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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...

 

Towards sustainable development: Africa Industrialisation Day – 20 November 2016

 
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Thirty of the world's 48 least developed countries are located in Africa. Africa Industrialization Day is intended to mobilize the commitment of the international community to the industrialization of Africa. Australia has shown commitment to the economic development of Africa - apart from investment in infrastructure development, Australia is also investing in building the knowledge the skills needed by African...

 

Australia Awards recipient scoops International Student of the Year 2016

 
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Nigerian Australia Awards recipient, Emmanuel Ita Bassey who is pursuing a Masters in Disability Studies at Flinders University has walked away as the South Australian International Student of the Year 2016. The award was conferred by the South Australia Governor His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC and StudyAdelaide SA Chairman Mr Bill Spurr AO on Friday 28th October...