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Local entrepreneurs get a kickstart through RE:SOLVE Challenge
Local entrepreneurs get a kickstart through RE:SOLVE ChallengeArticle

Ten innovative South African entrepreneurs have received kick-start funding of up to R20,000 each for their big ideas, enabling them to fast-track early-stage development...

8 Apr 2021

Anglo American Kumba Iron Ore launches programme to improve educational development in NC
Anglo American Kumba Iron Ore launches programme to improve educational development in NCArticle

Anglo American Kumba Iron Ore recently launched a major education programme to improve learner outcomes in 27 ECD sites and 26 schools local to its mining operations...

26 Mar 2021

YFM, Hollywoodbets R100k bursary project
YFM, Hollywoodbets R100k bursary projectArticle

YFM and South African bookmaker, Hollywoodbets, are showing their support of tertiary education by making a R100,000 investment in bursaries for 2021 through their "The Future is Bright" project...

17 Dec 2020

B-BBEE and the development of sustainable employment creation
B-BBEE and the development of sustainable employment creationArticle

The Covid-19 lockdown has exacerbated South Africa's unprecedented unemployment crisis and its resultant impact on inequality and poverty will impede efforts to rebuild the nation's economy. The significance of Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) as an employment creation facilitator has therefore never been more important.

12 Oct 2020

Clare Trafankowska appointed as managing director of iProspect South Africa
Clare Trafankowska appointed as managing director of iProspect South AfricaArticle

Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) South Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Clare Trafankowska as managing director of iProspect South Africa effective from 1 May 2020...

Issued by Dentsu 30 Apr 2020

Winners announced in African Persons of the Year
Winners announced in African Persons of the YearArticle

The African Leadership magazine Persons of the Year Awards committee has unveiled the winners for different categories, with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi emerging as the African Political Leader of the Year 2019; and African of the Year 2019, awarded to Dr Akinwumi Adesina...

13 Dec 2019

African Leadership Persons of the Year nominees
African Leadership Persons of the Year nomineesArticle

Adesina, Masisi, nominated for the African Leadership Persons of The Year 2019...

26 Nov 2019

Nominations open for African Leadership Persons of the Year 2019
Nominations open for African Leadership Persons of the Year 2019Article

Nomination opens for African Leadership magazine Persons of The Year 2019...

6 Nov 2019

New course helps public schools improve support networks
New course helps public schools improve support networksArticle

In South Africa, many low and no-fee public schools are poorly equipped for the challenge of educating children affected by hunger, poverty, violence or ill-health. To ensure quality education for these learners, schools need to improve their skills in leading and sustaining partnerships with social purpose organisations and governments...

12 Feb 2018

Importance of real-world play for 21st century six-year-olds
Importance of real-world play for 21st century six-year-oldsArticle

While there's a great focus on technology learning tools appropriate for early childhood development, parents and educators must not overlook the importance for children to have real-world interactions in order to learn core 21st century life skills...

25 Oct 2017

Afribiz Invest recognises its women-owned entities
Afribiz Invest recognises its women-owned entitiesArticle

In 2016, McKinsey estimated that only 5% of CEOs in Africa were female, highlighting just how much work is required globally to achieve gender parity in the corporate sector.

30 Aug 2017

#YouthMonth: Some are old, some are new, some are business, some are youth
#YouthMonth: Some are old, some are new, some are business, some are youthArticle

Educational success has always relied on two factors - the students' willingness to learn, and a teacher's ability to teach. The art of teaching, however, is multi-faceted and it's a continual process - something ORT SA understands all too well, as it looks to provide and support education at a variety of levels...

Shan Radcliffe 29 Jun 2017

How young upstarts are merging education and safety
How young upstarts are merging education and safetyArticle

As we move into the 21st century, accessibility to e-learning is becoming more of a necessity than a luxury. Yet South Africa's disadvantaged youth face more problems than merely inadequate educational facilities...

Shan Radcliffe 14 Mar 2017

New study shows undernutrition taking a toll on Ghana's economy
New study shows undernutrition taking a toll on Ghana's economyArticle

The economy of Ghana is losing some GHC4.6 billion (US$2.6 billion, or 6.4 percent of GDP) a year to the effects of child undernutrition...

8 Aug 2016

New planetarium opens in Newtown
New planetarium opens in NewtownArticle

As part of on-going educational development partnerships between the South African and Chinese governments, the China Educational Instrument and Equipment Corporation has donated a planetarium to South Africa as part of the cooperation agreement...

8 Mar 2016

Digital not replacing pen 'n paper in classrooms
Digital not replacing pen 'n paper in classroomsArticle

Across the country, government and independent initiatives are providing learners with tablets to transform their learning experience. However, in the wake of these advancements, experts maintain digital learning cannot replace the need for pen and paper learning...

16 Sep 2015

Willowton Group donates science kits to the value of R75,000
Willowton Group donates science kits to the value of R75,000Article

The future of 820 pupils at Smero Secondary School in Edendale, Pietermaritzburg, is looking bright since Willowton Group generously donated R75,000 worth of science equipment to the school...

18 May 2015

Solar-powered internet schools to bridge the technology gap
Solar-powered internet schools to bridge the technology gapArticle

With the rise of the paperless classroom, information technology is evolving much faster than many schools can adapt, compelling many organisations to use collaborative solutions to address the challenge of access to quality education...

4 Feb 2015

Typek features at the Peter Pan Pantomime
Typek features at the Peter Pan PantomimeArticle

The Joburg Theatre's annual pantomime is a much anticipated fixture on their Christmas calendar. For Sappi, it provides a great opportunity to promote its popular Typek range of office paper, and highlight the brand's loyal association with schools and learner development.

Issued by Sappi 1 Dec 2014

Technology shaping Africa's future
Technology shaping Africa's futureArticle

Following the success of DASIK's industry workshops, SYSPRO recently hosted the second two-day event at its HQ in Sunninghill, Johannesburg.

1 Aug 2014

SYSPRO honoured at Education Excellence Awards
SYSPRO honoured at Education Excellence AwardsArticle

SYSPRO, a provider of business software solutions, has been recognised for its efforts aimed at skills development when it was recently named runner-up in the Corporate Educator of the Year category at SAPICS's 2014 SCM Education Excellence Awards.

11 Jun 2014

Ghanaian government urged to integrate ICTs into curriculum
Ghanaian government urged to integrate ICTs into curriculumArticle

A Ghanaian information and communications technology expert urged the government to place ICT as well as technical and vocational skills in its education and skills development programmes to enhance socio-economic.

8 Jan 2014

Eduloan aids Primestars finalists
Eduloan aids Primestars finalistsArticle

Eduloan, the provider of education finance and one of the corporates supporting the Primestars "Step Up, Let's Lead" National Youth Leader Awards, has presented full access to its Educonnect online platform to the 18 finalists in the awards, as well as a R300,000 bursary to the winner of the accounting and commerce category.

4 Dec 2013

Tsogo Sun invests in school chess programme
Tsogo Sun invests in school chess programmeArticle

Tsogo Sun has announced its latest SunCares corporate social investment initiative, which will see the company investing more than R10m in a national school chess programme over three years.

9 Oct 2013

Anglo supports Sol Plaatje UniversityArticle

Anglo American, together with its business units De Beers and Kumba Iron Ore, provided a total of R96m in support of the new Sol Plaatje University in Kimberley in the Northern Cape.

27 Sep 2013

Record number of ministers to attend Innovation Africa Summit in Botswana this October
Record number of ministers to attend Innovation Africa Summit in Botswana this OctoberArticle

Innovation Africa 2013, being held in Gaborone, Botswana, this October 15-17, will be hosting a record number of ministers and officials from various ministries of education, ICT and science & technology from all over Africa for one-to-one meetings with industry leaders.

Issued by Innovation Africa 21 Aug 2013

Unemployment: What's to be of our future?Article

It's no news that both global and local unemployment stats have peaked at alarming rates. The problem begins with primary and secondary education or, more importantly, the lack thereof.

16 Aug 2013

S.M.I.L.E initiative receives support from Anglo American
S.M.I.L.E initiative receives support from Anglo AmericanArticle

Anglo American's dedicated Corporate Social Investment (CSI) arm, the Chairman's Fund, is contributing to improving the standard of education in South African classrooms through the provision of funding to the St Mary's Interactive Learning Experience (S.M.I.L.E).

1 Aug 2013

Anglo American's thermal coal business supplies braillers to visually impaired children
Anglo American's thermal coal business supplies braillers to visually impaired childrenArticle

Anglo American's thermal coal business is supporting blind and visually impaired children through supplying vital tools for their education. The initiative is implemented through the company's Greenside operation.

18 Jun 2013

Airtel partners with GYADI to empower youthsArticle

Airtel Nigeria has partnered with Global Youth Awareness & Development Initiatives (GYADI), a non-governmental organisation, to host an Information Communication Technology (ICT) Summit which takes place today, 25 May 2012 at the Golden Royal, Independence Layout, Enugu State, Nigeria. The summit aims to empower youths in Enugu to succeed in their chosen career and business endeavours.

25 May 2012

Young Communicator Awards to help disadvantaged studentsArticle

Students will be able to establish their leadership and career credentials in the 19th Anglo American and Sowetan Young Communicator Awards this year. The YCA is a public speaking competition open to all Grade 11 and 12 learners from public high schools, who do not speak English as their first language.

5 Apr 2012

Deskbags solve the problem of furniture shortage at schoolsArticle

According to a recent report by UNESCO, there are as many as 95 million school children who do not have access to a school desk in Africa. In Southern Africa, the statistics are equally alarming, with over four million scholars requiring desks.

23 Feb 2012

e-Mobility, a BMW sustainability initiative for 2012
e-Mobility, a BMW sustainability initiative for 2012Article

The BMW Group announced three major sustainability initiatives at the BMW Group Sustainable Future Conference held in Durban, South Africa. The conference was held as a side event to the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

5 Dec 2011

Study: Vitamin A supplements could save the lives of 600 000 infants a year
Study: Vitamin A supplements could save the lives of 600 000 infants a yearArticle

An international study suggests that giving vitamin A supplements to children in low and middle income countries could significantly cut rates of mortality, illnesses and blindness amongst those below the age of five.

12 Sep 2011

Breastfeeding is still the bestArticle

The promotion of breastfeeding is one of global importance as thousands of infants are dying worldwide, succumbing to infection and malnutrition, due to not being breastfed, writes Siboniso Ntuli.

29 Jan 2008

Issa Sikiti da Silva
Using the media to manage and control diseasesArticle

Communicators need to see the media as part of any positive process, not the enemy. They should have better skills in handling the media, make information available and understand the public's rights and needs for accurate communication, Dr Lucille Blumberg, of the National Institute of Communicable Diseases, told journalists during the two-day media workshop held this week at the US Consulate-General in Johannesburg.

Issa Sikiti da Silva 7 Dec 2006

Hip brand on retail partnership driveArticle

Hip2B²'s new retail partnership with online mobile content provider Pick 'n Play heralds a shift in the business strategy of the socially responsible, non-profit, commercial youth brand, with the organisation now positioning itself as a commercial entity while continuing to plough all profits back into education and social initiatives in South Africa.

7 Dec 2006

Shouting out to Gauteng's youthArticle

VIWE Publishing and the Gauteng Department of Education (in conjunction with the Gauteng Educational Development Trust) will be producing a new quarterly student magazine, Shout Out, in January 2003.

6 Nov 2002

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