Lack Of Infrastructural Support Hindering Afrika’s Retention Of Science Graduates

Afrikan countries lack the infrastructure and entrepreneurial support needed to retain science graduates, thus impacting scientific independence and contributing to the continent’s so called ‘brain drain’, a conference has heard. The Science in Africa UnConference, held in London on 20 July 2017 by the Planet Earth Institute, aimed to…

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The Largest All-Female Hackathon In South Africa Concluded With A Trip To Silicon Valley For The Winners

In celebration of Women's Month in South Africa, the GirlCode Hackathon was hosted in Johannesburg and attracted over 70 women. The event is held annually to provide young women with an opportunity to develop some of the real-world skills they need to enter the software industry. The 2017 GirlCode Hackathon…

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