Australasia Covid19 

As Melbourne goes into coronavirus lockdown, it’s a sign it could happen anywhere in Australia

Metropolitan Melbourne and the shire of Mitchell will returned to Stage 3 stay-at-home restrictions as of midnight Wednesday, Premier Daniel Andrews has announced, after 191 new cases were recorded in the state overnight. its highest ever daily case total. The lock down means for the next six weeks, people in metropolitan Melbourne and the shire of Mitchell will only be able to leave home for one of four reasons: Andrews said people cannot leave metropolitan Melbourne to get daily exercise (so, no bush walks or fishing outside the city) and…

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Africa Information Services 

How Rwanda is spurring a generation of women in technology

Rwanda is renowned as a pioneer of gender equality. In 2020, it was the only African country ranked in the top 10 of the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report. It ranked in the top four in the Report’s political empowerment category, in recognition of the high proportion of Rwandese women lawmakers and ministers. The country therefore seemed a natural fit for a 2018 pilot program of the African Development Bank’s Coding for Employment initiative, with Nigeria, Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal. The Coding for Employment flagship program is…

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Africa Education 

Colleges of Education To Reopen On June 29 For Final Year Students

Government has announced that colleges of education across the country will reopen on June 29, 2020 for third and fourth year students. Minister of General Education Mr David Mabumba said at a media briefing in Lusaka this afternoon that the institutions of higher learning, both private and public, have put in place necessary measures to avoid COVID-19 hence the decision to allow the reopening of final year classes. He said the ministry sat to look at what could be done with the over a 100 colleges of education in both…

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