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#WSF2017: Six key investment areas for Africa to achieve the SDGs - Jeffrey Sachs

Professor Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute, addressed attendees at the sixth World Sustainability Forum, recently held in Cape Town, providing six key investment areas that he believes need to be a priority for Africa in order for the continent to meet the targets of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

By Sindy Peters 30 Jan 2017

Why we need to unite to feed children while at school

In a call for Cape Town to unite against hunger at our schools, the Peninsula School Feeding Association's Charity Family Fun Walk, Blisters for Bread, will take place at the Green Point Cricket Club on Sunday, 28 August...

Issued by Peninsula School Feeding Association 16 Aug 2016

Ethiopia blocks social media ahead of exams

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA: Ethiopia has blocked social media sites for the next few days, after questions from end-of-year exams were posted online last month, sparking a national scandal and leading to their annulment...

11 Jul 2016

Enterprises UP celebrates Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day

Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) recently hosted 13 girls from Phatheng Comprehensive School in Mamelodi at the Enterprise Building for the 2016 Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work campaign...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 27 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Our time is now

The world is getting more excited about Africa. Dozens of countries are making meaningful investments in the continent, in everything from infrastructure and telecommunications to mining and manufacturing...

By Ashlyn Padayachee 19 May 2016

High school students showcase mobile apps

Students from various high schools over the weekend showcased mobile applications that they developed during an event dubbed 'Hack Out Loud' (HOL) organised by HeHe Labs...

By Theogene Nsengimana 23 Jun 2015

SA schools get International Space Station inspiration with OSAAT

Want to inspire SA scholars? Think you can go one better than a live Russian cosmonaut broadcast while directly over Africa? Read on...

8 May 2015

Gojimo goes global, first UK, then US, now SA

George Burgess, titled one of Britain's six most exciting young entrepreneurs by Forbes and called "one to watch on London's tech startup scene" by the London Evening Standard, is launching a revolutionary education app in South Africa on 2 April...

30 Mar 2015

Samsung Smart School initiative launches in Senegal

The Senegal Ministry of Education and Samsung Electronics Africa, have announced the launch of a mobile education solution aimed at creating positive change and providing an advanced and interactive classroom experience for learners...

18 Feb 2015

Henley Breakfast with Angel Jones

Henley Business School will be hosting a breakfast with Founder and CEO of the Homecoming Revolution, Angel Jones, on Wednesday, 18 June 2014.

29 May 2014

African skills wooed back from London

Over six hundred professional Africans attended the Homecoming Revolution Africa London Expo held at Olympia recently to find out about opportunities back home.

25 Mar 2014

Homecoming Revolution London Expo around the corner!

Homecoming Revolution's London Expo will take place from 15-16 March 2014 and will feature a variety of exhibitors, guest speakers, workshops and case studies aiming to encourage Africans to return home.

25 Feb 2014

African EduWeek to encourage quality education delivery

African EduWeek returns to Johannesburg from 10-11 July 2014 at the Sandton International Convention Centre and this year's theme is "Empowering teachers to deliver quality education everywhere".

10 Jan 2014

Digital learning hubs for sub-Saharan Africa

British council and Bharti Airtel have partnered to maximize the learning benefits of Bharti Airtel's wider broadband connective of 5GB per month in a three-year deal for 127 digital hubs located in schools across nine countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

4 Nov 2013

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How to make every day World Design Day in SA

World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

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