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HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in Africa
HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in AfricaArticle

Elisabeth Moreno, vice president and managing director of HP Africa, elaborates on HP's efforts in cultivating entrepreneurship and women empowerment through technology...

Imran Salie 13 Feb 2020

HP's plan to bridge gap between tech, education and Africa's hidden talent
HP's plan to bridge gap between tech, education and Africa's hidden talentArticle

Elisabeth Moreno, vice president and managing director of HP Africa, offers insight into how technology and education can help economic growth in Africa...

Imran Salie 6 Feb 2020

Scanlan presenting at AfricaCom 2019.
#AfricaCom: How to accelerate digital transformation to 5G the right wayArticle

The 22nd edition of Africacom took place from 12 to 14 November 2019 at the CTICC in Cape Town. Chair for the first morning of Africacom's headline keynotes was Toby Shapshak, editor-in-chief of Stuff magazine, with Paul Scanlan, CTO of carrier business group at Huawei technologies, up first on all things 5G and even 'facial recognition' of fish...

Leigh Andrews 12 Nov 2019

New platform for creative change brings thinkers and doers together to catalyse a bright future for SA
New platform for creative change brings thinkers and doers together to catalyse a bright future for SAArticle

The first annual Catalyst Africa Conference in Cape Town this October will be a hothouse of networking and knowledge designed to spark new possibilities for people and organisations...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 24 Oct 2019

Inaugural ADEA Forum to help develop education for Africa
Inaugural ADEA Forum to help develop education for AfricaArticle

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa and the Ministry of Basic Education of South Africa in partnership with Mastercard Foundation, will host the first-ever ADEA High-Level Annual Policy Dialogue Forum on Secondary Education in Africa from 29-30 July 2019...

22 Jul 2019

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7 economic development trends to prepare for Africa 2050Article

What will the Africa of 2050 look like? Being only 31 years away, Africa's population is expected to double and there will be huge economic shifts...

17 Jul 2019

A review of Kenya's universities: What formed them, what's wrong with them
A review of Kenya's universities: What formed them, what's wrong with themArticle

Factors behind the hits and missed of the higher education sector in Kenya and East Africa. What need to be done to fix address the problems...

Michael Kithinji 17 Jul 2019

DigitLab Academy partners with Damelin Online to further digital education in Africa
DigitLab Academy partners with Damelin Online to further digital education in AfricaArticle

Mike Saunders, DigitLab Academy founder, has a passion for education, particularly teaching people how to make the most of technology to improve their life and business...

Issued by Digitlab 20 Mar 2019

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Mauritius looks to sustained growthArticle

As Mauritius celebrates 51 years of independence, it looks to sustained growth...

12 Mar 2019

Why children need to learn in their home language for longer
Why children need to learn in their home language for longerArticle

International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is celebrated on 21 February each year with the overall aim of promoting linguistic diversity and multilingual education. This year, the day will be framed by the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019...

18 Feb 2019

Africa Play brings fun back into learning
Africa Play brings fun back into learningArticle

In the near future, classrooms will be vibrant spaces where fun and acquiring knowledge blend seamlessly as the Basic Education Department wants to make play a fundamental block of learning...

11 Feb 2019

UCT GSB joins prestigious global list of business schools
UCT GSB joins prestigious global list of business schoolsArticle

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business and 14 other business schools from around the world have been re-accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) with the EQUIS stamp of approval...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 23 Jan 2019

How to future-proof a career in finance
How to future-proof a career in financeArticle

Managing up will be more important than ever in the loose-limbed gig economy, says Dr Tim London, UCT Graduate School of Business - who will be speaking at African Finance Indaba this week...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 2 Oct 2018

African startups go beyond "find a tutor" model to improve educational outcomes
African startups go beyond "find a tutor" model to improve educational outcomesArticle

Ed-tech startups connecting learners with tutors are increasingly prevalent across Africa, but these platforms are adding additional components to their models to increase impact.

Tom Jackson 4 Sep 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 practiceArticle

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

Rafael Mitchell, Pauline Rose, Samuel Asare 23 Aug 2018

A new way to equip Africa's science labs: get students to build their own
A new way to equip Africa's science labs: get students to build their ownArticle

How does one train science students without equipment? As a sociologist of science specialising in African countries, this is a question I get asked with sad regularity...

Louise Bezuidenhout 6 Aug 2018

Africa's business schools need to be locally relevant and globally wise
Africa's business schools need to be locally relevant and globally wiseArticle

If 99.6% of businesses in a country like Nigeria employ fewer than 10 workers, does it make sense to teach Nigerian business students how to manage Fortune 500 companies in the US using Harvard Business School case studies...?

Kutlwano Ramaboa 3 Jul 2018

Support for African youth development from EU
Support for African youth development from EUArticle

European Union and African Union Commissions step up their cooperation to support young people, jobs and peace...

28 May 2018

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

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

Top (l-r): Virginia Keppler, Dinesh Balliah, Joe Thloloe. Middle (l-r): Henry Jeffreys, Dr Thalyta Swanepoel, Cornia Pretorius. Bottom (l-r): Izak Minnaar, Johann (Jabu) de Jager, Fanie Groenewald.
Judges announced for FCJ Excellence Awards 2017Article

The Forum of Community Journalists (FCJ) has announced the names of the judges for the FCJ Excellence Awards 2017...

30 Apr 2018

Advtech aquires Kenyan school group
Advtech aquires Kenyan school groupArticle

JSE-listed, private education provider, Advtech Ltd continues its growth with the announcement of its further expansion into Kenya and Uganda...

4 Apr 2018

UCT hosts first African MBA World Summit
UCT hosts first African MBA World SummitArticle

The MBA World Summit harnesses the collective thinking power of the top 100 MBA students from high-ranking international business schools and is being held for the first time on African soil...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 12 Mar 2018

Africa needs to invest more in its water professionals
Africa needs to invest more in its water professionalsArticle

The African continent is disproportionately affected by extreme climate...

Nelson Odume and Andrew Slaughter 13 Feb 2018

Private schools gain a foothold in Africa
Private schools gain a foothold in AfricaArticle

Experts wary over corporate takeover of education in sub-Saharan Africa...

Lisa Vives 19 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Changing agri-education in Africa as we know it
#InnovationMonth: Changing agri-education in Africa as we know itArticle

"It's imperative upon the world to help 'switch on' Africa's mobile platforms and to assist in bringing focused education and platforms to Africa's youth in order to develop its potential..."

Cari Coetzee 29 Aug 2017

College of Business and Economics launches officially at UJ
College of Business and Economics launches officially at UJArticle

The official launch of the new College of Business and Economics (CBE) at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) takes place on Monday 21 August 2017...

18 Aug 2017

Airbus Little Engineers initiative comes to Africa
Airbus Little Engineers initiative comes to AfricaArticle

The Airbus Foundation has launched Airbus Little Engineer (ALE) robotics programme in Africa, aiming to reach at least 3,000 learners. Initial workshops will be held together with local stakeholders in Kenya and Nigeria later this year...

7 Aug 2017

UCT makes history - and a difference - in Philippi
UCT makes history - and a difference - in PhilippiArticle

The official launch of UCT GSB Solution Space - Philippi, a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, celebrates a new approach that seeks to go beyond the traditional reach of a university...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 25 Jul 2017

Sthembile Shabangu
Innovation is the key to keep Africa moving forwardArticle

Africa month recently reminded us of just how far we've come as a continent. Sthe Shabangu of Samsung Africa, urges leaders and innovators not to forget what still needs to be done...

Sthembile Shabangu 22 Jun 2017

Barclay, Spratt and St Clair.
#IMCConf 2017: The artificially intelligent business of big dataArticle

Matthew Barclay of Meltwater, Brett St Clair of Barclay Africa and Justin Spratt of Uber SSA kicked off IMC Conference 2017 at the White Space in Red & Yellow School Cape Town with a session focused on big data, how AI will fundamentally change the world of work and its specific business implications...

Leigh Andrews 1 Jun 2017

What a new university in Africa is doing to decolonise social sciences
What a new university in Africa is doing to decolonise social sciencesArticle

It's not often that you get to create a new university from scratch...

Jess Auerbach 15 May 2017

ICT, internet can transform education in Africa
ICT, internet can transform education in AfricaArticle

Connected learning key to improving education in Africa, says Internet Society study...

12 May 2017

Education crucial for Africa - Tony Blair
Education crucial for Africa - Tony BlairArticle

Part of attracting investment to a country is education...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Apr 2017

First ever Africa regional internet development dialogue
First ever Africa regional internet development dialogueArticle

Various organisations working on internet and development across Africa will gather to identify synergies and create opportunities for coordination and collaboration...

22 Mar 2017

Entrepreneurship education: How can universities help reduce unemployment?
Entrepreneurship education: How can universities help reduce unemployment?Article

South Africa has a high unemployment rate and sluggish economic growth. It's time to consider what our academic institutions can do to reduce unemployment and to help the poor...

Prof Dr Chris Friedrich 10 Mar 2017

Hamilton Ratshefola
IBM's Hamilton Ratshefola talks ‘Digital Nation Africa'Article

IBM recently launched its ‘Digital Nation' initiative aimed at increasing digital literacy in Africa…

Fundisiwe Maseko 27 Feb 2017

(L-R): Dr Christine Mushibwe (UoA Deputy Vice Chancellor), Dr Tobais Doyer (UoA CEO), Madam Ruth Mubanga (UoA Chancellor), Roy Douglas (ADvTECH CEO)
University of Africa, ADvTECH partner to strengthen tertiary education in AfricaArticle

The acquisition of 51% in the University of Africa represents ADvTECH's first tertiary partnership outside South Africa and is in line with its African expansion strategy…

31 Jan 2017

Slavea Chakova
Health care in Africa: What next?Article

In the war between humanity and disease, perhaps the greatest victory of recent years took place in Africa...

Robert Guest and Slavea Chakova 18 Oct 2016

Opening of 4th Samsung Smart School in Nigeria
Samsung opens fourth Smart School in NigeriaArticle

Samsung Electronics West Africa opened a Smart School for Teachers in Nigeria at Model Primary School, Elekahia in Rivers State...

17 Oct 2016

Blis, Mobiclicks partnership brings location advertising technology into Africa
Blis, Mobiclicks partnership brings location advertising technology into AfricaArticle

Blis has formed a strategic partnership with South African mobile marketing and media specialist, Mobiclicks, to launch its mobile location-based advertising products and services into sub-Saharan media markets...

5 Oct 2016

Inspiring key notes and content at Eduweek with SABC Education powered by Intel
Inspiring key notes and content at Eduweek with SABC Education powered by IntelArticle

EduWeek, taking place at Gallagher Convention Centre on Wednesday and Thursday, 29-30 June, is all about advancing educational knowledge in Africa and responding directly to the needs and expectations of the industry...

Issued by Spintelligent 28 Jun 2016

Planting the seeds of an African Renaissance
Planting the seeds of an African RenaissanceArticle

There is both good news and bad about the future of the youth in Africa, says new Africa columnist, Kerushan Govender...

Kerushan Govender 22 Jun 2016

EduWeek with SABC Education powered by Intel: Advancing Educational Knowledge in Africa
EduWeek with SABC Education powered by Intel: Advancing Educational Knowledge in AfricaArticle

Education must be regarded as a founding element of the right to a decent life and to individual development and as a key factor for reducing poverty and inequalities...

Issued by Spintelligent 31 May 2016

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Africa looks to its entrepreneursArticle

With unemployment rates around the continent remaining worryingly high, a majority of African nations are hoping entrepreneurship will create jobs...

Raphael Obonyo 9 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Van Schaik Bookstore expands into Southern Africa
#AfricaMonth: Van Schaik Bookstore expands into Southern AfricaArticle

The expansion of Van Schaik Bookstore into neighbouring countries dates back to 2006 when it opened its first store in Windhoek at the University of Namibia...

Jessica Taylor 20 Apr 2016

Education Innovation Summit places technology at forefront of education
Education Innovation Summit places technology at forefront of educationArticle

The Education Innovation Summit, organised by IT News Africa and sponsored by Telkom, takes place on 17 March 2016 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton...

7 Mar 2016

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