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Africa news roundup: 23-29 August

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G7 leaders vow to support African science, Ethiopia delays first satellite launch, the World Bank spends US$50 million to plug the Ebola response gap, and more…

World leaders promise to support African science

The world’s richest nations have promised to back science in Africa as part of the digital transformation of the continent. The G7 leaders met in Biarritz, France, and announced their decisions on 26 August. Their joint strategy with African governments aims to develop digital skills, particularly in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, with a focus on women.

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