MTN SA Foundation helps launch child literacy app

The MTN SA Foundation has teamed up with Bellavista S.H.A.R.E and Curious Learning to pilot Feed the Monster; a child literacy app which enhances reading fluency and comprehension. The app makes the fundamentals of reading more meaningful and fun while reaching out to a wide community.

24 Jun 2019

Register now for eLearning Africa 2014
Register now for eLearning Africa 2014

eLearning Africa 2014 will take place in Kampala, Uganda from 28-30 May under the theme "Opening Frontiers to the Future". It will bring together policy experts, educational professionals and business leaders to tackle this and other topics. Register online at ...

3 Apr 2014

Exclusive interview with Oprah on Africa Prime

In an hour long special on Africa Prime, exclusive to CNBC Africa, Godfrey Mutizwa will chat to Oprah Winfrey about her Leadership Academy for Girls which opened its doors in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2007. Winfrey was recently in South Africa to celebrate the graduation of the first group of...

17 Jan 2012

Record attendance for AfricaCom 2011
Record attendance for AfricaCom 2011

The Cape Town International Convention Centre in South Africa will open its doors to over 6 450 pre-registered attendees for this year's annual AfricaCom event, a significant increase on 2010. Organisers of Africa's largest ICT, media and telecoms conference, Informa Media & Telecoms,...

8 Nov 2011

Loeries Travelling Exhibition off to North West
Loeries Travelling Exhibition off to North West

The Loeries Travelling Exhibition sponsored by Adobe will visit North-West University, 25 August -2 September 2011, for its fifth consecutive year and will be hosted by the Potchefstroom Campus' Graphic Design Subject group. The exclusive exhibition will display work across all areas of brand...

15 Aug 2011

New journalism, communications program offered in Kenya

The Presbyterian University of East Africa School of Communications Studies and The Centre for Art and Media Entrepreneurship in Africa (CAMERAFRICA) in Kenya have partnered to offer an Executive Diploma in Journalism and Communications Program starting March 2011. The curriculum is designed with...

2 Mar 2011

Catch the early PRISA bird
Catch the early PRISA bird

Early bird registration for PRISA's national conference "Africa on Top - a bold new vision for the public relations and communication profession," closes on 29 September 2010. The conference will be held on 20 October at Gold Reef City, Johannesburg. The keynote address is by Elizabeth Sidiropoulos,...

23 Sep 2010

Association for Progressive Communications Annual Report 2007
Association for Progressive Communications Annual Report 2007

Uruguay: In existence as a virtual community since 1990, APC's leitmotif is building and strengthening online networks for social change. The 2007 Annual Report describes the challenges encountered building networks to influence international internet policy so that more people have reliable and...

5 Aug 2008

Course for upping your Internet skills

Long-distance education provider Intec College is now offering an e-Citizen course covering Internet navigation and operation, from training on social media (blogging and podcasting) to banking and submitting tax returns online, reports IOLjobs. For more, click here....

1 Feb 2007

Reminder to apply for media management bursary

Applications for the new annual Newspaper Association of South Africa President's Bursary for a post graduate diploma in media management close 15 November 2006. For more information on the course at the Sol Plaatje Media Leadership Institute at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, go to...

30 Oct 2006

New R5 million economics journalism initiative

Rhodes University, with R5 million funding and institutional support from the South African Reserve Bank, is setting up an African Economics Journalism Centre (AEJC) aimed at improving the quality of economics and business journalism in South Africa and elsewhere in Africa. The AEJC will offer...

29 Sep 2006

Changing industries, communities and countries

Endeavor, the global non-profit organisation which supports high-impact entrepreneurs in developing countries, invites budding and established entrepreneurs to hone their skills at its first annual conference on 29 August 2006, in Sandton, Johannesburg. Guest speakers include Edgar Bronfman of...

23 May 2006

Staphcor changes into Creative Planet

Staphcor has undergone a brand transformation and is now known as Creative Planet, offering the following new services: All creative candidates will now be tested on Apple Mac on the various Freehand, Photoshop & Quark. Creative candidates will be screened to ensure that they can scan,...

12 Sep 2004

Vega's part-time ND Com Man accredited

Vega, The Brand Communications School's Diploma in Communications Management has been accredited by The Council for Higher Education and has been submitted to The Department of Education and SAQA for registration.

3 Aug 2004

MAPPP-SETA rebrands

MAPPP-SETA, the industry SETA responsible for the facilitation of education and training in the media, advertising, publishing, printing and packaging sector, has a new look. The new image was designed by Interactive Africa, a Cape-based marketing and media consultancy. MAPPP-SETA strives to train,...

11 Jul 2004

Skills grants for small firms

According to Sharon Bradshaw of SETA (Sectors' Education and Training Authority), companies in the media, advertising, publishing and packaging industries with fewer than 50 employees will be able to benefit from a skills development cash grant. She says that they could either be refunded the cost...

3 Mar 2003

Hunts awarded learnership funding

TBWA Hunt Lascaris (and its group companies) has become the first ad agency within the Marketing Chamber of Services SETA to be granted learnership funding to develop and implement a learnership programme. The agency got the campaign rolling this month in Gauteng by welcoming 45 new learners.

11 Dec 2002

Sunday Times launches Metro Jobs

According to The Sunday Time Work-in-Life Survey 70% of work-seekers use the Sunday times as their first point of reference. While Middle- and top-level job seekers, are catered for in the Business Times' Careers section, this week will see the launch of Metro Jobs, a classified listing of jobs...

10 Sep 2002

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