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Five lessons in strategy from the non-profit world

During a recent trip to Innsbruck to work with SOS, I learned a lot about the parallel workings of the for-profit and not-for-profit worlds

By Nicola Tyler 2 days ago

#DesignIndaba2017: Students' social activism FTW!

Global design students Bo-Won Keum of the Rhode Island School of Design affectionately known as ‘Risdee' (RISD) and Rhys Jones of Canada's Carleton University of Industrial Design, enthralled attendees at the second day of Design Indaba 2017 with their use of design to make the world a better place

By Leigh Andrews 2 Mar 2017

#WSF2017: Six key investment areas for Africa to achieve the SDGs - Jeffrey Sachs

Professor Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute, addressed attendees at the sixth World Sustainability Forum, recently held in Cape Town, providing six key investment areas that he believes need to be a priority for Africa in order for the continent to meet the targets of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

By Sindy Peters 30 Jan 2017

The role of African universities in achieving the SDGs

While the SDGs are wide-ranging, said Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng

By Sindy Peters 30 Jan 2017

University of Cape Town - UCT Graduate School of Business is best business school in Africa

This year on 28 November deans and directors from over 120 best business schools in 50 countries gathered at Curtin University in Perth for the 9th Eduniversal World Convention

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 15 Dec 2016

Cape Town woman brings coding skills to marginalised communities

A local woman who launched a project in partnership with SAP and Google, trained over 1,000 young people in basic coding skills

9 Nov 2016

Navigate Bizcommunity to where the business is

An increasing number of our core advertising, marketing and media audience and other professional subscribers are discovering that navigating editorial offerings across Bizcommunity's 18 multi-industry portals makes good sense

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Oct 2016

Why we need to unite to feed children while at school

In a call for Cape Town to unite against hunger at our schools, the Peninsula School Feeding Association's Charity Family Fun Walk, Blisters for Bread, will take place at the Green Point Cricket Club on Sunday, 28 August

Issued by Peninsula School Feeding Association 16 Aug 2016

The changing learning and development landscape

Disruptive change is sweeping through corporate learning and development! Take your organisation to the next level by attending the Learning and Development Conference 2016 for learning leaders in Africa

Issued by Knowledge Resources 15 Jul 2016

Ethiopia blocks social media ahead of exams

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA: Ethiopia has blocked social media sites for the next few days, after questions from end-of-year exams were posted online last month, sparking a national scandal and leading to their annulment

11 Jul 2016

New book on student politics in Africa

'Student Politics in Africa: Representation and Activism', edited by Thierry M Luescher, Manja Klemencic, and James Otieno Jowi, was launched recently

24 Jun 2016

First global index of makers and shakers in EdTech revealed

In association with the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), EdTechXGlobal has launched the Makers and Shakers of Education Technology Index - the first comprehensive global listing

3 Jun 2016

Leadership Development Programme for School Principals kicks off in Pretoria

The first workshop of the third annual Leadership Development Programme (LDP) for School Principals kicked-off at the Innovation Hub in Pretoria on Monday, 23 May

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 2 Jun 2016

Enterprises UP celebrates Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day

Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) recently hosted 13 girls from Phatheng Comprehensive School in Mamelodi at the Enterprise Building for the 2016 Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work campaign

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 27 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Our time is now

The world is getting more excited about Africa. Dozens of countries are making meaningful investments in the continent, in everything from infrastructure and telecommunications to mining and manufacturing

By Ashlyn Padayachee 19 May 2016

Africa Code Week aims to spread digital literacy

Africa Code Week 2016, a large digital literacy initiative organised on the African continent, will run from 15-23 October, with thousands of free coding workshops and online training

12 May 2016

Celebration of language diversity in Africa at Wits Language School Africa Week

This week is Africa Week at Wits University, part of the celebrations around Africa Day on 25 May which commemorates the founding of the Organisation for African Unity (OAU), which then became the African Union (AU)

Issued by Wits Language School 12 May 2016

PhD Scholarship programme launches in Mauritius

The Planet Earth Institute (PEI) and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) initiative, in partnership with the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), has launched 'Her Excellency Mrs Ameenah Gurib-Fakim PhD Scholarship Programme' in Mauritius. Additional partners will be announced in due course

10 May 2016

MTN and Jumia launched entrepreneurship challenge across Africa

MTN, in partnership with the MTN Solution Space and Jumia, are proud to announce the launch of the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge powered by Jumia

19 Feb 2016

It's officially Design Month on Biz

Traditionally February is dedicated to all things design on Biz. This year we're rolling out the design theme, with a multi-industry Design Month feature on how design is influencing 20 sectors locally and globally

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Feb 2016

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