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Mar 30, 2021

Curro learners impress with AI solution for African wild dogs

Curro Academy students grab the world’s attention with their human-centric artificial intelligence solution to trace and locate African wild dogs.

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Calls for stepped-up efforts to close gender gaps in science

As the world commemorates International Day of Women and Girls in Science, there is emphasis on making science more open, diverse and efficient.

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SAP Africa Code Week goes fully online, intros mobile app

The coding initiative aims to train over three million young Africans, as the 2020 edition goes online in October.

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Jul 20, 2020

Unesco invites public comments on ethics of AI

The specialised agency rolls out a worldwide online public consultation process, to collect feedback on its first draft text on the ethics of artificial intelligence.

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Jun 23, 2020

Africa needs accelerated ICT, renewable energy investment

UNESCO’s Dr Huber Gijzen encourages investment in renewable energy and ICT infrastructure on the continent, to boost education efforts.

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SAP discussion platform focuses on COVID-19 solutions

The company introduces a virtual discussion platform that connects change-makers who will address the complexities caused by COVID-19.

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SA deploys hi-tech to fight COVID-19 disinformation

The South African government introduces a platform to monitor fake COVID-19 news and sounds off warnings to those that spread disinformation.

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Mar 27, 2020

Free e-books for young South Africans during lockdown

Opera and Worldreader look to keep young South African minds stimulated during the country’s lockdown.

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Zim hacker granted bail to attend Swiss hackathon

A Zimbabwean university student who hacked his university’s results database is to represent the country at a global tech summit in Switzerland. 

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Feb 7, 2020

TANKS coding app goes to Paris

Professor Jean Greyling to share the TANKS experience at UNESCO’s AI and Inclusion panel on education.

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More calls for female participation in STEM

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science looks to encourage the participation of women and girls in STEM-related fields.

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Jan 18, 2019

SAP Africa Code Week exceeds target, trains 2.3m

The skills development initiative empowered millions of youth with basic coding skills, almost doubling the previous year's achievement.

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