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The Wits Business School Chair in African Philanthropy

Gifting is an age-old practice in Africa and plays a central role in most communities across the continent. The Wits Business School Chair in African Philanthropy, a joint initiative with the Southern Africa Trust, is the first of its kind on the continent.

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Policy and governance failures in key infrastructure sectors widen space for corruption and undermines growth

Despite having dodged a recession this week, South Africa’s long term prospects for growth and development don’t look good, as a result of poor policy decisions around the country’s economic infrastructure.

“Any one instance of government dereliction is troubling, but the cumulative effect of multiple areas of insouciant neglect, or deliberate abuse, of our infrastructure industries indicates a government that has little appreciation of the importance of energy, telecommunications, transport and water for economic growth, employment creation and poverty reduction,” says UCT GSB professor Anton Eberhard.

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High heels and hard hats: How to lead like a woman in a man’s world

Farana Boodhram has made her mark in the male-dominated fields of mining and transport in South Africa and has been recognised for her achievements by being selected for a prestigious Vital Voices leadership fellowship last month.

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GSB Women in Business Conference – a ‘resilient and resourceful’ lineup for 2016

Some of South Africa’s most influential women, including Gabi Lowe, mother of the late Jenna Lowe, whose impassioned “Get me to 21” campaign touched the country last year, will join a panel of keynote speakers at the UCT Graduate School of Business’ Women in Business Conference this year.

“The conference offers an array of experiences and tools to inspire female leaders to be fully involved in making a positive difference in business and our communities. It offers an enriching platform to motivate, inspire and connect women of all industries and experience,” says Heloise Janse van Rensburg, WIB committee member.

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New Finance Expert Appointed at Stellenbosch Business School

The University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) has appointed Prof Michael Graham as Professor in Finance. He was Associate Professor in Finance at Stockholm University in Sweden for the past five years before joining USB.

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Monique Malan from University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) named best student

Monique Malan, who completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) last year, was named the best student for 2016 in the national board examinations of the FINANCIAL PLANNING INSTITUTE (FPI).

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Prof Douglas Boateng honoured with a Lifetime Achiever Award

Professor Douglas Boateng, Africa’s first Professor Extraordinaire in Supply and Value Chain Management, was honoured with a Lifetime Achiever Award at CEO Global’s recent Titans – Building Nations Awards, held in Midrand on the 8th of July.

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A New Peregrine - Bloomberg Agreement

Peregrine Academic Services would like to call your attention to the press release concerning their recent agreement with Bloomberg Media to provide the B-School Connection service, which includes the Bloomberg Resource Center and Bloomberg BusinessWeek, to institutions of higher education around the wold. If you are unfamiliar with the B-School Connection service, you are invited to look at the video at: http://bamedia.ba.ttu.edu/Mediasite/Play/4d663874a1af463b8a278a1b24fc71d21d?playFrom=00000

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A New Peregrine - Bloomberg Agreement

Peregrine Academic Services would like to call your attention to the press release concerning their recent agreement with Bloomberg Media to provide the B-School Connection service, which includes the Bloomberg Resource Center and Bloomberg BusinessWeek, to institutions of higher education around the wold. If you are unfamiliar with the B-School Connection service, you are invited to look at the video at: http://bamedia.ba.ttu.edu/Mediasite/Play/4d663874a1af463b8a278a1b24fc71d21d?playFrom=00000

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Equra Health appoints new CEO

Tim Willard is the newly appointed CEO of Equra Health, South Africa’s leading provider of radiation therapy.

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