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Gibs-Corteva roundtable conversation: Humble hustlers - anecdotes from accomplished farmers
Gibs-Corteva roundtable conversation: Humble hustlers - anecdotes from accomplished farmersArticle

Corteva Agriscience is partnering with the Entrepreneurship Development Academy (EDA) at the Gordon Institute of Business School (Gibs) to host a roundtable event on 10 June 2021...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 11 May 2021

Google launches new scholarships for aspiring African developers - here's how to apply
Google launches new scholarships for aspiring African developers - here's how to applyArticle

The company also announced the opening of applications for the sixth class of the Google for Startups Accelerator Africa programme...

29 Apr 2021

HSRC study finds winning formula at Christel House SA
HSRC study finds winning formula at Christel House SAArticle

According to a Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) study conducted late last year, Christel House South Africa enables students from marginalised communities to achieve...

29 Apr 2021

The One Club for Creativity unveils Virtual Creative Week 2021
The One Club for Creativity unveils Virtual Creative Week 2021Article

The One Club for Creativity has unveiled the online Creative Week 2021, taking place from 7-11 June 2021...

23 Apr 2021

'Make a decision that is right for you!'
'Make a decision that is right for you!'Article

Zanele Maduna CA(SA) (28) is currently a senior fund accountant at BNP Paribas in the Jersey Channel Islands but says she is currently transitioning from corporate life to full-time entrepreneurship...

Issued by SAICA 20 Apr 2021

How women are locked out of Nigeria's construction industry
How women are locked out of Nigeria's construction industryArticle

In spite of past initiatives in many parts of the world to increase their participation in the construction industry at all levels, women remain a minority...

Richard Jimoh, Amina Nna Adamu, Luqman Oyekunle Oyewobi and Paul A. Bajere 12 Apr 2021

Mentorship programmes in Kenya can make graduates more employable. Here's how one works
Mentorship programmes in Kenya can make graduates more employable. Here's how one worksArticle

Several studies have shown that besides technical education, "soft skills" are critical for graduates to succeed as innovators, entrepreneurs, and in the formal workplace...

Dr. Chao Mbogho 9 Apr 2021

New scholarship to support doctors' certification in Lifestyle Medicine
New scholarship to support doctors' certification in Lifestyle MedicineArticle

Infinite Foods is launching a new scholarship programme to support medical practitioners in Africa to be certified in Lifestyle Medicine...

1 Apr 2021

NWU rewards exceptional lecturers
NWU rewards exceptional lecturersArticle

The North-West University (NWU) celebrated the torchbearers of its teaching excellence during a virtual event...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 29 Mar 2021

When 1 in 3 users are tourists, that changes the bike-share equation for cities
When 1 in 3 users are tourists, that changes the bike-share equation for citiesArticle

Bike-share programmes don't just cater for residents. When tourists use them too, that greatly increases the value the whole community gets from these bikes.

23 Mar 2021

Christel House opens admissions for first ever Gr RR class
Christel House opens admissions for first ever Gr RR classArticle

Admissions for the July 2021 intake of Grade RR students are officially open at Christel House South Africa, a non-profit no-fee school based in Ottery, Cape Town...

10 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Saskia Tihana Clements on starting a creative agency in the USA
#StartupStory: Saskia Tihana Clements on starting a creative agency in the USAArticle

Saskia Tihana Clements moved to Los Angeles in 2014 and has spent the last six years building her brand in the USA. She is an entrepreneur, humanitarian, producer and founder of creative agency, The Boldest...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Mar 2021

Professor Daniel Petzer joints Henley Business School Africa as new head of research
Professor Daniel Petzer joints Henley Business School Africa as new head of researchArticle

Daniel Petzer is the new head of research at Henley Business School Africa...

Issued by Henley Business School 22 Feb 2021

Registration for Elon Musk's $100m carbon capture competition opens April
Registration for Elon Musk's $100m carbon capture competition opens AprilArticle

Founder of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk has launched the XPrize Carbon Removal competition which aims to create...

17 Feb 2021

Kenya's Nzambi Matee recycles plastic to make bricks stronger than concrete
Kenya's Nzambi Matee recycles plastic to make bricks stronger than concreteArticle

Nairobi-based startup company Gjenge Makers uses recycled plastic with sand to make lightweight and low-cost bricks that are stronger than concrete...

16 Feb 2021

#OnTheBigScreen: Music, I Am Woman and Cranston Academy: Monster Zone
#OnTheBigScreen: Music, I Am Woman and Cranston Academy: Monster ZoneArticle

Music, I Am Woman and Cranston Academy: Monster Zone and a preview of Songbird open at local cinemas this weekend.

Daniel Dercksen 12 Feb 2021

When women do science, society benefits in myriad ways. Solskin/Stock image/Getty Images
Breaking the science glass ceiling: 4 African women share what it tookArticle

Less than 30% of researchers worldwide are women and Unesco data shows that only about 30% of all female students choose science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem) fields at a tertiary level...

Natasha Joseph, Ogechi Ekeanyanwu & Wale Fatade 11 Feb 2021

Work can be a violent experience for Zimbabwe's forest rangers
Work can be a violent experience for Zimbabwe's forest rangersArticle

As cases of poaching rise across Africa's protected areas, some governments have responded with a military approach to nature conservation...

Tafadzwa Mushonga 10 Feb 2021

Apply for assistance to study in the USA
Apply for assistance to study in the USAArticle

The EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Programme (OFP) is encouraging South African learners from low-income backgrounds, who are interested in studying in the United States, to apply to the programme...

4 Feb 2021

Fulbright Scholarship open for applications
Fulbright Scholarship open for applicationsArticle

The Fulbright Foreign Student Programme is open for applications for its 2022-2023 intake. Due to the global Covid-19 pandemic and revised academic calendar, applications will close on 14 May 2021...

27 Jan 2021

How to fund your 2021 journey through higher education
How to fund your 2021 journey through higher educationArticle

"Education is a powerful tool that helps to advance societies, driving innovation and birthing new industries that boost economies," says Leana de Beer, CEO of Feenix. But for many young South Africans, tertiary education is restricted - often seen to be expensive or out of reach for those who can't get funding through NSFAS, bursaries or student loans...

11 Jan 2021

Introducing the winners for The Sponsors of Brave: The Next Generation
Introducing the winners for The Sponsors of Brave: The Next GenerationArticle

Selected from hundreds of nominations made by readers all over South Africa, 10 incredible nominee stories were selected, paired up with impactful mentors, and featured on Sponsors of Brave: The Next Generation...

Issued by The SpaceStation 22 Dec 2020

Body dysmorphic disorder and surgical outcomes
Body dysmorphic disorder and surgical outcomesArticle

Taking note of the patient's point of view is critical in patient-centric care and is also vital to the informed consent you should be careful to obtain prior to any surgical procedure.

Vanessa Rogers 2 Dec 2020

Introducing Africa's first cannabis academy: Q&A with Cheeba Cannabis Academy co-founder Trenton Birch
Introducing Africa's first cannabis academy: Q&A with Cheeba Cannabis Academy co-founder Trenton BirchArticle

One of the latest endeavours to emerge from South Africa's burgeoning cannabis industry is the launch of the Cheeba Cannabis Academy...

Ruth Cooper 2 Dec 2020

Enygma Ventures makes last call for applications for investment for 2020
Enygma Ventures makes last call for applications for investment for 2020Article

Enygma Ventures has made one last call for applications for investment of the year. Female entrepreneurs and innovators who are problem solvers in the SADC are encouraged to apply...

1 Dec 2020

Henley Resurgence winner of 2020 BASA first-time sponsorship arts award
Henley Resurgence winner of 2020 BASA first-time sponsorship arts awardArticle

Henley Business School Africa has been adjudged the outright winner of the 2020 BASA first-time sponsorship of the arts award for Henley Resurgence...

Issued by Henley Business School 26 Nov 2020

Henley Business School will be conferring degrees and diplomas on a record number of graduates
Henley Business School will be conferring degrees and diplomas on a record number of graduatesArticle

Henley Business School Africa will be conferring degrees and diplomas on a record number of graduates later this month - in a virtual ceremonies that will run over two and half weeks...

Issued by Henley Business School 26 Nov 2020

#FundaFriday makes education more feasible at these institutions...
#FundaFriday makes education more feasible at these institutions...Article

Nearly 30 education institutions for higher learning have joined #FundaFriday, a campaign that plans to use Black Friday as an opportunity to offer short courses, training and higher certificates at huge discounts...

23 Nov 2020

Kangnas Wind Farm
Kangnas Wind Farm starts commercial operationArticle

Kangnas Wind Farm is the first wind farm in the government's Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) bid window four wind farm to achieve its commercial operations date (COD)...

17 Nov 2020

Red & Yellow teams up with the Loeries to drive meaningful change
Red & Yellow teams up with the Loeries to drive meaningful changeArticle

The Red & Yellow Creative School of Business in Cape Town has joined forces with Africa and the Middle East's premier award as the official education partner of the Loeries...

Issued by Loeries 17 Nov 2020

Tokenised celebrations of Black womanist leaders negate their contributions to society
Tokenised celebrations of Black womanist leaders negate their contributions to societyArticle

History has been made globally and here at home. In the US, Kamala Harris became the first Black woman to become vice president, while locally, we celebrate the appointment of Professor Puleng LenkaBula...

Nombulelo Shange 16 Nov 2020

Latest rankings reaffirm NWU is among the best in the world
Latest rankings reaffirm NWU is among the best in the worldArticle

The latest rankings by Times Higher Education (THE) World Rankings and the 2021 Best Global University Rankings again recognised the good standing of the North-West University (NWU) among the best tertiary-education institutions...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 2 Nov 2020

Scholarship programme to foster a more just, inclusive and sustainable Africa
Scholarship programme to foster a more just, inclusive and sustainable AfricaArticle

Applications for the Bertha Scholarship, offered by the Bertha Centre at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business, are still open and will close on 31 October...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 23 Oct 2020

Henley Africa MBA student named SA Journalist of the Year at 2020 Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalist of the Year Awards
Henley Africa MBA student named SA Journalist of the Year at 2020 Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalist of the Year AwardsArticle

Henley Africa MBA student Pauli van Wyk has been named South African Journalist of the Year at the 2020 Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalist of the Year Awards...

Issued by Henley Business School 19 Oct 2020

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Walking the ESG talk in the Nigerian mining industryArticle

In recent years, environmental, social and governance (ESG) drivers in the Nigerian mining industry have become essential in response to the Nigerian government's minimum standards and investor pressure...

16 Oct 2020

What can be done to better support women pursuing their PhDs in Africa
What can be done to better support women pursuing their PhDs in AfricaArticle

In many African countries like Kenya, there are gender gaps when it comes to women enrolling in, and completing, their PhD studies.

Anne M. Khisa 28 Sep 2020

UCT GSB teaching case study on medical technology company, Biotronik, wins top international award
UCT GSB teaching case study on medical technology company, Biotronik, wins top international awardArticle

Researchers from the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) have once again taken top honours in a prestigious international case writing competition, for a new teaching case on the challenges of remaining competitive and profitable without compromising on quality in the South African cardiac device industry...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 25 Sep 2020

Google is helping in the road to economic recovery
Google is helping in the road to economic recoveryArticle

Google has announced plans to help businesses, job seekers, educational institutions and vulnerable populations as they grapple with the "new normal"...

15 Sep 2020

Last call for Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship programme
Last call for Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship programmeArticle

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation is calling on young learners to begin creating change, through a scholarship programme that focuses on developing the next generation of entrepreneurs...

14 Sep 2020

Loyiso Bala has done it - and the world is his oyster
Loyiso Bala has done it - and the world is his oysterArticle

He's finished his MBA, four years after starting his PG Dip in Management Practice, and he did it the year he turned 40. There's just one difference... Loyiso Bala is graduating cum laude...

Issued by Henley Business School 11 Sep 2020

Sponsors of Brave wins Best Native Advertising Campaign
Sponsors of Brave wins Best Native Advertising CampaignArticle

Sponsors of Brave, a News24 and Adcock Ingram OTC partnership, walked away with top honours at the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers' (Wan-Ifra) 2020 African Digital Media Awards...

Issued by The SpaceStation 9 Sep 2020

Times Higher Education ranks NWU among top six universities in South Africa
Times Higher Education ranks NWU among top six universities in South AfricaArticle

The latest rankings of world universities by Times Higher Education (THE) are another feather in the cap for the North-West University (NWU)...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 8 Sep 2020

Hidden Healthcare Heroes - apply for Henley scholarship
Hidden Healthcare Heroes - apply for Henley scholarshipArticle

Henley Business School Africa is calling for nominations for its Hidden Healthcare Heroes scholarship programme, which offers a number of full-fee scholarships for the Higher Certificate in Management Practice HCMP...

24 Aug 2020

Topollo Mohlotsane
#WomensMonth: Costs and climate change response enhance growth in RE spaceArticle

With the decreasing costs of the renewable energy technologies, the industry is growing at an rapid rate and these technologies are of late considered the least-cost option in the power sector....

Nicci Botha 20 Aug 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

Women in advertising: Talking inspiration at the women's table of leadership
Women in advertising: Talking inspiration at the women's table of leadershipArticle

We are superheroes in our own right, trailblazers, shape shifters, home and business makers. When we think of powerful women from all walks of life it is clear that we, as women, know no bounds...

Mpho Neshunzhi, Issued by Ebony+Ivory 13 Aug 2020

Sanisha Packirisamy, economist at Momentum Investments
#WomensMonth: The glass ceiling isn't shatterproof - Sanisha PackirisamyArticle

There will be times when you are a lone female voice in a room of male counterparts, but it is important to trust your skills, express your point of view, stand firm and walk tall...

Nicci Botha 13 Aug 2020

Breaking down the gender barriers in mining
Breaking down the gender barriers in miningArticle

In a male-dominated industry like mining, women have proven themselves to be just as competent and valuable - despite the industry-related stigma and stereotypes....

Tebogo Leepile 11 Aug 2020

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