May 2011 Blog Posts (7)

National University of Lesotho Workshop "I am Africa. This is my story..."

SA Media Alliance Crosbey Mwanza drove me from Johannisburgh to Maseru Lesotho to meet with the communication students in National University of Lesotho. There were five workshop with numerious video from…

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Added by Richard C Close on May 30, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Zambia Lusaka High School Workshop

In Lusaka High School we walked in unannouced that we were doing a YouTube Storytelling contest and they open their arms with great delight. We were told to come back the next day and a few students would be there for us. 

When we arrive the classroom it was packed with 30 students and we scrambled for some…

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Added by Richard C Close on May 30, 2011 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Does STEM and Industrial Education build poverty states?

As I watch and record the many digital stories of Africa youth for our UNESCO PPN YouTube storytelling contest a pattern arises of how African youth are succeeding. Also is the tragic diconnect of college graduates that ened up back in small family farms, mines and factory floors.

We have designed a disconnected…

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Added by Richard C Close on May 29, 2011 at 7:56am — No Comments

Media Is taking notice of African Youth

In addition to media blogging "I am Africa. This is my story..." free lance writers and video people are working in the background with NGOs and school to develop more digital stories.

Watch for updated articles order the Press tab

 

Articles and Blogs

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Added by Richard C Close on May 28, 2011 at 9:44am — No Comments

Media is taking notice of African Youth

In addition to media blogging "I am Africa. This is my story..." freelance writers and video people are working in the background with NGOs and schools to develop more digital stories.

Watch for updated articles order the Press tab

 

Articles and Blogs

 …

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Added by Richard C Close on May 28, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Hope for a better life after the night that stained the life of a university student

He is a young man, a Zambian citizen in his early 20s. A mild and intelligent yet shy young man in his expression, and as they say every face tells a story, his can be read at a distance. He is an orphan, his father passed away when he was three years old, ever since, he has been brought up by an old and housewife mother.



He completed his high school education with impressing results such that he was offered a bursary to study a five years Bachelors Degree program in Chemical… Continue

Added by Wandila Simon Kamukwape on May 27, 2011 at 9:07am — No Comments

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