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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

The role of African universities in achieving the SDGs

While the SDGs are wide-ranging, said Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng...

By Sindy Peters 30 Jan 2017

University of Cape Town - UCT Graduate School of Business is best business school in Africa

This year on 28 November deans and directors from over 120 best business schools in 50 countries gathered at Curtin University in Perth for the 9th Eduniversal World Convention...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 15 Dec 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

New book on student politics in Africa

'Student Politics in Africa: Representation and Activism', edited by Thierry M Luescher, Manja Klemencic, and James Otieno Jowi, was launched recently...

24 Jun 2016

Leadership Development Programme for School Principals kicks off in Pretoria

The first workshop of the third annual Leadership Development Programme (LDP) for School Principals kicked-off at the Innovation Hub in Pretoria on Monday, 23 May...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 2 Jun 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

Celebration of language diversity in Africa at Wits Language School Africa Week

This week is Africa Week at Wits University, part of the celebrations around Africa Day on 25 May which commemorates the founding of the Organisation for African Unity (OAU), which then became the African Union (AU)...

Issued by Wits Language School 12 May 2016

PhD Scholarship programme launches in Mauritius

The Planet Earth Institute (PEI) and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) initiative, in partnership with the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), has launched 'Her Excellency Mrs Ameenah Gurib-Fakim PhD Scholarship Programme' in Mauritius. Additional partners will be announced in due course...

10 May 2016

MTN and Jumia launched entrepreneurship challenge across Africa

MTN, in partnership with the MTN Solution Space and Jumia, are proud to announce the launch of the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge powered by Jumia...

19 Feb 2016

Huawei cultivates ICT talents across Africa

It looks as though African students are set to benefit as Huawei announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 that over the next five years 1,000 students across the continent...

29 Jan 2016

R2m worth of scholarships available for innovators across Africa

UCT Graduate School of Business is offering several unique scholarships to innovators who want to address our continent's urgent social, economic, environmental and humanitarian challenges...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 9 Oct 2015

AFDA opens in Botswana

AFDA, the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, is a film, television and performance school, which has opened its first campus in Botswana...

4 Sep 2015

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

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

5 Mar 2015

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