Wellcome Trust grants aimed at stemming the 'brain drain' of the best African scientists...
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
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
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
NEW YORK, US: A survey of senior executives and talent managers shows future leadership and research & development are hardest hit.
3 Jan 2011
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
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
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.”
Desmond Ekeh 7 Sep 2009
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
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
USB-Executive Development (USB-ED), the public training company which forms part of the University of Stellenbosch Business School, recently achieved the exceptional honour of being selected as one of the world's top business training institutions.
USB-ED 2 Jun 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
The Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria has completed the design of a national blueprint for Information Technology education in Nigeria.
Jonah Iboma 26 Oct 2007
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
The University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) is bringing its countrywide and cross-border tour of its high-level talk series, Leader's Angle, to Gaborone in September – with a well-known South African chairman of companies and former South African ambassador to Belgium as speaker.
USB-ED 5 Sep 2007
USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED), the executive education arm of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), recently celebrated the official opening of its new offices in Gauteng at a cocktail function at the Westcliff Hotel.
USB-ED 25 Jul 2007
The Business Women's Academy, the first of its kind in the country concentrating on women in business, was launched last month by USB Executive Development (USB-ED) of the University of Stellenbosch Business School, in association with HERS-SA. HERS-SA is a leading non-profit organisation dedicated to the advancement of women.
USB-ED 12 Jun 2007