What’s Trending? #BackToSchool In South Africa

The school term in South Africa has commenced, and many excited parents are taking to social media to post about their children’s significant milestone, which is their first day of school. An interesting fact to note is that kids who are starting school today were born in 2010 when South [...]

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Planting the Seeds of Quality Education in Ethiopia

Atti Worku is a fashion model turned educator and NGO-founder. From representing Ethiopia at the Miss Universe Pageant in Thailand, Atti is now concerned with providing quality education to children in her birthplace, Adama, Ethiopia. Her foundation, Seeds of Africa is an afterschool program that is modeled after project-based learning. [...]

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Educating The Next Generation of African Tech Leaders

Carnegie Mellon University joins Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program to Build Future African Tech Leaders Carnegie Mellon University’s commitment to educating the next generation of African tech leaders and entrepreneurs received a boost today with a $10.8 million commitment from The MasterCard Foundation. Front left to right : James Garrett, Jr., Carnegie Mellon University, [...]

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Top Business Schools in Africa

With Africa increasingly attracting investors and progressively becoming a business hub, it’s clear that the continent is ripe with opportunities. No one understands this better than the countless African entrepreneurs starting small businesses everyday, playing their role in transforming the economic narrative of the continent. But what would a continent’s economic landscape be [...]


ASUG and LeadershipGarage Join SAP Education Network for Digital Transformation

SAP SE today announced that the LeadershipGarage research program and the Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG) are collaborating with SAP Education Network for Digital Transformation to help business leaders run live in the digital era. “We are pleased to launch a collaboration with LeadershipGarage and ASUG, and highlight opportunities for SAP [...]

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Great Leaders Aren’t Born – They’re Made. And Africa is Showing us How

by Fred Swaniker, Founder, African Leadership Group’ Good leaders do not fall from the sky. The experience of successful nations, the world over, emphatically points to the centrality of strong education institutions, and particularly robust higher education systems in deliberately training the leaders who take societies to great heights. In [...]

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#5 Tackle Youth Unemployment And You Tackle Extremism

One in three young people across the Middle East and North Africa are out of school and out of work, according to Jamie McAuliffe, president and CEO of Education for Employment. His nonprofit organization, which provides professional training and job-placement assistance for young adults across the region, is also helping [...]

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Ministries of Secondary Education, Higher Education and AIMS-NEI Partner for the Training of Maths Teachers in Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon - The Ministries of Secondary Education and Higher Education and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) announced the launch of the Mathematics Teacher Training Program (MTTP) in Cameroon in partnership with the MasterCard Foundation, CAMTEL, and Google. The announcement was made following the signing of Memoranda of [...]

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ALU Admits 180 New Students from 22 African Countries to its First Campus

ALU, a network of world-class tertiary education institutions offering programs aimed at developing Africa’s future leaders, have admitted 180 students from 22 African countries to African Leadership College, its flagship campus in Mauritius. The Mauritius campus has partnered with Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), its founding academic partner, who will award [...]

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Two Ghanaians are Transforming Education across Africa

Perhaps the best known pan-Africanist from Ghana is Kwame Nkrumah, who led his country to independence, served as its first President, and co-founded the Organization of African Unity, now the African Union. Fred Swaniker and Patrick Awuah are two Ghanaians that currently are having a positive impact across the African [...]

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