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News South Africa » Education: The IndieBeat: Why South African game developers are starting their own industry event

News channel or source: https://venturebeat.com/2018/04/19/the-indiebeat-why-south-african-game-developers-are-starting-their-own-industry-event/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

It’s difficult for South African developers to find funding, but education is also of utmost importance. “We don’t have a way of connecting yet with other individuals in the industry, or mentors, or any of that. So GDC, while it is a business-to ...

News South Africa » Education: Africa Grapples With Huge Disparities in Education

News channel or source: http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/04/africa-grapples-huge-disparities-education/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

It is widely accepted that most of Africa’s education and training programs suffer from low ... compared to 36 out of 100 in Latin America and 14 out of 100 in South and West Asia. “In fact, only 30 to 50% of secondary-school-aged children are ...

News South Africa » Education: South Africa: The Urban Land Question - Universities in Cities

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804190615.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The property relations of a city in South Africa are a phenomenon that has its roots on the colonial interruption of our history and they, today, affect the political economy of higher education generally and the living experiences of students in particular.

News South Africa » Education: The Scramble for Africa’s Athletes

News channel or source: http://foreignpolicy.com/2018/04/20/the-scramble-for-africas-athletes-trafficking-soccer-football-messi-real-madrid-barcelona/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Qatar’s national team again failed to qualify for this year’s World Cup in Russia — Japan, South Korea ... or is a sports or education problem, governments across Africa and Europe— as well as the European and African Unions, FIFA, UEFA, the ...

News South Africa » Education: South African Government Ramping Up Efforts To Get More Land Into Black Ownership

News channel or source: http://capeandislands.org/post/south-african-government-ramping-efforts-get-more-land-black-ownership
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Peter Granitz reports from Pretoria. PETER GRANITZ, BYLINE: Twenty-five-year-old John Ratema is a college graduate armed with an education in finance, but he's unemployed. Joblessness in South Africa is high, and he's had no luck finding anything in his field.

News South Africa » Education: Figures of the week: Labor market and inequality in South Africa

News channel or source: https://www.brookings.edu/blog/africa-in-focus/2018/04/18/figures-of-the-week-labor-market-and-inequality-in-south-africa/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

A key finding of the report is that the labor market in South Africa is central to reducing inequality. The share of inequality explained by education and employment has grown between 2006 and 2015, eclipsing race—a historically important factor in ...

News South Africa » Education: Ramaphosa Calls On Commonwealth To Invest In South Africa

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/19042018-ramaphosa-calls-on-commonwealth-to-invest-in-south-africa/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has set the wheels of ... Mindful of the challenges faced by the continent, such as infrastructure, education, technology, water access, unemployment and lack of skills, President Ramaphosa highlighted that ...

News South Africa » Education: Africa: The Commonwealth - Still Relevant for Africa Today?

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804210072.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

I would say trade and investment, access to higher education opportunities and engagement with ... Nigeria is also the fifth largest economy in the Commonwealth, and with South Africa, represents about 70 percent of Commonwealth African trade.

News South Africa » Education: Insilico to present the advances in Artificial Intelligence for African pharmaceutical industry

News channel or source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-04/imi-itp041818.php
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

announces the presentation of its Africa AI, Blockchain and Longevity Consultant, Iraneus Ogu, at the International Conference on e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning (ICEBML-18), April 19, 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa. Ogu's talk ...

News South Africa » Education: New Curriculum Helps Local Teachers Cover Africa Beyond Textbook Stereotypes

News channel or source: http://wesa.fm/post/new-curriculum-helps-local-teachers-cover-africa-beyond-textbook-stereotypes
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Maureen Porter, the project’s director and professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Education said at first ... about what it's like to live in modern Africa today,” she said. South Hills Middle School geography teacher Fabricio Ortiz ...