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Technology hubs are sprouting across sub-Saharan Africa, attracting investment and attention. - Frontier Markets News - Emerging & Growth Markets - WSJ

Technology hubs are sprouting across sub-Saharan Africa, attracting investment and attention. - Frontier Markets News - Emerging & Growth Markets - WSJ | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Technology hubs are sprouting across sub-Saharan Africa, attracting sizable investments and growing attention. (RT @WSJD: Technology hubs are sprouting across sub-Saharan Africa, attracting investment and attention.
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Energizing Youths Entrepreneurship Workshop Ad

The Energizing Youths Entrepreneurship Workshop will be on Saturday, the 23rd of February, at the University of Belize's auditorium.  TAS Belize made their advertisement.  Contact Patrick Andrews at 601-5011 for more information.

 

"We must empowered our youth with keys and tools on how to create employment for themselves.  Small business start ups are known to be the engine of any thriving economy.  So many of our young adults are sitting at home with an Associates or Bachelor degree waiting until they can get a job with the government.  There is hope, there is a way forward.  Mark your calendar for Energizing Youth Entrepreneurship work shop coming this February Saturday 23rd."


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Entrepreneurship Academy Underway in Southeast Indiana - Inside Indiana Business (press release)

Entrepreneurship Academy Underway in Southeast Indiana - Inside Indiana Business (press release) | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurship Academy Underway in Southeast Indiana
Inside Indiana Business (press release)
More than two dozen high school students from Indiana and Kentucky are taking part in a five-day program focusing on starting businesses.
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Entrepreneurship and the "Sharing Economy" In Greece - Reason (blog)

Entrepreneurship and the "Sharing Economy" In Greece - Reason (blog) | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

As the state and other large institutions continue to crumble in Greece, ordinary citizens have established all kinds of informal enterprises to scrape by. This mix of mutual aid and small-scale entrepreneurship has caught the eye of the BBC, which this week published an interesting account of one facet of that grassroots creativity: micro-cookeries.


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Crossing the Threshold: Envisioning Information Literacy through the Lens of Metaliteracy

Crossing the Threshold: Envisioning Information Literacy through the Lens of Metaliteracy | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Twitter is abuzz with comments about metaliteracy, threshold concepts, and frameworks. #metaliteracy Education presentation. (Are you interested in Education ? Look here http://t.co/SNmx45m5VJ !
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Should three people be allowed to make a baby?

Should three people be allowed to make a baby? | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
For more than a decade, scientists have been developing a fertility technique that involves combining DNA from three parents to make a child. The technique, which has yet to be tested on humans,...
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12 construction projects changing the face of the University of Michigan campus - The Ann Arbor News

12 construction projects changing the face of the University of Michigan campus - The Ann Arbor News | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
12 construction projects changing the face of the University of Michigan campus The Ann Arbor News Coleman's Residential Life Initiative is aimed at creating spaces that facilitate both student living and student learning, and that can compete with...
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The case for collaborative learning - HRmagazine.co.uk

The case for collaborative learning - HRmagazine.co.uk | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
HRmagazine.co.uk The case for collaborative learning HRmagazine.co.uk Digital tools and social media have a major impact on the social, economic and cultural aspects of society and education primarily by enabling networking practices, information...
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Media Literacy Education in Action: Theoretical and Pedagogical Perspectives (Paperback) - Taylor & Francis

Media Literacy Education in Action brings together the field’s leading scholars and advocates to present a snapshot of the theoretical and conceptual development of media literacy education—what has influenced it, current trends, and...
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Singapore University investing in medical research - BioSpectrum Asia

Singapore University investing in medical research - BioSpectrum Asia | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
New technology in biomedical engineering and 3D printing are opening the doors for the clinical and dental industry: http://t.co/gFZY5kdr4x
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Asia Regional Capacity-Building Workshop on Traditional Knowledge and Customary Sustainable use under United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity

Asia Regional Capacity-Building Workshop on Traditional Knowledge and Customary Sustainable use under United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
An organization of Indigenous Peoples' movement in Asia. (Asia Regional Capacity-Building Workshop on Traditional Knowledge and Customary Sustainable use under United...
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UPDATE 2-Sudan frees jailed opposition leader Al-Mahdi - Reuters Africa

UPDATE 2-Sudan frees jailed opposition leader Al-Mahdi
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Sudan's State Minister of Information Yasser Youssef told Reuters that the release of al-Mahdi occurred within a "legal framework" but did not give further details.
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Data show rise in domestic credit in developing countries

Data show rise in domestic credit in developing countries | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Access to finance, availability of credit, and cost of service are all key to financial development.  Credit finances production, consumption, and capital formation, which in turn lead to economic activity.
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Kenya: Three African Universities Partner to Research On Food and Nutrition

Kenya: Three African Universities Partner to Research On Food and Nutrition | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
A regional inter-university initiative that seeks to boost training and research in Eastern and Southern Africa has been launched at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology.
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The Role of Entrepreneurship in Rising Income Inequality - Small Business Trends

The Role of Entrepreneurship in Rising Income Inequality - Small Business Trends | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Small Business Trends The Role of Entrepreneurship in Rising Income Inequality Small Business Trends But, as Daniel Isenberg of Babson College so cogently noted, growth in entrepreneurship almost always plays a role in making earnings less even...
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Global Health Security Is Vital to Our Citizens, Businesses and Economy

Global Health Security Is Vital to Our Citizens, Businesses and Economy | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Fewer than 20 percent of countries can rapidly detect, respond to or prevent global health threats caused by emerging infections -- critical skills that are required for the protection of their nations' interests and ours....
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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and UN Member States: Put early childhood development at the heart of the new post-2015 development framework to give all children the best start in life

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and UN Member States: Put early childhood development at the heart of the new post-2015 development framework to give all children the best start in life | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
We know that you make the biggest difference in a child’s life by investing at the earliest years – from conception through the first five years. The...
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President emphasises at G 77 summit the risk developing countries face - Hiru News

President emphasises at G 77 summit the risk developing countries face - Hiru News | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Hiru News President emphasises at G 77 summit the risk developing countries face Hiru News President Mahinda Rajapaksa said at the G 77 Summit that the economic and technological monopoly that a few world nations possess has put the developing...
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How should the government invest in science research? – live chat

How should the government invest in science research? – live chat | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Join our discussion with the UK science minister David Willetts on Monday 16 June, 12-2pm BST, about how the government should invest the £5.9bn it has committed to spend on research infrastructure over the next five years (Remember you can join...
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Delivering business results aligned with objectives: an academy approach (Part 2) - Bangkok Post

Delivering business results aligned with objectives: an academy approach (Part 2) - Bangkok Post | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Delivering business results aligned with objectives: an academy approach (Part 2) Bangkok Post In the case of AP (Thailand), the company wanted to establish a “Sales and Services Academy” to transform ordinary salespeople into “Living Consultants”...
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Boko Haram Threatens US Security - Congress - AllAfrica.com

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Sydney Morning Herald Boko Haram Threatens US Security - Congress AllAfrica.com Chairman of the Congress Sub-Committee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organisations, Hon Christopher Smith, has said that the...
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THE World University Rankings 2014 video competition now open for entries - Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014 video competition now open for entries ("I love my university because.." How would you complete the sentence? Make a video, tell us, & you could win an iPad!
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Research at risk if aquarium loses whales: experts

Research at risk if aquarium loses whales: experts | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The Vancouver Aquarium would likely survive without beluga whales, but it would be at the expense of (Experts: Research at risk if Vancouver aquarium loses whales; 'Institutions don't want to survive; they want t...
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In-Text Referencing : Digital Citizenship for Students

In-Text Referencing : Digital Citizenship for Students | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
iCentre News and Reviews (In-Text Referencing is an important digital citizenship skill. Read the article to find out the correct way of...
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Egypt cabinet formation delayed as PM continues talks - Reuters Africa

Egypt cabinet formation delayed as PM continues talks
Reuters Africa
"There have been apologies from some of the nominated candidates including those who were asked for the ministries of investment, justice, culture and information," one source said.
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