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#YouthMonth: Making agriculture a viable career choice for the African youth

The shortage of skilled people in the sector is growing, while the number of students enrolling in agriculture-related training continues to decrease...

By Howard Blight 3 days ago

#AfricaMonth: Quality agricultural education essential to increase productivity in Africa

In spite of declining growth rates and recent credit downgrades in many African countries, a growing labor force and vast expanses of arable land, point to significant opportunities...

By Howard Blight 29 May 2017

Why resilience matters for schools trying to thrive in tough situations

Resilience in schools involves a process where teachers, principals, families, students and district officials know and use strategies that help teachers to teach and students to learn.

By Liesel Ebersöhn 25 May 2017

Top African execs choose an MBA

Research into the leadership landscape in key economic hubs in Africa shows that top African execs throughout the continent still choose to pursue an MBA...

23 May 2017

UCT business school customised offering rated as fastest growing in world

UCT GSB has claimed its place in the 2017 Financial Times rankings of the world's top customised executive education offerings, beating competitors from as far afield as France, Canada, Italy, Norway and Belgium...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 19 May 2017

Ethiopian institute signs MoU with GE Renewable Energy

Addis Ababa Institute of Technology (AAiT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with General Electric (GE) Renewable Energy...

19 May 2017

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

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

By Jess Auerbach 16 May 2017

Open Day is 20 May

Get first-hand experience of the life of an Open Window student...

Issued by Open Window Institute 15 May 2017

New e-learning institution to help create Africa's next generation of farmers

The ongoing and severe shortage of well-trained personnel entering the agri-sector and agri-related industries, including farm managers, section managers, and sales personnel, poses a significant risk to food security on the continent...

11 May 2017

PAUWES masters programmes open for admissions

The admissions process for the Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES) masters programmes, starting in September 2017, is now open...

9 May 2017

The marketer of the future

Today's traditional media is rapidly evolving towards the marketing of the future. The ‘brandscape' has changed dramatically in a short space of time and marketers are struggling to keep pace with the new environment...

By Dr. Ludi Koekemoer 19 Apr 2017

Education crucial for Africa - Tony Blair

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

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Apr 2017

MBA students encouraged to view Africa from a new perspective

Addressing attendees at a panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Africa, Abel Sithole, senior research associate at the Institute of Futures Research (IFR) of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), asked “What is Africa to you?”

13 Apr 2017

Entries close on 18 April for the SingularityU Southern Africa GIC

Entries close on 18 April for the Singularity University, Global Impact Challenge. This challenge is an open call to innovators, entrepreneurs, scientists, and technologists to foster moonshot innovations and startups that positively impact the lives of people living in southern Africa...

Issued by Mann Made Media 12 Apr 2017

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Student loans holding you back from achieving your entrepreneurial dreams?

The student loan debt issue is a national crisis. Not only is it preventing young millennials from enjoying financial freedom in their personal lives, but, in many cases, it's also making it more difficult to achieve business success.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Jun 2017

Canada to teach computer coding starting in kindergarten

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian schoolchildren will soon start learning computer coding and other digital skills from kindergarten through to high school, the government announced on Wednesday, 14 June 2017.

15 Jun 2017

Harvard Business School selects Relate as one of its Field Global Partners

The non-profit social enterprise, the Relate Trust was chosen as a “Field Global Partner” by Harvard Business School (HBS) to host a team of its students in Cape Town for one week as part of a required first-year course at HBS called the Field Global Immersion.

8 Jun 2017

IBM Watson, Sesame Workshop launch cognitive vocabulary learning app for kids

In Georgia, US, IBM Watson and Sesame Workshop have piloted their first intelligent play and learning platform on IBM cloud at the Gwinnett County Public Schools, designed to establish evidence of learning at scale.

7 Jun 2017

Harvard gives Zuckerberg honorary degree

WASHINGTON, USA: Thirteen years after dropping out of Harvard University to work on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday finally got his degree - well, sort of.

26 May 2017

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