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Zwarttalent urges governments across Africa to tackle poverty with tech education
22-11-2021 | 13:15:00
Zwart Talent Foundation, a nonprofit organisation that bridges the growing tech talent gap, has called on governments across Africa to tackle poverty on the continent with tech education.
[Kenya] Ministry of ICT Launches AJIRA Digital Club at Masinde Muliro University
22-11-2021 | 12:50:00
The Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs has today launched an AJIRA Digital Club at the Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: National GDP for Q3 sees increase, amid growing economic concerns
19-11-2021 | 13:02:00
The Nigerian Minister for labour recently has affirmed that more needed to be done in order for the employment crisis to be mitigated. He did allow that much has been done, but a lot of action still was required if the problem was to be tackled from the roots.
Le programme « Codage pour l’emploi » de l'AfDB va renforcer les compétences numériques des jeunes ruraux
19-11-2021 | 08:10:00
Le programme « Codage pour l’emploi » de la Banque africaine de développement va former plus de 500 ambassadeurs de jeunes africains du numérique.
[Kenya] UNICEF and Jumia launch partnership to help Giga connect schools in Africa to the internet
15-11-2021 | 10:25:00
UNICEF and African e-commerce platform Jumia announced a partnership in support of Giga’s work to connect every school to the Internet and every young person to information, opportunity, and choice.
[Rwanda] Samsung partners with government to equip coding academy
15-11-2021 | 07:40:00
Samsung Electronics announced a new partnership with the Government of Rwanda through the Ministry of ICT and the Ministry of Education to equip the Rwanda Coding Academy.
[Column] Garry Ackerman: Digital transformation - The greatest barrier to education
15-11-2021 | 06:53:00
More than 70 percent of disadvantaged students lost learning due to limited or no access to digital devices, this is according to a report by Oxford University Press (OUP) titled Education.
KEPSA, Absa Bank partner to provide digital skills to Kenyan youths
11-11-2021 | 07:01:00
The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) has announced a partnership with Absa Bank Kenya to empower one million young Kenyans with digital job opportunities through their respective youth programs, Ajira Digital and Ready-to-Work.
Mastercard foundation, USIU-Africa, and ASU partner to strengthen e-learning capacity in Africa
04-11-2021 | 13:56:00
The Mastercard Foundation, United States International University-Africa, and Arizona State University announced the launch of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program e-Learning Initiative, which will enable more than 600,000 university students to pursue their studies from anywhere across Africa.
U.S. government provides $125m in economic assistance to Egypt
02-11-2021 | 07:36:00
The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Ministry of International Cooperation announced seven bilateral assistance agreement amendments worth $125 million in Egypt.
Mou signed to launch Huawei ICT academies in Rwanda as seeds for the future 2021 program is flagged off
01-11-2021 | 11:44:00
Huawei, a leading global ICT Solutions provider has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with University of Rwanda and Rwanda polytechnic to officially become Huawei ICT Academies in Rwanda.
How Technology is Changing Education in Underserved African Communities
27-10-2021 | 13:51:00
The future of African children is at great risk as educational avenues have become inaccessible. The United Nations’ report revealed that more than half of the out-of-school children in the world live in sub-Saharan Africa.
Kenyan activist invests in girls’ education
27-10-2021 | 08:15:00
Dr. Kakenya Ntaiya is an activist who is ensuring that all Kenyan girls have access to education.
[Senegal] Spearheading training for Senegal´s new oil & gas professionals
26-10-2021 | 08:42:00
Senegal has put in place a number of measures to promote the development of local content as part of the country´s long-term economic development program, the Emerging Senegal Plan.
2021 Redbull Basement Student Innovation Program Launched in Kenya
14-10-2021 | 11:38:00
Kenyan students have been challenged to apply and participate in this year’s global innovation program which is taking place in 44 countries worldwide.
GE invests $2.5m to launch Next Engineers in Johannesburg, South Africa
13-10-2021 | 09:15:00
General Electric (GE) announced a five-year, $2.5 million investment in Johannesburg, South Africa to launch Next Engineers, a global initiative focused on increasing the diversity of young people in engineering.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Cloud is transforming the education sector in Africa
11-10-2021 | 17:58:19
Cloud is transforming teaching and learning as we know it, while fast-tracking education improvement from primary school to university across Africa.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies, Africa Legal launch online courses on legal tech
11-10-2021 | 13:10:00
Liquid Intelligent Technologies through its innovation and partnerships arm Liquid Labs, has partnered with Africa Legal, an organization that connects legal professionals across the African continent to launch three online courses on legal technology.
Google Cloud : Sommet sur le Gouvernement et l'Éducation | 3-4 Novembre 2021
07-10-2021 | 21:29:00
Les dirigeants d'aujourd'hui doivent fournir à leurs équipes les connaissances et les outils dont ils ont besoin pour être compétitifs dans l'économie numérique. Incentro Africa aide les organisations à faire exactement cela grâce à une série de solutions et de services en tant que seul partenaire de premier plan de Google en Afrique.
[Kenya] MSK partners with online learning platform Unicaf to provide scholarship opportunities to its members
07-10-2021 | 13:25:52
Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK) has signed a partnership agreement with Unicaf to increase its members’ and employees’ access to quality higher education.
Google Cloud: Government and Education Summit | 3-4 November 2021
07-10-2021 | 10:35:00
Today’s leaders must provide their teams with the knowledge and tools they need to compete in the digital economy. Incentro Africa helps organisations do just that through a series of solutions and services as Africa's only Google premier partner.
Facebook announces winners of 2021 Community Accelerator Program in Africa
06-10-2021 | 08:45:34
Facebook announced the winners of the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program, highlighting the 13 Facebook community leaders Africa who will receive up to $50,000 USD in funds.
[South Africa] Amdocs and Telkom Foundation donate internet data and tablets to three local schools
04-10-2021 | 08:29:20
Amdocs, a leading software and services provider, and Telkom Foundation, the autonomous social investment arm of South Africa’s 39% state-owned telecommunications provider, Telkom have donated internet data, and tablets, to three local schools in South Africa.
NetDragon signs MoU with Ghana to implement country-wide blended learning system
01-10-2021 | 13:27:00
NetDragon signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Ghana, to secure a long-term relationship for investment in a broad range of solutions and services.
Andela Announces $200M Investment Led by SoftBank
30-09-2021 | 11:16:00
Andela, the global network for remote engineering talent, has announced $200 million in Series E financing. The financing round was led by Softbank Vision Fund 2
Teachers in Ghana embrace digital learning
27-09-2021 | 10:53:00
Despite the dual challenges of low internet penetration and a switch to virtual teaching due to the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers in Ghana have embraced the opportunity to learn 21st-century digital teaching skills
Absa Bank to establish 66 computer labs in schools across Kenya
27-09-2021 | 09:00:33
Absa Bank Kenya PLC has kicked off an ambitious digital literacy enhancement programme targeting to establish 66 computer labs in schools across the country.
Coventry University Group and MasterStart launch online leadership courses in Africa
23-09-2021 | 09:22:19
The collaboration sees the launch of a range of programmes aimed at improving access to education in a range of in-demand topics and with a key focus on diversity, inclusion and sustainable development.
Dubai becomes gateway for African multi-billion-dollar stationery imports, report
13-09-2021 | 14:52:00
Dubai has emerged as a key export gateway for stationery goods which are in spiralling demand throughout Africa, according to a new report by market information advisory 6Wresearch.
Estonia partners with Kenya to digitally transform the education sector
13-09-2021 | 14:27:55
The Kenya Literature Bureau (KLB), StarCloud LLC Estonia, Risk Africa Innovatis, UNICEF and Liquid Intelligent Technologies have partnered to digitise books and make them available to learners in school.
University of Rwanda, Mastercard Foundation launch $55 million partnership to develop the next generation of African leaders
13-09-2021 | 12:59:00
The Mastercard Foundation and University of Rwanda today announced a 10-year, $55 million partnership to enable higher education access for 1,200 young Africans
University of Rwanda and Mastercard Foundation launch $55 million partnership for African leaders
13-09-2021 | 10:57:00
The Mastercard Foundation and University of Rwanda announced a 10-year, $55 million partnership to enable higher education access for 1,200 young Africans.
[Kenya] Dimension Data and NTT strengthen partnership with Red Bull Basement
09-09-2021 | 13:30:00
Dimension Data, and its parent company NTT Ltd., have partnered for the second time in a row with Red Bull Basement to empower the next generation of university students to innovate for good.
The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business announces collaboration with McGill University 
01-09-2021 | 09:00:00
The announcement sees McGill University collaborating with The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business (CACB) in training, research, advisory and consultancy activities, mentorship, networking and information sharing.
SAP Dual Study Program fast-tracks work readiness for university graduates in Africa
26-08-2021 | 15:29:54
African university students with ambitions for a career in the fast-paced world of technology are receiving welcome support in the form of the SAP Dual Study Program.
Nokia makes scholarships pledge of underrepresented communities in technology
25-08-2021 | 09:58:00
Nokia announced the launch of a scholarship program aimed at providing greater opportunities for underrepresented communities in the technology industry.
La Banque mondiale apporte un appui de 98 millions de dollars au secteur éducatif au Cameroun
23-08-2021 | 09:06:00
Le Groupe de la Banque mondiale (BM) accompagne l’offre de formation de la jeunesse en consentant un financement substantiel d’un montant global de 97,5 millions de dollars au secteur éducatif.
Nokia, Safaricom and UNICEF connect more primary schools to the Internet across Kenya
17-08-2021 | 12:54:00
​​​​​​​Nokia has come together with multiple stakeholders, including Safaricom, UNICEF and the Kenyan Ministries of Education and ICT, to connect close to 90 schools to the Internet in Kenya.
UNHCR implements Workforce Development Programme in Kenya with Oracle
13-08-2021 | 09:33:37
Oracle has announced that the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, in Kenya has finalised a workforce development programme for young refugees in Kenya, in collaboration with Oracle University.
Kaspersky launches resources to further teach children about Internet safety
12-08-2021 | 07:08:36
In a drive to educate the next generation of Internet users in a fun and engaging manner, global cybersecurity company Kaspersky is set to launch a landing page full of resources in support of the book ‘Midori Kuma and a Very Special Race’
Microsoft to partner with Kenya and governments across Africa to transform education for Millions of students
04-08-2021 | 10:15:14
Microsoft has committed to collaborate with the Ministry of Education in Kenya as well as governments across Africa to transform the education sector.
[Interview] Mokwe Welisane Nkeng, Fondateur et PDG, Fondation Welisane, Cameroun
04-08-2021 | 09:17:00
Mokwe Welisane Nkeng est un Camerounais qui a fondé la Fondation Welisane, un centre d'entrepreneuriat social et à but non lucratif qui cherche à résoudre les problèmes qui affectent et empêchent les filles et les femmes de progresser dans la société.
[Interview] Mokwe Welisane Nkeng, Founder and CEO, Welisane foundation, Cameroon
04-08-2021 | 08:56:00
Mokwe Welisane Nkeng is a Cameroonian who founded Welisane Foundation, a non-profit and social entrepreneurship hub which seeks to address issues that affect and block the girl child and women from advancing in the society.
Lafarge Egypt and GIZ reinforce diversity and inclusion in cement industry
03-08-2021 | 10:26:30
To further the principles of gender equality, women empowerment, and inclusion in the business environment, Lafarge in cooperation with GIZ, will be offering a summer internship for 8 female school-students, reinforcing its mission to create equitable opportunities and promote diversity in the cement field.
Eni, Nairobi office of Italian Agency for Development Cooperation sign MoU to develop joint initiatives in Kenya
23-07-2021 | 10:20:00
Eni, through its subsidiary Eni Kenya, and the Nairobi Office of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) signed an MoU to identify possible collaboration opportunities in the areas of agriculture and value-chain development.
[Kenya] Safaricom Partners with 2019 Global Teacher Prize Winner to provide computers and Internet to Nakuru School
19-07-2021 | 08:44:00
Safaricom has joined forces with former Global Teacher Prize winner, Peter Tabichi, to equip Keriko Mixed Secondary School in Nakuru County with computers and internet connectivity.
Russian software developer MyOffice to supply 100,000 licenses to Djibouti schools
30-06-2021 | 08:55:43
The agreement calls for 100,000 Russian software licenses to be supplied to state and municipal schools, kindergartens, colleges, and vocational training institutions in Djibouti.
[Morocco ] Esri partners with Ibn Zohr University on use of tech for sustainable development
29-06-2021 | 08:19:52
The agreement enables the university to use Esri solutions in the development of new technologies for monitoring desertification, climate change, sustainable development goal progress, oceanography, mining, architecture, and urbanization.
[Senegal] La Fondation Sonatel dote le village de Déguerre un montant global de 300 Millions de FCFA
28-06-2021 | 12:41:00
Conformément à sa mission première d’amélioration des conditions de vie des populations, la Fondation Sonatel inaugure son sixième projet « village », à destination des populations de Déguerre.
Vodacom partners with W&RSETA and Tertiary Institutions to create 500 internship opportunities for unemployed graduates
28-06-2021 | 09:09:06
Vodacom has formed a partnership with the Wholesale and Retail Sector Education and Training Authority (W&RSETA) and eight institutions of higher learning to provide 500 post-graduate training and internship opportunities for young graduates, who face the grim prospect of unemployment.
Ministry of ICT Launches AJIRA Digital Club at Egerton University
28-06-2021 | 07:47:56
The clubs are run by students, for students and act as additional training, incubation and mentorship forums that help equip the students to access digital and digitally-enabled job opportunities.
SAP Young Professionals Programme extends digital skills build to Lusophone Africa
18-06-2021 | 08:24:40
SAP's flagship digital skills build initiative the Young Professionals Programme is celebrating its first-ever graduates from Lusophone Africa.
[Kenya] Government expands the AJIRA Digital Program to Kenyan Universities and TVETs
17-06-2021 | 08:00:00
The Kenyan government, through the ICT ministry, has expanded the AJIRA Digital Program to all Universities and TVETS across the country.
Ethiopian-based edtech startup Gabeya launches its revamped marketplace
17-06-2021 | 06:47:43
Gabeya, the Pan-African source for freelance professional talent, has expanded its revamped marketplace, the first of its kind in terms of reach in Africa.
[Maroc] L’OFPPT s'allie à l’EHL pour délivrer le programme VET BY EHL au sein des instituts de formation
16-06-2021 | 09:45:00
L’OFPPT a signé un partenariat avec l’École hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) Advisory Services et son partenaire stratégique Southbridge A&I afin de délivrer le programme VET by EHL au sein de ses centres de formation en hôtellerie et restauration.
Djibouti, Qatar Fund For Development sign MoU to support Education Above All Foundation
10-06-2021 | 10:58:00
Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Djibouti in support of an Education Above All (EAA) Foundation, a World Bank project aimed at enrolling 35,000 out of school children in Djibouti.
Honoris United Universities announces Adaptive Learning partnership to bolster academic innovation in Africa
08-06-2021 | 12:33:43
As part of its ongoing commitment to educate and prepare future leaders and professionals in Africa with 21st century skills, Honoris United Universities- the first and largest pan-African network of private higher education institutions – has announced a new partnership with Area9 Lyceum, a world-renowned leader in personalized and adaptive learning platforms.
[Rwanda] MINEDUC signs an MOU with Nanyang Technological University of Singapore
06-06-2021 | 22:23:00
The Rwandan Minister of Education Dr Valentine attended a Virtual signing ceremony of the MoU between the Government of Rwanda and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) of Singapore on academic exchange.
[Kenya] Credit Bank Partners with CapitalPlus Exchange and Eneza Education to Increase Access to Education Materials
03-06-2021 | 11:55:30
Credit Bank today announced a partnership with CapitalPlus Exchange Corporation (CapPlus) and Eneza Education that will see the bank’s customers access education materials for free via Eneza’s virtual tutoring platform.
HP launches ‘Digitally Advanced Schools’ programme in Africa
25-05-2021 | 09:12:00
HP Inc. launched its new, comprehensive, digital teaching and learning programme, HP Digitally Advanced Schools, in key markets in the Middle East and Africa.
[Kenya] Safaricom foundation sets aside kes 100 million for Ndoto Zetu initiative
24-05-2021 | 08:56:00
Safaricom Foundation has set aside KES 100 million for its Ndoto Zetu initiative which calls upon Kenyans to partner with the Foundation which will focus on the implementation of community projects in health, education and economic empowerment
[South Africa] SAS launches free data literacy resources to build essential life skills
24-05-2021 | 07:22:00
SAS, the leader in analytics, has announced that it is launching free data literacy resources to help people navigate and thrive in a world awash
HP launches Innovation and Digital Education Academy to equip South African educators with digital tools
21-05-2021 | 16:11:00
The newly launched program offers educators in the country the opportunity to create digital capabilities based on educational frameworks from leading global universities.
Open sky international opens its first school in Egypt
20-05-2021 | 08:18:10
The French Paris based educational group Open Sky International has announced the opening of its first school in Cairo offering bilingual (FR/ENG) education, in addition to teaching Arabic to a high standard.
ROYBI, LING Project partner to support girls' education in Ghana
19-05-2021 | 13:34:00
ROYBI INC, the creator of ROYBI Robot for children, entered into a collaboration agreement with LING Project to provide its educational robot and other resources to selected schools in Ghana.
Ministry of Primary Education of Cameroon to receive 1 million licenses of Russian MyOffice software
17-05-2021 | 14:08:05
The signed memorandum provides for collaboration in the form of a public-private partnership, under which Carousel Finance SA is to supply 1 million MyOffice licences to primary and secondary schools in the Republic of Cameroon over a period of 10 years,
[Kenya] Huawei launches its 2021 graduate recruitment program
13-05-2021 | 10:16:00
Huawei Kenya has launched a graduate recruitment program creating over 30 job and internship opportunities.
[Nigeria] Asharami Energy’s graduate programme targets future upstream experts
13-05-2021 | 09:10:39
Asharami Energy, a Sahara Group Upstream company, has commenced its 2021 Graduate Trainee Programme that is geared towards enhancing the sustainability and future of the sector through training of exceptional young talent.
DBSA launches second edition of the Youth Challenge in South Africa
05-05-2021 | 15:55:00
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), launched the second edition of the DBSA Youth Challenge, a competition aimed at harnessing innovative solutions from young people in South Africa to help address infrastructure challenges.
Dutch impact investment firm Goodwell Investments launches €50 million fund to support African SMEs
30-04-2021 | 12:57:20
Goodwell V will build a new portfolio of companies across various sectors in Africa: at least a third will be invested in financial inclusion, a quarter in agriculture, and the remainder in mobility and other impact sectors such as education and healthcare.
IE University announces the inaugural cohort of its Gurus and Griots fellowship program
29-04-2021 | 10:34:33
IE University has announced the inaugural cohort of its premier Gurus and Griots fellowship program. The program is an academic accelerator hosted by the IE Africa Center.
Coventry University Group to open Africa Hub in Rwanda
27-04-2021 | 12:22:00
Coventry University Group is to open a new overseas hub in Rwanda to support its links in Sub-Saharan Africa and help extend its corporate functions across the world.
[Egypt]MICT, Fayoum University partner to establish innovation hub
27-04-2021 | 12:00:20
The Creativa Innovation Hubs are based on three parallel pillars to provide technical training to young people in ICTs, foster digital innovation, encourage entrepreneurs and establish incubators for entrepreneurship.
[Rwanda] African Management Institute and ICT Chamber offer business training to 2,000 tech entrepreneurs
26-04-2021 | 11:16:00
The African Management Institute (AMI) and the Rwanda ICT Chamber have signed a one-year agreement to provide business training to entrepreneurs in the ICT sector to reinforce their skills and boost women’s participation in the sector.
Sommet Education expands its global footprint with acquisition of South Africa's Invictus Education
21-04-2021 | 16:18:50
Sommet Education together with Invictus Education Group announced that Sommet Education is acquiring a majority stake in Invictus Education alongside its historical shareholders.
Ericsson launches Graduate Programme in Kenya
20-04-2021 | 10:43:56
The programme aims to grow the technical skills of the graduates, training them on the Ericsson technology, solutions and, delivery and providing them with an understanding of Ericsson’s processes, methods and tools.
[Kenya] Strathmore University partners with Ukraine company to train students on blockchain solutions
15-04-2021 | 08:19:00
@ilabAfrica-Strathmore University has partnered with 482.solutions, Odessa, Ukraine to provide training on blockchain solutions development to students at the University and other interested professionals.
EU allocates €54.5m to Africa's Great Lakes region
14-04-2021 | 12:53:00
The EU announced a new funding of €54.5 million in humanitarian aid devoted to the most vulnerable people affected by human-made or natural disasters, epidemics, and displacement in the Great Lakes region of Africa.
ACICT and Logix build the largest smart and secure learning platform in Egypt
13-04-2021 | 16:24:48
The agreement aims to empower the educational sector and prepare it for the post-Covid era, especially after the increased confidence in distance learning and the need for an integrated and safe platform for smart education.
Digital Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities Launched in Kenya
12-04-2021 | 14:20:00
An online platform that provides community-oriented technological solutions to connect, support and empower people with disabilities in Kenya has been launched.
[South Africa] Forge Academy students participate in successful tri-continental hackathon
12-04-2021 | 12:35:00
Students from Forge Academy, South Africa's first fully inclusive Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) laboratory, recently took part in a tri-continental hackathon between students from South Africa, Finland and the USA.
WHO launches Viral Facts Africa initiative to combat dangerous health misinformation
09-04-2021 | 10:44:43
Viral Facts Africa, a first of its kind African initiative to combat health misinformation online, was launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) and a network of fact-checking organizations and leading public health bodies.
Air Tanzania inks distance learning deal with CPaT Global
08-04-2021 | 11:10:00
CPaT Global has announced they have been awarded a new contract by Air Tanzania for the provision of distance learning solutions, including Aircraft Systems courses, Interactive Diagrams, Aircraft Procedures.
World Bank provides $80m to improve education quality in Mali
07-04-2021 | 08:33:00
The World Bank approved a $80 million from the International Development Association (IDA), with 50% grant and 50% credit, will support Mali’s education system.
[South Africa] Vodacom empowers over 146 youth with digital skills
05-04-2021 | 12:23:19
Vodacom has celebrated the achievements of 146 youth, including 89 women who graduated with certified ICT certificates from the mobile operator’s Youth Academy.
30 million people worldwide acquire digital skills during COVID-19, Microsoft
05-04-2021 | 12:15:00
Microsoft has announced it has helped over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories gain access to digital skills, topping its initial goal of 25 million last June.
UK College announces Nigeria's Odili Donald Odita newest board trustee
05-04-2021 | 10:34:00
Bennington College recently announced its newest trustee, Odili Donald Odita, born in Enugu, Nigeria and now living and working in Philadelphia.
Microsoft launches second edition of Game of Learners program for university students in Kenya and Nigeria
01-04-2021 | 13:42:00
Microsoft has announced the kick-off of Season 2 of the Game of Learners (GOL) program, an initiative aimed at enhancing digital and coding skills amongst university students in Kenya and Nigeria.
World Bank funds $300m to consolidate social safety nets for children and poor households in Tunisia
01-04-2021 | 09:14:00
The World Bank approved $300 million in financing for the COVID-19 Social Protection Emergency Response Project in Tunisia.
Sub-Saharan Africa poised for recovery amid recession, World Bank
31-03-2021 | 09:26:00
The economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have contracted by 2.0% in 2020, closer to the lower bound of the forecast in April 2020, and prospects for recovery are strengthening amid actions to contain new waves of the pandemic.
Mastercard launches digital Girls4Tech Connect programme in Nigeria
30-03-2021 | 17:04:07
Launched in 2014, Girls4Tech offers activities and a curriculum built on global science and math standards.
Check Point Software expands its cyber security education and training in Africa
30-03-2021 | 13:24:00
To support the much needed skill transfer for cyber security abilities in Africa, Check Point Software Technologies has expanded its cyber security education and training across the continent through the Check Point Jump Start programme.
The U.S.-Ghana Alumni Association elects new executive board
29-03-2021 | 13:23:00
The U.S.-Ghana Alumni Association (USGHAA) met on Saturday March 27, 2021, to announce the results of a national election among Ghanaian alumni of U.S. government-sponsored programs.
[Togo] Togocom and Axian Foundation commit to developing education
29-03-2021 | 11:07:26
Togocom and the Axian Foundation, respectively the subsidiary and foundation of the Malagasy group Axian, launched two 5-year schemes to support education and health in Togo.
African Youth Using atingi to Future-Proof their Careers in a Covid-Impacted Job Market
29-03-2021 | 10:41:00
The coronavirus pandemic has had severe socioeconomic consequences in Africa including increased unemployment and loss of income.
Microsoft and Wentors to mentor 1,000 women working in tech
29-03-2021 | 07:22:14
Microsoft and women’s mentorship organisation, Wentors, have announced a commitment to mentor and train 1,000 women working in the technology industry in the next few years.
Brightskies and Alexandria University secure EGP 5million fund to develop electrical powertrain system in Egypt
25-03-2021 | 07:46:17
The funding underscores Egypt’s plans of using the largest possible percentage of local components in the automotive sector as well as focusing on reducing CO2 emissions and having more sustainable and green public transportation means, which will positively impact the overall environment and air quality.
United States announces $14.5m to prepare Egyptian university students for careers
24-03-2021 | 07:26:00
The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will be providing an additional $14.5 million to prepare Egyptian public university students for career success.
Egypt partners with UAE to develop certified online education system
24-03-2021 | 05:56:50
Egypt and UAE officials have discussed collaborations to develop the content of the Digital School to provide a certified high-tech online education to reach students in disadvantaged communities across the world.
Colgate collaborates with Well Boring to drill 30 water wells for Kenyan schools
22-03-2021 | 12:45:00
Colgate has announced, in support of World Water Day, an extension of its partnership to drill water wells to provide clean and safe drinking water to Kenyan communities.