Ghana: Programme to Equip Girls With IT Skills

Accra — MORE than 1 500 girls in slums are poised to benefit from a programme to empower communities with relevant IT skills in coding and mobile apps technology in Ghana. The programme is a brainchild of Tech Needs Girls, an innovative self-help IT project. The project is also teaching 355 girls to create computer …

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Nigeria’s Young Entrepreneurs

There is a crop of young people who have chosen to defy the odds and succeed in their chosen fields of endeavour in spite of the harsh economic terrain of the country and lack of opportunities and infrastructure that continue to hinder many of their peers from seeing the potential they possess within to accomplish …

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Bringing African Voices to Children’s Literature

INTERVIEW By Leon Ong’onge The market for children’s books in Africa is dominated by literature from outside the continent, much of which does not relate to the realities of African readers. This has inspired Aspen Institute 2013 New Voices Fellow Deborah Ahenkorah to start Golden Baobab, an organization that has fostered the creation of more …

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