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    Report: Gender-responsive research key to farm productivity, tackling Africa's agricultural threats

    The African Women in Agricultural Research and Development has released a report highlighting how gender-responsive agricultural research and development coupled with an intentional focus on addressing inequalities in access to innovations between men and women, can propel agricultural-driven development...

    27 May 2021

    Remote training in bioinformatics to upskill scientists across Africa

    A new collaboration between Wellcome Connecting Science and H3ABioNet is helping deliver bioinformatics training throughout Africa, helping scientists tackle some of the continent's most urgent health challenges...

    7 May 2021

    Education must be a crisis priority, not an afterthought

    Covid-19 has created enormous disruptions in the lives of African youth. Millions of young people have had their learning put on hold for the better part of a year...

    By Dr Edward K. Brown 13 Apr 2021

    IATA training initiative to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market

    The International Air Transport Association training course will be offered free of charge for those who register before 23 February...

    10 Feb 2021

    10 ways to stay connected on Biz during lockdown

    Self-isolation, lockdowns, working remotely and physical distancing can get you down. Bizcommunity is the daily 'virtual commute' that brings you closer to 19 industry communities...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Apr 2020

    Mastercard Foundation names 12 African EdTech companies as first fellows

    The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT on Friday announced the first cohort of 12 EdTech Fellows - companies that will benefit from the Centre's support to expand their operations and improve secondary teaching and learning across the continent...

    24 Feb 2020

    Yale Women's Leadership Programme launches in Paris

    HEC Paris Business School and the Yale School of Management have joined forces to bring the successful Yale Women's Leadership Programme to Europe. The programme, to take place at HEC Paris in March 2020, is set to bring together women leaders from around the continent...

    14 Feb 2020

    HP's plan to bridge gap between tech, education and Africa's hidden talent

    Elisabeth Moreno, vice president and managing director of HP Africa, offers insight into how technology and education can help economic growth in Africa...

    By Imran Salie 11 Feb 2020

    Overcoming the leadership deficit in Africa

    As stressed by the World Economic Forum (WEF), the cultivation of leaders with exceptional character and skills is critical to Africa's development...

    By Hatim Eltayeb 29 Jan 2020

    Why Kenya is failing to integrate technology into secondary schools

    Kenya's education ministry has proposed that information and communication technology (ICT) - such as computers, laptops, tablets and cameras - be used to help teach certain subjects and improve how students learn...

    By Jo Tondeur 19 Dec 2019

    Youth development tops AEC 2019 agenda

    More than 350 stakeholders are converging on Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, to participate in the 2019 African Economic Conference (AEC), with this year's focus on jobs, skills and capacity development for Africa's youth...

    2 Dec 2019

    Collaboration key in closing the digital skills gap in Africa

    In the face of an immensely challenging digital skills gap on the continent, Mojolaoluwa Aderemi-Makinde, head of brand and reputation at Google Africa, remains optimistic...

    By Sindy Peters 2 Dec 2019

    Empowering Africa's youth to leapfrog towards a better future

    The fourth industrial revolution is underway and it is shaping up some of the most significant opportunities and challenges of our lifetime...

    By Takreem El Tohamy 22 Nov 2019

    #AfricaCom: Tech skills needed to create future jobs on the 'side-hustle' continent

    Up to 18 million jobs need to be created annually just to absorb the new entrants each year. This is unprecedented globally and doesn't even include the unemployed and underemployed...

    By Leigh Andrews 18 Nov 2019



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