The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) is set to commission a N1billion hostel it built for the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Kaduna State. According to the Sun News Online, the authorities of the University described the Dangote hostel project as a big relief as accommodation is one of the nightmares...
A UKZN student is now the ambassador of an international organisation that brings together and empowers global leaders. Kwazini Zulu is a student in the College of Law and Management Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. One Young World (OYW) is a UK-based charity that gathers together some of the brightest...
The University of Pretoria last week hosted its Tuks Robot Race Day, which saw more than 70 autonomous robotic vehicles take to the track to compete for the top spot. Now in its seventh year, the event, co-ordinated by the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information...
Boeing selects two South African students to join its International Business Internship Programme (IBIP) in Seattle. Despite being in their 20s, Robert Clark and Makhosazana Ncube, have already managed to oversee a project to improve nature conservation using quadcopter drones, co-direct the conversion of an aircraft to paratrooper transport, and...
Graduating with a higher education qualification is an experience many in South Africa do not get to have. According to the Department of Higher Education, in 2016, only 46.2% of students in public universities graduated with undergraduate degrees. For many of those who do get their degree, it is a show...
Zindi Africa has partnered with African Bank and other stakeholders, to host UmojaHack Africa, the continent’s first Pan-African inter-university machine learning hackathon. Zindi says it is the first online data science competition platform in Africa. It was launched in 2018, with the aim of providing an online medium for African...
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have won the 11th edition of the Pan African Universities Debate Championship (PAUDC) held in Dars es Salaam in Tanzania making, it the first time the tournament has been won by an institution outside the Southern African region. The Pan African...
The Minister of Higher Education Science and Technology, DR. Blade Nzimande has announce that the 2020 National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) applications for new applicants has been opened on Sunday, 1st September 2019. In a document we intercepted, the announcement follows a meeting the Minister had with the (NSFAS)...
A team of MBA students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) Graduate School of Business, led by senior lecturer and MBA alumnus, Johannes Schueler, has won the 39th annual John Molson MBA International Case Competition ─ the oldest and largest MBA company analysis competition in the world. The competition...
At the age of 27, University of Cape Town (UCT) Ph.D. student Malebo Malope made history as the first black genetics counselor in South Africa. The Ph.D. student said although she was one of the youngest rising stars in the field, she actually battled with the subject when she was...