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Why Waste Water?

 
World Water Day

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis. Today, there are over 663 million people living without a safe water supply close to home, spending countless hours queuing or trekking to distant sources, and coping with the health impacts of using contaminated water.   Each year, World Water Day highlights a specific aspect...

 

Mineral and Energy Economics short course kicks off

 
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Twenty six African professionals are attending the six-week Australia Awards Mineral and Energy Economics course delivered collaboratively between the University of Pretoria, South Africa and the Australian National University.   The first two weeks will be held in Pretoria followed by four weeks in Australia.   Short courses offers opportunities for post-graduate training delivered in Australia and/or in Africa for up to three months. The training...

 

Australian Alumni attend Investing in Africa Mining Indaba

 
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The Australian Government recognises that continuous development of skills and knowledge, builds enduring people, countries and professional links, and has the power to influence change. As part of the knowledge and professional links opportunities offered, nine Alumni were supported by Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to attend the Investing in African Mining Indaba- which was held in...

 

South African youth trained to develop assistive devices

 

Australia Awards Alumnus Ncedo Ludada is training students in Prosthetics and Orthotics Science at the Walter Sisulu University. ...

 

Engaging men to eliminate gender-based violence

 

  Australia Awards Alumna, Amanda Odoi from Ghana and Itumeleng Komanyane from Botswana are tackling gender-based violence from a different perspective – they believe that men need to be fully engaged and involved to end violence against women and girls.   Amanda who has been working on issues of gender equality and gender based violence for eight years, developed an interest in masculinities...