Ultimate achievement at international scale for Morocco this week. BIXPO 2017 (The Bitgaram International Exposition of Electric Power Technology) held from 1-3 Novembre 2017 in Gwangju, South Korea, was a wonderful opportunity for Morocco to be awarded two silver medals through EMSI – Science Engineering School of Morocco.
“Do you know that reading statistics show
that only 14% of South Africans’ are
readers of books?”
This was the opening statement made by South Africa’s Honourable Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, in an interview conducted during National Book week in 2016. The Department of Basic Education launched the “read to lead” campaign in 2015, after shocking statistics by the National Education and Evaluation Development Unit revealed that 58% of Grade 4 learners could not read for meaning, while 29% were completely illiterate. South Africa is a country that has 11 official languages, and only 9.6% of the population is fluent in English.
MANCOSA hosted its second graduation ceremony of the year at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban. A total of 1,366 graduates from South Africa and SADC countries received recognition for their achievements. This brought the total number of graduates produced by MANCOSA for 2017 to 2,490.
A diverse community of students graduated across MANCOSA’s various program offerings – from those currently making an impact, to future innovators who are bound to reshape Africa’s growth amidst the increasing challenges and opportunities of a global era.
Actis, today announced that it will be providing US$100,000 in sponsorship for two Honoris United Universities graduates to complete a postgraduate qualification at the world’s leading educational establishments.
The graduates will have the opportunity to apply for these scholarships to study at world-class institutions (such as University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, or a Russell Group University in the UK or at an Ivy League or similarly prestigious university in the US). The first beneficiaries of the scholarship are expected to start in October 2018.
The Honoris United Universities’ mission is to prepare and educate solutions-oriented leaders and professionals, who are able to operate successfully in the world’s youngest and fastest growing continent, individuals capable of impacting tomorrow’s economies and communities.
This future generation of leaders, men and women alike will be capable of transforming the continent and creating a real impact on their communities.
Women in Africa global leaders committed together creating an initiative for an inclusive Africa by the empowerment of African women.
Graduation Ceremony of 2017 class of REGENT Business School, the leading Private Higher Education Institution
REGENT Business School hosted their Graduation Ceremony at the International Conference Centre in Durban. REGENT Business School is a leading business and management private education provider in the Southern African region and a member of Honoris United Universities. The event, the largest in terms of graduates, was officiated by Professor Marvin Kambuwa, with other keynote speakers, the school founder Professor Karodia and the CMO of Honoris United Universities, Ms Laura Kakon.
Morocco, represented by EMSI -Moroccan School of Science and Engineering- was awarded 12 international prizes with 4 gold medals at India International Innovation Fair, held from 9th to 13th September 2017 in Bangalore, India.
Via its Research, Development and Innovation Laboratory “SMARTilab”, EMSI was rewarded at India International Innovation Fair for the following 4 Inventions: Senstenna, EFMA, Multiview Screen and Protective System for photovoltaic plates.
Actis, a leading investor in growth markets, announced today a major pan-African higher education initiative – Honoris United Universities.
Honoris United Universities is the first African private higher education network bringing together the leading tertiary education institutions in North and Southern Africa for the first time. Honoris United Universities will harness the collaborative intelligence and the pioneering efforts of these institutions to educate Africa’s next generations of leaders and professionals.
Actis is pleased to announce the appointment of Luis Lopez as the CEO of Honoris United Universities. Luis brings a strong track record of student success and international management experience from Laureate International Universities.
Honoris United Universities expands to South Africa, anchoring the network in an important Anglophone beacon market in the continent by partnering with Management College of Southern Africa (better known as “MANCOSA”) and REGENT Business School (pending regulatory approval). Together, Mancosa and Regent are South Africa’s leading private distance learning institutions, focused on providing accredited, accessible and affordable education.
In Morocco, a strategic agreement (pending regulatory approval) has been signed among Honoris United Universities and Ecole Marocaine des Sciences de l’Ingénieur, better known as EMSI, establishing Honoris as the largest private higher educator in the country. Established in 1986, EMSI is the largest private higher education institution in the country and the leading private engineering school in Morocco.