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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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Masterclass to inspire, empower brand builders in Africa

To inspire and empower brand builders in Africa, award-winning global African brand and reputation architect, adviser and authority, Thebe Ikalafeng, is launching a series of pan-African Africa Branding Masterclasses across several African countries.

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There is great demand for eBooks in emerging markets however the demand for eTextbooks is even greater. Countries such as Kenya, Nigeria, China and Brazil are struggling to gain access to eTextbooks in their classrooms and universities.

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African skills wooed back from London

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19 Mar 2014 13:15

African journalist scholarship up for grabs

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18 Mar 2014 14:18

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18 Mar 2014 09:08

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17 Mar 2014 10:52

Paragraphs - the building blocks of writing

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By James Hurford 13 Mar 2014 05:40

IABC appoints Ikiebe to first Global Communication Certification Council

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12 Mar 2014 10:33

Microsoft, Rwanda Ministry of Education partner to reduce software costs

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11 Mar 2014 11:59

Toshiba top Notebook vendor, sponsors tablets

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11 Mar 2014 08:25

First bursaries awarded by Regenesys and Microsoft 4Afrika

Regenesys and the Microsoft 4Afrika Youth Programme have announced the launch of 1,000 bursaries to be awarded to young African candidates as a part of the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative.

10 Mar 2014 06:56

Dutch business school endorses top EU scholarship for Africa

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Bloomberg's Africa media plan raises questions

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By Anton Harber 7 Feb 2014 05:23

African start-ups receive innovation grants from Microsoft

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4 Feb 2014 14:29

10 students receive ICT bursaries

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27 Jan 2014 12:40

African EduWeek to encourage quality education delivery

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10 Jan 2014 11:25

Young Journalists Scholarship open for applications

The Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) secretariat, organiser of the second High-Level Meeting of the AEEP, invites young journalists to be part of, and contribute to, the conference, to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 12-13 February 2014.

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CNN launches 'African Start-Up' programme

CNN International announced yesterday, Monday, 16 December, it is launching a new programming strand that will shine the spotlight on African start-ups and entrepreneurs.

By Nick Sato 17 Dec 2013 11:52

Will someone please define strategy!

There are a gazillion books in my local business school library with the word 'strategic' or 'strategy' in the title.

By Sid Peimer 17 Dec 2013 06:46

Tanzanian enterprise leveraging entertainment for e-learning

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By Tom Jackson 9 Dec 2013 14:02

MTN supplies SME training in northern Uganda

MTN Business training for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) aims at empowering the SME segment with the knowledge and skills required to run successful businesses. Over 80 participants from northern Uganda received their awards last week after completing the two-day training.

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Talent is a myth

I always thought that you were either creative or not. I also felt that I had an uncanny ability to determine whether an applicant would be a good planner or not. Either you had it or you didn't. Boy was I wrong.

By Sid Peimer 22 Nov 2013 06:40

Digital learning hubs for sub-Saharan Africa

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Assess quality of articles on Wikipedia

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Africa - the last untapped market

South Africa has joined a unique collaboration between top business schools in BRIC countries to help business and investors find out how to make the most of emerging markets in Africa.

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MTN Cameroon sponsors over 2000 girls' education

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