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Kudos for Oprah Leadership Academy!

Kudos for Oprah Leadership Academy!

Johannesburg – Mastercard’s Index of Women Entrepreneurs report found that women account for only 18.8 percent of business owners in South Africa. Trecia Makhubele has seen the value of…

Food security projects win at 9th annual Youth Citizens Action Programme

Food security projects win at 9th annual Youth Citizens Action Programme

The overall winners at the ninth annual Youth Citizens Actions Programme (Y-CAP) National Championships held in Hoedspruit on Saturday, 28 July 2018 were Gauteng’s De Deur Primary School…

80 South Durbanites graduate from Engen’s Computer School

80 South Durbanites graduate from Engen’s Computer School

80 South Durbanites graduate from Engen’s Computer School The Engen Computer School in Wentworth recently held a graduation ceremony for 80 proud community members who received certificates for completing…

I-Innovate opens minds to Artificial Intelligence at Cape Town School

I-Innovate opens minds to Artificial Intelligence at Cape Town School

(Cape Town) – STE(A)M educational specialist, I-Innovate is bringing another 21st Century learning programme to South Africa to open up opportunities in our under-served school communities…

Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls Empowers Young Women as Future Leaders

Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls Empowers Young Women as Future Leaders

There is a famous African proverb that says, “If you educate a woman, you educate a nation”, and every Youth Day, June 16, South Africans come together to acknowledge the…

African education rises to meet a new era in automation

African education rises to meet a new era in automation

Spintelligent, in partnership with the Department of Basic Education and other sponsors, is hosting EduWeek Africa in Johannesburg on 15 and 16 June 2018. EduWeek is the largest and most…

1 000 youths to be empowered through healthcare skills development programme

1 000 youths to be empowered through healthcare skills development programme

The opportunity to launch a career in the healthcare sector will be offered to 1 000 South African youths through a five-year commitment from Netcare, one of five flagship…

“Opportunities for everyone” as Engen bursaries extend work training to poor with learning disabilities

“Opportunities for everyone” as Engen bursaries extend work training to poor with learning disabilities

Engen sponsored bursaries aimed at extending access to crucial work-training opportunities for persons with learning disabilities has seen Work4You successfully place 90% of candidates, significantly boosting employment of these…

Uber and Grow Your Life makes education more accessible

Uber and Grow Your Life makes education more accessible

(Johannesburg) – Uber strongly believes that education is key to a thriving and sustainable community. And much like many hands make light work, educated communities make for a brighter country…

Property entrepreneur Ngebulana honoured by leading university

Property entrepreneur Ngebulana honoured by leading university

(Mthatha) – South African property developer and entrepreneur Sisa Ngebulana has been recognised for his contribution to society and the national business landscape with an honorary doctoral degree in commerce, which…

Meet UCT’s incoming vice-chancellor, who started school under a tree

Meet UCT’s incoming vice-chancellor, who started school under a tree

Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng started her education under a tree and had to walk up to 10km just to get to school.     Today, she is a full professor in…

How a robbery became a blessing in disguise

How a robbery became a blessing in disguise

(Johannesburg) – A robbery during Heritage Day weekend at a Johannesburg South school has been called a “blessing in disguise” by the school’s principal. WH Coetzer Primary school in The…