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The fifth eLearning Africa conference identified trends and key measures for empowering education on the Continent

Lusaka, Zambia. “The Internet flattens hierarchy, reduces social distance, makes me closer to you, and, paradoxically, makes all our serious connections more authentic. I witness how this helps the young people in the process of learning values and how it assists in the planning of positive community actions.”

Berlin, Germany. Lusaka, Zambia. Teachers and technologists gathering at the eLearning Africa 2010 conference in Zambia will be debating a billion dollar question, attempting to work out whether future African students will learn from the telephones in their pockets or from the laptops in their classrooms.

CASABLANCA September 10, 2009 – Ongoing investment in corporate social responsibility projects across Africa, as part of broader initiatives to invest heavily in the communities in which it operates, are among a range of programs that helped The Western Union Company to win one of the world’s most prestigious awards in corporate philanthropy, the company said today.

Over 1 000 new Agent locations added to the network in the third quarter alone

MOROCCO, October 26, 2009 – The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in the money transfer segment of global payments, today announced that it has added over 1 000 new Agent locations to its network across Africa  in the third quarter of 2009 alone, expanding coverage to in excess of 16 000 locations.

We believe in the power and results of investing in and unleashing human capacity. The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center brings together people of diverse expertise and cultures in a neutral, inspiring and thought-provoking environment to promote international understanding that allows innovation and creativity to flourish.

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