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SOUTH AFRICA

The future of mobile exam preparation, Q&A with George Burgess

Inspired by the global mindset of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs while at Stanford, Burgess explains what Gojimo means for the industry, and why SA...

By Jessica Taylor 2 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Rhodes scholarships open up to Chinese students

BEIJING: The Rhodes scholarships, founded by one of Britain's most acquisitive colonialists and whose laureates have gone on to become presidents and prime ministers, are to be opened to Chinese students, their administrative trust said...

1 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

British museum launches online archive of WWI stories

LONDON, UK: Museum curators made a global appeal for photos and stories about the millions who fought for the British empire in World War I as they launched an ambitious new digital memorial.

13 May 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Pearson buys language firm in Brazil

LONDON, UK / BRASILIA, BRAZIL: British publisher Pearson, owner of the Financial Times newspaper, said on Tuesday that it has agreed to buy Grupo Multi, a leading adult English language training firm in Brazil.

4 Dec 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

British universities join online education revolution

LONDON, UK: Dozens of British universities began offering free online courses through a collective portal, joining a global trend that started in the United States to open higher education to everyone.

19 Sep 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Britain to stop aid to SA in 2015

LONDON, UK: Britain announced on Tuesday (30 April) that it will cut off direct aid to South Africa in 2015, citing its status as Africa's biggest economy as the reason for the decision.

2 May 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Embarcadero supports secondary, university-level ICT education across SA

MAIDENHEAD, UK: Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for application and database development, is actively engaging with the academic community across South Africa to support secondary and university-level ICT education in the country.

12 Feb 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Pearson to close UK adult training division

LONDON, UK: British publisher Pearson, owner of the Financial Times newspaper, has announced that it will close its adult training unit, in the first announcement made under new group chief executive John Fallon.

16 Jan 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Last chance to be part of the class of 2012

ASCOT, UK: Be part of IMM 2012, the two-day intensive training course covering everything you need to know about international media management. Only 10 days left to book - secure your place today for IMM 2012, 15-17 March, Berystede Hotel, Berkshire.

7 Mar 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

IMM Class of 2012 - book now

LONDON, UK: Book now to be part of the Class of 2012. Join colleagues from companies such as Bloomberg, CNN, ESPN, Microsoft, OMD, PHD, PSI, SMV, Undertone, Unilever and ZenithOptimedia.

22 Feb 2012

UNITED STATES

Mojiva Inc joins the MMA as a Global Premium Member

NEW YORK, US / SINGAPORE / LONDON, UK / SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL: The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) has announced that (Mojiva Inc), parent company to Mojiva, the leading mobile ad network, and Mocean Mobile, the mobile ad serving standard, has joined the MMA as a Global Premium Member.

20 Jul 2011

ITALY

MMA re-launches Italian local council

NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK / SINGAPORE / SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: The MMA (Marketing Association) has re-launched its local council in Italy, and the appointment of one of the new interim co-chairs, senior manager at Telecom Italia, Mariella Pacitto. The re-launch is in response to the growing recognition of the importance of mobile within the marketing mix, and the need for industry support and guidance to create success.

20 Jul 2011

UNITED STATES

MMA launches Egypt and Middle East Local Council

CAIRO, EGYPT / NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK / SINGAPORE / SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) recently announced the launch of the Egypt and Middle East Local Council and the appointment of new co-chair, CEO & co-founder at Digital Republic, Karim Khalifa. The launch of MMA Egypt and Middle East is in response to the increased interest and investment in mobile marketing, and the need for industry support and guidance within the region.

20 Jul 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD 2011: In book and Pencil nominations

LONDON, UK: After a week of deliberation and the odd row or two, a week where the competition was as fierce as the debate, D&AD has awarded 680 entries In Book or Nominated status in the D&AD Awards 2011. In addition, in the Student Awards 217 students from around the world have taken their first steps towards creative fame, achieving In Book or above status.

20 Apr 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Cannes Creative Leaders awards bursaries

LONDON, UK: The Cannes Creative Leaders Programme will once again take place in June following the success of last year's programme.

19 Apr 2011

AFRICA

Diageo Awards 2011 final call for entries

LONDON, UK: All journalists, writers, reporters and media houses are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as entries into the Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards 2011close this week. The closing date has been officially extended until Friday 25 March to allow as many people as possible to enter.

22 Mar 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

PwC comments on AGR winter survey

LONDON, UK: Richard Irwin, head of student recruitment, PwC, comments on the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) winter survey showing an increase in job opportunities, but stagnation in salary levels.

28 Jan 2011

GERMANY

Eurobest launches Student Academy in partnership with Draftfcb

HAMBURG, GERMANY: The organisers of Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's largest creative advertising and communications festivals and premier awards honouring and celebrating European creative excellence, has announced the launch of The Eurobest Academy, in partnership with Draftfcb.

30 Nov 2010

SOUTH AFRICA

Unilever to halve CO2 impact

Unilever has announced plans to halve the environmental footprint of its products by 2020, to help 1 billion people improve their health and well-being and to source all of its agricultural raw materials sustainably.

16 Nov 2010

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