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How Rwanda is spurring a generation of women in technology

Rwanda is renowned as a leader of gender equality. In 2020, it was the only African country ranked in the top 10 of the World Economic Online forum’s International Gender Gap Report. It ranked in the leading four in the Report’s political empowerment classification, in recognition of the high proportion of Rwandese women lawmakers and ministers. The nation therefore appeared a natural suitable for a 2018 pilot program of the African Development Bank’s Coding for Work initiative, with Nigeria, Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal. The Coding for Employment flagship program…

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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 

Unity Bank Partners Dynamiss to Boost Access to E-Learning in Nigeria

With Nigeria still uncertain of the school resumption due to the rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic across the country, the importance of e-Learning is more pronounced now more than ever. To this end, Unity Bank Plc has forged a collaborative partnership with Dynamiss, a digital learning solutions provider, to provide low-interest credits to schools to boost access to digital learning resources in Nigeria. Under the partnership, a full e-learning package comprising Microsoft School Portal, Discounted Airtel Data and Free Contents and Devices powered by Dynamiss will be supported with financing from…

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Asia Covid19 

Bangladesh to get priority if China develops Covid-19 vaccine

China has said Bangladesh will get priority in terms of cooperation and support if they can successfully develop vaccine for coronavirus. “Of course, Bangladesh is our important friend and Bangladesh will surely get priority,” Deputy Chief of Mission at the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka Hualong Yan told UNB today. He said Bangladesh and China are working closely to deal with the situation amid the coronavirus outbreak. He said five Chinese companies are working to develop vaccine for coronavirus. Meanwhile, an inactivated Covid-19 vaccine candidate developed by the Institute of Medical…

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Africa Covid19 

Post-COVID-19: Nigeria Needs to Design and Improve its Current Business Continuity Strategy – Abdullahi Haske

Abdullahi Bashir Haske is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of AA&R Investments, an indigenous oil exploration company. In this interview, he highlighted how the oil and Gas has faires and how it would survive and importance of creating an enabling environment for the non-oil sector to thrive. Excerpts: • How would you access the oil and gas industry in the heat of global crude oil prices crises? Normally when there is price crash of crude, investments in the oil and gas sector will be affected especially the capital projects.…

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