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Merck Foundation partners with National Cancer Institute and Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt to train African Oncologists

Merck Foundation commits to improve access to quality and equitable cancer care in Africa Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com) conducts a special meeting with Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt; National Cancer Institute, Cairo and African Ambassadors of Guinea Conakry, Ghana, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi and Zambia to discuss Merck Foundation’s Cancer Access Program & the two …

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Merck Foundation partners with National Cancer Institute of Egypt to provide Master Degree in Medical Oncology for African Doctors

This initiative is a part of Merck Foundation’s ‘Merck Cancer Access Program’ that has been initiated by the Merck Foundation to increase the limited number of oncologists across Africa Merck Foundation supports Africa through the partnership with Egypt, to build the Cancer Care Capacity in the African Continent; Through this partnership, Merck Foundation aims to provide two-year Medical Oncology Master …

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Young African journalists arrive in Egypt for training workshop

Young journalists drawn from 22 African countries have arrived in Cairo, capital of Egypt for the 52nd training course for young African journalists. The 20-day training programme is organised by the Union of African Journalists (UAJ) in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Information. The journalists are from Ghana, Burkina Faso, Sudan, Egypt, Gambia, Niger, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Southern Sudan, Angola, …

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Morocco: BMCE Bank to Launch Latest African Entrepreneurship Award

BMCE Bank of Africa launches the 4th edition of the African Entrepreneurship Award (AEA) on March 12 in Casablanca. Registration remains open until April 30. The AEA initiative supports talented African entrepreneurs who hold promising ideas for to a better world. The past three editions have been dedicated to education and the environment, witnessing the participation of more than 12,000 …

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Latest innovations at SGI Dubai 2018 could boost the African Printing industry

International Expo Consults (IEC) (www.IECdubai.com) stated that the African printing industry stakeholders can immensely benefit from the best and latest innovative products and solutions. Each year a large Africam contingent of trade visitors attend the SGI Dubai (www.SIGNMiddleEast.com) show to connect with the best in the industry and bring the solutions back to their home countries. Visitors from Africa can …

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Global leaders to meet in Dubai for annual African investment conference in October 2016

Leading government and business figures from across the globe to meet in Dubai to discuss investment opportunities in Africa McKinsey & Co to present key findings from the upcoming McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) report ‘Lions on the move II’ including analysis of the continent’s 700 largest companies Leading government and business figures from across the globe to meet in Dubai …

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African beekeeping stops mites wiping out hives

By SciDev.Net – Inga Vesper Traditional African beekeeping methods offer better protection against hive-destroying varroa mites than pesticides which, according to a study, are losing their potency. The mites, which attach to bees and suck their body fluids, are increasingly resistant to pyrethroids, according to a study, published yesterday in PLOS One. The research shows that genetic mutations are enabling …

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African space policy adds new dimension for aid

By – Nick Ishmael Perkins – SciDev.Net With a billion people still in poverty, could rocket science be just what development needs? In October 2015, African science and education ministers adopted the continent’s first space policy. [1] The accompanying strategy is due to be ratified by heads of state at the African Union summit later this month. The hope among …

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African printing industry stakeholders to witness global innovations at SGI Dubai 2016

Printing revenues in Middle East and Africa set to touch USD26 billion in 2018. Africa’s signage and graphic industry is set to experience a growth as they are set to witness top innovations at Sign and Graphic Imaging (SGI) Dubai 2016 trade show. SGI Dubai 2016 is the largest and most accomplished trade show in the signage and graphic industry. …

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20 African ICT experts to take part in Seeds For The Future offered by Huawei in China

Twenty senior technical experts from the AU Commission, Regional Economic Communities, Associations of Regulators and AU Specialized institutions will take part in the training program “Seeds For The Future” organized by Huawei at its Headquarters in China. The training focus on ICT policies and regulations under the program “Seeds for the Future” for two weeks. At the ceremony held today …

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