Science academies should influence education in Africa

Speed read African universities are lacking balanced and inclusive education Science academies should aid innovation and entrepreneurship training Integrating indigenous knowledge and entrepreneurship could boost development By: Ochieng’ Ogodo [LAGOS] African science academies largely provide evidence-based scientific advice for policymaking, but need to influence educational systems to produce science and entrepreneurship-oriented graduates, a conference has heard. The regional conference on balanced and inclusive education (BIE) aimed to offer suggestions for addressing Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4, which encourages inclusive and quality education. The meeting, which was hosted in Lagos on…

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‘We can’t just fold our arms and watch inequalities’

Speed read Africa must build on young female population to achieve development Attention to gender meets need for cohesion within scientific community Business incubators for young girls one way to meet challenges facing the continent By: Amzath Fassassi , Bilal Taïrou Women make up just under a third of all scientists in Sub-Saharan Africa (31 per cent), on par with the global average of 29 per cent. But this figure hides many disparities, which can be seen, for example, between South Africa’s 43.7 per cent compared with Togo’s 9.5 per…

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Facebook Messenger Now Lets You Un-Send Messages, Using ‘Remove for Everyone’ Read in

HIGHLIGHTS Users will have a 10-minute window after sending a message to undo it A note will be left behind telling the remark was removed The feature will be available on both Apple and Android mobile devices Facebook on Tuesday added a Messenger feature for anyone who has fired off a comment they regretted – a way to take it back. Messenger users will now have a 10-minute window after sending a message to undo it, leaving behind a note telling everyone in a conversation that the remark was removed, according…

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Coffee-A Morning Booster

Coffee, a morning booster, an energy drink, caffeinates or say it by any other name. One thing in common is there that these magical beans are loved by most of the people in world. There are countries with a great thrift in coffee culture. People start their dayswith coffee and end their days with coffee. Basically coffee is an extract of the beans of coffee plant. Coffee is of different types and each species of coffee has its own flavour depending on how it is being fermented and in which…

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Buying silver coins online- where to find silver coins?

Buying silver coins online is just like eating a piece of cake. Though, you are supposed to do a thorough research about the website you are going to deal with. The reason is, there are different kinds of websites which give silver online which are not made up of solid silver but plated silver only. The usually not use plated word so as to confuse you and give the wrong product. In the online field, you encounter different kind of industries. Some work just like a professional and follows all…

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Buying furniture online: Tips to get the best office/home furniture online!

Unlike clothes, filters or any other electronic items, furniture is not only an expensive investment but it is a much heavier investment. It is not that easy to get the best furniture from online websites. If you don’t know the exact way, you will be ending up buying the low-quality furniture. So, here, I have got the tips which will help you to get the best furniture from the best online websites like Sunpan. Consider the companies which produce the only furniture While looking for an online furniture company, you…

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How the mindfulness can give an edge to you?

Human life is basically full of the events and you can’t ignore any event in your life. Though, there are several strategies which people can follow to get over the things. But, here, I am talking about one of the most common strategy which is being followed by most of the people. The strategy is known as the mindfulness. Mindfulness id something with which you can easily relate whatever is going on in your life. If you know the mindfulness in detail, you will definitely know how to deal with…

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Get big profits with the commercial real estate!

A human being always loves to do the investment. Be it small or be it large, but everyone loves to do the investment. Some investments are not safe from any point of view but some investments are safe. From the huge list of safe list, real estate investment is the safer one. If we talk about the real estate investment, it is basically of two types I.e., residential real estate and commercial real estate. Similarly, real estate companies offering the services are also of two types one I.e., reliable and…

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Water heating: Let us discover the benefits of best solar hot water solution!

Just like several other household necessities, water heating is one of the most common necessities of everyone’s life. Gone are the days when people used to heat the water with water heaters but water heater used to cost a lot to the people. On calculation, a water heater makes up almost half of the total electricity bill. It does not mean that people have stopped using water heaters because they are not aware of it. There is still a part of the population, which is not aware of the existence…

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Drone photography provides depth knowledge: Is it true!

Several years ago, people have dreamed for the unmanned vehicles and after this, they just forgot about it. When people used to dream for this, they didn’t knew that they can transform their dreams into reality. Yes, we are having the unmanned vehicles and that too aerial vehicle. Here, I am talking about the drones because drone is known as the unmanned aerial vehicles. Past few years ago, people used to consider it as the crazy thought but today, they can just wonder about it. Do you know how the…

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