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Africa: World’s Biggest Stars Come Out to Support Global Citizen’s Recovery Plan For The World

Africa: World's Biggest Stars Come Out to Support Global Citizen's Recovery Plan For The World
Cape Town — "The urgency to get a vaccine to everyone, everywhere cannot be underestimated. As a country, we will be joining efforts to help the world recover better by ending the pandemic as a priority, addressing food security and hunger, getting all our...

Misplaced celebrations: How edtech changed education from necessity to privilege

2020 saw one of the biggest crises in education due to the pandemic that triggered a record inflow of over $2 billion in edtech space. Byju's, valued at $12 billion acquired Aakash Educational Services for $1 billion and Amazon and Google, like Facebook’s Founder,...

Africa’s Indigenous Languages Vs. Colonial Tongues

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
African nations need to cut their reliance on colonial languages and invest in local ones. This will remove barriers to education and help the continent keep its diverse identities, says DW's Harrison Mwilima. Ahead of International Mother Tongue Day on February 21, I want to...

Africa: Vivian Lowery Derryck Internship Program established with Howard University

Africa: Vivian Lowery Derryck Internship Program established with Howard University
FHI 360 and Howard University are pleased to announce the launch of the Vivian Lowery Derryck Internship program. Through this partnership, FHI 360 will provide internship opportunities to graduate students in Howard University's Public Health Program, as well as undergraduate students enrolled at the...

FIFA Club World Cup 2020 – News – Education City and Ahmad Bin Ali stadiums to host FIFA Club World Cup 2020™ – FIFA.com

FIFA Club World Cup 2020 - News - Education City and Ahmad Bin Ali stadiums to host FIFA Club World Cup 2020™ - FIFA.com
Following confirmation that, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and related quarantine measures required by the New Zealand authorities, Auckland City FC will be unable to participate in the FIFA Club World Cup 2020™, FIFA has adapted the competition’s match...

Africa’s Tech Hubs Giving Universities Stiff Challenge

Africa's Tech Hubs Giving Universities Stiff Challenge
Cape Town — African technology hubs are challenging the dominance of traditional universities as sources of knowledge production, and are becoming better suited to a fast-paced knowledge economy, a study says. While traditional universities are struggling with limited resources, inadequate industry engagement and institutional disciplinary...

Africa: Uniabuja to Pioneer Diabetes Studies in Africa

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
Lagos and Abuja — The University of Abuja has entered into a partnership with Diabetes Africa, a network of health professionals to establish a top-class educational programme on Diabetes Education, aimed at improving the quality of care offered to diabetes patients across Africa. The partnership...

What we know about the spread of Covid among children — and whether shutting schools reduces the risk

What we know about the spread of Covid among children — and whether shutting schools reduces the risk
An unused classroom at Karl Marx secondary school in Saxony-Anhalt, Gardelegen, in Germany. Due to the still comparatively tense Covid-19 situation, stricter rules apply in Saxony-Anhalt as well as nationwide. Schools are to remain in emergency operation until at least the end of January. Klaus-Dietmar...

Africa: With Schools Closed, a Glimmer of Hope in a Coding Boot-Camp

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
In early December 2020, a 10-day coding boot camp, organized by the UN Economic Commission for Africa and the International Telecommunication Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, brought together over 2,000 young girls from around Africa. The girls, drawn from various socio-economic backgrounds, learned computer programming,...