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Gamification for Social Good in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

View the Twitter feed at storify.com/AfriPerspects/. Can Africa’s tech movers and shakers design digital tools and gamified eLearning for sustainable changes in social systems? We will see in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from May 17 – 20! As many successful apps and computer programs, even start-ups and hubs, have been borne out of the dynamic hackathon environment in…

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Falling Walls Labs 2015 across Africa

The Falling Walls Lab is an innovative format for academic institutions to showcase the quality, diversity and passion of their next generation of top researchers.  In 3-minute talks, up to 100 young scientists present their research projects to their peers, the general public and a distinguished jury – promoting ideas and fostering interdisciplinary networks. Top…

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The eLearning Africa Survey 2015

In May this year, the 4th edition of the annual eLearning Africa Report will be published. The Report is the most in-depth study of eLearning on the Continent and features the findings of a comprehensive survey into the impact of technology on education in Africa. The aim of the Survey is to show how technology…

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IT’S IN YOUR HANDS – Inspiring Change through Design with the ABURY Design Experience

ABURY and Harper’s Bazaar Germany proudly present a unique “Open Call” to emerging international designers to preserve world crafts and culture. The ABURY Design Experience (ADEx) is the first international contest in search for emerging designers to create an accessory capsule collection using traditional crafts knowledge from different cultures. Winners (2) will be receiving a…

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Seven startups built on AMPION Venture Bus Tunisia

– innovative new businesses for a young democracy – 45 participants on Venture Bus Tunisa built seven startups Winning ventures: TrashCash, ExTail and Citizen+ Investors already reaching out to founders SamsungFastTrack acceleration program at ESPRIT prolonged exclusively for Venture Bus startups Tunis, Tunisia/Berlin, Germany. After Tunisia elected its new president this weekend the young democracy…

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Final Ampion Venture Bus 2014 – first tour ever in the Maghreb

Developing businesses in emerging markets – next stop: Tunisia Final Venture Bus 2014 travels to Tunisia: December 14-19 24 startups were created on Venture Buses 2014 so far, including innovations in the fields of healthcare, transport, education, consumer empowerment and more Special focus in Tunisia: making use of ICT to improve democratic participation Berlin, Germany/Tunis, Tunisia. From…