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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.

Infrastructure

Infrastructure

Volcano Tech Hub

The rapid growth in Information Communication and Technologies (ICT) has brought remarkable changes in the twenty-first century, as well as affected the demands of modern societies (Jamieson-Proctor, Burnett, Finger & Watson, 2006).

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Agribusiness

Agribusiness

Breaking Societal and cultural norms while embracing female leadership

“The higher you go, the fewer women there are.” Those were the words of a Kenyan female politician and a Noble Peace Prize winner, Wangari Maathai.

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Agribusiness

Agribusiness

My business journey

I have always wanted to contribute to improvement of the agricultural distribution channel by giving farmers in my community fair prices, and helping to reduce the devastating post-harvest losses they face due to lack of access to profitable markets.

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Agribusiness

Agribusiness

Climate Change and how Farmers in Nanyuki are adapting with the Challenges

Smallholder farmers in Kenya have been experiencing devastating impacts of climate change, ranging from changes in weather patterns, droughts, floods, new patterns of pests and diseases.

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Arts

Arts

Tapiwa Gambura ’18 reclaims the African narrative through film

Tapiwa Gambura ’18 is an award-winning filmmaker from Zimbabwe.

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Arts

Arts

Mufalo Mufalo ‘20 uses the power of the creative arts for social change

Mufalo Mufalo is a young Zambian artist who believes in the power of art to transform communities.

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Arts

Arts

Uzoma Chidumaga Orji ’12 Uses Art and Technology to Explore Identities and African Realities

Uzoma Chidumaga Orji ’12 is a visual artist and creative technologist who, while solidly defining the themes he explores in his creative and technological endeavours, is not bound by the boxes that titles and definitions often require.

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Education

Education

Chris Bradford on 6 Principles to Guide Our Network’s Response to covid-19

Across Africa, school leaders have spent the past month considering how to best respond to the evolving challenges of the COVID pandemic.

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