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Data science presents enormous opportunities in Africa
Data science presents enormous opportunities in Africa

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

17 Dec 2018

Die Neelsie, Stellenbosch.
National student television network launching at SA's top universities

A national student television network is being launched at South Africa's top universities, giving the tertiary institutions a vital added income stream, as well as providing brands with direct access to this important Generation Z demographic...

11 Dec 2018

Orelie Kabeya and Exauce Kabeya with Wikifundi 2.0. Photographer: Isla Haddow-Flood.
Expanding knowledge on Africa through the Wikimedia movement

Wikimedia has pledged to close the gap in African content as part of their global movement strategy towards a more racially, culturally and geographically inclusive Wikipedia...

11 Dec 2018

Professor Kelly Chibale. Photo: Je'nine May
R&D is the pipeline for science jobs in Africa

There's a critical need to invest in a research & development (R&D) industry that could create a pipeline of jobs for science graduates in Africa...

5 Dec 2018

Graça Machel calls on Africa to 'aggressively address its gender-specific challenges'
Graça Machel calls on Africa to 'aggressively address its gender-specific challenges'

Graça Machel has called on African women and policymakers to challenge gender inequality and inadequate female representation in the continent's business and economic, political and policy space...

22 Nov 2018

Honoris adds Moroccan architectural school to network
Honoris adds Moroccan architectural school to network

Honoris United Universities has acquired École d'Architecture de Casablanca (EAC) in Morocco, another key milestone in the private pan-African higher education network's expansion...

6 Nov 2018

South African universities shouldn't be playing the global rankings game
South African universities shouldn't be playing the global rankings game

Once again, Times Higher Education's annual global university rankings have drawn a lot of attention from the media and in the higher education sector. In South Africa, this has focused on the four institutions from the country that made the top 500 on the 2019 list...

By Ahmed Essop 1 Nov 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
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

AIMS launches Africa's first masters in machine intelligence
AIMS launches Africa's first masters in machine intelligence

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) launched its first-ever African Masters in Machine Intelligence at its AIMS Rwanda Campus...

17 Oct 2018

Snapplify.
SA's Snapplify partners Econet for zero-rated e-books

South African edtech startup Snapplify has partnered Econet to make 240,000 e-books and educational resources available to readers around Africa at no data cost...

By Gabriella Mulligan 4 Sep 2018

QR codes are providing innovative learning solutions for learners in SA
QR codes are providing innovative learning solutions for learners in SA

The QR code - known as Bubbles - makes it possible to link to short, interactive modules that help learners gain a deeper understanding of the material through audio-visual snippets...

28 Aug 2018

SAPICS to celebrate supply chain education in Southern Africa
SAPICS to celebrate supply chain education in Southern Africa

SAPICS - The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management - will be hosting its annual Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards in Johannesburg on the 8 November 2018. These awards recognise and reward excellence in supply chain management education...

27 Aug 2018

Scooler calls learners to enter entrepreneurial business ideas
Scooler calls learners to enter entrepreneurial business ideas

Students in Grade 8 to Grade 12 can enter their existing money-making venture, hobby or business...

24 Aug 2018

Uber Innovation Masterclass steers SA disadvantaged youth into leadership
Uber Innovation Masterclass steers SA disadvantaged youth into leadership

The Masterclasses aimed at connecting the youth to career advice and opportunities and with this year's theme solely focusing on Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field...

23 Aug 2018

New database puts African education research at the heart of policy and practice
New database puts African education research at the heart of policy and practice

There is growing recognition of the quality of research in developing countries and its importance for policy and practice...

By Rafael Mitchell, Pauline Rose, Samuel Asare 23 Aug 2018

New approaches needed to beat food insecurity among students
New approaches needed to beat food insecurity among students

"Current measures tell us that South Africa is food secure, yet household food insecurity is a lived reality of many."

20 Aug 2018

Agile learning makes the ever-evolving mobile era better for learners
Agile learning makes the ever-evolving mobile era better for learners

Agile learning is an alternative to traditional, textbook-heavy, time-consuming modes of learning and offers students the opportunity to learn when and where they want, at a pace that suits them...

17 Aug 2018

Local tourism growth unlocks industry careers for students
Local tourism growth unlocks industry careers for students

As South African and African tourism continues to rise, more students are opting for a career in the industry as opportunities grow...

1 Aug 2018

UJ's Enactus project uses co-op system to empower women in the textile sector
UJ's Enactus project uses co-op system to empower women in the textile sector

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) recently presented its African Stitch Secondary Co-operative Enactus project at the Enactus South Africa National Competition...

20 Jul 2018

How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future
How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future

AI is expected to create 2.3 million new jobs by 2020. Five ways to prepare for a future with artificial intelligence...

By Zoaib Hoosen 18 Jul 2018

Photo by Peter Nguyen on Unsplash
This is the starting point for African smart cities

With over half the world's population currently living in urban metropoles and an estimated three million people moving into cities every week, it's safe to say that the concept of smart cities is becoming more crucial than ever...

By Byron Clatterbuck 4 Jul 2018

Introducing high school girls to the aviation industry
Introducing high school girls to the aviation industry

FlySafair has signed on as a platinum sponsor for the Girl Fly Programme in Africa (GFPA) Foundation's 2018 Aviation and Space Camp which introduces more than 120 high school girls to the aviation industry...

2 Jul 2018

#AfricaMonth: Profound appointment of Honorary Professor at UCT
#AfricaMonth: Profound appointment of Honorary Professor at UCT

In celebration of Africa Day, the University of Cape Town's Centre for African Studies announced the appointment of esteemed Ugandan Professor Mahmood Mamdani as Honorary Professor...

25 May 2018

GSB Executive Education in Top 50 for future use
GSB Executive Education in Top 50 for future use

The UCT Graduate School of Business has been ranked as a Top 90 business school in the prestigious Financial Times Executive Education Customised Rankings 2018...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 16 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: The digital life expectancy of Africa's youth
#AfricaMonth: The digital life expectancy of Africa's youth

Africa's new digitised youth population, Generation Z, will define Africa's digital future and these are the skills they will need to do it...

By Louise Marsland 8 May 2018

What happens when you put African philosophies at the centre of learning
What happens when you put African philosophies at the centre of learning

What happens when African philosophies and practices are placed at the centre of learning? How can teachers and students on the continent use the concepts of ubuntu (human interdependence) and ukama (relationality) to come up with homegrown solutions for societal and educational concerns?

By Yusef Waghid, Faiq Waghid and Zayd Waghid 4 May 2018

Emilar Gandhi, public policy manager for the SADC region for Facebook | Photo: Jessica Tennant
Facebook Africa, Digify Africa launch online safety programme for SA youth

Facebook Africa and Digify Africa have partnered to launch an online safety programme called Ilizwe Lam, Xhosa for my world...

By Jessica Tennant 25 Apr 2018

NEF closing ceremony. Image supplied.
Next Einstein Forum awards high impact innovations

The Next Einstein Forum closed on a high, awarding high impact innovations...

4 Apr 2018

Henley Africa launches new African Hero scholarship
Henley Africa launches new African Hero scholarship

Henley Business School Africa is launching an African Hero scholarship for its Post-Graduate Diploma in Management Practice (PG Dip) and MBA programmes...

15 Mar 2018

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