Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda launched the e-Cadre scheme for unemployed youths in North West yesterday. Thousands of unemployed youths will benefit from a newly launched government training scheme, Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda said yesterday. He was speaking at the official launch of the scheme, known as e-Cadre, in Rustenburg in North West. The programme is a multi- pronged approach offering information and communications technology (ICT) skills training and life orientation to young people, said Nyanda.
About 350 information technology graduates have been recruited since the programme was identified as a flagship of the communications department in 2007. The programme, conducted in partnership with the National Youth Service and 15 Further Education and Training (FET) colleges, has three phases