Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, London, UK
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Remembering 60 years of collaborative archaeological work in Ethiopia

Dr Humphris will begin by outlining some of the highlights of the long-term collaborative relationship between the British Institute in Eastern Africa and the Ethiopian Cultural Heritage Authority

In commemoration of BIEA's 60th anniversary, we are celebrating the years of successful partnerships and collaborations that have made our academic work in Ethiopian possible. BIEA Director, Dr Jane Humphris, will be speaking alongside colleague Dr Niall Finneran and Ethiopia's Ambassador to the UK, H.E. Mr Fesseha Shawel Gebre. Dr…

RS Components
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Don’t tell students about Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Inspire them (By De Wet Joubert, RS Components Sub Sahara Africa)

Readiness for the fourth industrial revolution requires a broad array of technical skills combined with a burning curiosity to find solutions to our most pressing problems

By De Wet Joubert, RS Components Sub Sahara Africa It’s amazing how quickly the world around us is changing. The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) is upon us and how we continue to adapt to this era of rapid technological and societal change is crucial. Why we need to adapt and…

Paxful
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Global Crypto Giant Paxful Bullish on Africa for 2020

By almost every metric, Africa has been central to the Paxful story; company shares about their top 3 priorities for Africa

Global peer-to-peer (P2P) Bitcoin marketplace, Paxful (https://Paxful.com), believes that the world has much to learn from Africa about the future of the crypto-economy and that 2020 will be a landmark year for the African crypto and blockchain industry.  With millions of users globally and Africa being the fastest-growing region, Paxful reported…

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Merck Foundation underscores their long-term commitment to build healthcare capacity and empower women in Angola

Merck Foundation met the Minister of Health of Angola to discuss their healthcare capacity building program

Merck Foundation (https://www.Merck-Foundation.com/) discussed their healthcare development and women empowerment programs with The First Lady of Angola; Merck Foundation met the Minister of Health of Angola to discuss their healthcare capacity building program Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany underscored their long-term commitment to build healthcare capacity and empower…

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African Development Bank Director Hanan Morsy named one of Egypt’s 50 most influential women

Dr Hala El Said, Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development, gave the award on 5 February in a ceremony organized under auspices of the Egyptian Prime Minister

The Director of Macroeconomic Policy, Forecasting and Research at the African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/), Dr Hanan Morsy, has been named one of Egypt’s 50 most influential women. Dr Hala El Said, Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development, gave the award on 5 February in a ceremony organized under auspices…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

SA Rugby to host U18 Elite Player Development camp

These camps are in line with SA Rugby’s development structures

Fifty-three of South Africa’s most talented Under-18 rugby players from across the country will assemble in Stellenbosch on Thursday, 27 February, for a four-day Elite Player Development (EPD) camp. The camp – which will be hosted at the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport and concludes on Sunday, 1 March – is…

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U.S. Embassy graduates English Language Program in Tanga and Unguja

During the graduation ceremony, Regional English Language Officer, George M. Chinnery commended the Access Program students for their dedication

On February 15 and 16, 2020, the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania awarded graduation certificates to the 47 students of the U.S. Embassy’s English ‘Access’ Microscholarship Program in Tanga (13 female and 12 male) and Unguja – Zanzibar (12 female and 10 male). These students successfully completed their two-year biweekly after-school…

Anzisha Prize
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2020 Anzisha Prize Applications launch with 10th Year Celebrations

Every year, the prize celebrates 20 African entrepreneurs, aged 22 years and younger, each of whom have a chance to win a shared prize of US$100,000

Today, the Anzisha Prize–Africa’s premier award and fellowship for Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs (AnzishaPrize.org) – is excited to announce that the 2020 call for applications is now open.  Every year, the prize celebrates 20 African entrepreneurs, aged 22 years and younger, each of whom have a chance to win a shared…

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Getting Africans ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)

The African Development Bank will hold a workshop on the ability of the emerging technologies of the fourth industrial revolution to overcome the challenges that Africans face

WHAT: Workshop on the digital economy and the fourth industrial revolution in Africa WHO: The Industrial and Trade Development Department and Corporate IT Department WHEN: 19 to 20 February 2020 from 9 am to 5 pm WHERE: Babacar Ndiaye Auditorium, African Development Bank Headquarters The African Development Bank (AfDB.org) will…

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Young South Sudanese use their creative skills to support the peace process (By Moses Pasi)

Young people suffered immense harm during the five-year civil war that erupted in South Sudan in 2013 with many killed, injured or forced to flee their homes during the violence

More than 500 young people were enticed to leave their homes across South Sudan and converge on the capital Juba to use their creative skills to raise awareness about the need for lasting peace during a special event to promote national unity. Young people suffered immense harm during the five-year…