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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

‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'

Between East and West: Africa's economic transformation will create a third centre of global power, according to a new ‘Afro-Optimism' series...

By Brett Parker 25 Apr 2017

World Bank support for Africa's entrepreneurs

World Bank group launches new program to support Africa's top digital entrepreneurs...

24 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

How learning empathy can help build better community projects in Africa

Empathy is one of the most important skills any leader can have. A huge 2015 research project across 38 countries found that empathy makes leaders more effective and their businesses more successful...

By Keneilwe Munyai 12 Apr 2017

Kenya Airways, GE, Boeing donation to boost aviation training

Technical University of Kenya (TUK) has landed high-tech aviation training devices in a joint initiative by Kenya Airways, General Electric, and Boeing...

10 Apr 2017

Five lessons in strategy from the non-profit world

During a recent trip to Innsbruck to work with SOS, I learned a lot about the parallel workings of the for-profit and not-for-profit worlds...

By Nicola Tyler 20 Mar 2017

Cape Town woman brings coding skills to marginalised communities

A local woman who launched a project in partnership with SAP and Google, trained over 1,000 young people in basic coding skills...

9 Nov 2016

The changing learning and development landscape

Disruptive change is sweeping through corporate learning and development! Take your organisation to the next level by attending the Learning and Development Conference 2016 for learning leaders in Africa...

Issued by Knowledge Resources 15 Jul 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

Africa Code Week aims to spread digital literacy

Africa Code Week 2016, a large digital literacy initiative organised on the African continent, will run from 15-23 October, with thousands of free coding workshops and online training...

12 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

[Mobile360 Africa]: Mobile access for the continent

More females in ICT. Registering the unbanked. Proper digital training at schools. Mobile access and affordability. All hot topics...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Oct 2015

Two ways for Africa to grow exponentially

One way to define Africa's challenge is a lot of us do not know how to embed ourselves in the world economy, provide innovatively and freely...

By Tiisetso Maloma 12 Oct 2015

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International

Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Last week saw Jonathan Lun win the judges' vote at the final pitch event for the 2017 SingularityU (SU) Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge (GIC).

By Jessica Tennant 16 May 2017

#OneShow2017: Ross Chowles on keeping students' attention

I chatted to Ross Chowles, our own South African born and bred ex-creative director of The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town, now an advertising lecturer at Michigan State University, at the One Club's One Show Educators' Summit as part of their Creative Week.

By Ann Nurock 9 May 2017

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 27 Apr 2017

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