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Atiku, Rabiu, El-Rufai, others to speak at Oxford Africa Conference

Business Day Online 10 May 2021
The Oxford Africa Conference, a yearly intellectual gathering, brings together former and serving heads of state, policymakers, business leaders, seasoned academics, opinion leaders, artists, students and distinguished professionals of African descent.
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Young innovators called to revolutionise energy sector

Independent online (SA) 10 May 2021
DURBAN - Postgraduate students from universities across Africa have been called to showcase their skills and present innovations that could help develop the power and energy sector ... give postgraduate students a chance to exhibit their skills during a digital conference in June.
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Women are playing a key role in driving impact through technology in Africa

B & FT Online 10 May 2021
Developer Advocate at IBM in South Africa and Scrum Master for Student Experience within IBM Z, Phila Phungula, is aware of this disparity and comments that the lack of women in final-year classes is a continued sight in the universities she interacts with ... The future of Africa relies on a solid pipeline of women in STEM.
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Supporting women who fuel Africa’s future

Ghana Web 10 May 2021
Developer Advocate at IBM in South Africa and Scrum Master for Student Experience within IBM Z, Phila Phungula is aware of this disparity and comments that the lack of women in final year classes is a continued sight in the universities she interacts with ... The future of Africa relies on a solid pipeline of women in STEM.
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Chinese girl volunteers to teach in world's underprivileged communities for four years

People Daily 10 May 2021
Photo shows Cheng Lijin, a 24-year-old youth from Guilin, south China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, along with a group of her students ... After watching Desert Flower, I wanted to see what Africa looked like with my own eyes," recalled the young woman, who is now a postgraduate student in the U.K.
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Asked and Answered: Natalia Benjamin teaches beyond the textbooks

Post Bulletin 10 May 2021
When my husband and I graduated from college and graduate school, we moved to a place that didn't have opportunities for our students to develop their language skills ... I teach multi-lingual students at the high school level ... We have students from east Africa, from Asia, from the United States, from Eastern European countries.
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NSMQ 2021: Trophy will return to Central Region – Regional Director of Education

Joy Online 10 May 2021
“The competition is perfect for our students so far as teaching and learning of Science and Mathematics are concerned. When it comes to WASSCE, as a regional body for West Africa, our schools are not doing well compared to Nigeria in mathematics.
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Authorities: Puppy sales were scam

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 10 May 2021
The two, originally from Cameroon, met while they were students at Arkansas State University Three Rivers, according to federal prosecutors ... Berinyuy, living in Arkansas on a student visa from Africa, was convicted in a similar scheme in 2019 in Saline County, receiving a 36-month probation sentence for theft and forgery, according to court records.
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Maiden Gha-Chick Festival

B & FT Online 10 May 2021
These challenges formed the brainpower behind the annual Agricultural Students’ Career Guidance Mentorship Dialogue and Bootcamp (AG-STUD-Africa) the foundation initiated in 2018. The aim is to bring together agricultural students, beginner agribusinesses and start-ups to help ...
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Kids with a desk and a quiet place to study do better in school, data ...

Penn Live 09 May 2021
Ask what students need to learn at home, and the answer often involves access to Wi-Fi or a digital device ... For instance, nearly half the students in Morocco (48%), 45% in Saudi Arabia and 43% in South Africa did not have a desk at home – nearly three times the average percentage of students around the world – 17% to be precise – who don’t.
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Freivalds: The Dating Game: Dates That Define America

The Roanoke Times 09 May 2021
John Freivalds ... African Americans say it is 1619, when the first slave ships put ashore from Africa. Furthermore, conservatives referring to the “1619 curriculum” say students should not be taught that America never did any evil things “for to do so otherwise would be divisive.” Of course, slavery was divisive as well as the civil war that it caused.
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Enimil Ashon: What is $25m to a cockroach!

Joy Online 08 May 2021
It took a consortium of five banks to raise the capital for ‘Heritage Africa’ – with consequences that proved unpleasant ... Apart from that, Ghana still boasts a core of some of Africa’s film greats-behind-the-camera ... You better believe it when the President describes NAFTI as the oldest film and television training school in Africa.
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FG’s security spend crowds out other sectors yet delivers little value

Business Day Online 08 May 2021
... money available for schools, roads, and other critical infrastructure, yet insecurity continues to heighten in Africa’s biggest economy.
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From pool boy to PhD graduate, Mervyn Coetzee’s story inspires

Independent online (SA) 08 May 2021
Professor Sivakumar Sivasubramaniam said that Coetzee’s thesis is profoundly important to the current society in South Africa, because students bring their fears, discouragement and the disadvantages to the classroom, and this issue needs to be reckoned with.
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Namibia: MTC Windhoek Fashion Week Calls for Entries

All Africa 08 May 2021
The four-day showcase aims to present designers from across Africa, alongside home-grown talent in the ...
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