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AFRICA HIGHER EDUCATION IS MAINSTREAMING INCLUSIVITY INTO SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION, CONFERENCE TOLD



 

Universities and other institutions of higher learning should incorporate well-structured capacity building programmes that target women at all levels of the academic life within strategic policies to promote gender inclusivity in science, technology and innovation (STI), an African HE conference has been told.…

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION CONSIDERS ADDING ZIRCONIUM TO EU CRITICAL RAW MATERIAL LIST



THE EUROPEAN Commission will next year (2020) consider whether to add zirconium to the European Union (EU) critical raw material list, with the aim of encouraging production and recycling of a mineral so resistant to corrosion, it is widely used in the nuclear industry.…

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UPCOMING AFRICA SYMPOSIUM WILL PREPARE NEW INITIATIVE TO BOOST POSITION OF WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY



Mentorship and sharing experiences will be a key part of the discussions on boost numbers of women in leadership and senior positions within Africa’s higher education sector, when African women vice chancellors meet for their annual symposium in December 2-6.

This meeting of the Forum for African Women Vice Chancellors (FAWoVC) is being staged alongside the annual general meeting of the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), to be held at the University of Cape Coast, in Ghana.…

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COMPANIES SHOULD CAREFULLY AND CONTINUOUSLY ASSESS OFFSHORE TAX POLICIES TO PROTECT REPUTATIONS – SAY EXPERTS



COMPANIES using offshore tax jurisdictions need to assess whether their strategies can be branded unethical, as well as illegal, causing them reputational as well as financial damage. They need to assess whether the risk is worth taking. Poorna Rodrigo reports.

 

The series of data dumps, such as the Panama Papers, and the recent Mauritius Leaks have continued to tarnish the reputation of offshore tax havens, but experts stress that properly used, a positive case can be made for offshore tax policies.…

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NORTHERN MOZAMBIQUE UNIVERSITIES STILL REELING FROM IMPACT OF CYCLONE IDAI



UNIVERSITY authorities in northern Mozambique are reporting that at least 20,000 students are still unable to resume their education in the region, following the serious damage caused to their institutions by cyclone Idai, which devastated the country’s major northern port Beira on March 14 and 15.…

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RELIGIOUS UNIVERSITIES IN MOZAMBIQUE OFFER ALTERNATIVE WAY TO CREATE INCLUSIVE HIGHER EDUCATION, SAY SUPPORTERS



Although religious universities educate only about 15% of all higher education students in Mozambique, they make a significant contribution to a country with very low levels of access to tertiary studies. Only 1% of the 29 million Mozambicans are currently attending attend higher education courses according to data provided by the country’s ministry of science and technology and higher education.…

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INTERNATIONAL INITIATIVES AIM TO HELP AIRPORTS RESPOND TO DISASTER EMERGENCY RELIEF EFFORTS



INTERNATIONAL efforts are under way to improve how airports can serve as effective humanitarian logistics hubs, reducing the risk that they become bottlenecks in disaster relief efforts. These moves follow research and a growing consensus in the air and aid sectors that while airports are undoubtedly a lifeline during crises, they can also hamper the efficient delivery of aid to victims.…

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SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA PUSHES FORWARD ON LNG PRODUCTION



IN a world increasingly hungry for natural gas, recent foreign investment in liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects has raised the likelihood that the substantial gas reserves of some sub-Saharan African nations will make it into global markets in the decade ahead.…

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US CHARGES FIVE OVER MOZAMBIQUE TUNA BONDS SCANDAL



Three former Credit Suisse bankers have been charged with violations of the USA Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in a US district court over a USD2 billion Mozambique tuna bonds scandal uncovered in 2016. According to the US Department of Justice, Andrew Pearse, Surjan Singh, and Detelina Subeva fraudulently arranged around USD2 billion in loans between 2013 and 2016 supposedly to fund a state tuna fishery.…

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INDONESIA LOOKS TO OPEN NEW TEXTILE MARKETS WITH FREE TRADE PACTS



Indonesia is seeking to open new markets for its textile and garment products – not only are free trade agreements with Australia and fellow Asian countries are on the cards, the industry’s association and the government has announced, but the industry is also targeting African export sales.…

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