The World Economic Forum's list of young global leaders for 2009 pays tribute to 230 outstanding young professionals from a range of disciplines. Among them are nine South Africans.
The 2010 Fifa World Cup offers many obvious benefits for tourism and the economy, but now the global football extravaganza will also help anyone interested in a career in television broadcasting to get a foot in the door.
South Africa’s annual National Arts Festival takes place in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, at the end of June 2008 and promises a vibrant mix of dance, theatre, music and art.
The first Young African Statisticians Conference will take place in Pretoria in July 2008, preparing Africa’s young professionals for participation in the 57th session of the International Statistical Institute in Durban in 2009.