Articles by: Marc Mcilhone

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Wellcome Trust sets out long-term vision for research excellence in sub-Saharan Africa

August 26, 2014 at 12:25

The Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training and Science (DELTAS) Africa initiative is an open call for universities and research institutes to submit applications for programmes that will equip sub-Saharan African […]

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Ghana: MTN Holds Forum for Online Platform Managers and Editors

August 26, 2014 at 11:01

The maiden edition of the Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) Online Forum for online managers and editors has taken place in Accra. The Forum aimed to create an opportunity for MTN, […]

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Opening Address at Unisa Curriculum and Transformation Conference

August 26, 2014 at 08:16

Opening Address at Unisa Curriculum and Transformation Conference by Mrs Angie Motshekga, Minister of Basic Education Unisa, Pretoria: 16 October 2013   Master of Ceremonies Unisa Vice-Chancellor, Prof Mandla Makhanya […]

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iPAD Rwanda Forum to Provide Investment Platform for Africa’s Next Best Business Opportunity

August 25, 2014 at 13:17

This is according to Emmanuelle Nicholls, event director of the upcoming iPAD Rwanda Power & Infrastructure Investment Forum. The event is taking place from 3-4 November in Kigali and enjoys […]

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Africa’s Telecoms Market To Hit $65bn By 2018

August 25, 2014 at 12:39

Sub-Saharan Africa’s telecoms market is growing faster than that of any other region. VENTURES AFRICA – Sub-Saharan Africa’s Telecommunication market is set to maintain positive returns as service revenue is […]

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Deputy Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams

SA: Donated computers to change learners’ lives

August 25, 2014 at 10:35

By More Matshediso Nelspruit – For the first time in his life, 15-year-old Mbongeni Ngomani will be able to log on to a computer when he gets to his school […]

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SA: “Misleading” report on mud schools dismissed

August 25, 2014 at 09:14

The Department of Basic Education has on Sunday dismissed a report claiming it would take nine years to eradicate mud schools in the country, calling it inaccurate, misleading and unhelpful. […]

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U.S. Company Acquires African Mobile Messaging Startup Saya

August 23, 2014 at 10:10

New Jersey-based Kirusa, a developer of Voice SMS based Mobile Value Added Services (MVAS) for emerging markets, has acquired Saya, a Ghana-based developer of mobile messaging apps for feature phones. […]

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President Jacob Zuma

SA: Education standards improving

August 23, 2014 at 08:00

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma says steady progress has been made in the improvement of education and school infrastructure. “We have built hundreds of state-of-the-art schools to enable our children […]

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Donald Kaberuka reiterates AfDB confidence in Côte d’Ivoire to the press

Donald Kaberuka reiterates AfDB confidence in Côte d’Ivoire to the press

August 22, 2014 at 14:48

As part of the return of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) to Abidjan, AfDB Group President Donald Kaberuka spoke to the national and international media accredited in Côte d’Ivoire […]

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