FemiTI to stem drop-out rates of Ghanaian girls

A reported 75% of girls in Ghana attend primary school, but there's a significant drop in girls in high school and college. Research by the WWW Foundation further revealed that women in poor urban areas in developing countries are 50% less likely to use the internet than men. FemiTi aims to change all that...

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Unlocking opportunity in Africa

The Africa Internship Academy plans to set up a continental-wide certification to assist the youth of Africa with honing their skills and encouraging entrepreneurship...

11 Feb 2019

Rwanda university sets out to teach doctors medicine and management

A new university of health sciences is being launched in Rwanda. The University of Global Health Equity is being touted as a centre that will "contribute to addressing the critical shortage of health professionals" and "ensure they remain committed to the continent"...

By Agnes Binagwaho 6 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: The future of learning in relation to disruptive innovations

According to American developmental biologist, Dr. Bruce Harold Lipton, the brain of a child under the age of seven is in a lower vibrational frequency, a state called theta, imagination...

By Neo Rantele Kuaho 7 Jan 2019

Data science presents enormous opportunities in Africa

Data science needs to embrace African context and work for greater good...

17 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Noella Coursaris Musunka on the power of mentorship in Africa

International model, philanthropist and advocate for women and children empowerment Noella Coursaris Musunka was recently in SA to accept an award in recognition of her humanitarian work in Africa...

By Sindy Peters 10 Dec 2018

How online learning is changing the face of education

Technology disrupts by its very nature. This is evident in many sectors where Uber - the biggest competitor to metered taxis - does not own any vehicles. The hospitality industry has seen a shake-up with Airbnb becoming a massive competitor without owning any real estate in the hotel industry...

22 Nov 2018

DHL Global Forwarding partners with My Dream Now to empower Kenya's youth

DHL Global Forwarding has started a partnership with My Dream Now, a Swedish non-profit social enterprise that provides mentorship programs to school children and youth...

7 Nov 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

4 challenges facing young entrepreneurs and what to do about them

Despite Africa's impressive growth in the past 25 years and its entry into the digital economy, the job market continues to be in a depressed state as youth unemployment continues to rise...

By Sandiso Sibisi 19 Oct 2018

New partnership to help SA's youth transition from 'learning to earning'

Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme and Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator are tackling youth unemployment through a new collaborative partnership...

18 Oct 2018

6 things schools need to stop doing to grow entrepreneurs

It is no secret that the current structure of the education system was designed in an entirely different age to achieve economic outcomes that are no longer viable due, in large, to the rapid innovation and adoption of technology...

By Lisa Illingworth 17 Oct 2018

#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy

Ever thought the answer to breaking the country's poverty cycle was as simple as improving basic education for females? Economist Dr Dawie Roodt explained the implications at last week's Ads24 Food for thought session...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Oct 2018

How to future-proof Africa

Solutions to problems often require a change in behaviour, which in turn leads to other inventions. The result is a wheel that is spinning faster and faster, and one that is creating anxiety - more recently about jobs...

By Danette Breitenbach 21 Sep 2018

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