Boost to digital literacy in Kenya primary schools

June 12, 2019 12:53 pm0 comments
Digital learning in remotest parts of Kenya

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – PUPILS from disadvantaged and remote areas are to gain equitable access to digital learning in Kenya. This follows the piloting of the Accessible Digital Textbook by Nokia and United Nations Children’s’ Fund (UNICEF). The launch of the partnership is to boost digital literacy in primary schools […]

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Budding SA female scientists compete in global science stage

June 11, 2019 6:13 am0 comments
Anica Dennis of Potchefstroom Girls High School in North West Province, South Africa

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – TWO South Africa’s finest young female scientists will compete against learners from around the world in Turkey’s most prestigious science fair for high school learners. Anica Dennis from Potchefstroom Girls High School in North West and Kelsi Hewitt from Pietermaritzburg Girls’ School in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal are to […]

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Foreign concepts derail Africa’s journey to smart cities

June 7, 2019 7:45 am0 comments
Smart city

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – AFRICAN governments and the private sector must adopt relevant, homegrown solutions as well as keep abreast with modern technology trends in the quest to build smart cities. Urban planning expert, Geci Karuri-Sebina (PHD), bemoaned prevailing trends whereby stakeholders in the continent pinched strategies which were relevant to cities […]

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