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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New centre launches to help East London’s BME students prepare for business careers

The University of East London (UEL) has launched a new initiative to help better prepare its black and minority ethnic (BME) students for a successful career in the world of business. Funded by the Noon Foundation, The Noon Centre for Equality and Diversity in Business was officially opened this week at UEL’s Royal Docks Business…

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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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