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Empowering and preparing the youth in Africa for the future

While technology is the foundation of innovation, technology alone is not enough. For technology to fulfill its true potential, citizens, and more importantly the youth, need to be empowered and engaged through technology. According to Brahim Ghribi, Head of Government Relations for Middle East & Africa at Nokia, there is an urgent need to enable

Tenth Anniversary World Science Festival brings science to the crossroads of the world with groundbreaking event on Times Square

The tenth anniversary of the World Science Festival will descend on Times Square, UK on May 30-June 4 and will culminate its groundbreaking first decade by bringing science to the crossroads of the world. At a time when science is at the heart of numerous pressing policy debates, the Festival will provide an unparalleled opportunity

KQ, Technical University of Kenya pact to boost aviation training

A partnership between the Kenya Airways and the Technical University of Kenya plans to grant Aerospace and Aviation Engineering programme students a hands-on training on a high-tech CF6-80A2 aircraft engine that powers Airbus A310 and Boeing 767. The CF6-80A2 engine manufactured by General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com) along with aviation maintenance training books, training aids, reading

5 African nations selected for Human Science Lab’s Global Critical Thinking Project

5 African nations – South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco, and Tunisia has been identified as world’s potential ‘Critical Thinking Hub’ and will join the league of a global list of countries drawn from all continents for the ‘Global Critical Thinking Project’. The Global Critical Thinking Project is a worldwide program launched by Human Science Lab,

Connecting One Million Nigerians to Smart Solar Power

MTN and Lumos announced the nationwide rollout of its Mobile Electricity Service with an ambitious commitment to bringing clean and affordable solar electricity to one million Nigerians in 2017. Already, over 150,000 Nigerians enjoy reliable, affordable and safe solar electricity 24/7 through the service. Customers pay for the Lumos solar system as they go, easily

ERM alerts executives to business cost of ignoring the environment

The business cost of failure to consider environmental impact management extends beyond reputational damage and could entail jail time and multi-million-rand fines for law-breakers. Other impacts include significant project delays and heightened risk that investors will pull the plug on funding. These possibilities seems alarmist, but should be raised as risks could sharpen as a

Telkom, Business Connexion launch BCX and Africa’s Premier End-to-end ICT Solutions Provider

BCX, Africa’s premier end-to-end information communication technology (ICT) solutions provider was launched Wednesday in South Africa by Telkom and Business Connexion. This new brand, built from a strategic partnership between Telkom Business and Business Connexion, is uniquely suited to support businesses throughout the continent as they seek to digitalise business operations. “The launch of BCX

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