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Want to keep your eye on the pulse of the continent? Our news & blog articles will do just that. With six growing sector communities, we will not only bring you news on these sectors in Africa, but we will also keep you updated on what our network members are doing.

Health

Health

Kwasi Adu-Berchie ’09

Kwasi Adu-Berchie '09 from Ghana is an exciting researcher in the field of immunotherapy, seeking to find effective and accessible treatments for cancer. Currently studying towards a PhD at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, Kwasi is focused on developing affordable Africa-centric solutions to the various diseases that currently plague the continent. He is a past recipient of the Richard Lee Featherstone Endowed Prize at Michigan State University, awarded to senior students who demonstrate an open, curious, creative approach to education and ideas, as well as intellectual ingenuity.

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Health

Health

Internship at Doctors without Borders (MSF)

This is a great opportunity! All you have to be is curious, ready to listen hard, learn as much as you can and CONTRIBUTE!

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Arts

Arts

Network News

The globe is now united around the importance of food production and agriculture, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Agribusiness

Agribusiness

Agribusiness Think Tank Webinar

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

Redefine Expectations

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

Tackling Climate Change using 4IR Technology

The recent tornado in KwaZulu Natal and the 2012-2018 drought in Cape Town are just some of the natural disasters that have made it to mainstream media, showing that climate change is undeniable.

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

Senegal’s NIMA Codes to launch address app in 15 African countries

Senegalese startup NIMA Codes — a digital mapping service for locations without formal addresses — has upgraded its app and plans to go live in 15 African countries in 2020.

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Arts

Arts

Motswana photographer Towela Tembo ’19 uses multimedia to cross creative borders

When second-year ALA student Towela Chawezi Tembo (also known as Towela Kams) from Botswana picked up a camera for the very first time in 2015, she didn’t know that photography was going to be her doorway into the vast and colourful world of the creative arts.

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