Women encouraged to start their own business in the creative sectors

A Ladies Day event held on March 9 aimed to encourage women within the creative sector to start their own business by celebrating established female entrepreneurs. Celebrating the Creativity of Women was the theme of the event organised by 2Inspire Network, which coincided with International Women’s Day, which provided newly established entrepreneurs within the creative industries…

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Africa must go the e-book way

Photograph by Worldreader. A World Bank report in 2008 revealed that, "Only 1 out of 19 countries studied (Botswana) had adequate textbook provision at close to a 1:1 ratio for all subjects and all grades" in the whole of Sub-Saharan Africa which means there are inadequate textbooks on the continent for school children to read….

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Curiosity has a major influence on academic performance

A new study published in the journal Perspectives on Psychological Science has revealed that curiosity plays a significant role in academic performance, and traits like curiosity are as important as intelligence in determining how well a student will perform. Intelligence is important to academic performance, but is not the whole story. Brilliant students sometimes fail…

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