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Mozambique: Kamaleon brings internet access to remote areas

December 13, 2016 • Education, Healthcare, Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Mozambique: Kamaleon brings internet access to remote areas

Mozambican technology startup company Kamaleon is bringing Internet access to remote rural areas through a platform called “Community Tablet ” (“Tablet Comunitário”). The Community Tablet is an innovative and engaging way of getting educational messages across various communities. Since 92.9% of the Mozambican population still has no internet...

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UNICAF’s VLE, a new to higher education portal

December 9, 2016 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on UNICAF’s VLE, a new to higher education portal

The sector of online learning is experiencing a boom worldwide, with more companies and institutions, competing for a piece of the pie. At the same time, newer and more efficient technologies are continuously being developed, with the purpose of widening...

Bank launches digital solution for schools in South Africa

Empowering the youth to help bolster South Africa’s software economy

December 8, 2016 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Empowering the youth to help bolster South Africa’s software economy

Computer science remains one of the most exciting, transformative and lucrative careers for the youth to embark upon, but is still underrepresented in terms of race and female developers. Code.org is an NGO on a mission to change this through their annual...

ZAOU partners eLearnAfrica to extend learning throughout Africa

December 6, 2016 • Education, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on ZAOU partners eLearnAfrica to extend learning throughout Africa

The Zambian Open University (ZAOU) announced its courses and degree programs will be available on eLearnAfrica, further extending the university’s reach into the country and across the continent. eLearnAfrica.com is a newly launched mobile application and...

Tracker launches Maths and Science learning curriculum app

Wizitup e-Learning platform introduced in Nigeria

November 25, 2016 • Education, Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Wizitup e-Learning platform introduced in Nigeria

Vericore Technologies Limited launched Wizitup, a learning platform for students and teachers. The platform is suitable for classroom use, as a solution for teachers and as a School Information and Administrative System (SIAS). It uses different methodologies...

Africa Code Week 2017 launched in Tanzania

Africa Code Week trains 427,000 students in one week

November 23, 2016 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa Code Week trains 427,000 students in one week

SAP’s goal of equipping 5 million African youth with basic coding skills by 2025 took a bold step forward following the release of the results of this year’s Africa Code Week. Almost 427,000 youth from 30 African countries completed training between 15...

South Africa: Vox partners with CTU to drive employment opportunities

November 23, 2016 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Vox partners with CTU to drive employment opportunities

Vox, has joined forces with CTU Training Solutions to offer high potential students with work integrated learning (WIL) experience across the spectrum of solutions, services and products currently offered by the company. Speaking shortly after its inaugural...

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How VOD can boost education

November 21, 2016 • Education, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on How VOD can boost education

Video on Demand (VOD) services are ideally positioned to expand the reach of quality education and even help subsidise the cost of education. “On-demand is not just for entertainment,” says Stephen Watson, Managing Director of South African video on...

South Africa: Vega offers a new degree course in gaming

November 17, 2016 • Education, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Vega offers a new degree course in gaming

Video gaming is one of the world’s fastest growing global industries, and subsequently a booming career option. As a $21 billion industry, it is soon expected to earn more money than Hollywood. According to an industry report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)...

Vodafone Zambia champions youth empowerment by bridging digital divide

November 14, 2016 • Education, Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodafone Zambia champions youth empowerment by bridging digital divide

Vodafone Zambia opened its latest retail outlet at the University of Zambia (UNZA) main campus in a move that will see university students easily access the company’s ultra-fast 4G-LTE internet and devices. Speaking during the opening ceremony of the store,...

Huawei Sends South African Students to China on Seeds of the Future Program

November 7, 2016 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei Sends South African Students to China on Seeds of the Future Program

Global Technology giant Huawei Technologies, held a send off ceremony for 10 university students who are travelling to China in Shenzhen and Beijing to be trained, equipped with skills and be shown how they can harness new opportunities. The event took place...

Mastercard reinforces commitment to drive Digital Transformation in Zimbabwe

Digitata takes Mastercard’s digital payment message to mobile masses

October 28, 2016 • Education, Finance, Southern AfricaComments Off on Digitata takes Mastercard’s digital payment message to mobile masses

Mastercard in collaboration with Digitata Insights, recently launched a gamification campaign to educate South Africans on the benefits of making safe, secure and fast payments with Masterpass, the global digital payment service from Mastercard. The...

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Etisalat commits to support 12 universities in Nigeria

October 26, 2016 • Education, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Etisalat commits to support 12 universities in Nigeria

In a bid to continue its commitment to youth development and the promotion of academic excellence, telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, has listed 12 universities across the six geo-political zones as beneficiaries of the 2016 edition of its annual...

Altron and Tango to revolutionise the African subscriber’s digital experience

South Africa: Students to enjoy free internet access on university campuses

October 21, 2016 • Education, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Students to enjoy free internet access on university campuses

South Africa’s university students will now be able to access their online curriculum without incurring data costs, thanks to a decision by MTN to zero rate access to university online content. MTN announced that it will allow university students free...

South African mobile operator offers free access on campuses

October 20, 2016 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (2)

Cell C will offer students from universities across the country free access to university websites in a bid to assist them to access course material necessary to complete the year. “We know students are facing a tough time at the moment, and many need to...

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Online education portal and mobile app opens up for Africa

October 13, 2016 • Education, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Online education portal and mobile app opens up for Africa

itSM Solutions, a development training organization, has announced its partnership with eLearnAfrica, to provide more than 1,400 professional and vocational classes in close to 175 specialized areas through the eLearnAfrica platform. eLearnAfrica is a web...