The American aeronautical station renamed its Washington-based headquarters after Mary W. Jackson, the first African-American engineer to join NASA in 1951. A strong sign as the #BlackLivesMatter movement spreads across the country.
After schools were closed during quarantine in Senegal, the Ministry of National Education launched the "Learn at Home" initiative, a remote education system to maintain regular contact between students and teachers. The Education Development Support Program in Senegal has just strengthened this "Learn at Home" program with funding of one billion three hundred million CFA.
After the difficult period that the world has gone through, unusual initiatives offering free holidays to thank the everyday heroes who help children catch up on their schooling or to boost local tourism are increasing in numbers. Here's a philanthropic overview.
Boubou Niang is an outstanding artist who has made his name in social networks thanks to his talent and his painting style. A few seconds are enough for him to reproduce a face with a cap, a basketball basket or an iPhone. He makes miracles with everything that passes through his hands. Portrait.
Since the lifting of lockdown, borders are gradually reopening, first in Europe and then in the rest of the world. In this month of June, where are we at and what visibility do travellers have for the next few weeks?
From Bogotá to Paris and New York, all major cities have increased the number and length of their bicycle paths. Initially temporary during the crisis, these paths are set to become permanent, encouraging residents to travel by bicycle, which is good for their health and good for the environment!
Many initiatives have been launched around the world in response to the Coronavirus pandemic affecting the world this year. At the beginning of May, it was in Senegal that the hackathon #CodeAgainstcovid19 was launched with young people to bring out the best ideas. Three projects were selected.
Cannes Film Festival continued to work with filmmakers, receiving films for the annual Selection. Three African films were in the official selection of Cannes 2020. The Congolese Dieudo Hamadi, the Egyptian Ayten Amin and the French-Algerian Farid Bentoumi.
A small aircraft equipped with an electric motor and capable of carrying up to 14 passengers successfully completed its first flight on May 29. A historic flight for electric commercial aviation.
If, in the race for the Covid-19 vaccine, much has been said about researcher Moncef Slaoui who was revealed by Donald Trump, many laboratories in different countries are increasing their efforts. China, Canada and other European countries are in the starting blocks.
Launching a blog in the midst of a health crisis is more than a gamble, but a real need!
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