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Simon Leshoai, Programme Manager at Seriti Institute speaking to ECD practitioners in Soshanguve, North of Tshwane.
More must be done to open communication between primary caregivers/parents and early childhood development (ECD) practitioners in poorer communities says Simon Leshoai, a Programme Manager at Seriti Institute.
StartingBloc is excited to share that its global Fellowship program, is launching their first-ever institute out of the USA from 25-29 March 2020 at the prestigious the African Leadership Academy Campus in Johannesburg. Many social entrepreneurs, employees and students from the African continent, Canada, India and USA have already been accepted for this institute. 10 more spots are still available, only for this month.
In many suburbs of Nairobi, a thriving industry for the last ten years has been university students and graduates doing assignments for their counterparts in North American and European universities. Here, students have established thriving careers that involve researching on subjects that they care little about and writing term papers, assignments and even projects for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. The fact that the trade has been growing year after year is a pointer that these graduates are offering quality work.
MTN Sudan has been implicated in human rights violation though the persistent internet shutdowns for more than five weeks in Sudan. Meanwhile shutdowns disrupt the free flow of information and create a cover of darkness that allows repression to occur without scrutiny. In the wake of this violence, MTN Sudan and other telecommunications companies blocked access to the internet through disruption of various local and roaming cellular data networks, as well as some fixed-line services, presumably in response to demands of the TMC.
Instagram has taken a stand to protect teenagers from advertisements and post about weight loss and cosmetic surgery. An announcement was made by Instagram on Wednesday, 25th September 2019 that point to the following:
New opportunities for business have been created by the digital technology in Africa. This enables African business to compete on a more equal footing with global businesses. In Ghana, digital technologies have had an impact on the agriculture sector. This sector has managed to pursue the creation of new business ventures and renewal of existing, matured corporate business models.
CALL FOR A SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL DIALOGUE ON XENOPHOBIA (SANDOX).
A Summit to focus on Cyber Resilience is to take place on 29th August 2019, in Johannesburg, South Africa. This summit will bring together various IT stakeholders from the public and private sectors, both local and global IT leaders and experts.