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Four Kenyans makes to the list of Forbes 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs in Africa 2017

There’s a rising tide of entrepreneurship sweeping across Africa, and the youngsters are riding it vigorously. A growing number of young Africans are not just content waiting around for a proper career bump up the establishment ladder. No. Their ambitions are much more profound; They are setting out to write …

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Abaarso School of science & Technology Somalia

The History Somalia and Somaliland are located in the “Horn of Africa,” the easternmost peninsula in Northeast Africa.  In May 1991, after a brutal civil war, the Republic of Somaliland declared its independence from Somalia. Somaliland has made great strides, including establishing a stable government with peaceful elections. Still, Somaliland …

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GE and Addis Ababa Institute of Technology Sign a MoU to enable Renewables Hydro/Wind Power Generation Skills Development in Ethiopia

The ultimate vision of the collaboration between GE and AAIT is to develop a Renewables – Center of Excellence at AAIT to serve as a practical learning hub for undergraduate students in the Ethiopia University system, a research incubator for graduate students and a reinforcing learning mechanism for faculty General …

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Quantum Algorithm Classifies 9,500 Handwritten Numbers

While still in their infancy, as quantum computers edge closer to surpassing classical computers, a new discipline is emerging called quantum machine learning. Its goal is to apply quantum information processing to pattern recognition tasks such as classification, regression and clustering. By using quantum bits (qubits) instead of normal binary bits scientists expect to …

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Sustainable hydropower development case studies unveiled at hydropower congress

Topic case studies focus on specific aspects of development, such as indigenous people, cultural heritage, economic viability and water quality The 2017 World Hydropower Congress ended in Addis Ababa Thursday with the launch of a new collection of case studies highlighting good practice in sustainable hydropower development. ‘Better Hydro: Compendium …

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ATI supported USD4 billion worth of trade and investments in 2016 – African countries urged to seek support from the insurer

Meeting participants urged African governments to intently focus on growing intra-African trade and diversifying their economies away from commodity reliance in order to reduce vulnerability to external shocks The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) (www.ATI-ACA.org), held its 17th Annual General Meeting today. The sustained commodity price decline and current geopolitical …

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2017 World Hydropower Congress opens in Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, officially opened the congress telling delegates development was unthinkable in the absence of adequate and affordable energy The 6th World Hydropower Congress (WHC) kicked-off in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, today with Acting Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary, Abdalla Hamdok, calling on the continent to …

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