Entries by MaruAfrica

South Africa Economic Update: Increasing South Africa’s Tertiary Enrollment Requires Rebalancing Resources

Student at the University of Pretoria. Photo: Courtesy of University of Pretoria. STORY HIGHLIGHTS The latest economic update for South Africa says increasing equitable access to higher education in a weak economic environment requires improving the Post School Education and Training system To significantly increasing tertiary enrollment by 2030, the report says the government will […]

Policy hackathon explained: How an all-society approach can engage entrepreneurs and governments to develop better policy in West Africa

Brainstorming session at the Bamako Policy Hackathon. Photo: World Bank What would happen if you put all the relevant players for the entrepreneurial ecosystem — startup founders, policymakers, developers, students, investors — into one room and facilitated an open dialogue on improving the business environment? This is exactly what is taking place in West Africa […]

Open Educational Resources (OER)

Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse at no cost, and without needing to ask permission. Unlike copyrighted resources, OER have been authored or created by an individual or organization that chooses to retain few, if any, ownership rights. In some cases, that means you can […]

Number Porting Process

PORTING TO US A letter if it’s a personal number or letterhead if for a company stating that Owner / Company Authorises EOH to port their numbers and they also need to state which numbers,  we will also need to add your ID number / Company Registration number and need to confirm on the letter […]

Welcoming the Gutenberg Editor

The goal of this new editor is to make adding rich content to WordPress simple and enjoyable. This whole post is composed of pieces of content—somewhat similar to LEGO bricks—that you can move around and interact with. Move your cursor around and you’ll notice the different blocks light up with outlines and arrows. Press the […]

Blockly

Blockly is a library for building block programming apps. It includes everything you need for defining and rendering blocks in a drag-n-drop editor. Each block represents a chunk of code that can be easily stacked and translated into code. It’s helpful for allowing apps to easily customize components and write code. Blockly is a client-side […]

10 ‘Must Have’ Tools for African Startups & Small/Medium Business to remain competitive (PART 2)

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to break the bank on great systems for your small business to get started. You simply need to find relevant technology to creatively and efficiently help you get your hustle on! Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying it’s that easy for a startup or small/medium business to thrive in […]

10 ‘Must Have’ Tools for African Startups & Small/Medium Business to remain competitive (PART 1)

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to break the bank on great systems for your small business to get started. You simply need to find relevant technology to creatively and efficiently help you get your hustle on! Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying it’s that easy for a startup or small/medium business to thrive in […]

How Blockchain is changing the way we do business?

Blockchain technology is gradually transforming peer-to-peer interactions in the digital world, disrupting traditional processes across almost all industries. Corporations including IBM, WalMart and Nestlé now look toward this new technology to improve on current systems. Blockchain technology is a distributed ledger that eliminates information and data manipulation, while providing unparalleled transparency over an individual trade by making the accounting in […]