21st August 2019
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 12:14 pm Separatist Leader, Sissiku Ayuktabe writes from Prison to Cameroonian President Paul Biya: Let My People Go
  • 11:25 am Analysis on Chimamanda Adichie’s speech on women in Pre-colonial Igbo culture
  • 12:54 pm Ethiopia breaks tree Planting record with 350 million trees planted in a day
  • 12:31 pm How one man from Cameroon turned waste into a business
  • 11:33 pm World Health Organisation says quitting tobacco is one of the best things any person can do for their own health

The Tällberg / Eliasson Global Leadership Prize is given annually to outstanding leaders from any country and any discipline whose work is innovative, optimistic, courageous, rooted in universal values and global in implication. Prize winners may be nominated by anyone, anywhere and are ultimately selected by a secret ballot of a jury composed of accomplished global leaders. Each prize […]

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According to the World Bank, there are 700 million people living in extreme poverty. Poverty is worsened by fragility, conflict, violence, climate change, natural disasters, health crises, pandemics and debt. This has led to a lack of: jobs, medical care, financial access schools/teachers, clean water, roads and electricity. What is Needed to Reduce Poverty? Development […]

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According to a new World Bank report – Profiting from Parity, unlocking the potential of women’s businesses in Africa, women in Africa are more likely to be working than women in other regions, and almost 50% of women in the non-agricultural labor force are entrepreneurs. It is the only region in the world in which […]

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As part of your career progression, you will look for a job every now and then. You therefore have to develop the skills needed for successful job hunting. Having a great CV is part of it. First impression counts and your CV is the first impression a recruiter gets. Recruiters will not spend time trying […]

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The African Development Bank (AFDB) and the Tony Elumelu Foundation have agreed on a partnership to boost youth entrepreneurship across Africa. The agreement was signed in Abuja, Nigeria on 22 March 2019. The partnership is expected to strengthen small to medium sized enterprises, talent and skills development and optimisation initiatives for Africa’s youth. A total […]

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In the light of the Charley boy bribery Scandal, many Nigerians would have given up on activists in Nigeria who claim to hold government accountable but go behind closed doors to collect kickbacks. This article is to remind us that there are fantastic and inspiring initiatives still holding government accountable. These are voices of ordinary […]

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As we make our way through life’s journey, we encounter challenges that may knock us down and affect our mental health. Some habits will not help us be productive and could slow your progress down. Mental health has become a major focus especially for young people today. This may be induced by societal pressure, cultural […]

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Each year, Rotary funds some of the world’s most dedicated and brightest leaders to study at Rotary Peace Centers. Through training, study, and practice, Rotary Peace Fellows become catalysts for peace and development. Many go on to careers with governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations like the United Nations and the World […]

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Global Teacher Prize

Peter Tabichi, a Kenyan, has won the US$ 1 million global teacher prize. He beat 10,000 teacher nominations from 170 countries to clench this prestigious award. Peter Tabichi is a teacher at the Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School in Pwani Village, Nakuru Kenya. He gives away 80% of his pay to support pupils who are […]

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Ghana

Ghana has become the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to be validated by the World Health Organization (WHO) for the elimination of trachoma as a public health problem. This is according to a report by the Carter Center. Ghana succeeded in reducing trachoma as a public health problem by 2010, but it was ahead of […]

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