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Honoris United Universities transforms the lives of 770,000+ people across Africa

Honoris United Universities releases its inaugural impact report

Honoris (Honoris.net) equips >61,000 students with future-proof skills to build rewarding careers solving Africa’s most pressing challenges; Honoris is championing digital skills with 10,000 new students enrolled onto its 21st Century Skills Certificate; additional 100,000 students projected to enrol in the next 5 years; 80% of Honoris graduates gain access to the job…

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Smart Africa Digital Academy (SADA) Launches its National Digital Academy in Ghana

The national digital academy will support the uniquely identified digital skills priority needs at the national level

Smart Africa’s (www.SmartAfrica.org) capacity building arm, the Smart Africa Digital Academy (SADA) in partnership with Ghana’s Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation have launched a national digital academy in the country, marking the official kick off of in-country implementation of the initiative. The agreement is contained within a Memorandum of Understanding…

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    • The Third Day of The 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour in Durban, SA
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Children need to be at the centre, they need to be protected and valued, together we need to #EndChildLabour

A key element to the elimination of Child labour that was focus of the day was the tool of education

Attendees arrived early at the Durban ICC to start preparing for the enlightening day ahead. The day included nine side events and four thematic panels. Sessions covered a variety of topics from education, climate change and skills development all in support of the elimination of child labour. A key element…

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    • Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej and Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp with Merck Foundation Alumni of Kenya
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    • Merck Foundation marks World Hypertension Day 2022 (1) (FR)
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Merck Foundation marks “World Hypertension Day 2022” in partnership with African First Ladies and Ministries of Health via 650 Scholarships for future cardiovascular, Diabetes, and endocrinology experts in Africa

Merck Foundation in partnership with African First Ladies and Ministries of Health continues to provide 650 scholarships, for doctors from 43 African, Asian and Latin American countries, of one-year Post-Graduate Diploma and two-year Master degree in both Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, Endocrinology and Diabetes, and 3 months Diabetes Matercourse

Merck Foundation (https://Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany marks World Hypertension Day 2022 in partnership with African First Ladies, Ministries of Health, Medical Societies and Academia, through their long-term commitment toward building Cardiovascular, Diabetes, and Endocrinology care capacity in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej,…

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U.S. Embassy announces 2022 Mandela Washington Fellows

The Mandela Washington Fellowship took place virtually last year because of the pandemic

The U.S. Embassy has officially announced the names of the 10 young African Leaders from Mauritius and Seychelles who were selected out of the 200-plus applicants for the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship Program. The participants were announced during a ceremony last week. From Mauritius, the participants are Prisheela Mottee, Saminta…

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U.S. Embassy organizes Forensic Disciplines Exchange in Mauritius

The exchange will focus on topics related to forensic science, crime scene investigation, and evidence preservation and presentation

The opening ceremony for the Forensic Disciplines Exchange Event, organized by the Office of Security Cooperation of the U.S. Embassy to Mauritius and Seychelles, was held this morning at the new Mauritius Revenue Authority Integrated Customs Clearing Center (ICCC) in Le Chaland. Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth and U.S.…

World Health Organization (WHO) - Uganda
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Involving men in tackling gender-based violence in Uganda

Gender-based violence (GBV) is a serious violation of human rights and a life-threatening health and protection issue

As a community educator on child abuse and gender-based violence, Amos Ojandu often responds to domestic violence incidents in his local district of Yumbe in northern Uganda. “My neighbour used to fight with his wife every day because he suspected her of cheating on him. When she refused to have…

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TİKA Continues to Support Education in South Sudan

TİKA provided 90 desks to meet the Kapuri students’ needs and created a playground and a volleyball court as well

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) supplied Kapuri Primary School in the countryside of the capital Juba with educational materials. South Sudan, an African country lacks educational materials. The number of students in the Kapuri Primary School in the countryside of the capital Juba has increased because of the families…

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elev8 joins Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training Partner Program to develop and transform the Cloud Technology sector in Africa

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) released the Nigeria Cloud Computing Policy (NCCP) with the goal of achieving 30% increase in cloud adoption by 2024

elev8 (www.elev8me.com) education, a leading global digital skilling and transformative education partner announced it had joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training Partner program. Through this program, elev8 will deliver cloud computing skills training, developed and maintained by AWS, to organizations and learners in Nigeria and Rwanda. Many companies have…

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Uganda: Enroll more girls in vocational schools- Tayebwa

It is unacceptable that enrollment of female students remains low compared to male students yet vocational training presents new ground for employment

The Ministry of Education and Sports has been urged to design a policy that will encourage and support girls to join institutions that provide technical and vocational skills training. According to Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa, it is unacceptable that enrollment of female students remains low compared to male students yet…