Wellcome Trust grants aimed at stemming the 'brain drain' of the best African scientists...
NEW YORK, US: A survey of senior executives and talent managers shows future leadership and research & development are hardest hit.
3 Jan 2011
The Egyptian government has offered scholarships to 20 African journalists including one Ugandan, to sharpen their news reporting skills.
Walter Wafula 2 Dec 2010
Four Grands Prix were handed out this past weekend at the 32nd annual The Loerie Awards, held for the second time at Good Hope Centre in Cape Town: King James once again in TV & Cinema Commercials for Allan Gray's 'Legend'; the VWV Group in Experiential: Live Events for the 2010 FIFA World Cup closing ceremony; Boogerman+ Partners Architects in Architecture & Interior Design for Soccer City aka FNB Stadium aka National Stadium; and Grid Worldwide Branding and Tonic Design in Design Mixed-Media Campaign for the Comair/British Airways SLOW Lounge.
4 Oct 2010
NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK: organisations have proved far more agile than those in the UK and the rest of Europe at maximising profit from their investment in people, according to PwC research published today, 26 July 2010.
26 Jul 2010
CHICAGO, US: Draftfcb, one of the world's leading marketing communications agencies, announced on 7 July 2010 further steps to enhance its ability to influence consumer behaviour by launching the Draftfcb Institute of Decision Making.
8 Jul 2010
Visual journalists like Charles Apple play an increasingly important role as the news industry attempts to increase engagement, with consumers used to sound bites and quick synopses of news as it happens. Their work and strategic importance is already apparent locally in the recent redesigns of South African newspapers Rapport and City Press. Bizcommunity.com chats to Apple about visual journalism.
Herman Manson: @marklives 28 Jun 2010
The School of Journalism and Media Studies at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, will host a three-day global conference on journalism education starting from 5 July 2010, head of school Prof Guy Berger told Bizcommunity.com. So far, 330 delegates - half of them from Africa - have already registered to attend the conference.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 15 Jun 2010
World Press Freedom Day will be commemorated on Monday, 3 May 2010, by press organisations worldwide. The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has made available a package of various materials available free of charge for publication focusing on the theme, "Journalists in Exile".
30 Apr 2010
The Loeries Travelling Exhibition is at Vega, 8-14 April 2010 and at CityVarsity 17-24 April 2010. One of the exhibition's goals is to educate audiences, and Adobe will be hosting complimentary workshops at both venues. These deep dive sessions are an introduction to new and enhanced features in the product, hosted by Learning Curve, an authorised education reseller. The workshops are a must-attend for students, photographers and all creative professionals.
1 Apr 2010
IPS Africa, with support from the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, hosted a training workshop for South Sudanese print, radio and television journalists in Nairobi (Kenya) during 15 - 17 March 2010, to critically examine the role and responsibility of the media during elections reporting.
24 Mar 2010
Four entrepreneurs from sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa, who aspire to build and develop their business skills, will be fortunate enough to access scholarships which have been made available to study the 2010/11 Entrepreneurship MBA at the University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).
12 Mar 2010
In reinstating the concept of the original Institute of Marketing, the IMM Africa Association of Marketers has been launched - a body that will embrace marketers and organisations across the continent and provide benefits to a membership base that wishes to align itself with the ideals of a new and dynamic marketing association.
IMM Graduate School of Marketing 10 Mar 2010
American superconductor giant, Intel, is continuing to see its Egypt footprint grow with a number of initiatives aimed at promoting the country's struggling education system.
6 Jan 2009
The Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Executives training and Scientific Research of Morocco (MENESFCRS) and Alcatel-Lucent signed a co-operation agreement for a new educational program entitled, “Dynamic Knowledge for Education”.
25 Nov 2008
The University of Stellenbosch Business School has been named the number one business school in South Africa by the Professional Management Review. The USB achieved the highest overall score of 4.11 out of a possible 5 points in the annual national survey of MBA accredited schools.
USB-ED 13 Aug 2008
USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED), which has for a number of years presented management development programmes in Namibia, can equip those wishing to enter the ranks of management with the necessary knowledge and skills as they move into their new roles.
USB-ED 1 Jul 2008
Alcatel-Lucent is organising a customised workshop for media professionals in Egypt in order to enhance their understanding of the "how and why" of voice and data communications systems, networks and terminology and the impact of these technologies on business decisions and opportunities.
11 Jun 2008
USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED) is offering the ideal opportunity for aspiring future business leaders to position themselves favourably in today's demanding business environment with its Management Development Programme (MDP) to be presented in Gaborone, Botswana. It consists of two study schools of which the first one will be taking place from 14 to 18 July 2008.
USB-ED 3 Jun 2008
USB-Executive Development (USB-ED), the public training company which forms part of the University of Stellenbosch Business School, recently achieved the exceptional honour of being selected as one of the world's top business training institutions.
USB-ED 2 Jun 2008
USB Executive Development Ltd of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), in conjunction with Stellenbosch University's Centre for Chinese Studies, is launching a new, structured executive learning programme called “Passport to China”. This is in response to China's increasing global presence and rapid economic expansion that have created considerable business interest in the world's most populous nation.
USB-ED 25 Mar 2008
NEW YORK: Applications from around the world for the 2008 Clio Future Gold | Young Creatives Programme are now open until 1 April 2008. The programme, with its mission to elevate and inspire up-and-coming talent in the advertising industry, is run by the 49th Annual Clio Awards and Festival, a global awards competition for advertising, design and interactive, in conjunction with ihaveanidea.
7 Mar 2008
For the past 18 years, Chipateni Nyirenda from Lusaka, Zambia, wanted to meet her role model former President Nelson Mandela. Her dream was realised on Tuesday, 4 March 2008, as she, along with 23 students from across the continent, sat next to him to receive her Nelson Mandela Rhodes Scholarship.
Gabi Khumalo 6 Mar 2008
Midway to the Millennium Development Goals set in 2000, several West African countries have made vast efforts to achieve universal education and gender parity in primary schools by 2015. But education officials and teachers' unions say the push for increased access to education has come at a cost.
7 Dec 2007
Pan-African music entertainment network MTV Networks Africa and oil marketer Shell have partnered to boost Africa's contemporary music industry.
22 Nov 2007
Yes, it's true - traffic lights (otherwise called robots) were first introduced outside Britain's Parliament in 1868. Now Arusha, the Tanzanian town in the shadow of Kilimanjaro, has caught up just 139 years later and its first traffic lights have been installed.
23 Oct 2007
Neequaye Sasraku, Deputy Director in-charge of Studies at the Hotel Catering and Tourism Training Institute (HOTCATT) has observed that the hospitality industry had problems with quality service delivery and urged operators to adopt a positive attitude when dealing with their clients.
9 Oct 2007
Do they get a response that encourages them to stay – or are they driven towards your competitors? How your staff talks to people who call can attract – or repel – those people. And that means a better business, or a failing one.
7 Sep 2007
The University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) is bringing its countrywide and cross-border tour of its high-level talk series, Leader's Angle, to Gaborone in September – with a well-known South African chairman of companies and former South African ambassador to Belgium as speaker.
USB-ED 5 Sep 2007