South Africa: from #Feesmustfall to #AccessMustRise

South Africa: from #Feesmustfall to #AccessMustRise

  #Feesmustfall protests have returned to South Africa. On Thursday in Johannesburg, student leaders left a meeting with the Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimand, News 24 reported. However, it was not immediately clear if they walked out or were kicked out. The students before the meeting stated they had eight…

South African startup survey

Ventureburn, a news media platform focused on the world’s startup news and tech entrepreneurs’ stories from the emerging markets, recently finished a survey on uncovering the “true picture of the South African startup landscape”. They partnered with First National Bank, Clifftop Colony and Quiro to poll around 200 tech startups…

Emerging universities

The University of Cape Town has been ranked as the 4th top university in the Times Higher Education “BRICS and Emerging Economies” ranking for 2015. It comes after, Peking University, Tsinghua Univeristy, both in China, and the Middle East Technical University in Turkey. These universities are quickly becoming top competition…

African entrepreneurs to boost jobs in Africa

Africa is going to be the place that creates the next up-and-coming global software entrepreneurs predicts Jørn Lyseggen, the founder CEO of Meltwater, in an interview for News24Live. “I have been to Africa more than 50 times since 2007 and I see so much talent and I see so many…