Monday , 24 September 2018

Media

UNESCO advances gender equality in Moroccan TV

UNESCO’s Office in Rabat, the Medias Training Centre and the Casablanca School of Journalism and Communication organized a training workshop on gender sensitive scriptwriting on 10 and 11 November 2011 in Casablanca, Morocco. This activity took place within the framework of UNESCO’s programme to promote gender sensitive media content in the Maghreb countries.

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Egyptian scientist sues Nature

A libel case between an Egyptian scientist and the scientific journal Nature has begun in the United Kingdom. Mohamed El Naschie has brought the case because he says that an article that Nature published in 2008 damaged his reputation.

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SA invests R3bn in UAE

SA invests R3bn in UAE Pretoria – South Africa has invested R3.33 billion in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since 2003, making the country the 19th largest investor in the UAE.

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Djibouti: Solar Powered Community Stations Now Open

Doraleh, Djibouti / Dubai, United Arab Emirates: DP World’s programme to develop health and educational capacity along transport corridors in Africa has taken another concrete step forward with the opening of an internetconnected, solar-powered community station in Djibouti.

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Mobile phones could help fight Somalia famine

NEW YORK: Mobile phones may bring relief to famine victims in parts of Somalia controlled by al Shabaab insurgents as donors seek new ways to circumvent the hard-line militants, a senior US official said on Tuesday.

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Egypt’s turmoil: a wake-up call for Arab science

The discontent behind recent protests in Egypt carries lessons for how both science and journalism are handled across the Arab world. For most Egyptians protesting vociferously — and ultimately successfully — in Cairo’s Tahrir Square and elsewhere over the past two weeks, the state of the nation’s science will have been far from the top of their complaints.

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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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George Clooney’s satellites keep watch over South Sudan

As South Sudan’s referendum on whether it should part company with the North enters its second day, satellites are monitoring the region for human rights abuses — an initiative of the actor George Clooney. The Satellite Sentinel project — a joint experiment by the UN’s Operational Satellite Applications Programme, Harvard University, the Enough Project, which focuses on human rights, and …

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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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