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DPI: Why online courses are trending

Why Online Courses are Trending

March 2018 | DPI, News, UN Entities

Hundreds of university students in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa and other African countries took to the streets, protesting high tuition fees, lack of equal access to education and inferior learning environments at their institutions. The introd …

DPI: Linking smallholder farmers to banks

Linking Smallholder Farmers to Banks

February 2018 | DPI, News, UN Entities

The Department of Public Information (DPI)’s Africa Renewal  interviewed Rita Kimani, 25, one of the UN Young Leaders for Sustainable Development to help promote the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) among fellow youth. Through her initiative, Fa …

DPI: Young African Women Turn to Coding

Young African Women Turn to Coding

February 2018 | DPI, News, UN Entities

Coding is a specialized technique that enables users to create computer software, apps and websites. Training more females in this area is one way to close the gender gap in computing. Africa Renewal  interviewed one recent youth female graduate, Angel …

DPI: Youth can help achieve SDGs

Youth Can Help Achieve the SDGs

February 2018 | DPI, News, UN Entities

The Department of Public Information (DPI)’s Africa Renewal interviewed Samuel Malinga, 26, who founded Sanitation Africa in 2015. The youth-led company engages in turning human waste into briquettes for cooking and agricultural manure. For his innovat …