Want to get hired at your dream job? Make friends? Start something new? The international Master’s degree is the answer you’re looking for. Master’s graduates earn more, and 93% land a full-time job within 3 months of graduation, according to AACSB. Access Masters invites you to an interactive online event on 23 August in South
Three of SA’s top visual artists come together to present a new art medium, “Pure Malt” For the first time in South African art history, three of the country’s top artists will simultaneously showcase artworks using 1000s of malt grains in their works. In a unique national art installation, the artists – Sindiso Nyoni, Yay
By Julie Oppenheim (Bowmans South Africa), Daniel Mwathe (Bowmans Kenya) and Micael Sehul (AAAOL, Ethiopia) Africa’s COVID-19 vaccine challenges have been a bitter pill for many governments to swallow as they watch developed countries race ahead with their vaccination programmes. In the United Kingdom, almost 70% of the total population had received at least one
Small & medium enterprises (SMEs) are the engine of economic growth in Africa, particularly when small businesses develop their potential to expand and contribute to job creation. According to the World Bank, formal SMEs contribute up to 40% of GDP in emerging economies, and this number is much higher when including informal businesses. The Brookings
By Wezi Khoza, Chairperson, CHIETA Despite decades of effort, the gender disparity in technical fields is still sizable. According to a study by the World Economic Forum, women in the engineering, manufacturing and construction industry are outnumbered – for every ten men, there are just three women. This does not bode well for chemical industries,
Artificial intelligence has transformed the world—there is no doubt about that As AI continues to mature, nations around the globe—especially in Africa—should rely on it more than ever to drive large-scale transformation and competitiveness. From agriculture and remote health services to translating languages, AI can play an important role in helping Africa tackle economic problems.
The new UN Emergency Relief Coordinator ended a six-day mission to Ethiopia with a fresh push to get badly needed food and other supplies into the embattled Tigray region. NEW YORK, USA, 05 August 2021-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-“We need to change the circumstances that have led to the slow movement of aid – we need the conflict to stop”, Martin Griffiths, who also heads
As the COVID-19 crisis continues to exacerbate restrictions on government spending throughout the world, the UN chief on Tuesday welcomed the decision by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to approve a $650 billion allocation of Special Drawing Rights to “boost liquidity”. Secretary-General António Guterres issued a statement on the policy change towards Special Drawing Rights or SDRs, a type of foreign reserve asset that are IMF defined and maintained, as additional funding
Capping years of deliberations, the UN General Assembly on Monday established a new platform to improve the lives of Afro-descendants, who have for centuries suffered the ills of racism, racial discrimination and the legacy of enslavement around the globe. The 193-member body unanimously adopted a resolution establishing the United Nations Permanent Forum of People of African Descent,
SAP Africa has announced the appointment of Tracy Bolton as its new Chief Operating Officer for the Africa region. Cathy Smith, Managing Director at SAP Africa, says Bolton has played a crucial role in helping SAP expand its offering to new customers and drive cloud adoption among African enterprises. “Tracy has demonstrable success in leading
The continued recruitment and presence of mercenaries in Libya is impeding “progress in the peace process” and an obstacle to upcoming elections, independent UN human rights experts said on Friday, calling for their “long overdue” departure. NEW YORK, USA, 02 August 2021-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-“Nine months after the ceasefire agreement calling for withdrawal of foreign
MTHATHA, South Africa, July 14, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- In the Sinawe Thuthuzela Care Centre, located in the small town of Mthatha in Eastern Cape Province, Lerato*, a 20-year-old first-year student at the local university, bends forward on her chair, her head fixed to the floor. She looks sad, tired and dejected, avoiding any eye contact.