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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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KENYA: Education hard hit in drought-affected north

GARISSA/WAJIR SOUTH, 28 September 2011 (IRIN) – Gains made in bringing education closer to children from pastoralist families in northern Kenya could be eroded by the ongoing drought, which has especially affected high-school attendance.

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Rwanda Partners With US Varsity on Engineering Program

PITTSBURGH—Carnegie Mellon University will extend its global academic footprint as the first major higher education institution in the U.S. to offer graduate engineering degree programs in Rwanda, a tech-savvy East African country building a knowledge-based economy.

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WB report shows why gender equality is smart economics

African nations could boost productivity and economic growth by eliminating gender disparities. A report by the World Bank says removing barriers preventing women working in certain jobs would cut the productivity gap between male and female workers by a 30-50 per cent, and raise output per worker by 3 to 25 per cent in some countries.

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Winners of the First DStv Eutelsat Star Awards Announced

More Than 800 Students From Across Africa Respond to the Challenge of Creative Thinking in Science and Technology.

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