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Airtel Africa & UNICEF Bring Digital Education to Children in 13 African Countries

Airtel Africa and UNICEF have announced a new five-year pan-African partnership to help accelerate the roll-out of digital learning through connecting schools to the internet and ensuring free access to learning platforms across 13 countries. Airtel Africa, a leading provider...

INTERVIEW: Yebo – Africa’s First All-Factual VOD Platform

The new normal of homebound lockdown and isolation is quickly becoming less of a novelty and more like a permanent state. Billions all across the globe have either settled or are settling into life with limited outside contact due...

Support SA youth to launch their tech careers

In December 2018 at the CapaCiTi campus in Salt River, Cape Town, 340 young South Africans completed their technical training and received their certificates. They are now ready to be placed within tech internships in Cape Town and Johannesburg. CapaCiTi,...

South African learners celebrated at National Youth Entrepreneurship Awards

Senior Private and Public sector stakeholders, and young entrepreneurs from across South Africa gathered at a glittering celebration of the 2018 Step Up 2 A Start Up National Youth Entrepreneurship Awards, held last night at the Southern Sun Arcadia...

US, Egypt announce winners of Technical School Entrepreneurship Competition

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Education and Technical Education (MOETE) awarded Alexandria Advanced Technical School students Mohamed Mahmoud Attia and Moemen Magdy Mohamed the grand prize of the Fanni Mobtaker Competition for Entrepreneurship...

The non-profit charity school that is changing South Africa

The day starts at 7 am. Children arrive on buses from nearby communities such as Philippi, Langa and Manenberg. They receive a meal, then set into their learning schedule. Pupils from grade R all the way through to matriculants...

Top 5 tips for choosing the right digital device for the classroom

Believe it or not, the new school year is already upon us. With so many devices on the market for education purposes, choosing a device that will provide the best support for a broad range of ages and activities...

Africa’s youth need to become techpreneurs

Africa’s youth need to move from being technologists to techpreneurs, fintechonlogist to fintechpreneurs, thereby releasing the true value of Africa’s communities, businesses and people. This was the message from Khonology to more than 3000 youths who attended The Standard...

Education a key component in unlocking the African promise

Despite the International Money Fund predicting sub-Saharan Africa will post a 3% GDP growth rate this year, down from the 5–7% range previously recorded, the continent still possesses attractive opportunities for the global market. Many multinationals and local South African...

How tablets and the cloud could transform education in South Africa

South African schools and universities are struggling with the high costs of textbooks and other educational materials, a shortage of teachers in key subjects like maths and science, and difficulties in funding IT infrastructure. However, technology continues to offer...
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Regular Vigilance Crucial for Spotting Software Breaches

Chief Technology Officer for Obsidian Systems, Karl Fischer, says "Constant vigilance is essential to identifying software security breaches." Fischer recounts,...
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