ICT sector backs Kenya economic blueprint

October 10, 2018 6:12 am0 comments
Hack the Big 4 Participants

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – KENYA’s economic development prospects have received a major boost following a first county-based hackathon targeting the so-called Big Four agenda and the County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP) 2018-2022. They are the economic blueprint of East Africa’s biggest economy. The western Bomet County has […]

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Maths sensation putting SA on the ‘clever’ map

October 8, 2018 1:19 pm0 comments
Ralph McDougall South African Tertiary Mathematics Olympiad

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – AT only 18 and still in high school, South African mathematics prodigy, Ralph McDougall, has the world at his feet. Such is his brilliance that the Cape-Town born scholar recently was joint top in the South African Tertiary Mathematics Olympiad (SATMO), finishing alongside five second- and […]

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The charity school that is changing South Africa

October 4, 2018 8:46 am1 comment
Adri Marais, CEO of Christel House’ South African chapter (Left), presents Aongus Hegarty, President of Dell EMC EMEA, with an award as a Founding member of the Dell Christel House Fellowship

From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – LEANERS from impoverished backgrounds are benefiting from blended integrated communication technology (ICT) learning that is projected to ensure they are employable, attain skills compatible with modern-day careers and eventually lessen the digital divide between the rich and the poor in South Africa. […]

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