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Innovation is the key to keep Africa moving forward

Africa month recently reminded us of just how far we've come as a continent. Sthe Shabangu of Samsung Africa, urges leaders and innovators not to forget what still needs to be done...

By Sthembile Shabangu 1 day ago

#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 1 day 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

Driving a youth-centred information society in Africa

Empowering and preparing the youth in Africa for the future: we need to drive a youth-centred information society, says Nokia...

23 May 2017

ICT, internet can transform education in Africa

Connected learning key to improving education in Africa, says Internet Society study...

12 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

Digital education is the way to go in Rwanda

Digital education is being rolled out in Rwanda by the government in partnership with Microsoft...

20 Apr 2017

First global index of makers and shakers in EdTech revealed

In association with the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), EdTechXGlobal has launched the Makers and Shakers of Education Technology Index - the first comprehensive global listing...

3 Jun 2016

IBM Research - Africa and RTI International forge partnership

NAIROBI, KENYA: RTI International and IBM's Africa research lab have announced a partnership to deploy big data analytics and cognitive technologies to help transform development approaches in Africa...

16 Jul 2015

E-Tech Africa: A journey into the future of education

E-Tech Africa - a technology focused conference - and the first event of its kind in South Africa, takes place on 1 and 2 July at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg.

25 Jun 2015

Avanti to deliver ICT infrastructure and e-learning programme in Tanzania

Avanti Communications has been appointed by the UK Space Agency to deliver a major ICT infrastructure and e-learning programme to teachers in Tanzania...

31 Mar 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

Wits partners with major international MOOC provider

Wits has announced its partnership with edX - a non-profit online learning platform founded by Harvard and MIT to offer massive open online courses - marking the first collaboration between a major international MOOC provider and an African university...

26 Nov 2014

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International

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 3 days ago

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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