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MTN donates $1 million to General History of Africa initiative

MTN donates $1 million to General History of Africa initiative

With a US$1 million-dollar donation, MTN Group has confirmed its backing of a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) led drive to rewrite Africa ...

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Teaching and multiculturalism in Botswana. Is training the remedy?

Teaching and multiculturalism in Botswana. Is training the remedy?

Annah Anikie Molosiwa, University of Botswana On paper, Botswana is a multilingual state with at least 25 languages spoken within its cities, towns and villages. In reality, Setsw ...

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The way economics is taught needs an overhaul – Case study

The way economics is taught needs an overhaul – Case study

Emmanuel Ojo, University of the Witwatersrand and Loïse Jeannin, University of Johannesburg Economics is a discipline that ought, at its best, to explain the world and its complex ...

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Kenya’s early learning centres may be doing more harm than good

Kenya’s early learning centres may be doing more harm than good

John Teria Ng'asike, Mount Kenya University Like the rest of the developing world, more and more women in Kenya are joining the formal workforce. As a result there’s been a growin ...

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Next Einstein Forum: Are you Africa’s next top scientific talent?

Next Einstein Forum: Are you Africa’s next top scientific talent?

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) – Africa’s global forum for science in Africa – has today launched its second call for applications for its NEF Fellows Programme. The new class will ...

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Scholarships: African women in the media

Scholarships: African women in the media

The Sol Plaatje Institute (SPI) for Media Leadership at Rhodes University in South Africa, in collaboration with the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), invites a ...

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Language should not be barrier of innovation, experts say

Language should not be barrier of innovation, experts say

African innovators should not confine themselves to one language to develop innovations aimed at addressing local needs facing Africa. This emerged on the second day of the Senior ...

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South African university crisis needs a change of policy, not just more money

South African university crisis needs a change of policy, not just more money

Philippe Burger, University of the Free State South Africa’s finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, has had to juggle two competing sets of demands in approaching the 2016 medium term ...

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Etisalat pledges to fund 12 universities in Nigeria

Etisalat pledges to fund 12 universities in Nigeria

In a bid to continue its commitment to youth development and the promotion of academic excellence, telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, has listed 12 universities across ...

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Data science transforming business strategy

Data science transforming business strategy

There is a big and growing demand for top leaders with a solid background in data science and analytics, as companies seek to translate the mass of data available to them into use ...

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