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2011 DStv Eutelsat Star Awards announce winners
2011 DStv Eutelsat Star Awards announce winners

MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat in collaboration with Mindset Learn saw the first edition of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards draw to an end last week with Ugandan student, Mary Musimire coming out top in the Best Entry Award category.

19 Sep 2011

Nigerian Fundis visit SA

Nine Nigerian travel trade representatives are currently spending a 10-day holiday in South Africa, courtesy of SA Tourism (SAT). The travel consultants who left Lagos on Tuesday night, 1 March 2011, are winners of SAT's six-module online travel expert programme also known as Fundi.

7 Mar 2011

Education for all: damning report on state of education in Africa
Education for all: damning report on state of education in Africa

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.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva 1 Mar 2011

Unexpected global skill shortages threaten corporate growth, innovation
Unexpected global skill shortages threaten corporate growth, innovation

NEW YORK, US: A survey of senior executives and talent managers shows future leadership and research & development are hardest hit.

3 Jan 2011

Digital Marketing Strategy course goes independent

The Digital Marketing Strategy course, offered by Walter Pike's Digital Academy, is to go independent from its next course in July 2010 and will no longer be offered in association with the AAA School of Advertising.

14 Jun 2010

Nigerian university sacks over 1,000 workers

LAGOS: A state-run Nigerian university has dismissed more than 1,000 workers, including senior teachers, over huge monthly salary bills and to save it from bankruptcy, the university announced on Wednesday, 9 December 2009.

14 Dec 2009

African conference points way to new journalism

Journalism, and indeed, media practice in Nigeria, is set to take a huge leap into the future as the Pan African University, Lagos recently concluded a three-day intensive and intellectually driven conference on “Journalism and the new media technologies in Africa: new technologies, new practices and the renewal of media training in Africa.”

By Desmond Ekeh 7 Sep 2009

Nigeria: Relicom, Synthesis stage reading renaissance event

Relicom, in partnership with Synthesis Communications is staging an event called Evening of Reading to encourage Nigerians to read. The companies have designed the platform for lovers of poetry and writers to meet and listen to poetry recited in a relaxed environment.

6 May 2009

Nigerian youth motivated by Future Awards 2009

In demonstration of its commitment to support Nigerian youth as well as reward young people who have excelled exceptionally in their chosen areas of specialisation, telecoms operator, Zain has thrown its full weight behind this year's edition of the Future Awards.

19 Jan 2009

Makau Polaris sets the pace in IT training

Makau Polaris, an information technology training institution has opened its doors to students and other professionals in Lagos, Nigeria.

By Jonah Iboma 4 Apr 2008

Music video project for Africa

Pan-African music entertainment network MTV Networks Africa and oil marketer Shell have partnered to boost Africa's contemporary music industry.

22 Nov 2007

CPN completes design on national IT education blueprint

The Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria has completed the design of a national blueprint for Information Technology education in Nigeria.

By Jonah Iboma 26 Oct 2007

NITDA places prize on ICT graphic book

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has announced a N250,000 prize for any youth who publishes the best Information and Communication Technology (ICT) graphic book for primary schools in the country.

By Remmy Nweke 17 Oct 2007

Ghana: Positive attitude can enhance service delivery in hospitality industry says official

Neequaye Sasraku, Deputy Director in-charge of Studies at the Hotel Catering and Tourism Training Institute (HOTCATT) has observed that the hospitality industry had problems with quality service delivery and urged operators to adopt a positive attitude when dealing with their clients.

9 Oct 2007

More opportunities for African learners open up

An amount of US$10 million (approx. R69 million) has been set aside to increase educational opportunities for African learners over the next five years.

By Themba Gadebe 10 May 2007