamini in the category Industry news.

“For managers in SMEs, life is often a matter of too many hats, too little time. Sometimes, technology snafus snatch whatever time is available. So implementing solutions that add convincingly good value, without frustrating everyone, is yet another task entrepreneurs face. Corporates that buy from SMEs to improve their BEE ratings also want things to… Read more.

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South African delegation visits the City of Knowledge

Posted by Patricia Dlamini in the category Industry news.

“A delegation of directives and managers from various institutions in South Africa visited the City of Knowledge with the purpose of developing a relationship for the exchange of ideas on innovation and business incubators. The approach to the City of Knowledge grew from the international interest in searching for training, innovation and entrepreneurship programs, and… Read more.

ConCourt to consider film law

Posted by Patricia Dlamini in the category Industry news.

The constitutionality of amendments to the Films and Publications Act will be considered by the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday. The provisions, introduced in 2010, require that publications – excluding newspapers – are approved before publication if they contain sexual conduct. View Article: ConCourt to consider film law Read more.

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Workshop on Intellectual Property

Posted by Patricia Dlamini in the category Industry news.

The Regional Innovation Forum, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela  Metropolitan University, will host a workshop on Intellectual Property. Seating will be limited (20 places only) and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. View Online: Workshop on Intellectual Property Read more.

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Entrepreneurs take advantage of growing Eastern Cape film sector

Posted by Patricia Dlamini in the category ECITI news.

Information Communication Technology (ICT) and film incubator, the Eastern Cape Information Technology Initiative (ECITI) is stepping up its small business support to entrepreneurs in the film sector. Film is considered a growth sector in the Eastern Cape with a growing number of entrepreneurs moving to the province to pursue careers in film-making. Film-sector entrepreneurs currently… Read more.

Matsoho phezulu!

Posted by Patricia Dlamini in the category Industry news.

A small town on the border between the Eastern Cape, Lesotho and the Free State will be the setting for the world’s first Xhosa Western. That’s if a group of determined young filmmakers have their way News24 Media Release: Matsoho phezulu! Read more.

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ECITI propels ICT companies

Posted by Patricia Dlamini in the category ECITI news.

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Watch the video:  ECITI – Call to Action 2012 Media Release:  Eastern Cape Today, 2 March 2012 Information Communication Technology (ICT) incubator, the Eastern Cape Information Technology Initiative’s (Eciti) 14 incubates have recorded a R1.8 million turnover in 2010/11 following its repositioning in the previous year. Eciti was established to facilitate the introduction, support and… Read more.

Eastern Cape IT graduates receive open source boost

Posted by Patricia Dlamini in the category ECITI news.

ECITI media release: EC IT graduates receive open source boost “Thirty-five unemployed information technology (IT) graduates have boosted thier marketability and chances of finding employments after and intensive, week-long open source software workshop organised by information and communication technology (ICT) incubator the Eastern Cape Information Technology Initiative (ECITI).” Read more.

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