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Les startups innovantes d’Afrique du nord font parler d’elles sur le continent

February 21, 2020

Par Aretha Mare Les startups d’Afrique du Nord se distinguent sur le continent par le nombre d’investissements contractés, la création de produits capables de s’adapter et de répondre à un changement d’ordre de grandeur de la demande et d’un cadre politique propice à l’entreprenariat et à l’innovation. Par exemple, la Start-Up Act lancée en 2018 […]

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North Africa’s Startups Making Innovation Waves on the Continent

February 13, 2020

By Aretha Mare North Africa’s start-ups stand out in Africa for the number of investments attracted, scalable products built and a policy environment that is favorable to entrepreneurship and innovation. The Tunisia Start-Up Act has become a template for other countries to copy and contextualize. The North Africa (NA) region, also, is relatively endowed with […]

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[Bridging the gap for women in science and technology]

November 27, 2019

By Éliane Ubalijoro, Professor of Practice at McGill University and Executive Director, C.L.E.A.R I am a molecular geneticist and a mother of a 13 year old daughter. My mother was a math teacher before starting her family. My daughter and I have both benefited from encouragement early in our lives by parents who believed in […]

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Side event- Global Young Academy GloSy

November 10, 2019

On the last day of Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Global Gathering (GG) 2018 in Kigali, an almost completely full room was ready to assist the Global young ‘Global State of Young Scientist’ (GYA GloSYS) Africa working […]

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Building Africa’s Smallholder Farmers Resilience for a Food Secure Future

November 10, 2019

Towards the end of last month, I attended the 2018 Next Einstein Forum in Kigali, Rwanda. The amount of energy at the Forum was palpable […]

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Feeding the world, preserving the world

April 16, 2018

The Plenary session on Feeding the world, preserving the world focused on various aspect and contributing factors of food security in Africa. The session was moderated by: Prof Adam Sneyd from the University of Guelph, who introduced the panelist to discussions around “Feeding the world, preserving the world”  Dr Agnes Kalibata the president for a […]

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INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION

April 4, 2018

Globally youth in science have a high tendency of failure whilst conducting their research in the science. The goal of science is advance the lives of human being and to understand nature. The thought to be able to think about complex theories is what is remarkable. Dr. Vladimir Sucha who has faced several challenges to […]

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LOW CARBON CIRCULAR ECONOMY

March 28, 2018

A low carbon circular economy as an emerging concept is critical to the development of Africa and the achievement of sustainable development across the globe. The concept, circular economy is an emerging concept, it is believed to have been practiced in a disguised traditional way in African as posited by the Rwandan Minister of Environment. […]

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Is the dispute settled? Yet we have a long way to go

March 28, 2018

Learners with disabilities are simply children or youth who are different. No child or youth is similar which is everyone is different. However, the type and level of difference in learners with disabilities is large enough to get much more attention and special educational services will be sought. Special education is a set of services […]

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The Importance of Artificial Intelligence in Personalized Medicine and Healthcare

March 20, 2018

Over the past few months, we at Cyclica have spoken a lot about the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare, and in particular, the future of AI in drug discovery for the pharmaceutical industry. When applied appropriately to specific problems and questions, AI has far-reaching implications across the entire healthcare value chain, including: diagnosing […]

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Learning to Lead: What Capacities Do Scientists of Tomorrow Need?

March 13, 2018

Dr. Katrin Rehak-Nitsche, Senior Vice-President of Science and Research at Robert Bosch Stiftung Research capacity in Africa is increasing rapidly, and needs to expand at an even faster pace to ensure the continent and its youthful population can compete in the global knowledge economy in upcoming decades. Recent developments look promising: In the last four […]

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Why I Believe Digitization in Africa is a Key Driver in Its Emergence as a World Technology Leader

March 12, 2018

Dr. Josh Ghaim, Chief Technology Officer, Johnson and Johnson Family of Consumer Companies It is so gratifying to see Africa emerge as a world leader in the digital and technology space such as mobile pay, access to mobile devices and SMS. The rapid pace at which the continent is currently undergoing transformation and adapting new […]

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