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Africa Code Week Empowers Teachers in Ghana

More than 560 teachers took part in this year’s Africa Code Week (ACW) Train-the-Trainer workshops over four days in Accra and Kumasi as part of this year’s efforts to drive 21st century skills development among...
University of Nairobi – Nairobi, Kenya

10 Best Universities in Africa

University of Cape Town – Cape Town, South AfricaThe University of Cape Town (UCT), located on the slopes of Devil’s Peak in Cape Town, UCT is South Africa's oldest university, and is one of Africa's...
University of Cape Town (UCT) – Cape Town

10 Best Universities in South Africa

South Africa is known to have some of the best universities in Africa. Search any global university ranking and you’re likely to find at least two or three South African universities listed. There are...
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Love Letter To Africa

In the following video, South African slam poet Koleka Putuma delivers a powerful recitation of the poem she authored, entitled, “Love Letter to Africa.”  Putuma uses the medium of spoken word to express her love...
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Mandela: 100 Years Undefeated

He wrote history as a philanthropist, a president and a revolutionary. With an unwavering dedication to peace and equality, he lives on as an icon and a champion for social justice. Using hand-drawn illustrations and...
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Banknotes and Coin Celebrate Mandela’s Centenary

Has South Africa recognised its greatest asset, its people, Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter, Ndileka Mandela, asked on 13 July at the South African Reserve Bank’s official launch of a set of banknotes commemorating Nelson Mandela.The...
Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos

Africa’s 5 Busiest Airports

Recently, flights to and from Africa have been increasing for various reasons such as the growing number of Africans living abroad, and the tempting business and tourism opportunities that the continent has to offer....
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‘Stay Woke’ or Get Left Behind

The world is in constant flux and revolution. This has been aided by the increase of globalisation through the internet. Where 30 years ago the international community needed Oliver Tambo to tell them about...
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Female Moto Drivers Changing the Perception of Women

Rwanda's moto drivers recently saw its first female drivers, and they are changing the perception of women. "Every woman has to believe in herself." _SANDRINE NIKUZE Getting around in the Rwandan capital Kigali is best done...
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Women at the Forefront of Forest Conservation

In Zimbabwe, the bulk of rural communities and urban poor still get their energy supplies from the forests, leading to deforestation and land degradation.The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) 2016 review on forest policies...
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Five Things to Know About Zimbabwe’s Independence

Zimbabwe observes independence on 18 April. The Southern Africa nation gained independence from Britain in 1980, following an intense war of liberation.As the country celebrates this significant...
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Rwanda – 23 Years Later

April 1994 bears the memory of the regrettable genocide witnessed by the global community, from the small African country of Rwanda. The genocide saw the deaths of approximately 800,000 people in 100 days, according to...
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