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Afreeka Santa Fe: promoting musical education

A small but enthusiastic crowd turned out Saturday to enjoy African art, poetry, dance and jazzy Afrobeat music at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe in the Railyard.  The celebration honored the late Afrobeat pioneer and human-rights activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The event was sponsored by Afreeka Santa Fe, a 3-month-old project to raise funds and collect musical instruments for ...

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The digital revolution in sub-Saharan Africa

Much has been written about the role technology played in bringing social and political change across much of the Middle East and North Africa, but less is known about the technological revolution that is taking place and transforming people’s lives in sub-Saharan Africa.

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GTUC ventures into healthcare

The Ghana Telecom University College (GTUC) is partnering the Aalborg University of Denmark to explore how Information Communication and Technology (ICT) could be used as a leverage to address the numerous challenges inherent in health care delivery, training, and medical education.

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UNESCO supports development of OER in Morocco

Within the framework of UNESCO’s programme to promote Open Educational Resources, the UNESCO Rabat Office is organizing a workshop at the Morocco-Korean Training Centre on ICT in Education in Rabat from 3 to 6 October. The workshop will focus on the use of Scenari-Opale, an editorial chain under the FOSS licence, which allows teachers to easily produce, manage and publish ...

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Launch of International e-Mentoring Women’s Programme

Cherie Blair Foundation for Women Launch International e-Mentoring Programme in Collaboration With Google. Innovative on-line platform for cross-border mentoring developed with Google E-Mentoring boosts confidence, improves business performance and ultimately creates wealth for women entrepreneurs in developing and emerging markets. Mentors benefit from a rich intercultural exchange, mentoring skills, improved technological skills and revitalized interest in their own career. The ...

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Benin: Global Youth Innovation Network to Be Launched

Benin: Young entrepreneurs from around the world will gather in Cotonou, Benin on 10 October to share knowledge and learn from each other’s experiences. The four-day event titled “Youth Entrepreneurs – Agents of Change” is being organised by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Phelps Stokes Fund in collaboration with the Government of Benin, Songhai Centre, Palmares ...

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South Africa: Turn workplace into training space

Boksburg – Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande has reiterated his call to turn workplaces into training spaces for young people from Further Education Training (FET) colleges to ensure placement opportunities.

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Teacher laptop initiative kicks off

The department of education has begun appointing its first accredited suppliers as part of its teacher laptop initiative to get computers into the hands of all of the country’s teachers.

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The Southern African ICT for Education Summit 2012

www.africanbrains.net/edusa AfricanBrains is proud to announce the launch of The Southern African ICT for Education Summit 2012, to be held 26-27 January 2012, Elephant Hills Resort, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe AfricanBrains organised and completed the African Education Summit 2011 in Morocco, which represented the start of a long-term commitment to bring the public sector and educational institutions together with private and ...

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Building Tomorrow Hails New Commitment in East Africa

Building Tomorrow, Inc., an Indianapolis-based non-profit social enterprise announced a new commitment to construct a total of 60 primary-level Building Tomorrow Academies in East Africa and to launch an initiative aimed at improving the quality of education in Ugandan communities by training over 450 current and future educators and developing a rural-relevant classroom curriculum.

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