Category Archives: Education

Google takes African startups under its wings

Silicon Valley giant Google is expanding its regional mentorship programme for top early-stage technology startups in Africa, with the aim of helping them become commercially viable.

Mandela lecture: Five things Barack Obama said

Barack Obama has used his first high-profile speech since stepping down as US president to take swipes at « strongman politics » and politicians’ disregard for the facts.

Rwandan films selected for Durban International Film Festival

Two Rwandan films have been shortlisted to compete at this year’s edition of the Durban International Film Festival that opens in South Africa next month. In its 39th edition, this year’s festival opens on July 19, and runs until July 29 in Durban.

3 ways to become rich

Money and power are some of the many spices of life. Everyone craves them, but not everyone has them. To be rich, you must think differently from the regular person. The difference between the rich and the poor isn’t in their locations or their family lineages; it’s in the way they think.

Is this Africa’s moment to invest in atomic energy?

Faced with persistent power deficits, which have slowed down industrialisation, Africa is increasingly considering new alternatives for electricity generation, including nuclear energy.

Orange foods that boost your immunity

Orange fruits and vegetables are a great way to battle off illness and disease. Most naturally, orange foods get their colour from beta-carotene and besides being delicious, they are healthy options that not only boast your immune system but also help reduce your sight-related problems and are a great option to satisfy your sugar cravings.

9 WAYS YOU CAN MAKE YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE

Dreams are very important. They are the one thing that can keep you going and focused in life’s journey. A life without dreams is a purposeless one.

Why does Ebola keep coming back?

The Ebola virus has reared its head again, this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo. While it is impossible to predict exactly where and when the next outbreak will occur, we now know much more about how to prevent a crisis.

5 THINGS EMPLOYERS WANT FROM YOU

Every year, the number of people in the labour market increases, and that means slimmer chances of getting hired. To actually stand a chance, you must stand out and show your potential employer that you’re better than the next person. Nobody wants to invest in a recruit that has little to offer; every business owner wants to make the most of their investment in you.

44 African nations sign pact establishing free trade area: AU

 

The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (CFTA ) could enter into effect by the end of this year following signing by 44 countries yesterday at the 10th extraordinary African Union Summit.