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Start-Up Bets on Tech Talent Pipeline From Africa | The New York Times When Tolulope Komolafe first heard the pitch, she was skeptical. A fledgling company in Lagos, Nigeria, would pay her to learn how to write modern computer code and then offer her a good job in the high-tech economy.

When Tolulope Komolafe first heard the pitch, she was skeptical. A fledgling company in Lagos, Nigeria, would pay her to learn how to write modern computer code and then offer her a good job in the high-tech economy.

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Eritrean-American Woman Became 1st Blind, Deaf Graduate of Harvard Law School – The Root Growing up in California, Girma was able to benefit from a U.S. school system that recognizes the rights of people with disabilities, as well as modern technology, including a digital Braille device, which she believes contributed greatly to her success story.

Growing up in California, Girma was able to benefit from a U.S. school system that recognizes the rights of people with disabilities, as well as modern technology, including a digital Braille device, which she believes contributed greatly to her success story.

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We Will No Longer Be Silenced in the War on Women’s Bodies

[two_fifth padding=”0 25px 0 10px”]BY   Mamello Sejake  |  PUB   OkayAfrica In the op-ed below, Mamello Sejake discusses the war on women’s bodies in South Africa and taking part in yesterday’s silent protest at Wits University in Johannesburg.[/two_fifth][three_fifth_last padding=”0 0px 0 10px”]Most days, before I get dressed, I have to ask myself how much I can take. On days when the answer is “not much,” I’ll change what I’m wearing because the simple act of walking through town in shorts or a low-cut top adds too much to my burden. There are times, too many times actually, when I’ve felt dirty and […]

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