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Calling all creative entrepreneurs - accelerator programme open for entry
Calling all creative entrepreneurs - accelerator programme open for entryArticle

Applications are open for startups interested in participating in a four-month high-impact business accelerator programme, run by the British Council in partnership with Seed Academy and the Social Enterprise Academy...

15 May 2019

What is the BAC and what does it mean for our IIE students?
What is the BAC and what does it mean for our IIE students?Article

For over 30 years The British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education (BAC) has been responsible for setting standards within the independent further and higher education sector...

Issued by Rosebank College 8 Apr 2019

The Importance of Growing Global Talent
The Importance of Growing Global TalentArticle

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Issued by HEINEKEN South Africa 28 Sep 2018

Uganda book market launched
Uganda book market launchedArticle

A Ugandan book market has been launched by writers, poets, media and book stores to promote the industry and encourage a reading culture...

22 Aug 2018

Call for applications for BASA's Scale-Up programme
Call for applications for BASA's Scale-Up programmeArticle

Ever asked: "How does my creative work fit into the broader sector and how can I 'scale-up' my skills, knowledge and networks?" BASA Scale-Up is for you!...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 13 Jun 2018

Call for applications for BASA Scale-Up programme
Call for applications for BASA Scale-Up programmeArticle

Applications are open for the BASA Scale-Up programme, sponsored by RMB and partnered with the British Council Southern Africa Arts and Livity Africa...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 3 Apr 2018

BASA expands Creative Futures Business Engagement into Ethiopia
BASA expands Creative Futures Business Engagement into EthiopiaArticle

Business and Arts South Africa is significantly expanding its African partnership initiative with the implementation of Creative Futures programme's Business Engagement in Ethiopia...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 12 Dec 2017

Supporting girls' education through film
Supporting girls' education through filmArticle

The Zambia Accountability Programme (ZAP) has commissioned a second film titled, ‘Nyamuka Moye', to raise awareness about the barriers girls face in accessing secondary school education in Zambia...

11 Oct 2017

Are graduates prepared for the job market? Rethinking Africa's university model
Are graduates prepared for the job market? Rethinking Africa's university modelArticle

Across Africa, students arrive on campuses full of hope that a university degree will improve their lives. The reality is far less certain...

Seth Trudeau and Keno Omu 18 Sep 2017

Highlights for 2017 Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival
Highlights for 2017 Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation FestivalArticle

The Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival is back in Johannesburg from 6 to 16 September 2017 to celebrate technology, creativity, collaboration and innovation from across the African continent.

23 Aug 2017

2017 Fak'ugesi Festival themed ‘Brave tech hearts beat as one'
2017 Fak'ugesi Festival themed ‘Brave tech hearts beat as one'Article

The Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival will once again be a celebration of technology, creativity, collaboration, and innovation from across the African continent...

2 Aug 2017

Chris Moerdyk
Crisis communications is a very specialised businessArticle

I was having a chat a few weeks ago to Neeran Naidoo, CEO of Hewers Communications, with whom I have worked on and off for many years on various projects, mostly involving crisis communication...

Chris Moerdyk, Issued by Chris Moerdyk 21 Jun 2017

The real value of art in the workplace
The real value of art in the workplaceArticle

The office decor a company chooses is rarely an afterthought, but rather a deliberate signifier of company's ideals and vision, and can have wide-ranging and often unexpected effects...

Medeine Tribinevicius 27 Mar 2017

BASA celebrates 20 years of partnerships, people and connectivity
BASA celebrates 20 years of partnerships, people and connectivityArticle

2017 sees Business and Arts South Africa celebrate 20 years of arts business partnerships, with an invigorated focus on growth, research, connectivity and celebration...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 24 Mar 2017

Top performance art at LIVE ART 2017
Top performance art at LIVE ART 2017Article

The Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) launches the third in a series of biennial festivals, the international LIVE ART Festival 2017 in Cape Town from 2-26 February 2017.

11 Jan 2017

Successful Fak'ugesi African Innovation Festival
Successful Fak'ugesi African Innovation FestivalArticle

The 2016 Fak'ugesi African Innovation Festival held from 19 August to 3 September 2016 in Johannesburg was once again a success...

7 Oct 2016

From social entrepreneurship to systems entrepreneurship
From social entrepreneurship to systems entrepreneurshipArticle

Social entrepreneurship has grown from a niche concept, to trend in South Africa and on the continent. But what can social entrepreneurs do when they have reached the limits of their organisational impact?...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 26 Sep 2016

Fak'ugesi 2016 lineup
Fak'ugesi 2016 lineupArticle

The Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival, taking place from 19 August-3 September 2016, will bring to the fore the role women play in digital arts...

10 Aug 2016

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UK-funded youth report launched in TanzaniaArticle

'Next Generation Youth Voices Tanzania' is a research study by the British Council to uncover the attitudes and aspirations of Tanzania's young population...

8 Aug 2016

UK appoints a new Minister for Africa
UK appoints a new Minister for AfricaArticle

The UK's Minister for Africa, Tobias Ellwood, pledges continued support to the African Continent...

3 Aug 2016

Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival in Braamfontein in August
Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival in Braamfontein in AugustArticle

The Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival will be held in the Tshimologong Precinct, previously Inc nightclub, at 47 Juta Street in Braamfontein, from 19 August to 3 September 2016...

21 Jul 2016

The value of intercultural fluency
The value of intercultural fluencyArticle

Many students face their final year of studies, be it in matric or tertiary education. The question on many minds is what the South African job market holds for them when they enter it...?

14 Jun 2016

Digify Bytes #GetDigified one-day event to train Joburg youth in digital skills
Digify Bytes #GetDigified one-day event to train Joburg youth in digital skillsArticle

The Digify Bytes #GetDigified event on 25 June 2016 aims to fill City Hall in the Johannesburg CBD and train over 1,000 young people during a three-hour train-a-thon...

13 Jun 2016

Bruce Dube
#YouthMonth: Building a Youth Village with Bruce DubeArticle

28-year-old Bruce Dube owns and co-owns many digital media platforms through which he shares his passion for youth development and plays a significant role in...

Cari Van Wyk 9 Jun 2016

SARChi to boost food security research
SARChi to boost food security researchArticle

The Newton Fund and National Research Foundation (NRF) UK-SA Bilateral Research Chair initiative (SARChi) aims to provide a boost in food security research in South Africa...

9 May 2016

Members of the Black Pencil Jury on Thursday morning...
13 D&AD awards for SA in 2016Article

South African agencies are coming home with 13 pencils from the 2016 D&AD Awards! On the third and final day of D&AD judging, 514 pencils were awarded...

21 Apr 2016

Cinema Nouveau to screen 2016 European Film Festival
Cinema Nouveau to screen 2016 European Film FestivalArticle

Cinema Nouveau will screen 11 feature-length films from the 2016 European Film Festival in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban from 6-15 May 2016...

8 Apr 2016

Documentaries added to the 2016 European Film Festival offering
Documentaries added to the 2016 European Film Festival offeringArticle

The Oscar-winning documentary Amy, an intimate portrait of the late British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, is among the gems on offer at the European Film Festival, which heads to Cinema Nouveau screens in four cities from 6 to 15 May, 2016.

4 Apr 2016

ACT | UJ Conference, #creativeintersections - an interactive experience
ACT | UJ Conference, #creativeintersections - an interactive experienceArticle

#creativeintersections is an interactive, creative conference presenting interdisciplinarity as an alternate thinking approach taking place at the UJ Arts Centre on 16-17 March...

Issued by Arts & Culture Trust 15 Feb 2016

Education UK Tour visits Johannesburg, Cape Town
Education UK Tour visits Johannesburg, Cape TownArticle

Through higher education, young South Africans can gain a wider understanding of both their country and the world around them...

22 Jan 2016

New book on media interview techniques
New book on media interview techniquesArticle

Robert Taylor's new book, Media Interview Techniques: A Complete Guide to Media Training, is the definitive guide to media training for PR consultants..

14 Dec 2015

Livity Africa and Rockefeller Foundation collaborate to train youths
Livity Africa and Rockefeller Foundation collaborate to train youthsArticle

Livity Africa has announced a collaboration with the Rockefeller Foundation for the development of a programme designed to train and up-skill 48,000 South African youths in digital skills...

25 Nov 2015

Online Tuesday South Africa #4 - Tell your story with CON(structive in)TENT
Online Tuesday South Africa #4 - Tell your story with CON(structive in)TENTArticle

Suzelle DIY will be among the digital professionals sharing their insight into what makes for exceptionally great content at the next Online Tuesday South Africa event, on 10 November...

Issued by incuBeta 3 Nov 2015

How to make your workplace as awesome as Google's
How to make your workplace as awesome as Google'sArticle

For the fourth year running, Google was named as the 'Best Company to Work for', by Fortune magazine. A significant reason for this is the environment that Google creates for its staff...

Peter Townshend 20 Oct 2015

Special Award winners celebrated at 18th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard
Special Award winners celebrated at 18th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by HollardArticle

Four Special Awards were announced at the 18th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, each one celebrating the remarkable contribution of individuals, businesses, and organisations...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 23 Sep 2015

SA Season in the UK a success
SA Season in the UK a successArticle

SA Season projects fly the Proudly South African flag in the United Kingdom...

1 Sep 2015

Breathe Sunshine African Music Conference announces speakers
Breathe Sunshine African Music Conference announces speakersArticle

Leigh Morgan, the head of International Trade Marketing of Believe Digital UK, is to be the keynote speaker for the second day of the Breathe Sunshine African Music Conference. Believe Digital is a leading European distributor for the independent music industry.

21 Aug 2015

All the 2015 Cannes Lions Media winners
All the 2015 Cannes Lions Media winnersArticle

The full list of winners for the Cannes Lions Media category has been announced, with one South African agency making it onto the list...

23 Jun 2015

Learning to dance with gorillas
Learning to dance with gorillasArticle

Biz4Afrika spoke to highly respected researcher, Dr Shameen Prashantham, about how to get your business off the ground, what advice he has for SME's in Africa and how you can 'dance with gorillas'...

Sophie Baker 22 Jun 2015

The full Cannes Lions Mobile shortlist
The full Cannes Lions Mobile shortlistArticle

The full Cannes Lions Mobile shortlist has been released, with the winners to be announced at an awards ceremony tonight...

21 Jun 2015

Two new programmes to empower youth in digital skills
Two new programmes to empower youth in digital skillsArticle

Livity Africa, in partnership with the British Council Connect ZA and the British High Commission will launch two initiatives to empower young people with access to digital skills development on 25 and 26 June 2015 in Johannesburg...

12 Jun 2015

Digify Bytes and Digital Hustle launch, empowering youth with digital skills and access
Digify Bytes and Digital Hustle launch, empowering youth with digital skills and accessArticle

As the world becomes increasingly digitised, there are more opportunities to empower ourselves and to eliminate growing youth unemployment in all corners of society...

11 Jun 2015

Business and Arts South Africa strengthens international engagement with upcoming trips to Mozambique and Zambia
Business and Arts South Africa strengthens international engagement with upcoming trips to Mozambique and ZambiaArticle

Business and Arts South Africa is strengthening its international engagement with upcoming trips to Mozambique and Zambia that are part of BASA's ongoing commitment to support the development of extensive creative industries...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 11 Jun 2015

It's a Woman's World at the European Film Festival
It's a Woman's World at the European Film FestivalArticle

Following the success of the first European Film Festival (EUFF) staged last year, it returns to Cinema Nouveau from 8 May and this year celebrates the role of women in film.

4 May 2015

Celebrate the role of women in film at Gateway's Cinema Nouveau in Durban
Celebrate the role of women in film at Gateway's Cinema Nouveau in DurbanArticle

The 2015 European Film Festival (EUFF) themed 'A woman's world', comes to Cinema Nouveau Gateway in May. It celebrates the role of women in film with 12 internationally acclaimed films...

30 Apr 2015

Independent Media announces launch of New Vernacular Publication in the Eastern Cape
Independent Media announces launch of New Vernacular Publication in the Eastern CapeArticle

Independent Media is proud to announce the launch of I'solezwe lesiXhosa, the company's first vernacular publication in the Eastern Cape, available to the public from 30 March 2015.

Issued by Independent Media 22 Apr 2015

Independent Media announces launch of new vernacular publication in the Eastern Cape
Independent Media announces launch of new vernacular publication in the Eastern CapeArticle

Independent Media has launched I'solezwe lesiXhosa, the company's first vernacular publication in the Eastern Cape which will be available to the public from today...

Issued by Independent Media 30 Mar 2015

Design Week includes Maker Library Network
Design Week includes Maker Library NetworkArticle

During Cape Town's 'design week', the Maker Library Network will be providing a fresh perspective of design and creativity from Friday 27 February to Sunday 1 March 2015 at 75 Harrington Street...

13 Feb 2015

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