Archive for the ‘Education’ category

Thoughts from Toyin Saraki on women leadership and Africa

“I believe that our biggest challenge as women is to be able to step forward and to actually lead.” – a startup with a new model for education in Nigeria

“Our current education system can’t meet our demand,” says Fehintolu Olaogun, co-founder of

Africa’s top three young entrepreneurs share their secrets to success

Anzisha Prize winners show that age has nothing to do with business success.

Trash into cash: A student makes a business from recycling

Green’Act aims to change habits by introducing recycling on school campuses.

Advancing Africa’s youth: Ashish Thakkar and others debate formal education

“I believe that things like mentorship are a lot more important than education because it is more practical.”

Africa’s top six social entrepreneurs of the year announced

Social entrepreneurs are those with innovative solutions to society’s most pressing problems.

East Africa over the next 20 years? Expert shares his thoughts

East Africa’s star has been shining bright, but what does the future hold for the region?

It’s important to surround yourself with the right people, says social entrepreneur

At the age of 14, Neftaly Malatjie decided it was time to make a difference in his poverty-stricken community, Diepsloot.

‘Empowering entrepreneurs means growing a country’s economy’

Entrepreneurs are economic development assets a country should support, says Christo Botes.

Exploring new business ventures in the South African market

The South African economy presents opportunities for entrepreneurs.

How David Mwendele is making money to fund his youth charity

“I was very frustrated seeing fellow youth who were not lucky enough to get an education suffering.”

Gossy Ukanwoke – Nigeria’s online university pioneer

Offering courses in a variety of subjects, Beni American University students access all material online.

The great debate: Experience vs qualification

Managers are a crucial part of any business and need the right qualifications and industry experience.

Approaching education differently is key to transforming Africa’s future

Education on our continent is in something of a crisis, and action is needed quickly.

Is ‘the dark continent’ set to light the way?

Developing African leaders of the future is the best way to ensure the success of the continent.