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Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Date: 27 Aug 2015
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Record number of officials attending Innovation Africa 2015
Record number of officials attending Innovation Africa 2015

Education and ICT Ministers from a record-breaking 30 countries in Africa will be in attendance at this year's Innovation Africa Summit, taking place in Kampala, Uganda, from 30 September to 2 October...

Issued by African Brains 21 Aug 2015 10:32

Airtel takes Multimedia Journalism Clinic to Enugu
Airtel takes Multimedia Journalism Clinic to Enugu

Nigerian journalists resident in the coal city of Enugu are in for an exciting digital learning experience as the week-long Airtel Multimedia Journalism Clinic berths in the South East city from Monday, 17 August 2015.

19 Aug 2015 09:00



Samsung volunteers build houses and conduct IT training in Zambian village
Samsung volunteers build houses and conduct IT training in Zambian village

Thirty-three Samsung Electronic staff volunteers have built houses and conducted IT training in the village of Kabwe, Zambia. They built two houses, donated 31 NotePCs, launched a Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS) and conducted IT training for teachers and students.

7 Aug 2015 14:31

Training is the key to aligning your new African businesses with your strategy
Training is the key to aligning your new African businesses with your strategy

South African companies that want to succeed as they expand into other African countries, must be willing to make real investments in training staff in their processes and systems...

23 Jul 2015 16:05

Unsuccessful business venture abroad? Chances are, you didn't do your homework
Unsuccessful business venture abroad? Chances are, you didn't do your homework

We all remember our parents telling us this a million times, "finish your homework, then you can go and play". Yet we forget to do this later in life...

By Rolf Akermann 14 Jul 2015 14:54

E-Tech Africa: A journey into the future of education
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 14:27

Google opens News Lab to sharpen journalism skills
Google opens News Lab to sharpen journalism skills

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google on Monday launched an online lab where journalists can learn or sharpen Internet Age reporting skills...

24 Jun 2015 09:50

High school students showcase mobile apps
High school students showcase mobile apps

Students from various high schools over the weekend showcased mobile applications that they developed during an event dubbed 'Hack Out Loud' (HOL) organised by HeHe Labs...

By Theogene Nsengimana 23 Jun 2015 13:16

Innovative tax return system expands to Namibia with PwC
Innovative tax return system expands to Namibia with PwC

Having integrated with SARS eFiling in 2014, TaxTim is now expanding beyond South Africa to assist Africans further up the continent with its tax technology...

5 Jun 2015 11:21

ZIFF offers screenwriting opportunities for East Africa scriptwriters
ZIFF offers screenwriting opportunities for East Africa scriptwriters

Applications are open for entries to Maisha Lab for its Screenwriting Laboratory during the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) 2015...

3 Jun 2015 09:03

Rwanda: Govt looks to adopt new internet technology
Rwanda: Govt looks to adopt new internet technology

Rwanda could soon be making use of the latest Internet technology to develop low cost sustainable solutions for numerous sectors and to address various development challenges...

By Collins Mwai 27 May 2015 09:30

Online webinars look at brand experience in African context
Online webinars look at brand experience in African context

GfK South Africa has launched a series of free online webinars on delivering positive brand experience in order to grow sales in South Africa...

12 May 2015 12:07

GMAC to conduct Africa Google Hangout on 15 April
GMAC to conduct Africa Google Hangout on 15 April

Africa is home to several of the fastest growing economies in the world, and yet that growth is hindered by the Continent's widespread shortage of skilled workers, especially managers...

13 Apr 2015 11:08

African Academic Association on Entrepreneurship formed by six top business schools
African Academic Association on Entrepreneurship formed by six top business schools

Six of Africa's top business schools have formed a new academic association, the African Academic Association on Entrepreneurship (AAAE), to boost entrepreneurship and job creation on the continent...

25 Mar 2015 09:38

Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa provides executive training for advancement of financial journalism
Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa provides executive training for advancement of financial journalism

Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) has partnered with key African universities to provide executive training for the advancement of financial journalism...

19 Mar 2015 11:30

Strathmore University launches region's first masters of science information systems security course
Strathmore University launches region's first masters of science information systems security course

Strathmore University has launched the Master of Science Information Systems Security course, the most advanced training available for information security experts in the East African region...

19 Mar 2015 05:56

Tech firm marks Women's Day with ICT donation to girls' schools
Tech firm marks Women's Day with ICT donation to girls' schools

Tech manufacturer Intel donated 30 computers to nine girls' school in the country in as part of the International Women's Day celebrations...

9 Mar 2015 12:23

Multi-million rand partnership to accelerate innovation in Africa
Multi-million rand partnership to accelerate innovation in Africa

A multi-million rand partnership to accelerate sustainable innovation in Africa has been formed between the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) and MTN...

24 Feb 2015 10:29

Samsung Smart School initiative launches in Senegal
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 08:23

Nigeria: Yabatech declares 22-day holiday for polls
Nigeria: Yabatech declares 22-day holiday for polls

The Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, has directed its full-time and part-time students to proceed on a 22-day holiday to enable them to exercise their civic rights during this month's general elections...

2 Feb 2015 11:04

Academy for African Filmmakers to mentor young African talent
Academy for African Filmmakers to mentor young African talent

The Academy for African Filmmakers is a new initiative by Unilever and MOFILM to help young African talent develop their storytelling and pitching skills while working on real live Unilever briefs with the possibility of having their work broadcast...

27 Nov 2014 16:15

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 114: Green PR and employee training strategies
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 114: Green PR and employee training strategies

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 20 November 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Angela Barter and Ivanna Granelli...

19 Nov 2014 10:09

Content: Skate or fall - it's that simple
Content: Skate or fall - it's that simple

I once heard someone say that his passion for skateboarding stems from being able to teach kids how to fall - or 'bail', in skateboarders' lingo. This piqued my interest...

By Catherine Milward-Bridges 6 Nov 2014 10:01

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 112: Will Green, Mammoth BI and the Work Your Wealth event
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 112: Will Green, Mammoth BI and the Work Your Wealth event

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 6 November 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Will Green, Jason Haddock, Colin Browne and Desre Burski...

5 Nov 2014 11:19

DOBA Faculty of Slovenia to invest in e-learning in Kenya
DOBA Faculty of Slovenia to invest in e-learning in Kenya

Slovenia's largest private Business School, DOBA, is driving a public-private partnership program seeking to get employers in the four Kenyan cities to endorse e-learning...

3 Nov 2014 08:57

Gabon youth to benefit from new tech training programme
Gabon youth to benefit from new tech training programme

A partnership between Bharti Airtel and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has seen a new training programme unveiled, dubbed 'Train My Generation: Gabon 5,000'...

22 Oct 2014 09:20

Oracle's plans to close IT skills gap in Africa
Oracle's plans to close IT skills gap in Africa

Oracle has announced that it will be launching an initiative designed to enrich and increase the skills capacity of IT practitioners in Africa...

8 Oct 2014 15:43

Startup accelerator programme launched in Ivory Coast
Startup accelerator programme launched in Ivory Coast

Orange's network of startup accelerators has expanded to Ivory Coast with the launch of 'Orange Fab Ivory Coast'. Through the programme, Orange supports new digital players and helps them grow...

18 Sep 2014 15:40

Investing for impact has rapidly expanded into the mainstream - UCT Graduate School of Business
Investing for impact has rapidly expanded into the mainstream

The 2014 African Investing for Impact Barometer was released on 9 September in Cape Town. Its message: investment with a positive impact on society and the environment is on the rise in both South Africa and Nigeria...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 15 Sep 2014 11:00

Kaymu, Cool FM, MCSA partner for student entrepreneurship workshop
Kaymu, Cool FM, MCSA partner for student entrepreneurship workshop

In partnership with Cool FM Lagos and Mass Communications Student Association (MCSA) of the University of Lagos, the Kaymu Entrepreneurship Workshop took place late last week...

2 Sep 2014 11:26

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