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Investing in Africa’s education (CNBC Africa)

Investing in Africa’s education (CNBC Africa)

Speaking with CNBC Africa, Commissioner and former President of Tanzania Jakaya Kikwete makes clear that countries “cannot develop without education” and that the G20’s decision to back the breakthrough International Finance Facility for Education...
Five takeaways from June’s live forum

Five takeaways from June’s live forum

Today’s forum featured Commissioner Theo Sowa (CEO, African Women’s Development Fund) alongside Commission Director Justin W. van Fleet in a conversation moderated by Edith Asibey, the Commission’s Senior Advisor – Communication. In all, approximately two hundred...
The Power of Education (ReliefWeb)

The Power of Education (ReliefWeb)

Speech given by Save the Children International CEO Helle Thorning-Schmidt at the Education World Forum on 23 January 2017 Education is the most empowering force in the world. It creates knowledge, builds confidence, and breaks down barriers to opportunity. For...