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Go2Africa providing training opportunities for safari agents

Now in its tenth year, Go2Africa's Safari Expert Academy gives beginner agents and other sector industry experts looking to get into safari game opportunities...

2 days ago

Micro-finance, education reduces women's vulnerability to gender-based violence
Micro-finance, education reduces women's vulnerability to gender-based violence

Tackling gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS which plagues South African women, the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) programme works to improve the economic well-being and financial independence of rural women...

3 days ago

Short courses can improve career prospects
Short courses can improve career prospects

Short course qualifications that are recent, relevant and specific can be far better indicators of a person's current skills than a qualification achieved years ago...

16 Aug 2017

Seed Engine gets increased investment from WDB
Seed Engine gets increased investment from WDB

WDB Investment Holdings has increased its stake in Seed Engine (incorporating Seed Academy and the WDB Seed Fund) from 35% to 51%, making Seed Engine a 51% black women-owned company...

15 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Bitten by the enterprising Bugz
#WomensMonth: Bitten by the enterprising Bugz

This Women's Month, the entrepreneurial genius behind Bugz Playpark, Lise Liebenberg, talks to us about early childhood development beyond the classroom, and running your own business...

By Shan Radcliffe 15 Aug 2017

Mellony Ramalho, African Bank’s group executive: sales, branch network
#WomensMonth: Investing in women will make a difference

Africa Bank's Mellony Ramalho believes young women, need to be shown that there are possibilities and taught that through hard work they too can succeed...

15 Aug 2017

Paballo Nkwe and Danielle Lester, owners of iSelect Wealth
#WomensMonth: Taking on the boys in forex trading

A female duo is taking on the world of foreign exchange by becoming game-changers in this male-dominated field...

By Tivania Moodley 14 Aug 2017

Redesigning cities based on the words of hip hop greats
Redesigning cities based on the words of hip hop greats

The Hip Hop Architecture Camp introduces kids to architecture using a medium they love...

14 Aug 2017

Transforming agricultural education through technology
Transforming agricultural education through technology

When it comes to training and agri-education, technology is the perfect catalyst. Just as progress is being made in farming techniques, so is the use of similar advances to drive skills and education...

By Howard Blight 14 Aug 2017

Ghana gets SAP Africa Code Week
Ghana gets SAP Africa Code Week

Africa Code Week (ACW), which started in 2015 to equip parents, teachers and educators with the coding skills and teaching materials they need to train children and youth in their immediate communities, arrived back in Ghana this week...

11 Aug 2017

Inyathelo receives R2m in funding from Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Inyathelo receives R2m in funding from Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Inyathelo, the South African Institute for Advancement, has been provided a grant of $150,000 (about R2m) from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation for capacity building...

11 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Illiteracy rates among women are falling: why isn't this good news?
#WomensMonth: Illiteracy rates among women are falling: why isn't this good news?

Functional illiteracy rates in South Africans over the age of 20 are on the decline. But, this doesn't necessarily point to either a satisfactory education system or an equitable employment environment...

By Jackie Carroll 10 Aug 2017

Mmmm Yum Kidz Tuckshop teaches children fundamentals of business
Mmmm Yum Kidz Tuckshop teaches children fundamentals of business

Blue Ribbon has launched the Mmmm Yum Kidz Tuckshop, a programme to teach learners the practical fundamentals of business...

8 Aug 2017

Training programme for young creatives
Training programme for young creatives

Live Mag, an online magazine is looking for 12 young South Africans between the age of 18 - 25 years to train into multimedia content producers...

8 Aug 2017

Airbus Little Engineers initiative comes to Africa
Airbus Little Engineers initiative comes to Africa

The Airbus Foundation has launched Airbus Little Engineer (ALE) robotics programme in Africa, aiming to reach at least 3,000 learners. Initial workshops will be held together with local stakeholders in Kenya and Nigeria later this year...

7 Aug 2017

Growthpoint opens incubation programme to KwaZulu-Natal entrepreneurs
Growthpoint opens incubation programme to KwaZulu-Natal entrepreneurs

Growthpoint Properties has opened up its Property Point incubation programme to KwaZulu-Natal entrepreneurs. The initiative aims to build sustainable small businesses in the industry...

4 Aug 2017

Correctional Services warns public of learnership scam
Correctional Services warns public of learnership scam

The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) says it has noted with grave concern the propagation of fake appointment letters for learnership opportunities issued by fraudsters...

3 Aug 2017

Dr Mamphela Ramphele speaking at a Leader’s Angle talk hosted by the University of Stellenbosch Business School.
Is the private sector complicit in public sector corruption?

Dr Mamphela Ramphele believes the Gupta email leaks raise very worrying questions of corporate complicity with corruption...

3 Aug 2017

Noupoort wind farm
Wind energy body launches mentorship programme

A mentorship programme to address gender and transformation in the renewable energy sector has been initiated by the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)...

2 Aug 2017

Funded training opportunity for women in transport, logistics
Funded training opportunity for women in transport, logistics

Gauteng-based women working in the transport and logistics industry are invited to apply for fully funded training in the International Certificate in Logistics and Transport...

2 Aug 2017

E-library launches in Africa to connect students
E-library launches in Africa to connect students

As part of efforts to make learning and research materials more accessible to students and lifelong learners in developing countries, e86 Limited conceived the idea of an e-library in October 2016, which has now launched...

2 Aug 2017

ChefMLK apprenticeship programme to help grow the industry with skilled chefs
ChefMLK apprenticeship programme to help grow the industry with skilled chefs

ChefMLK School of Cooking has introduced an apprenticeship programme which will enable employers to equip young, upcoming chefs in-house with the necessary skills and qualifications to grow in the industry...

2 Aug 2017

Demand for OHS professionals grows with increase in legislation
Demand for OHS professionals grows with increase in legislation

The demand for professionals in the health and safety fields is growing with the global increase in health and safety laws and regulations and the increase in personal injury litigation...

1 Aug 2017

R3.5m bursaries for teacher education in 2018
R3.5m bursaries for teacher education in 2018

The Embury Institute for Higher Education is open for applications for its 2018 bursaries for teacher education, worth R3.5m...

31 Jul 2017

Bridge building competition helps develop interest in engineering careers
Bridge building competition helps develop interest in engineering careers

The third annual South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) Bridge Building Competition took place during the July school holidays in Port Elizabeth...

28 Jul 2017

Captain Jepp challenges pilots to sharpen their skills
Captain Jepp challenges pilots to sharpen their skills

Boeing, through its subsidiary Jeppesen, and the Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association have launched the second "Captain Jepp Challenge" programme at EAA AirVenture, to encourage continued pilot learning and the enhancement of flying skills...

28 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: Providing skills and employment from the Ground Up
#CSIMonth: Providing skills and employment from the Ground Up

Skills development and job creation not-for-profit Learn to Earn South Africa has been offering “a hand up, not a hand out” to the unemployed in underprivileged communities for almost 30 years...

By Shan Radcliffe 27 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: Stop in for a little Khof & Khuk
#CSIMonth: Stop in for a little Khof & Khuk

Thato Mafokoane doesn't just want to run his own bakery. No, Khof & Khuk in Nellmapius, Pretoria, is much more than that...

By Shan Radcliffe 26 Jul 2017

South African team wins international business plan competition
South African team wins international business plan competition

A team, led by Monash South Africa employee and student Bronwyn Dugtig, has won $25,000 in funding and mentorship in the McGuire Business Plan Competition...

26 Jul 2017

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