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Archive for June 2018

Launch Of African Database Brings New Hope

A Business plan scrawled on the back of an airplane sick-bag has led to a database which has the potential to transform education research across Africa. Patrick Dunne is the co-Founder of Education Sub Saharan Africa (ESSA). He first conceived the idea of setting up an organisation which would map the continent’s education needs and…

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Wanted: Three Million Young African Leaders

The African Leadership Network has launched a new appeal for three million young leaders to step up to transform the continent –and its Founder warns that time is running out if Africa is to avoid disaster. The Founder of the African Leadership Network Fred Swaniker wants these new leaders to be in place by 2035…

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University of Central Lancashire’s African Dream Comes True

The University of Central Lancashire and its School of Journalism partners from three African Universities have hosted a major Symposium in Nairobi to discuss some key issues facing the future of African journalism. The Symposium brought together more than a hundred and sixty East African and International media leaders, editors, academics and young journalism students from…

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African Union Launches Digital Skills Drive

Africa is facing a demographic explosion which will see its population double to more than two billion people in the next generation. To meet that challenge the African Union has partnered with the vocational training organisation WorldSkills International to launch a campaign to transform skills across the continent. The AU’s Commissioner for Human Resources, Science…

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