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The Southern African ICT for Education Summit 2012

www.africanbrains.net/edusa AfricanBrains is proud to announce the launch of The Southern African ICT for Education Summit 2012, to be held 26-27 January 2012, Elephant Hills Resort, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe AfricanBrains organised and completed the African Education Summit 2011 in Morocco, which represented the start of a long-term commitment to bring the public sector and educational institutions together with private and …

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SR2 billion construction contracts for Qassim University

JEDDAH: Higher Education Minister Khaled Al-Anqari on Tuesday signed construction contracts worth more than SR2 billion for Qassim University.

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PepsiCo invests in Chickpea production in Ethopia

PepsiCo has set up a project it hopes will increase chickpea production and promote long-term nutritional and economic security in Ethiopia.

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Bahrain: Training workshop for young Arab Entrepreneurs

Yesterday evening concluded the training workshop for Arab young entrepreneurs, hosted by the Bahraini capital Manama, and organized by ASTF, in partnership with Intel Corporation, and with the support of the S. United Nations for Industrial Development “UNIDO”, according to Dr. Abdalla Alnajjar, president of the Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF).

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Citadel Capital Ranked No. 1 PE Firm in Africa for 3rd Year

Citadel Capital, the leading private equity firm in the Middle East and Africa with investments of US$ 8.6 billion under control, has been ranked the number one private equity firm in Africa for the third year in a row in Private Equity International’s annual ranking of the world’s largest and most active PE firms.

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Middle East must seize the moment for science

The political changes underway in Egypt and other countries of the Middle East signal an opportunity for science to flourish — but scientific vigour will not be enough to foster development, transparency and freedom, says Naser Faruqui.

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How Morocco faces the challenge of science literacy

Moroccans are receptive to science, but the country needs a much stronger communication and scientific literacy effort, says Aziz Bensalah. Engaging the public with science probably means something different in Morocco than it does in more developed countries.

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AfricanBrains launches African Education Summit 2011

The African Education Summit is a landmark event to bring together the key stakeholders and institutions under one roof to face the challenges of maintaining the levels of both public and private sector investment. The summit is aimed at generating concrete output with an innovative agenda focussing directly on the needs of investment in education & technology across Africa. The agenda will have …

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Sierra Leone: Saudi Arabia encouraged by progress in IT

Sierra Leone’s Information Attaché to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Middle-East and Gulf States early this week told a group of government officials, medical practitioners, academicians and businessmen in Riyadh about the Pan African e-Network project launched in Sierra Leone about a few months ago.

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Israeli telecom firm enters Africa market

After years of staying away from the African market, Israel-based ECI Telecom has entered Uganda, with plans to use it as a launch pad for further investment in the region. The investment in Africa by ECI Telecom is expected to increase competition in the provision of mobile and internet communication by Middle East telecom operators, which are pushing to get …

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