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Africa CODE Week officially launches in Tanzania

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PRESS RELEASE: Africa CODE Week officially launches in Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – 19 October, –/African Press Association (APA) /, Hon. Prof. Joyce Ndalichako Tanzanian Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training, joined SAP alongside Hon. Ciaran Cannon, Irish Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, UNESCO YouthMobile http://en.unesco.org/youthmobile, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ <https://www.bmz.de/en/, the Cape Town Science Centre http://ctsc.org.za/, the Galway Education Centre http://www.galwayec.ie/, and Google https://www.google.com to declare the 2017 edition of Africa Code Week open across 35 countries.

500,000 children and youth aged 8-24 are expected to participate in the thousands of free coding workshops that will be organized throughout the week.
In the run-up to these events, thousands of teachers have been trained by skilled volunteers from SAP CSR EMEA and ACW Ambassadors across most participating countries.

Africa Code Week 2017 will take place from 18-25 October across 35 countries.

Distributed by African Press Association (APA) on behalf of SAP.

For more information about Africa Code Week please visit http://africacodeweek.org/.

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