Zimbabwe: Former Deputy Minister Gandawa On The Run

[The Herald] Former Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development deputy minister Godfrey Gandawa was today issued with an arrest warrant after he failed to turn up for his corruption trial relating to the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef).

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Africa:Nigerian Teens Emerge World Tech Champions in the Us

[This is Africa] Nigeria was jubilant recently when five Nigerian high-school girls were announced world champions at a tech competition in the US. Most importantly, this feat is sure to motivate and awaken a new generation of young tech champions in the country, writes Patrick Egwu.

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Stephanie Redinger (29)

Stephanie Redinger is a postgraduate student studying her master’s in Medical Science in Paediatrics at the University of Witwatersrand. What makes her stand out, however, is that she was the lead author on the publication of a journal article — an outstanding achievement for a master’s student. Passionate about her research and maternal perinatal mental health and child development, Redinger is a force for change in South Africa

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South Africa:There’s a New Way of Measuring Poverty in South Africa – Here’s How It Works

[The Conversation Africa] There’s more to understanding a country’s poverty levels than merely calculating how much or how little individuals earn. That’s why a method called the multidimensional poverty index was introduced globally in 2011.

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