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Wave of Afro-optimism found amongst Africa’s youth 

AFRICA YOUTH SURVEY 2020 has discovered a strong optimism for the future amongst Africa’s youth. Fourteen countries across the African continent took part in The African Youth Survey 2020, which had as its aim to discover the attitudes and feelings of the continent’s 18-24 year olds. These fourteen countries consisted

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How Can Drones Help Save Lives?

WHAT ARE DRONES? Drones are small remotely-controlled flying machines. They do not carry people, but can carry supplies. They also usually have cameras mounted on them. These allow the person flying them to see what they are doing, and also allow for photos to be taken looking down from above.

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Glass: almost a solid

Glass is a wonderful material with a variety of uses. We use it in many everyday items, from bottles to cameras. It is transparent, long-lasting and recyclable. However, glass is also a strange material – it is neither a solid nor a liquid, but something in-between! WHAT IS GLASS? Glass

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Fusing Science and Art Through Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) is one of the most prevalent topics in this decade. Scientists are using AI to understand our environment, to diagnose diseases and to explore space. Social media remembers our online history to suggest what we want to read. The application of A.I. is widespread across many industries.

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What are the dangers of social media and how can we avoid them?

HOW CAN THEY BE DANGEROUS? There has been a huge increase in internet access in sub-Saharan Africa over the last few years. Internet access means access to social media and social community platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Nairaland. It lets people stay in touch with their friends and

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How Digital Technologies can Help Feed Africa

WHAT IS THE CURRENT PROBLEM IN AFRICA? The Food and Agricultural Organisation of the has estimated that the world population will reach 9.1 billion by 2050, meaning that food production has to more than double to keep up with greater demand. Especially for Africa, which is expected to have about

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