News stories from eLearning Africa in 2018

‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’: Africa’s Opportunity or a Catastrophe in Waiting?

eLearning Africa | 05 Sep 2018

The world is heading towards a ‘fourth industrial revolution, according to technology experts. But is this good or bad news for Africans? Does it signify the approach of a new age of opportunity, in which Africa will leapfrog its competitors, or is it more likely to be a disaster in which jobs are lost, traditional industries are destroyed and Africa enters a new age of exploitation by western companies in control of frightening new technologies?

‘Pure Inspiration’: Turning Dreams into Reality at eLA Conference on ‘Uniting Africa’

eLearning Africa | 24 Aug 2018

Africa’s biggest conference on learning, training and technology, eLearning Africa, will take place in Rwanda this year. Among the keynote speakers at the event, which will be held, under the patronage of the Rwandan Government, in the Kigali Convention Centre from 26 – 28 September, will be some of the biggest names in global education and technology.

eLearning Africa: Could ICTs be the Key to Ending Hunger in Africa?

eLearning Africa | 03 Jul 2018

Education and technology can play an important role in ending hunger and malnutrition in Africa once and for all.

eLearning Africa: EdTech, Inspiration and African Unity

eLearning Africa | 13 Jun 2018

One of Africa’s most inspirational and successful women will top the bill at this year’s eLearning Africa conference in Kigali, Rwanda. A medical doctor, an academic and a businesswoman, Dr Mamphela Ramphele is also the former leader of South Africa’s Agang SA political party and a founder, with her former partner Steve Biko, of the Black Consciousness movement. She heads an exciting list of keynote speakers in a fascinating programme of discussions, workshops and debates under the overall theme of ‘Uniting Africa.’