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Savvy Fellowship launched to mentor aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs
Savvy Fellowship launched to mentor aspiring and early-stage entrepreneursArticle

Serial tech entrepreneur and software developer, Chidi Nwaogu has launched a global fellowship program for those passionate about solving Africa's most pressing problems through innovation...

7 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: Professor Bridgette Gasa, newly elected chair of Allan Gray Orbis Foundation
#WomensMonth: Professor Bridgette Gasa, newly elected chair of Allan Gray Orbis FoundationArticle

This Women's Month, Professor Bridgette Gasa, newly elected chair of the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, shares insights into how the foundation is contributing to an equitable South Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 19 Aug 2020

Applications open for 2020 Global Citizen Fellowship Programme Powered by BeyGOOD
Applications open for 2020 Global Citizen Fellowship Programme Powered by BeyGOODArticle

Global Citizen Africa has announced that applications for the second annual Global Citizen Fellowship Programme Powered by BeyGOOD are now open. The programme is intended to unearth South African youth with remarkable potential...

Issued by OnPoint PR 17 Mar 2020

Mastercard Foundation names 12 African EdTech companies as first fellows
Mastercard Foundation names 12 African EdTech companies as first fellowsArticle

The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT on Friday announced the first cohort of 12 EdTech Fellows - companies that will benefit from the Centre's support to expand their operations and improve secondary teaching and learning across the continent...

24 Feb 2020

Mandela University, Foundation partner to advance Madiba's legacy
Mandela University, Foundation partner to advance Madiba's legacyArticle

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Nelson Mandela University have joined hands in an effort to advance the legacy of the world icon they are named after...

5 Feb 2020

#EntrepreneurMonth: The program that prepares youth with future-fit skills
#EntrepreneurMonth: The program that prepares youth with future-fit skillsArticle

In an effort to prepare the youth for the needs of a changing global economy, Dieudonne Allo developed a program that equips learners with future-fit skills such as coding, entrepreneurship and design thinking...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Nov 2019

Low-cost alloys would pave the way for affordable medical implants and prosthetics. Monstar Studio/Shutterstock
South Africa is one step closer to processed titanium alloysArticle

William Gregor, an amateur mineralogist and chemist, first discovered ilmenite - some black sand containing one of the world's lightest metals - in the UK in 1791...

Michael Oluwatosin 7 Nov 2019

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Young African agribusiness innovators fellowship launchedArticle

The World Food Prize Foundation and newly launched World Hunger Fighters Foundation have partnered to provide year-long fellowships to young African food innovators and entrepreneurs...

21 Oct 2019

2020 Africa Energy Fellowship Programme open for applications
2020 Africa Energy Fellowship Programme open for applicationsArticle

In order to provide young energy professionals with the tools and experience to become future leaders across the industry, the African Energy Chamber is launching its first Fellowship Programme. Applications are open throughout October 2019, for a one-year programme that will start in January 2020...

27 Sep 2019

Paying it forward
Paying it forwardArticle

Having lived through poverty as a child, chartered accountant (CA[SA]) Makoena Mabusela is passionate about helping others break out of the cycle...

Kulani Chauke, Issued by SAICA 11 Jul 2019

Why we need to teach children to think like entrepreneurs
Why we need to teach children to think like entrepreneursArticle

Growing the next generation of entrepreneurs is key to job creation and economic growth in South Africa. But how do you ensure this mindset is bred among learners, and streamlined in schools...?

13 May 2019

Meshack Mulaudzi is giving African children positive representation through toys
Meshack Mulaudzi is giving African children positive representation through toysArticle

By simply trying to create a doll that his daughter could identify with, Meshack Mulaudzi embarked on a doll-making journey that spreads positivity to African children...

3 May 2019

New fellowship programme launched for young Global Citizens in South Africa
New fellowship programme launched for young Global Citizens in South AfricaArticle

Global Citizen has established a new programme designed to discover, support and empower young Global Citizens of exceptional drive, talent and ability throughout South Africa...

Issued by OnPoint PR 15 Mar 2019

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Applications now open for Allan Gray Orbis Foundation's 2019 Fellowship ProgrammeArticle

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation is calling for eligible, would-be entrepreneurs to join its 2019 Fellowship Programme...

10 Jan 2019

Young leaders - do you want to be a Mandela Washington Fellow?
Young leaders - do you want to be a Mandela Washington Fellow?Article

The 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is open for entry, inviting young South African leaders to apply for the chance to go to the US...

14 Sep 2018

Sappi partners with Prince of Wales Trust
Sappi partners with Prince of Wales TrustArticle

Sappi will be funding research on artificial intelligence and bringing carbon emissions to net zero in the paper and pulp industry as one of the founding partners of The Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellowship Programme...

Issued by Sappi 20 Jul 2018

African entrepreneurs join Alibaba's eFounders Fellowship in China
African entrepreneurs join Alibaba's eFounders Fellowship in ChinaArticle

Twenty-nine (29) African entrepreneurs have completed the two-week eFounders Fellowship programme in China, an initiative run by Alibaba and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development...

Gabriella Mulligan 6 Jul 2018

Wits joins network to expand paediatric care in Africa
Wits joins network to expand paediatric care in AfricaArticle

There's a critical shortage of child-health providers in Africa...

6 Jun 2018

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MAD launches 2018 Travel Fellowship programmeArticle

Following the successful 2017 expansion of the MAD Travel Fellowship to include international students, MAD has officially launched its 2018 global programme...

30 May 2018

UCT law student wins Yale University Fellowship
UCT law student wins Yale University FellowshipArticle

Elkanah Babatunde, Law PhD candidate from UCT has been awarded the prestigious Yale Fox International Fellowship by Yale University in the United States...

28 May 2018

Source: Merck Foundation
Merck Foundation continues training oncologists in Africa to combat emerging cancer crisisArticle

"In 2018, We will continue to enrol more candidates and engage other countries on this programme as we firmly believe this is a vital component of improving the quality and accessibility of cancer care in Africa."

9 May 2018

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Building knowledge-based economies in AfricaArticle

Plans necessary to nurture the creative, skilled populations that will form the bedrock of knowledge-led economies in Africa, was discussed at the Next Einstein Forum in Rwanda this week...

29 Mar 2018

Applications for Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship programme open
Applications for Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship programme openArticle

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship programme is open for entry, with 1st and 2nd year university students invited to apply...

5 Mar 2018

Applications open: Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship programme
Applications open: Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship programmeArticle

All entrepreneurially-minded Grade 12 South African learners are invited to apply for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship programme...

24 Jan 2018

African mothers in science need more support. Providing it is actually easy
African mothers in science need more support. Providing it is actually easyArticle

There are a number of discussions to be had about women scientists in Africa: why there are so few, for instance; or how more can be drawn into science, technology, engineering and maths careers...

Bernard Slippers and Smeetha Singh 23 Jan 2018

Applications open for award-winning disruptive education programme
Applications open for award-winning disruptive education programmeArticle

The UnSchool of Disruptive Design is heading for Cape Town and is inviting applications for a unique edu-adventure this May...

16 Jan 2018

Entries for 2018 Bayer Foundation Fellowship programmes now open
Entries for 2018 Bayer Foundation Fellowship programmes now openArticle

The Bayer Foundation Fellowship programme, which enables candidates to undertake international study and research projects in scientific areas related to health and agriculture, is calling for applicants...

29 Jun 2017

Final call for Allan Gray Fellowship applications
Final call for Allan Gray Fellowship applicationsArticle

Calling young entrepreneurial dreamers: make your dreams a reality by applying for the Allan Gray university fellowship opportunity by 12 May 2017...

3 May 2017

Microsoft launches East African #Insiders4Good fellowship programme
Microsoft launches East African #Insiders4Good fellowship programmeArticle

Microsoft has launched East Africa's first #Insiders4Good fellowship programme affording entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase their solutions for social challenges in communities…

20 Mar 2017

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Fellowship programme for journalists in developing countriesArticle

Sponsored by Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists, the fellowship program is open to journalists who are native to one of the developing countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America/the Caribbean…

16 Feb 2017

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12 African startups to watch in 2017Article

Disrupt Africa has compiled a list of the top African startups, by region, to watch in 2017…

Gabriella Mulligan 13 Jan 2017

Source: Merck
Specialist training is the first step in fighting cancer in AfricaArticle

Did you know that the number of practising oncologists barely hits double digits in most African nations? ..

Rasha Kelej 3 Nov 2016

Merck is sponsoring an oncology fellowship at the University of Nairobi
New fellowship to strengthen cancer care in AfricaArticle

A new oncology fellowship at the University of Nairobi aims to improve access to cancer care and strengthen the healthcare system in emerging markets..

11 Jul 2016

How Africa can empower more women to become leaders in science
How Africa can empower more women to become leaders in scienceArticle

A woman's place is in the home. Her "job" is to marry and to raise children. This thinking still prevails in most parts of the world - and it is one of the major reasons that only about 30% of women in sub-Saharan Africa are working in research and development...

Ghada Bassioni et al 23 Jun 2016

Christian Benimana: Architects don't have to be local to think local
Christian Benimana: Architects don't have to be local to think localArticle

Rwandan architect Christian Benimana believes that the built environment should catalyse positive systemic change...

Katie de Klee 25 May 2016

Master Mason Hakiza Emmanuel worked on the volcanic stone facades of the Butaro Hospital, Rwanda.
African Design Centre fellowship programme to open in SeptemberArticle

Based in Kigali, the African Design Centre has launched a two-year fellowship programme to train the creative leaders who will design a more sustainable Africa...

21 Apr 2016

Final call for Harvard SA Fellowship Programme entries
Final call for Harvard SA Fellowship Programme entriesArticle

Applications to the Harvard South Africa Fellowship Programme must be in by Monday 4 April 2016...

29 Mar 2016

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship applications open
Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship applications openArticle

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation offers Fellowship opportunity to exceptional students who show entrepreneurial potential...

19 Jan 2016

New candidates for Media Fellowship Program
New candidates for Media Fellowship ProgramArticle

The Africa Leadership Initiative (ALI) Media Fellow Program, offered to journalists in senior leadership positions in media houses, has selected its second class of candidates for its two-year program...

4 Dec 2015

Totsie Memela committed to learning and investment
Totsie Memela committed to learning and investmentArticle

Totsie Memela, CEO of Eduloan, has been appointed as an independent non-executive director for Alexander Forbes Group Holdings...

27 Jul 2015

Scholarships for journalism courses available
Scholarships for journalism courses availableArticle

Midcareer journalists from several developing countries can apply for a scholarship to attend a RNTC course in the Netherlands.

10 Jun 2015

Twenty three 2015 Tutu Fellows selected
Twenty three 2015 Tutu Fellows selectedArticle

Spanning more than 15 industries, representing 10 African countries and ranging from 29 to 40 years of age, the selected 23 candidates demonstrate the wealth and breadth of leadership talent that exists in Africa's youth...

17 Mar 2015

SciDev.Net Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship for the Global South
SciDev.Net Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship for the Global SouthArticle

SciDev.Net, with support from the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW), would like to encourage investigative science journalism in the Global South, and has established a Fellowship to enable a journalist to carry out a detailed investigation.

18 Sep 2014

Local businesswoman to represent SA at ECRD
Local businesswoman to represent SA at ECRDArticle

Founder and Chairperson of the Rare Disease Society of South Africa, Kelly Du Plessis will travel to Germany next month to represent South Africa at an international conference.

24 Apr 2014

Fellows graduate from the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation
Fellows graduate from the Allan Gray Orbis FoundationArticle

41 Fellows recently graduated from the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation after completing their university degrees and the Foundation's Fellowship Programme. The Fellows now join the Association of Allan Gray Fellows, entering into a lifelong relationship with the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation.

11 Mar 2014

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