Rwanda: Education Opportunities in the Commonwealth

Regional integration is generally meant to bridge gaps of scarce resources, establish physical, economic, or any other connectivity, and sharing of capacity, knowledge, data, and best practices among member countries. Rwanda is a member of different regional cooperations, including the Commonwealth. It joined in 2009, becoming the second member state to be admitted into this … Read more

China’s tech workers face layoff bloodbath amid crackdown, losses | Technology

Beijing, China – Rather than a pink slip from his boss, Zhang Wei found out he was about to lose his job at Chinese video streamer iQiyi via a work group chat. Zhang’s supervisor only confirmed the news after the cuts at the Beijing-headquartered company last December leaked to the media. “Although I knew in … Read more

Malawi: Rome-Based Charity FMSI Delegation Assesses Education Challenges in Malawi

Senior officials from the Marist Foundation for International Solidarity (FMSI) were in Malawi last week to assess and appreciate for themselves the challenges that underprivileged children face to access education. FMSI is one of the funding bodies of the Marist Brothers and it is working in more than 80 countries worldwide to promote a new … Read more

Somalia: USAID Announces US $ 6.8 Million to Boost Rural Education in Somalia

The US Embassy, ​​through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), is proud to announce the Stabilization through Education Program (STEP) to increase access to education in communities affected by conflict. STEP is a $ 6.8 million initiative that will be implemented through the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Over the next 18 months, IOM … Read more

Africa: Agenda 2063 – Education in Africa, a Key to Success

Education is crucial as it is an investment in human capital. This yields tremendous benefits on many levels and spheres. I believe one of the easiest ways to push this Agenda forward is through education. Africa acknowledges the fact that social and economic development is not possible without substantive investment in education and research, especially … Read more

How is the Digital Transition Benefiting the Planet?

From the middle of the twentieth century onwards, the world economy has been undergoing what academics refer to as the “digital transition.” This is the shift of one industry after another toward computer-based ways of working, which is now all but ubiquitous. The rise of digital technologies enabling a digital transition correlates with our increasing … Read more

Musk gets extra $ 7bn for Twitter bid from tech heavyweights | Business and Economy News

Billionaire Elon Musk has strengthened the equity stake of his offer to buy Twitter. Billionaire Elon Musk has strengthened the equity stake of his offer to buy Twitter with commitments of more than $ 7bn from a range of investors, including Silicon Valley heavy hitters like Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison. The Thursday filing also said … Read more

Ghana: Govt Committed to Quality Teacher Education

Amedzofe – The government is committed in the promotion of quality teacher education in the country to make it more relevant and beneficial to society, Senior Presidential Advisor, Yaw Osafo Maafo, has stated. “In view of this everything possible will be done to improve the infrastructure in our Colleges of Education as well as promote … Read more

How Ireland lost its chance to become Big Tech’s ‘super regulator’

Many of the largest US tech firms hold their European headquarters in Dublin. Arthur Widak | Nurphoto | Getty Images Incoming EU rules forcing Big Tech to police content on the internet more aggressively will be enforced directly by the European Commission, a move experts say will diminish the role Ireland has played so far … Read more

Finland’s big new export to India: Education | Business and Economy News

Bengaluru, India– Playdough is not a common mathematics teaching aid. But at Jain Heritage School in the upmarket neighborhood of Whitefield in Bengaluru, India’s tech capital, it is among the options that primary school teachers use to make fun numbers. Instead of learning by rote, children are encouraged to shape playdough into different numerals. They … Read more