Category Archives: Education

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Diaspora Engagement Projects in the Health Sector in Africa

Diaspora Engagement Projects in the Health Sector in Africa. International Organization for Migration (IOM) “…Many African countries experience a significant loss of skilled professionals who migrate to Europe, North America and…

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Nigeria – Diaspora Engagement

Needs Assessment in the Nigerian Education Sector. International Organization for Migration (IOM), Nigeria. May 2014. Description: Statistics from the Central Bank of Nigeria indicate that in 2012 Nigerians living abroad remitted USD…

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Grooming the Next Generation of Business Leaders In Africa – CNBC Africa

Grooming the Next Generation of Business Leaders In Africa – Mandela Washington Fellows / Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Video. CNBC Africa. 22 May 2015. President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative…

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Creating a Level Playing Field for Social Innovators in Africa

Creating a Level Playing Field for Social Innovators in Africa. Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli. Stanford Social Innovation Review Blog. June 3, 2015. By supporting local innovators, we can solve more social problems…

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Meet the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows

Meet the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows [President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI)]. The 500 Fellows in the 2015 cohort of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders are scheduled to…

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“Leading in Public Life” – Young Leaders Programme

“Leading in Public Life” – Young Leaders Programme (University of Cape Town, South Africa). Leading in Public Life is a leadership development initiative of the Building Bridges Programme of the University…

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World Bank Forum: Engaging the African Diaspora: Partnering for Long-term Trade, Investment and Skills for Workforce Development in Africa

June 10, 2015 WATCH VIDEOS OF SESSIONS Event Description  The potential wealth and talent existing in the African Diaspora is enormous. Some researchers estimate that US$53 billion is saved on…

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The 2013 DATA Report: Financing the Fight for Africa’s Transformation

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) deadline is now less than 1,000 days away. The world has officially entered the final leg of its 15-year journey to halve extreme poverty and…

Foresight Africa: Top Priorities for the Continent in 2013

Africa starts 2013 with hope and optimism. Africa has dropped its mantle as a “doomed continent” and has weathered several global economic crises fairly well. Today, the continent is a…

Partners Chart Path Toward Universal Primary Education

23 APRIL 2013 Washington — Achieving universal primary education by 2015 was the focus of a high-level international gathering hosted by the White House on April 19. USAID Administrator Rajiv…