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eLearning Africa’s memorable keynote quotes
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eLearning Africa’s memorable keynote quotes

The plenary sessions from eLearning Africa 2014 included a mixture of inspiring stories and informative insight from a variety of world-class experts. Addressing topics crucial to Africa’s future; see what speakers had to say in our roundup of memorable keynote quotes. 

Powering rural Uganda
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Powering rural Uganda

We’ve all heard about the solar classroom – but what are the realities of solar power, from a businessman’s perspective? Is it really the answer to affordable and sustainable energy – or are there hidden costs involved? The eLearning Africa News Team’s Kwesi Brako caught up with Edward Ntumwa to find out. So for those who don’t know, can you tell us a little […]

Social media rebranding agriculture
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Social media rebranding agriculture

Eds: Many thanks to Adebola Adedugbe for agreeing to do the interview after a lengthy power cut in Abuja! Energetic, resourceful young Africans make up roughly 50% of the Continent’s population. And their rising numbers go hand in hand with a decreasing agricultural workforce. Waves of young people migrate from rural to urban areas in search of white-collar jobs and better earnings. Why pick […]

UAVs with ISPs
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UAVs with ISPs

This week, find out about what drones could do for internet in Africa and the image makeover needed in technical colleges. Meanwhile, rivalry with neighbour Kenya seems to be all the rage in Uganda’s printed media – see how the two countries compare on higher education and on tourism, below… Uganda news in brief: M7 and PM Mbabazi relations reach all-time low (Observer) ++++ […]

Technology Innovation Hubs in Africa: Creating Opportunities for Peer Learning and Knowledge Exchange
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Technology Innovation Hubs in Africa: Creating Opportunities for Peer Learning and Knowledge Exchange

As hotspots for local IT communities, innovation hubs provide powerful opportunities for social innovation and community empowerment. But how can hubs ensure that all their activities, including community building, tools, services and workshops pay their way and help to build sustainable replicable environments for local empowerment? Join participants involved in hubs all across the Continent at this eLearning Africa pre-conference workshop to exchange knowledge, […]