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Health and Safety nightmare as Fuel Truck explosions claim lives in Uganda and Tanzania.

At least 17 people died after a tanker truck carrying fuel exploded at a small trading center in western Uganda, police said on Monday.The truck lost control and crashed into three other vehicles before bursting into flames, causing the parked vehicles to explode in Rubirizi district on Sunday, according to a statement from Uganda police.Nine …

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Six Steps for Creating a Future-Ready Workforce

Adapted from Dassault Systèmes. In order to prepare for a successful workforce of the future, employees, employers, academia and governments together need to create innovative ways to anticipate and expand opportunities to workers to access training and look beyond the traditional university degree program. The recent PwC report entitled Workforce of the Future – competing forces shaping 2030 – states that we …

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The opportunities of Artificial Intelligence for Education

Adapted from GBSN Blog Education as a sector has proven stubbornly resistant to change. Despite significant progress in technology, classroom instruction remains unchanged from decades ago. While students have rapidly adopted social media and online collaboration, they do not fully utilize learning tools in most courses. While the consumerization of other slow-to-change sectors such as …

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Car Accidents in Egypt down by 23.6% in 2018.

The report also estimated that the cause of accidents was because of human error (76.8 percent), technical malfunctions (15.7 percent) and problems with the quality of roads and their maintenance (2.7 percent).

The Virtual University of Uganda, is also organising a similar road safety educational campaign through an e-conference. The e-coference on health and safety will start on 29 May 2019

Financial literacy and growth of entrepreneurial ventures

Managing enterprises worldwide and especially in Africa requires financial literacy as several studies have concluded. Financial literacy is a key ingredient needed by entrepreneurs and their managers to make concrete financial decisions.  Financial literacy is a key strategy for improving money management skills. Surely entrepreneurs need competences in savings, investment, debt management, budgeting, and financial …

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