11th December 2019
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 4:56 pm Mosquito sterilization offers new opportunity to control diseases
  • 4:24 pm Togo partners with Dangote cement to transform phosphate into fertiliser
  • 3:25 pm Follow the Money wins Council of Europe Democracy Award
  • 3:17 pm Can we really afford not to be interested in Politics? Watch how to encourage politics in the family
  • 1:59 pm Apply for the Commonwealth Split Site Scholarship for Africans

According to the Corruption Perception Index released by Transparency International, Seychelles scored 66 out of 100 followed by Botswana with 61 and Cabo Verde 57. Despite the poor outing in sub-saharan Africa, Cote d’Ivoire and Senegal improved remarkably in their rankings. Cote d’Ivoire moved from 27 points in 2013 to 35 point in 2018 while […]

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Connected Development (CODE) with support from the MacArthur Foundation on Monday, 28 January 2019 trained officials from the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) and 23 educational secretaries of local government areas in Kaduna state, Nigeria. The training entitled “Monitoring and Evaluation in Basic Education Governance” aimed to equip these officials with skills on basic […]

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The education structure in Nigeria is no doubt an inheritance from the colonial interruption. It is therefore implausible not to blame the travails experienced by education seekers on the colonial and possibly, neo-colonial strategies. However, it is important to note that after gaining political independence, Nigeria and Nigerians had the opportunity to right any wrong […]

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The African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT), in a bid to help build Counter Terrorism capacity of African Union Member States, and keep African Counter Terrorism Practitioners abreast with current trends of terrorism in Africa, released a bulletin containing relevant statistics and information on terrorism in Africa. According to the bulletin, […]

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has proclaimed 24 January as the international day of education. This is in celebration of the role of education for peace and development. In commemoration of the day, Desert Bloom Advisory calls on governments, civil society organisations and donor organisations to work together to make education […]

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Meet Dr Frederick Oritseweneye Pessu. Can you please tell us where you work? I am a lecturer in Corrosion engineering in the Institute of Functional Surfaces, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds. What motivated you to come to the UK or leave Nigeria to study abroad? The fundamental motivation for me was how I […]

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The London Stock Exchange Group recently released the second edition of companies that will inspire Africa. The report identified Africa’s most inspirational and dynamic, private high-growth private companies to a global market. The report contains 360 companies from 32 different countries across the continent.. On average, each company employs about 350 people. It featured companies […]

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Jim Young Kim has resigned his position as the head of World Bank two days ago and this news sent shocking waves to the international development world. His resignation came before the expiry of his tenure in 2022 and he has given personal reasons for his decision. As expected, there will be a search for […]

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Tosin Adebusuyi had her Bachelor of Science Public Health and Masters in Public Health from Babcock University, Nigeria and University of Glasgow, United Kingdom, respectively. With multidimensional skills-set and work experience in administration, programme planning and implementation among others, Tosin heads Treasure Jars Youth Centre, a youth-focused non-governmental organisation (NGO) focusing on Adolescent Health, Life […]

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