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Literacy and skills are the power for good
Literacy and skills are the power for good
Often referred to as a silent disability, low levels of literacy hinder personal growth and limit opportunities. It perpetuates poverty and...
Scientific research is SA’s future
Scientific research is SA’s future
The recently published Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans 2018 line-up offers an interesting revelation, in that at least 40% of...
People, politics threaten Kano's ancient walls
People, politics threaten Kano's ancient walls
Young boys scramble up the remains of a crumbling section of the ancient city wall in the Kofar Na'isa area of Kano, in northern Nigeria.
How Ethiopia and Kenya have put a world heritage site in danger
How Ethiopia and Kenya have put a world heritage site in danger
Lake Turkana is the world’s largest desert lake. Located in Kenya’s...
Australia failing to protect Great Barrier Reef ― activists
Australia failing to protect Great Barrier Reef ― activists
Australia is breaching commitments to protect the embattled Great Barrier Reef from the effects of land clearing, environmental groups claimed...
How kids in a low-income country use laptop —lessons from Madagascar
How kids in a low-income country use laptop —lessons from Madagascar
Every child, no matter what country they’re from or their social background, should have the chance to use and learn about technology. That’s...
Why UNESCO's 'natural solutions' to water problems won't work in Africa
Why UNESCO's 'natural solutions' to water problems won't work in Africa
Each year UNESCO releases a World Water Assessment Report, a document that explores potential solutions to the globe’s water problems. The
India limits visitors to save Taj Mahal
India limits visitors to save Taj Mahal
India is to restrict the number of daily visitors to the Taj Mahal in an attempt to preserve the iconic 17th-century monument to love, its biggest...
Indigenous languages must feature more in science communication
Indigenous languages must feature more in science communication
There is no denying that English is one of the world’s major languages. It’s the mother tongue of nearly
Universal primary education can be achieved by 2015 - EU commissioner
Universal primary education can be achieved by 2015 - EU commissioner
There is still time to fulfil the key millennium development goal (MDG) of achieving universal primary education by 2015 if the world can...
Poland's Krakówing literary scene
Poland's Krakówing literary scene
To mark Kraków's appointment as Unesco City of Literature, a set of supersized, multicoloured letters were placed in the iconic medieval...
Science award winners aim to compete in international arena
Science award winners aim to compete in international arena
The two South African scientists, who were awarded 2013...

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