Wednesday, 26 April 2017

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Growth in middle class drives private education boom in Africa

Growth in middle class drives private education boom in Africa

Private universities and schools are mushrooming across Africa, as parents increasingly seek a quality education for their children outside of the state offering - a move which is ...

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Thabo Mbeki inaugurated as new UNISA Chancellor

Thabo Mbeki inaugurated as new UNISA Chancellor

Former president Thabo Mbeki has been inaugurated Monday as the chancellor or the University of South Africa (UNISA). Mbeki was found to be a suitable candidate for the position a ...

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Joburg set to host largest gathering of entrepreneurs in Africa

Joburg set to host largest gathering of entrepreneurs in Africa

Sage, a market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems, will welcome over 1000 entrepreneurs, Small & Medium Business owners and ...

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MTN donates $1 million to General History of Africa initiative

MTN donates $1 million to General History of Africa initiative

With a US$1 million-dollar donation, MTN Group has confirmed its backing of a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) led drive to rewrite Africa ...

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Teaching and multiculturalism in Botswana. Is training the remedy?

Teaching and multiculturalism in Botswana. Is training the remedy?

Annah Anikie Molosiwa, University of Botswana On paper, Botswana is a multilingual state with at least 25 languages spoken within its cities, towns and villages. In reality, Setsw ...

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The way economics is taught needs an overhaul – Case study

The way economics is taught needs an overhaul – Case study

Emmanuel Ojo, University of the Witwatersrand and Loïse Jeannin, University of Johannesburg Economics is a discipline that ought, at its best, to explain the world and its complex ...

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Kenya’s early learning centres may be doing more harm than good

Kenya’s early learning centres may be doing more harm than good

John Teria Ng'asike, Mount Kenya University Like the rest of the developing world, more and more women in Kenya are joining the formal workforce. As a result there’s been a growin ...

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Next Einstein Forum: Are you Africa’s next top scientific talent?

Next Einstein Forum: Are you Africa’s next top scientific talent?

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) – Africa’s global forum for science in Africa – has today launched its second call for applications for its NEF Fellows Programme. The new class will ...

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Scholarships: African women in the media

Scholarships: African women in the media

The Sol Plaatje Institute (SPI) for Media Leadership at Rhodes University in South Africa, in collaboration with the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), invites a ...

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Language should not be barrier of innovation, experts say

Language should not be barrier of innovation, experts say

African innovators should not confine themselves to one language to develop innovations aimed at addressing local needs facing Africa. This emerged on the second day of the Senior ...

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