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Anda Ngcaba explains how Born To Be Free looks to prepare South African youth for the future

Research conducted in 2008 by South Africa's Department of Basic Education showed that over 90% of schools had no computers at all for students to learn computer literacy from. A disturbing number considering that the world has shifted into the knowledge economy as we also get Afrika ready to benefit

Gender stereotypes should be eliminated to encourage more women in STEM fields

Eliminating gender stereotypes in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) could aid sustainable development in Afrika, a forum says. During an event held in Kenya last week (12 February) to celebrate the international day for women and girls in science, experts called for more action from key actors including Afrikan

Afrika's leaders commit to support youth innovation

During the recently held Africa Science, Technology and Innovation Forum held in Cairo, Egypt, various Afrikan Ministers and heads of delegations committed to supporting youth innovation on the continent. The Forum was held from 10 to 12 February 2018. Some of the Afrikan leaders attending the Africa Science, Technology and

The Africa Science, Technology and Innovation Forum has kicked off in Egypt

The third edition of the 2018 Africa STI Forum has kicked off in Egypt on 10 February 2018. The event is co-organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB) as well as the Egyptian Government. The theme chosen for the 2018 edition is "Enhancing the competitiveness of the African private

President Buhari signed an Executive Order that prevents visas for foreign workers and promotes local procurement for technology solutions

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an executive order on 5 February 2018 that is likely to have a big impact on the West Afrikan country's technology industry. The executive order seeks to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components. Essentially this means that all