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May 29, 2013, 09:45 ET
Mary Millben appointed Global Ambassador for Education Africa.  (PRNewsFoto/Education Africa)

Mary Millben appointed Global Ambassador for Education Africa

Education Africa is thrilled to announce the appointment of Mary Millben as a Global Ambassador for Education Africa. Dan Fisher, President of...

May 22, 2013, 09:15 ET
Former Chairman of The Johannesburg Stock Exchange to Receive Award In New York City, June 3, 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/Education Africa)

Former Chairman of The Johannesburg Stock Exchange to Receive Award In New York City, June 3, 2013

Geoff Rothschild, the Head of Government and International Affairs at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and its former chairman, is set to receive...

May 21, 2013, 09:15 ET
Prominent South African Businessman To Be Honored At Awards Gala In New York City, June 3, 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/Education Africa)

Prominent South African Businessman To Be Honored At Awards Gala In New York City, June 3, 2013

The president of South Africa's Black Business Council and CEO of Pamodzi Investment Holdings will receive the Education Africa Allegiance Award...

May 20, 2013, 09:15 ET
Africa.com's Teresa Clarke to be honored for contribution to women's education in South Africa.  (PRNewsFoto/Education Africa)

Africa.com's Teresa Clarke to be honored for contribution to women's education in South Africa

The founder of an initiative to give academically astute South African students, who would otherwise not have the opportunity, scholarships to...

May 17, 2013, 09:15 ET
South Africa's Professor Jonathan Jansen To Be Honored At Awards Gala In New York City, June 3, 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/Education Africa)

South Africa's Professor Jonathan Jansen To Be Honored At Awards Gala In New York City, June 3, 2013

Professor Jonathan Jansen, the Vice-Chancellor and Rector of the University of the Free State in South Africa who helped turn the university away...

May 16, 2013, 15:46 ET
Roberta Flack To Perform At Awards Gala In New York City, June 3, 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/Education Africa)

Roberta Flack To Perform At Awards Gala In New York City, June 3, 2013

Legendary singer and songwriter, Roberta Flack, will entertain guests at the Education Africa Achievement Awards for Africa gala on Monday, June...

Feb 21, 2013, 08:31 ET

Education South Africa to Honor 4 at Awards Gala in NYC

A pioneering South African educator who is successfully transforming what was once a bastion of apartheid-era segregation and ideology into one of...