The Mandela Washington Fellowship

It is through hard work and dedication that a young African leader gets chosen to join the program. This program is there to empower young people through leadership training, academic coursework and networking. The YALI program was designed to encourage and instill confidence, passion and commitment of the next generational leaders in Africa. It is through this initiative that over 1000 young leaders will go to the US for six weeks for training in .

How many South African students graduate?

How many South African students graduate?
By Karen Jeynes for AfricaCheck The #FeesMustFall movement has placed throughput rates at South Africa’s universities into the spotlight. “Throughput, quite simply, is how many students who start studying finish studying. Or, how many students don’t drop out,” education economics researcher at Stellenbosch University, Dr Hendrik van Broekhuizen, told Africa Check. It is also referred to as the completion rate, or graduation rate. South Africa’s statistician-general Pali Lehohla is concerned that the country’s slow .

STUDYING FOR MONEY OR STUDYING FOR THE LOVE OF IT?

STUDYING FOR MONEY OR STUDYING FOR THE LOVE OF IT?
  I remember when I was doing my undergrad, as commerce students we used to make jokes like; “What’s the difference between a pizza and a humanities student? A pizza can feed a family of four!” The question of following your heart or doing what pays is one that haunts many of us at some point in our studies or careers. Many students are sitting in courses that are literally killing their souls only .