Higher Education in Africa After COVID-19

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How will higher education look like in Africa after COVID-19? As we consider these issues, the World Economic Forum reports a startling disparity between access and education in Africa as countries around the world continue to battle the fall out.

North Carolina Zoo Adds Portal To Africa With VR Expedition

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The North Carolina Zoo is partnering with Looking Glass to enhance their offering of exotic animals by giving visitors a chance to go on a virtual expedition in Africa. The North Carolina Zoo has a wealth of habitats for different animals, including a few from Africa. The Expedition Africa VR application, however, gives patrons a look at rhinos, elephants, and meerkats in an environment they’re more comfortable in.

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Archaeologists Uncover Africa's Oldest Intentional Human Burial

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A group of archaeologists has found the oldest deliberate burial of a modern human ever discovered in Africa, dating back 78,300 years ago. The discovery sheds new light on the early origins of this ancient practice. Read more.

Facebook's Subsea Cables Are The Last Thing Africa Needs

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On Monday, Facebook announced it was partnering with Africa’s largest fiber company, Liquid Intelligent Technologies, to build an “extensive” fiber network that’s over 2,000 kilometers (or 1,243 miles) long.

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WebAR Experience by Coca-Cola First in South Africa

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However, the company’s marketing department recently made a huge first with a WebAR experience in South Africa. Coca-Cola is one of the most internationally recognized brands ever.

Higher Education in Africa After COVID-19

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How will higher education look like in Africa after COVID-19? As we consider these issues, the World Economic Forum reports a startling disparity between access and education in Africa as countries around the world continue to battle the fall out.

A Young Soldier Proves Her Might in a First Glimpse at North Africa-Inspired Debut Fantasy The Unbroken

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Clark’s debut , The Unbroken , a fantasy tale set in a desert kingdom inspired by North Africa. exclusive authors the unbroken cl clark africa booksThe destinies of two women—one, a soldier; the other, a princess —become intertwined in C.L.

Moderna Says Its Vaccine Should Work Against UK and South Africa Coronavirus Variants

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The covid-19 vaccine developed by Moderna can likely fend off worrying variants of the coronavirus first found in the UK and South Africa, the company announced Monday.

Drones are delivering COVID-19 vaccines in Africa through ‘highways in the sky’

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Zipline, a medical delivery drone system , is working to deliver millions of COVID-19 vaccines across Africa. To overcome this pandemic, new infrastructure must be utilized to ensure that the global distribution of vaccines is both effective and equitable.

Ebola Has Returned to Africa and Officials Are Racing to Contain It

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The deadly viral disease Ebola has once again surfaced in Africa, and health officials are rushing out vaccines and other measures to stop its spread.

In This Best of World SF Story, an Artificial Daughter Longs for Her Mother in Near-Future Africa

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Edited by World Fantasy Award winner Lavie Tidhar , The Best of World SF: Volume 1 collects 26 new short stories from authors representing 21 countries , including France, China, Singapore, Nigeria, India, Japan, Italy, and Cuba.

EON Reality joins the Commercial Aviation Manufacturers Association of South Africa (CAMASA)

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EON Reality’s Tshwane IDC in South Africa has become a full member of CAMASA (Commercial Aviation Manufacturers Association of South Africa). The post EON Reality joins the Commercial Aviation Manufacturers Association of South Africa (CAMASA) appeared first on EON Reality. CAMASA is a joint initiative of industry and government that represents the business interests of the sector, with a view to significant export growth.

Bee Swarm Kills 63 Endangered Penguins in ‘Fluke’ Occurrence

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Park rangers in South Africa are investigating a bizarre incident in which dozens of endangered African penguins appear to have been killed by honey bees.

New Details Emerge About Bee Swarm Attack That Left 63 Penguins Dead

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A shocking scene took place late last week in South Africa, as swarming honey bees laid waste to dozens of endangered African penguins. We’re learning more about what happened that day and why the deaths are a such big blow to conservationists. Read more.

‘Rangi’ is a VR Puzzle Game from Ex-Ubisoft Devs That Lets You Explore Mythical Africa

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In the fervor of the holiday season surrounding the release of PlayStation VR and Google Daydream, followed by the Oculus Touch controllers and the never-ending onslaught of new games and experiences on the Steam marketplace, it’s easy to forget about Samsung’s Gear VR.

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Monkeys Living Near Florida Airport Connected to 1948 Zoo Escape

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Worlds Largest Earth Day Event Will Use VR & AR To Empower People Across The Globe

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You will find yourself swimming with dolphins, rescuing turtles, exploring remote islands, and traveling through Africa to defend wildlife – all through the power of AR, VR, and MR technology. A touching scene from My Africa / Image Credit: Passion Planet, Vision3. News Earthx Earthx2019 Expo EarthxFilm EarthxInteractive MY AFRICAImmersive storytelling will have you looking at environmental issues in an impactful new way. 2019 will be an important year for Earth Day.

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Cellebrite Under Fire Again, After Cops Use Its Phone-Cracking Tech to Target a Journalist

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New EON Reality Interactive Digital Center at University of the Western Cape Will Teach Students How to Develop AR and VR Products

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As a part of the Global Emergency Initiative, the education-based center will be one of EON Reality’s key contributors in using and developing premium content and curricula for the company’s flagship AVR Platform for South Africa and beyond.

Celebrate Earth Day With These Nature Themed VR Experiences

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MY AFRICA. Narrated by Lupita Nyong’o, My Africa is an eye-opening 360-degree documentary short that covers the courageous efforts of Northern Kenya tribes to protect African wildlife from animal poachers. News Earth Day 2019 Google Earth Greenland Melting MY AFRICA Nature Treks VR Project Chimps THE STANFORD OCEAN ACIDIFICATION EXPERIENCEImmersive experiences that highlight the importance of environmental protection.

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EON Reality and Central University of Technology Announce Partnership to Develop New XR Rollout

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As a high-tech university of technology in Bloemfontein, the capital of the Free State Province of South Africa, CUT has long been a proponent of utilizing e-learning and other digital aspects within their education. Press Release eon xr south africa

Newly discovered mice live in water, have kangaroo-like feet – Future Blink

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More about Mashable Video , Africa , Species , Mice , and Science. Mashable Video Africa Species Mice ScienceColomys are named for their long feet that allow them to navigate shallow waters while hunting for prey. Read more.

Supply Shortage Causes AT&T's Fiber Internet Expansion to Hit a Snag

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The global chip crunch is already affecting multiple sectors including PCs, consoles, and the automotive industry, and now it’s wreaking havoc on AT&T’s fiber-to-the-home plans after the company announced a slowdown in fiber installations affecting around 500,000 homes. Read more.

Shell Has to Pay $111 Million for 1970 Oil Spill That Turned Rain Black

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A Young Girl Becomes One With the Sea in This New African Animated Series

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isaura lucan animation africaThousands of miles away from Hollywood, a new heroine is being born. Her name is Isaura. She’s from Mozambique, can breathe underwater and talk to turtles, and wants to save the planet. Read more.

North Korea Rejects 3 Million Doses of China's Covid-19 Vaccine

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The government of North Korea rejected almost 3 million doses of China’s covid-19 vaccine Sinovac this week, claiming they should be sent to countries that are struggling with the coronavirus pandemic, according to U.S. state-financed broadcaster Voice of America.

Ancient History of Rhinos, Including Woolly Ancestors, Revealed in DNA Study

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CNN, Forbes, Bloomberg, And Others Cover Mexico IDC Announcement And South Africa Inauguration

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The City of Tshwane claims it will be home to the first virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) content training centre in continental Africa. The post CNN, Forbes, Bloomberg, And Others Cover Mexico IDC Announcement And South Africa Inauguration appeared first on EON Reality.

United Kingdom and South Africa Teams of EON Reality Demonstrated the Benefits of the AVR Platform During UNIDO General Conference

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The post United Kingdom and South Africa Teams of EON Reality Demonstrated the Benefits of the AVR Platform During UNIDO General Conference appeared first on EON Reality Ken Swain, Chairman of EON Reality Manchester and Lucett Ramokgopa, Business Development Director of EON Reality Tshwane , joined forces together at UNIDO’s General Conference. EON Reality has been in partnership with UNIDO for quite some time.

Empowering Women in South Africa Through Design and VR

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TL;DR: In March of this year, Facebook was invited by non-profit organization Girls Invent Tomorrow to give two workshops on design and VR with local

There’s No Reason to Freak Out About the Latest Pfizer Vaccine Study

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The study, based on real-world data from Israel, found that the vaccine wasn’t as effective against B.1351, the variant first found in South Africa, as it was against other… Read more.

The Worst European Floods in 100 Years Have Left 120 Dead, 1,300 Missing

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The Last Two Giraffes Have Been Rescued From a Vanishing Kenyan Island

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Second-Largest Ebola Outbreak in History Is Finally Over

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Local health officials and the World Health Organization today finally declared the end of an outbreak of Ebola that had plagued the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa for nearly two years. ebola viruses science africa world health organization

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Over 1 Million People Have Gotten Unauthorized Covid-19 Booster Shots: Report

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A Massive Elephant Herd Has ‘Taken Everyone by Surprise’ in Its Return to Virunga National Park

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Biden Will Reportedly Buy 500 Million Pfizer Vaccine Doses to Donate Globally

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