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Increasing mobile device ownership drives online learning in Africa – uLesson report

Business Day Online 28 Jan 2022
Increasing mobile and digital device ownership is accelerating online learning in Africa, a new report by uLesson – a leading African edtech company has said ...Following the global lockdowns in response to the pandemic, many schools including public ones sought digital channels to help children continue learning at home,” the report said.
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KZN family fears for teen’s life after thugs stab him in brazen school attack

Independent online (SA) 28 Jan 2022
She said if the government did something to protect their children and community, it would give them a sense of security ... Our children are not safe ... KZN chief executive of the National Professional TeachersOrganisation of South Africa Thirona Moodley said they were shocked by this senseless attack.
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Family sues over tree that fell on forestry campaigner David Hoyle

The Times/The Sunday Times 28 Jan 2022
Hoyle, who had dedicated his life to forest preservation in tropical Africa, left a wife, Marceline, and three children ... .
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CONSULTING ASSIGNMENT REGIONAL STUDY ON THE ROLE OF THE PRIVATE SECTOR IN GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE PREVENTION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

Reliefweb 28 Jan 2022
REGIONAL STUDY ON THE ROLE OF THE PRIVATE SECTOR IN GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE PREVENTION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA ... 1.1 Violence Against Women and Girls in Southern Africa ... Its health, social and economic extend to children, families, communities and society as whole ... In international comparison, the prevalence of VAWG in Southern Africa is high.
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James, 1st-timers Morant, Wiggins named All-Star starters

Caledonian Record 28 Jan 2022
NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James will return to Cleveland as an All-Star Game captain, and Ja Morant and Andrew Wiggins are headed there as first-time selections ... James and Durant, as the leading vote-getters in each conference, will be the captains who draft players for the rosters for the Feb ... COVID Is Proving More Lethal for Children in Africa ... +2 ... ———.
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AP source: Kane joining Oilers after being cleared by NHL

Caledonian Record 28 Jan 2022
The NHL has cleared Evander Kane after an investigation into his cross-border travel during the holiday break, paving the way for him to join the Edmonton Oilers ... The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the contract had not been announced ... More from this section. COVID Is Proving More Lethal for Children in Africa.
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Expectations from the 2022 Lagos Budget of Consolidation

Business Day Online 28 Jan 2022
These include stadia, Special Committee on Rehabilitation of Public Schools (SCRPS), Lekki-Epe Road, Fire equipment, New Massey Children Hospital, Opebi-Mende Link bridge, Lagos-Badagry Expressway expansion project, with N9.9 billion earmarked for completion ... It will be the largest specialist children hospital in sub- Saharan Africa.
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Alden hedge fund appeals to investors in news publisher Lee

Caledonian Record 28 Jan 2022
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Alden Global Capital hedge fund is sending its own appeal to shareholders of newspaper publisher Lee Enterprises as part of its campaign to acquire the company ... Alden sued Lee to force a vote on its nominees, and a trial on that is scheduled to begin Feb ... COVID Is Proving More Lethal for Children in Africa. Redrawn district ... +2.
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Ko builds on her rise back and opens with 63 at Boca Rio

Caledonian Record 28 Jan 2022
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko continued take steps toward the top of women's golf again on Thursday with birdies on half of her holes for a 9-under 63 and a two-shot lead over Danielle Kang in the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio ... She ended a nearly three-year drought by winning in Hawaii last year ... COVID Is Proving More Lethal for Children in Africa.
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Olympic champion Lundby laments ski jumping's weight issues

Caledonian Record 28 Jan 2022
Maren Lundby was the world's best female ski jumper for three years, starting in 2018 when she won Olympic gold in South Korea. At the Beijing Games, the Norwegian had a chance to become the first two-time Olympic champion in her sport ... “I feel like I can’t compete on the level I want to.” ... U.S ... U.S ... COVID Is Proving More Lethal for Children in Africa.
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Conducting continental study on children's rights and business

Reliefweb 27 Jan 2022
However, much as the phenomenon of children’s rights and business is a growing one in Africa, there is a big evidence gap ... Furthermore, the study will contribute to increasing awareness of the issues involved in this new and developing area of children’s rights in Africa.
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Regional Human Resources Director, East and Southern Africa

Reliefweb 27 Jan 2022
Save the Children works in twelve countries in East Southern Africa (Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia and Ethiopia) with a current staff complement of approximately 5000 staff and current expenditure of approximately $400 million each year.
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EU announces €175 million in EU humanitarian aid for West and Central Africa

Reliefweb 27 Jan 2022
The EU is reaffirming its solidarity with vulnerable people in countries in West and Central Africa through a humanitarian budget of €175 million in 2022 ... "*A complex humanitarian crisis continues to affect the populations of West and Central Africa ... The EU's humanitarian funding in West and Central Africa countries aims to.
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Counting the costs of childbirth in young girls

Mail Guardian South Africa 27 Jan 2022
South Africa has made little progress in addressing global nutrition targets. When babies are born to mothers who are still children themselves, some as young as just nine years old, the problem is compounded and likely to persist ... South Africa had intended to reduce the figure by up to 50% by 2025, but this now looks unlikely.
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Tropical Storm Ana wreaks havoc for children in Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, alerts UNICEF

Reliefweb 27 Jan 2022
NAIROBI – Strong winds and heavy rainfall caused by Tropical Storm Ana have disrupted the lives of thousands of children in four countries in Eastern and Southern Africa ... The situation in some locations remains dire for children and families on the ground, with rains still coming, and water levels rising.

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