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    The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has seen three major trends emerge as drivers of investment in Africa's commercial property space. Though this sector has certainly taken a big knock, and commercial office space is still slow to recover, we are seeing positive activity in light industrial property, data centres, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, and even in hospitality, throughout Africa. By Peter Hodgkinson
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    The final five qualifying businesses for the next round of the Ayo Scaling Africa Series have been selected. The series looks to assist tech entrepreneurs in taking their Series A businesses to the next level.
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Last call for applications for AGCO Africa's agribusiness qualification

Fully funded by the AGCO Agriculture Foundation, the initial intake for the Africa Agribusiness Qualification will comprise 20 participants...

8 Jun 2021

African researchers invited to apply for JWO Research Grant

The 2021 Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer (JWO) Research Grant aimed at early-career African scientists, and worth $150,000, is open for application...

2 Jun 2021

Outdoor education at universities can be a positive legacy of Covid-19

Universities have faced major planning challenges due to Covid-19. While there has been significant media coverage about universities offering students online learning, what has been less discussed is how some activities have continued in face-to-face settings...

By Jean-Philippe Ayotte-Beaudet 4 Jan 2021

Prospect of new SA design qualification excites furniture industry

The qualification was registered with the South African Quality Assurance Framework (SAQA) in May this year...

26 Oct 2020

UCT the only Financial Times ranked MBA school in Africa

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) is the only business school in Africa to feature in the prestigious Financial Times Rankings for its ground-breaking Executive MBA programme...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 26 Oct 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

Orange Campus Africa - new African e-learning platform launches

Orange has announced the launch of its online training platform "Orange Campus Africa" in partnership with the Virtual University of Senegal (UVS) during GSMA Thrive Africa...

30 Sep 2020

What can be done to better support women pursuing their PhDs in Africa

In many African countries like Kenya, there are gender gaps when it comes to women enrolling in, and completing, their PhD studies.

By Anne M. Khisa 28 Sep 2020

Special edition e-book captures responses from education's frontline during Covid-19

Wise, a Qatar Foundation global education think-tank, in partnership with Salzburg Global Seminar and Diplomatic Courier, has officially released a special e-book titled Education Disrupted, Education Reimagined - Responses from education's frontline during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond...

25 Sep 2020

Afda nabs 9 nominations @ the 8th Annual Simon 'Mabhunu' Sabela Awards 2020

Afda student films have an extraordinary record at the Simon Sabela Awards...

Issued by AFDA 31 Aug 2020

Ghanaian industrial training project builds skills for future economy - report

A six-year project to develop industrial skills among Ghana's workforce has improved the engineering and manufacturing skills of young people, promoted economic competitiveness and contributed to an improvement in the quality of life of beneficiaries and a reduction in poverty, according to an African Development Bank report issued on 15 July 2020...

22 Jul 2020

Afda student films in race for the Oscars

Three Afda 2019 graduation films selected as candidates to compete for the most prestigious awards on the motion picture calendar - The Student Academy Awards (Oscars)...

By Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 22 Apr 2020

Building businesses that build Africa: Innovation in uncertain times

If you're serious about making sense of an ever-changing world; about getting the real tools to do that to earn while you learn - or frankly to help keep your job and thrive as we recover - then you should...

By Jon Foster-Pedley 8 Apr 2020

International study shows where South Africa's education system needs more help

Interventions aimed at improving literacy scores must be targeted at the parts of the system that need it the most...

By Surette van Staden 7 Apr 2020



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