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Technology can uplift world’s ‘bottom billion’
Technology can uplift world’s ‘bottom billion’
Technology is often oversold as either a panacea for the world’s problems or a curse inflicting disruption and displacement on the most vulnerable. Historically, neither of these characterisations is accurate. ...
Education reduces issues plaguing poor countries
Education reduces issues plaguing poor countries
The number of children enrolled in primary school in Africa increased from 60-million in 2000 to some 250-million today, according to the annual...
Experts gather to disrupt continent’s education
Experts gather to disrupt continent’s education
By adopting the theme of Disrupting African Education, the Fundi Education Forum 2018 will bring together former heads of African states, educators, business leaders, billionaires, students and innovators in an effort to solve some of the problems in education and learning in Africa....
With genetic tweak, mosquito population made extinct
With genetic tweak, mosquito population made extinct
Scientists said on Monday they had succeeded for the first time in wiping out an entire population of malaria-carrying mosquitoes in the lab using...
Africa’s women belong at the top
Africa’s women belong at the top
Zomba, Malawi – When I was eight years old, a family friend told my father that he thought I was destined for leadership....
There's a premium on my humors
There's a premium on my humors
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Bill Gates urges young people to find Africa’s ‘energy miracle’
Bill Gates urges young people to find Africa’s ‘energy miracle’
Bill Gates’s mission is simple: find an “energy miracle” to help save Africa from the dangers of climate change. But is he the right person...

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