Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritea: Halhale Agro-Industry Project Advances Knowledge Sharing

The college graduates themselves reported gaining valuable experience by actively participating in agro-industry activities

The Halhale agro-industry project, under the auspices of the Livestock and Crops Corporation, is making significant contributions to the exchange of knowledge and experience with newly assigned college graduates. Maj. Kibreab Abraham, General Manager of the Corporation, reported that over three thousand college graduates, including more than two thousand two…

Source: UN Women |

Women share stories of hardship during year of war in Sudan

Women and children are bearing the brunt of the crisis, with 19 million school-age children out of the classroom and more than 100 reports of sexual violence

On 15 April 2023, war broke out in Sudan in between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF). In the year that followed, some 8.2 million people have fled their homes, and an estimated 24.8 million are projected to need humanitarian assistance in 2024.  As the conflict reaches…

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Pearson’s Test of English (PTE) facilitates study and work abroad opportunities in South Africa

Organises awareness sessions for students and working professionals on English skills

To support the government's efforts in strengthening the nation's English skills for education and migration, Pearson (https://MiddleEast.Pearson.com), (FTSE: PSON.L), the world’s leading learning company, successfully hosted a series of events across South Africa, emphasizing the value of English proficiency for study and work abroad opportunities. Engaging with over 3000 individuals in…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

World Health Organization (WHO) and Makerere School of Public Health plan to advance the health research agenda in Uganda

The collaboration has generated a lot of data which complements the support to the Ministry of Health and the global health arena

The World Health Organization and Makerere School of Public Health (MakSPH) are engaged in discussions on how MakSPH may qualify as a WHO Collaborating Centre (WHOCC) in Uganda. This came up during the meeting to review the performance of the five-year memorandum of understanding between the two institutions on planning…

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Merck Foundation and African First Ladies mark World Health Day 2024 by providing 1740 scholarships to doctors from 52 countries in 44 specialties: Transforming patient care in Africa and beyond

The selection for each scholarship will be based on request by First Lady Office, Ministry of Health and / or Medical Society with the aim to fill the gaps of public healthcare system in each country

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) and African First Ladies together mark ‘World Health Day’ 2024 in a mission to transform patient care via providing more than 1740 scholarships to doctors from 52 countries in 44 critical and under-served medical specialties. Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany marks “World Health…

Source: Orange Middle East and Africa |

Orange Digital Center and Coursera join forces to offer free certification courses for new digital professions

These programs are designed to meet the needs of the ever-evolving job market, providing talented young people with the knowledge and skills they need to enter the job market

Orange Digital Center (www.Orange.com) is launching a free high-level certification training program in partnership with Coursera, the world leader in online learning. This partnership aims to offer young people in Africa and the Middle East the opportunity to acquire essential skills in digital professions, free of charge and at their…

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American Tower and ProFuturo join forces to bring educational innovation with technology to vulnerable schools in Africa

The joint project is expected to positively impact the lives of more than 4,500 students and 475 teachers in the three countries where it will first be implemented

The joint project will kick off with a first phase in Africa focused on strengthening education with technology schools in Kenya; The strategic collaboration aims to effectively improve knowledge of the need of vulnerable schools to promote innovative practices and strengthen their digital educational transformation in the coming years. American…

Source: Government of Canada |

Minister Hussen highlights Canada’s strong engagement in Africa during visit to Benin, Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda

During his trip, he reaffirmed Canada’s engagement in Africa, particularly in support of empowering women and girls, increasing green economic growth and ensuring a more prosperous world for all

Yesterday, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of International Development, concluded his trip to Benin, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda. During his trip, he reaffirmed Canada’s engagement in Africa, particularly in support of empowering women and girls, increasing green economic growth and ensuring a more prosperous world for all.…

Source: Save the Children |

Half of out-of-School Children Live in Countries Most Vulnerable to Climate Change, with Philippines Latest to Shut Schools due to Extreme Weather

In South Sudan, which saw scorching temperatures of up to 45 °C as this year’s hot season hit much earlier than usual, the government ordered schools to close for two weeks

Around one in two out-of-school children and adolescents live in countries at the forefront of the climate crisis, according to new analysis by Save the Children. The figures come as extreme heat has forced hundreds of schools to shut in the Philippines this week [1], while in South Sudan, students…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

Ghana: Vice President Bawumia Cuts Sod for Construction of 200-Bed Hostel for Trinity Theological Seminary

The multi-purpose hostel, which is being funded by the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND), is in fulfillment of a pledge Dr. Bawumia made to the Seminary

The Vice President and Flagbearer of the NPP, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has cut the sod for the construction of four-storey, 200-bed hostel facility for the Trinity Theological Seminary in Accra. The multi-purpose hostel, which is being funded by the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND), is in fulfillment of a pledge…