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Top 5 African Travel Destinations To Visit This August

Depending on where you go, the worst of the winter chill is over, the skies are clear, and the weather is generally stunning to cater for those looking for some much-needed sun after the colder months. We’ve done our planning using Petal Maps and selected five of the coolest destinations to consider for your travel adventure. Using …

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Can The Future Of Technology Bridge The Gender Divide In Africa?

Outstanding speakers, compelling content for everyone at the 25th Africa Tech Festival and an exclusive eBook focusing on profiling inspiring South African women in tech. Women’s Day will be celebrated in South Africa on 9 August.  Whilst many people use the bank holiday to take time off and relax, for many, it is an important reminder that a woman’s rights to …

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Tripesa Secures Funding To Digitize Tourism MSMEs And Aid Recovery Post Covid

Travel tech startup Tripesa closes a pre-seed round backed by Eric Osiakwan, Future Africa, Consonance Investment Managers and LTNT Investments to digitize tourism MSMEs in Africa. B2B travel tech startup Tripesa has closed a pre-seed round with participation from Eric Osiakwan, Future Africa, Consonance Investment Managers and LTNT Investments to support the company’s go to …

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Wikimania 2022: The Festival Edition Brings Together Wikipedia Volunteers Around The World

For Virtual And In Person Celebrations Of Free Knowledge From August 11-14, the 120 conference sessions will feature Wikimedia volunteers, partners, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, and Wikimedia Foundation Chief Executive Officer Maryana Iskander  Every year, hundreds of Wikimedians – the volunteers who make Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects possible – come together to celebrate free knowledge …

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Russia And Zimbabwe Relations Remain Work-in-Progress, Says Brigadier General Nicholas Mike Sango

By Kestér Kenn Klomegâh Zimbabwe is a landlocked country located in Southeast Africa, and shares borders with South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Mozambique. It is very rich in mineral resources and is the largest trading partner of South Africa on the continent of Africa. Russia maintains very friendly relations with Zimbabwe, thanks to ties which …

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Standard Bank Wins Two Prestigious Le Fonti® Awards

Spokesperson: Sanah Gumede, Head of Standard Bank Wealth and Investment Standard Bank Wealth and Investment has won Best Private Bank Global; and Best Private Bank for Innovation at the 2022 Le Fonti® Awards.  The twelfth edition of the Le Fonti® Awards, which was held at Palazzo Mezzanotte, the headquarters of the Italian Stock Exchange, celebrated …

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How To Improve Your Child’s Early Childhood Development

Earlier this year, the department of Basic Education announced that Grade R will now be compulsory for all children. More than 60% of pre-schoolers in South Africa will start big school at a massive disadvantage. A recent survey found that 65% of children aged 4-5 years old are not meeting the expected early learning or …

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Organisational Culture Change Needed To Address Gender Bias In Africa’s ICT Space

By Doreen Kinja, Sales Team Leader at Infobip Africa When it comes to gender equality in the workplace, the African continent remains varied, with some regions – such as the southern, western and eastern parts of the continent – showing better progress in creating more gender-equal environments than others. A study by the McKinsey Global Institute found …

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Bridging Wikipedia Gender Gaps Key In Enhancing Women Empowerment

ByWikimedia South Africa Chapter Board Member Excitement is palpable as the Republic of South Africa once again rolls out celebrations to mark Women’s Month. Every year, in August, the Rainbow Nation marks Women’s Month in commemoration of the more than 20, 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against …

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