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Mount Kenya University, RwandAir partner to promote aviation industry

Mount Kenya University Rwanda recently entered a memorandum of understanding with RwandAir in a bid to strengthen the field of academic training and research

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Air Tanzania signs MoU with Ethiopia on pilot training

Air Tanzania Company Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ethiopian Aviation Academy, aimed at helping Tanzanian pilots and engineers undergo capacity building training in Ethiopia

By Iddy Mwema 13 Oct 2017

AfricArena tech innovation conference kicks off next month

AfricArena, described as the largest tech innovation conference for startups and investors hosted on African soil, will take place from 6-7 November 2017 at the Century City Conference Centre

11 Oct 2017

Samsung empowers Ghanaian girls with ICT skills

Samsung is growing young girls' capacity in ICT skills in Accra, Ghana through its annual employee volunteer programme

5 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Here's to the African entrepreneurs

Join us in celebrating the courageous innovators, in small businesses and large, in South Africa and the rest of Africa, who take the risks that create new revenues, models and livelihoods, as we designate October and November as Entrepreneur Month across 18 industries on Biz

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2017

New training programme to help fill vital management roles in African agriculture

AGCO Agribusiness Programme is being established to develop talent to fill vital junior management roles in African agriculture and the supply chain

2 Oct 2017

Somalia is getting its first tech incubator

The doors are set to open at iRise, the first ever tech incubator and co-working space to be established in the Somali capital of Mogadishu

22 Sep 2017

Private schools gain a foothold in Africa

Experts wary over corporate takeover of education in sub-Saharan Africa

By Lisa Vives 19 Sep 2017

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

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

By Seth Trudeau and Keno Omu 18 Sep 2017

2017-2019 Next Einstein Forum fellows announced

Sixteen scientists solving Africa's and the world's challenges have been announced as part of the Next Einstein Forum's (NEF) second fellows class

18 Sep 2017

Africa Safety Tour heads to South Africa, Zimbabwe

Facebook's Africa Safety Tour team is this week meeting with leading South African and Zimbabwean representatives, giving training, and facilitating workshops on the topic of online safety

15 Sep 2017

Free mentorship and training for Africa's entrepreneurs

VC4Africa Startup Academy: Learning resource for Africa's rockstar entrepreneurs

14 Sep 2017

#THINCAfrica: Developing Africa's hospitality professionals of the future

Associate Dean and Professor at ESL, Dr Achim Schmitt, participated in a panel discussion on HR and education issues in the hospitality industry at the THINC Africa conference

By Cari Coetzee 13 Sep 2017

UCT and Wits top in Africa but slip on list

The University of Cape Town (UCT) and the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) have dropped in the Times Higher Education 2017 rankings, with researchers warning SA universities could disappear from the top 200 if the trend continues

By Michelle Gumede 7 Sep 2017

Design thinking has business potential

Some South African businesses have made design thinking a cornerstone of their success, such as banks and corporates, which by using these techniques, are able to develop prototypes of their best-known products in just a few days

By Jon Foster-Pedley 4 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Changing agri-education in Africa as we know it

"It's imperative upon the world to help 'switch on' Africa's mobile platforms and to assist in bringing focused education and platforms to Africa's youth in order to develop its potential"

By Cari Coetzee 4 Sep 2017

Candidates sought for PhD in ‘Leadership in Africa's Development'

The University of Africa, a private university within JSE-listed ADvTECH, is on track to start producing new authorities on leadership on the continent and is calling for candidates from across Africa to join the programme

30 Aug 2017

Stanford GSB, De Beers in $3m partnership for entrepreneurs

The Stanford Graduate School of Business, in partnership with the De Beers group, will invest $3m in an entrepreneurship educational programme in 2018 to empower young, budding entrepreneurs and owners of established businesses in Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa

21 Aug 2017

Go2Africa providing training opportunities for safari agents

Now in its tenth year, Go2Africa's Safari Expert Academy gives beginner agents and other sector industry experts looking to get into safari game opportunities

18 Aug 2017

Mentorship app for young women, girls in Africa

Tanzania Women of Achievement (TWA) launches Twaa - a mentorship and learning on the go platform for girls and women in Africa.

16 Aug 2017

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