It may be imprudent to write this about someone who is spending $10m on African journalism. But then, of all the things I have been accused of in my time, prudence was never among them.
By Anton Harber 7 Feb 2014 05:23
In a tiny sweltering tin-roofed shack inside one of Mogadishu's bullet-riddled neighbourhoods, two brothers, Ali Hassan and Mustafa Yare, sit hunched over one of eight humming desktop computers. Together they show Nasteexo Cadey, a young veiled student at Mogadishu University, how to set up her Facebook account, browse YouTube videos and check her e-mail.
By Jonathan Kalan 28 Jun 2013 10:21
ECOWAS (Economic Community Of West African States) Member States have been urged to establish a mechanism for monitoring and evaluating the efficacy of their National Youth Employment Plans in responding to the youth employment challenges facing the region.
14 May 2013 20:51
Dr. Judith Rodin, president of The Rockefeller Foundation, on Monday, 13 May 2013, launched a new foundation initiative that will focus on Africa's youth and employment, Digital Jobs Africa.
14 May 2013 11:02
Ghana's minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Nii Armah Ashietey, has called for the introduction of entrepreneurship as a course in institutions of higher learning in ECOWAS Member States.
10 May 2013 11:21
20 digital journalism projects have earned US$1 million in funding and technical support as part of the African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC).
29 Nov 2012 10:12
Ghanaian president, John Dramani Mahama has announced educational and research institutions across the country will from early 2013 benefit from the supply of 400 000 laptops to facilitate teaching, learning, innovations and research.
By Masahudu Kunateh 26 Nov 2012 10:39
Public basic and junior high schools in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana received 6 624 laptops for use in support of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) teaching and learning programmes.
By Masahudu Kunateh 15 Oct 2012 11:00
Subscribers of MTN Ghana can now learn while on the go with international broadcaster, Deutsche Welle's 'Learning by Ear'. The innovative program is now on the MTN Radio (mRadio) platform and available for just 1 Pesewa per minute by dialing 1303.
By Masahudu Kunateh 10 Oct 2012 13:02
The rector of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), David Newton has entreated health reporters to establish a cordial relationship with health workers, as a means of gathering accurate information for their reports.
By Maame Agyeiwaa Agyei 4 Oct 2012 14:01
In an effort to improve Ghana's technology education system, a pilot internet-based software has been introduced to 15 high schools across the country's four key regions.
By Masahudu Kunateh 25 Sep 2012 10:27
The Annual Gathering of the African Leadership Network (ALN), a membership network of a new generation of leaders in Africa with a single mission is to drive Africa's prosperity, will take place in from 10-13 October 2012 at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel, in Accra, Ghana.
28 Aug 2012 11:23
Transparency International and the hosts of the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference (15th IACC) invite young journalists working in the sub-Saharan Africa region to be part of the anti-corruption conference to be held in Brasilia, Brazil from 7-10 November 2012.
7 Aug 2012 10:52
For some time now, there has been a growing body of anecdotal evidence to suggest that mobile telephony was having a significant impact on the quality and type of farming that is taking place in Africa. But a recent study conducted by global management consulting, technology and outsourcing services company, Accenture, is providing concrete proof and a deeper understanding of this impact.
By Staff Reporter 16 Feb 2012 09:32
School infrastructure across Africa has, since the dawn of independence, been deteriorating at a faster pace as maintenance is almost non-existent and building of new facilities stalls. This, coupled with high teacher-pupil ratio, corruption and nepotism, lack of qualified teaching staff and basic teaching material, have pushed the African education system into the doldrums and plunged it into absolute chaos.
By Issa Sikiti da Silva 9 May 2011 10:07
The state of education in many parts of the world and Africa, especially in zones in conflict, is appalling, miserable and in bad shape, according to a 2011 UNESCO Global Monitoring Report set to be released today, Tuesday, 1 March 2011 in New York.
By Issa Sikiti da Silva 1 Mar 2011 11:40
NEW YORK, US: A survey of senior executives and talent managers shows future leadership and research & development are hardest hit.
3 Jan 2011 12:12
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 11:52
Committed to invest in its human resource capacity in its operational areas in the West, East and Central African (WECA) regions, telecommunications giant, Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN), over the weekend in Accra, unveiled a training centre to help train and upgrade the company's staff in order to meet future challenges.
29 Oct 2008 09:48
Accra: The Chinese government has doubled the number of scholarships it grants to Africa to 4000 students per year, says Yu Wenzhe, China's ambassador to Ghana.
25 Aug 2008 15:30
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.
Issued by USB-ED 2 Jun 2008 11:02
The United States government plans to boost its trade links with Ghana and help the nation improve its education system, under the US President's Special Initiative on Educational Programmes.
22 Jan 2008 14:01
Pan-African music entertainment network MTV Networks Africa and oil marketer Shell have partnered to boost Africa's contemporary music industry.
22 Nov 2007 14:43
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 14:48
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.
Issued by USB-ED 5 Sep 2007 11:58
USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED), the executive education arm of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), recently celebrated the official opening of its new offices in Gauteng at a cocktail function at the Westcliff Hotel.
Issued by USB-ED 25 Jul 2007 17:09
The Business Women's Academy, the first of its kind in the country concentrating on women in business, was launched last month by USB Executive Development (USB-ED) of the University of Stellenbosch Business School, in association with HERS-SA. HERS-SA is a leading non-profit organisation dedicated to the advancement of women.
Issued by USB-ED 12 Jun 2007 15:56
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has become the first Ghanaian institution to introduce e-learning in the country.
By Emily Nyarko 23 May 2007 18:18
An amount of US$10 million (approx. R69 million) has been set aside to increase educational opportunities for African learners over the next five years.
By Themba Gadebe 10 May 2007 16:02
African education ministers will discuss challenges to secondary education on the continent at a five-day conference in Ghana this week.
30 Mar 2007 20:11
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