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  • The Youngest African Woman to Launch an Accredited College is Ghanaian 26 Nov 2020 04:45 Africa Global Village Caroline Esinam Adzogble is a twenty-eight-year-old woman from Ghana who can now boast about being the youngest woman — in not only Ghana but in all of Africa to an accredited international college, Potters International College. The inspirational …
  • Pacer Ventures Partners Founder Institute, Launches $3M Fund For Early-stage African Startups 25 Nov 2020 20:31 Scoop Thursday, 26 November 2020, 8:26 am Press Release: ACN Newswire Pacer Ventures has announced a $3M fund for early-stage African startups that are solving some of the most critical problems on the continent. The focus will be on verticals expedient to the …
  • Education Minister wins big award [Photo] 25 Nov 2020 18:18 Ghana MMA Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh The Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, has been awarded at the Ninth Edition of The West African Regional Magazine Achievers Business and Leadership Awards 2020. Dr Opoku-Prempeh was given the Transformation …
  • South Africa: No Need for Alarm After Matric Exam Paper Leaks, Says Education Department 25 Nov 2020 15:31 News (South Africa) Two national senior certificate examination papers have been leaked since the examinations started. The Mathematics Paper 2 and Physical Science Paper 2 are both alleged to have been leaked via WhatsApp since the final national senior certificate (NSC) …
  • Season for Sharing: VOICES helps young men heal from trauma through art, education 25 Nov 2020 11:46 IndyStar.com On the wall at VOICES, a youth-serving nonprofit on Indianapolis' southeast side, hangs a poem.  Written by a former pupil and titled "If You Were to Walk in My Shoes," it illustrates some of the things young people growing up in the city …
  • How I started a multinational without college education 25 Nov 2020 10:44 The Standard When a chance came for Bharat Thakrar to go to university, he passed it up. He was focused on his dream of building a marketing empire. He was busy learning everything he could from the jobs he took. And finally, in December 1982, he was ready to open the …
  • Eritrea: Continued Education and Skills Development 25 Nov 2020 10:14 News (South Africa) Late last week, 55 Eritrean civil servants and internal auditors completed an 11-day workshop which broadly focused on internal auditing skills. The workshop, held in Asmara and featuring males and females from all regions of the country, was co-organized …
  • Nigeria: ‘Reducing Cost of Governance, Proper Funding of Education Will Bring Devt to Nigeria’ 25 Nov 2020 09:15 News (South Africa) Professor Ibraheem Gbajabiamila is the Vice-Chancellor, Crescent University, Abeokuta, Ogun State. In this interview with Funmi Ogundare, the Professor of Virology explained why the country must reduce the cost of governance and spend the 26 per cent …
  • Gambia: ‘Covid-19 Negatively Impacted Our Education’ 25 Nov 2020 09:15 News (South Africa) Students of Kotu Senior Secondary School have said that covid-19 pandemic negatively impacted their education, resulting to their poor results in their recent grade nine examination. They said this is because it interrupted their learning process for seven …
  • Students and faculty rally to save the African Studies program 25 Nov 2020 08:54 Gauntlet By Luis Armando Sanchez Diaz, November 24 2020— Students at the University of Calgary are trying to make it easier to obtain a minor in African Studies. Only two AFST courses are currently offered, making it very difficult to obtain a minor. In a Facebook …
  • Medical mistrust can make African Americans to regret their choice of treatment for prostate cancer 25 Nov 2020 06:14 Medical News Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 25 2020 Medical mistrust is one reason why African American patients are more likely to have regrets about their choice of treatment for prostate cancer, suggests a study in The Journal of Urology®, Official Journal of …
  • FINALS FINAGLING: No need for alarm after matric exam paper leaks, says education department 25 Nov 2020 03:23 Daily Maverick The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation and the South African Police Services were called in to investigate the origin of the latest matric exam paper leak. (Photo: Gallo Images / Jaco Marais) The Mathematics Paper 2 and Physical Science Paper …
  • The Changing Nature of Education in Africa 25 Nov 2020 03:22 Africa.com As with the African e-health space, ed-tech on the continent has received a bit of a boost from the lockdowns enforced by the COVID-19 pandemic. A database published by the EdTech Hub back in May demonstrated that use of ed-tech products serving African …
  • Public education failing SA’s young people – IRR 24 Nov 2020 19:58 Politicsweb FC Institute says more than a fifth of govt spending is devoted to education, but the outcomes fall far short Public education is failing South Africa’s young people – IRR 24 November 2020 South Africa’s schools are failing dismally to equip nearly enough …
  • For African American Men with Prostate Cancer, Decision Regret Linked to Medical Mistrust 24 Nov 2020 19:47 Health News Digest (HealthNewsDigest.com) - November 24, 2020 – Medical mistrust is one reason why African American patients are more likely to have regrets about their choice of treatment for prostate cancer, suggests a study in The Journal of Urology®, Official Journal of …

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