Entries close on 18 April for the Singularity University, Global Impact Challenge. This challenge is an open call to innovators, entrepreneurs, scientists, and technologists to foster moonshot innovations and startups that positively impact the lives of people living in southern Africa
Mann Made Media 12 Apr 2017
Stakeholders met to discuss a solution to the visa restrictions on foreign students, which requires them to be members of a South African medical aid
'Student Politics in Africa: Representation and Activism', edited by Thierry M Luescher, Manja Klemencic, and James Otieno Jowi, was launched recently
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
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)
Wits Language School 12 May 2016
A skills training initiative designed to boost eco-tourism in Southern Africa and combat unemployment has so far exposed a total of 116 students to the demands of field guiding as a career
It looks as though African students are set to benefit as Huawei announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 that over the next five years 1,000 students across the continent
What are the prospects and risks of doing business in Africa? There is growing optimism that Africa is rising, with statistics pointing to upbeat figures and this has been a magnet for much-needed investment
Regent Business School 13 Oct 2015
GeoPoll the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the U.S. State Department released a survey of 1,000 business owners
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work
The Fundo Soberano de Angola recently announced the launch of its scholarship programme, 'Future Leaders of Angola' - an initiative to empower young people to lead development in Angola and Africa.
The Fundo Soberano de Angola (FSDEA) has launched its Future Leaders of Angola scholarship program aimed at building up the economic empowerment and capacity of a new workforce in
Regenesys and the Microsoft 4Afrika Youth Programme have announced the launch of 1,000 bursaries to be awarded to young African candidates as a part of the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative.
Homecoming Revolution's London Expo will take place from 15-16 March 2014 and will feature a variety of exhibitors, guest speakers, workshops and case studies aiming to encourage Africans to return home.
African EduWeek returns to Johannesburg from 10-11 July 2014 at the Sandton International Convention Centre and this year's theme is "Empowering teachers to deliver quality education everywhere".
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)
When tsunamis hit, you can't choose to avoid the wave. Some things in life are simply bigger than us all and they sweep us away with their global power and revolutionary force. The exploding digital age is creating a communication revolution far greater than you or I could have imagined.
John French 22 Oct 2013