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Africa Celebrates Industrialization Day – 20 November

2018 Theme: “Promoting Regional Value Chains in Africa: A pathway for accelerating Africa’s structural transformation, industrialization and pharmaceutical production” Industrialization for development Industrialization, with strong linkages to domestic economies, will help African countries to achieve high growth rates, diversify their economies and reduce their exposure to external shocks. This will substantially contribute to poverty eradication …

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ESRI on SDG Mission

Verosha Naidoo from Esri South Africa talks to Edzai Zvobwo of The Education SUpport Forum (TEDSF) about their work to support businesses, students and entrepreneurs in accessing geo-location technology in a bid to develop Africa. About Esri Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, offers the most powerful mapping and spatial …

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World Philosophy Day relevant in AI-driven age

Philosophy will be one of the most important studies in the future of AI and fast changing societies. What is “right” and what is “wrong” will take a new face. Philosophy is the study of the nature of reality and existence, of what is possible to know, and of right and wrong behavior. It comes …

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Diabetes Biggest Women Killer in South Africa

Novo Nordisk in conjunction with The City of Johahannesburg has been at the fore-front of spreading  knowledge around diabetes. The Education Support Forum spoke to Leko Nkabinde, Communications and Public Affairs Manager about the walk for diabetes that was held today at Maponya mall in Soweto. According to statistics provided by StatsSA, diabetes is now the …

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Esther Agbarakwe gives climate warning

“Stopping climate change and educating the youth are the two risks that Africa should focus on mitigating”, exclaimed Esther Agbarakwe during an interview with Edzai Zvobwo, host of The Education Support Forum’s Human Development Podcast. Esther was being interviewed as she is part of the inaugural African leg of the Goalkeepers event to be held in …

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Entrepreneurship Interview: Mmathebe Zvobwo – Amai Capital

Mmathebe Zvobwo talks about the need for policy to fully support high growth entrepreneurs who are the ones that create sustaninable jobs. She also mentioned that entrepreneurship is an attitude that culminates into a behaviour. Another big takeaway is that there is a difference between entrepreneurship and SMME. SOmeone can be entrepreneurial whilst in a …

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#Goalkeepers Fighting For SDGs

WHAT IS GOALKEEPERS? Progress is possible, but it is not inevitable. Despite remarkable advances in the fight against poverty, inequality, and disease, the job is far from finished. Goalkeepers is dedicated to accelerating progress towards the Global Goals: using powerful stories, data, and partnerships to highlight progress achieved, hold governments accountable and bring together a …

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African ICT Skills Mapping and Audit Initiative Launched

The Education Support Forum (TEDSF) has launched an African ICT Skills Mapping and Audit initiative on https://ict-skills-africa.org  that seeks to list ICT skills training providers in order to understand the skills available and those that are needed in the continent. This initiative is aimed at assisting policy makers in the 54 countries including multilateral institutions …

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