Nigerian ed-tech startup ScholarX, which has developed a mobile and web platform that helps students access higher education opportunities across the world, is expanding to Ghana...
By Tom Jackson 9 Mar 2017
Advertising agency, TBWA\ Khanga Rue has launched a free 12-class series on entrepreneurship for young people in Tanzania called “Noa Ubongo” or “Sharpen Your Brain” in Swahili…
7 Mar 2017
The acquisition of 51% in the University of Africa represents ADvTECH's first tertiary partnership outside South Africa and is in line with its African expansion strategy…
31 Jan 2017
Canada commits $22.6 Million to support training of African Mathematical Scientists on climate change solutions...
5 Sep 2016
Addis Ababa is hosting the first ever TeachHer master class in Africa to promote the education of girls in key educational fields...
1 Sep 2016
Chevening scholarships are awarded to exceptional individuals who wish to study for Master's degree at any British university starting from September 2017...
17 Aug 2016
African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) appoints first Secretary General, Professor Ernest Aryeetey...
1 Aug 2016
A bot for messenger was launched at the International Aids Conference 2016. The bot will provide mothers with a more affordable way to access relevant messages...
20 Jul 2016
The Innovation Africa Summit 2016, one of Africa's leading annual Education and ICT forums, has received confirmations from 17 dignitaries from Africa attending the event alongside their Kenyan counterparts...
AfricanBrains 18 Jul 2016
Over the last 12 months, there has been a 16% increase in ransomware attacks...
20 May 2016
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
Lusaka, Zambia: The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) through the COMESA Business Council and Microsoft have taken a step toward strengthening their working alliance...
5 Nov 2015
Thirty-three Samsung Electronic staff volunteers have built houses and conducted IT training in the village of Kabwe, Zambia. They built two houses, donated 31 NotePCs, launched a Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS) and conducted IT training for teachers and students.
7 Aug 2015
According to the International Data Corporation's (IDC) CY 2013 final results, Toshiba Gulf FZE is the number one vendor for Notebook market sales in East Africa including Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania.
11 Mar 2014
Amid continuing calls to increase primary school enrolment in Africa, a new report urges greater emphasis on the quality of what students learn. The Africa Progress Panel, a policy think tank chaired by Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general, noted in September that "many of the children in school are receiving an education of such abysmal quality that they are learning very little."
Kingsley Ighobor 15 Apr 2013
Transparency International and the hosts of the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference (15th IACC) invite young journalists working in the sub-Saharan Africa region to be part of the anti-corruption conference to be held in Brasilia, Brazil from 7-10 November 2012.
7 Aug 2012
Cherilyn Ireton, a highly respected journalist and manager from titles such the Sunday Times and Business Day, took over as the executive director of the World Editors Forum that falls under WAN-IFRA, in January 2012. She tells Bizcommunity.com of the challenges of the Parisian-based job, the biggest problems and opportunities facing editors across the globe and how she wants to connect editors to try find solutions.
Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 20 Mar 2012
Noor, Nikon and the Cape Town School of Photography invite photographers to submit their portfolios for selection for the 2012 Noor-Nikon Masterclass in Documentary Photography to be held 26-30 March 2012. Applications will close today, 22 February 2012.
22 Feb 2012
South Africa's Institute of Marketing Management has joined forces with Zambia's Institute of Marketing, Marketers Association of Zimbabwe and Marketing Society of Kenya to launch the African Marketing Confederation in the aim of promoting and maintaining standards of professional skills, ability, ethics and integrity among marketers through the various African marketing bodies.
Issa Sikiti da Silva: @sikitimedia 9 Sep 2011
LUSAKA: The Ministry of Education (MoE), USAID and various stakeholders in the education sector of Zambia met earlier this week in Lusaka for an Intel education transformation workshop. The objective of the event was to promote the transformation of the education system in Zambia to better prepare and equip learners current world realities.
3 Mar 2011
The state of education in many parts of the world and Africa, especially in zones in conflict, is appalling, miserable and in bad shape, according to a 2011 UNESCO Global Monitoring Report set to be released today, Tuesday, 1 March 2011 in New York.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 1 Mar 2011
CAPE TOWN: SMART Technologies plans to support Global Connections and Exchange-Africa with the donation of educational technology to schools in South Africa, Uganda and Zambia as well as in the USA.
2 Feb 2011
Intel Performance Learning Solutions (IPLS) and AfriConnect Zambia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to deploy Intel skoool Education Technology Maths and Science modules for the national education system in Zambia.
18 Jun 2010
Four entrepreneurs from sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa, who aspire to build and develop their business skills, will be fortunate enough to access scholarships which have been made available to study the 2010/11 Entrepreneurship MBA at the University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).
12 Mar 2010
Facskon Banda, a journalism professor from Zambia who has campaigned extensively on the digital divide and other media freedom issues is this year's winner of the Media Institute of Southern Africa's (MISA) Press Freedom Award.
25 Sep 2008
For the past 18 years, Chipateni Nyirenda from Lusaka, Zambia, wanted to meet her role model former President Nelson Mandela. Her dream was realised on Tuesday, 4 March 2008, as she, along with 23 students from across the continent, sat next to him to receive her Nelson Mandela Rhodes Scholarship.
Gabi Khumalo 6 Mar 2008
Pan-African music entertainment network MTV Networks Africa and oil marketer Shell have partnered to boost Africa's contemporary music industry.
22 Nov 2007