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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

 
Bridget Dooshima Damjor of Nigeria.

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...

 

Liberian Alumna receives 2016 Advance Global Australian Award

 
Neima is the Executive Director for the Health Promotion Professional Association Liberia

Neima Nora Candy, an Australia Awards Alumna from Liberia, has been announced as the Global Alumni winner in the 2016 Advance Global Australian Awards. The award recognises an outstanding graduate who has made significant contributions as a leader in national business, commerce, industry or public service. This comes shortly after her 2015 Alumni Award for National Leadership from The University...