Wellcome Trust grants aimed at stemming the 'brain drain' of the best African scientists...
HARARE: Zimbabwean teachers ignored the start of the new school term on 27 January, 2009 and remained on strike, demanding the payment of their salaries in US dollars.
28 Jan 2009
HARARE: The collapse of Zimbabwe's education system, once heralded as sub-Saharan Africa's finest, is being compared to a situation usually experienced by countries at war.
20 Oct 2008
Harare: Rather than encouraging enrollment, schools in Zimbabwe are asking children not to report for lessons.
26 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
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
The haemorrhage of skilled and educated people from both the public and private sectors in Swaziland, which is already facing a chronic shortage of capacity, will continue unabated unless lucrative jobs start keeping people at home, a government survey has found.
16 Aug 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