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
African Union Young Women Leadership Fellowship Programme

You are invited to apply for the African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme – a partnership between the African Union Commission (AUC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). This exciting partnership aims to build a new generation of young African women leaders and experts to serve Africa and the world in designing and implementing development programmes in the context of the […]

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UNDP - TEF

The TEF-UNDP Sahel Youth Entrepreneurship Programme The TEF-UNDP Sahel Youth Entrepreneurship Programme is a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) to empower 100,000 additional entrepreneurs over 10 years from seven Sahel African countries: Northern Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Cameroun, Mauritania, Mali and Burkina Faso. The partnership will target […]

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The Goethe-Institut/ Bureau de liaison Ouagadougou is setting up a writer’s residency for young African writers (less than 40 years) in 2019/20 in Burkina Faso. This residency program aims to give a platform for free expression– to writers who project the vision of (another) future in their writings,– to writers who have restrictions of expression […]

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My journey to Canada was not preplanned so I really did not have a large platform to rest my expectations on. I just knew that when I arrived as a student, I was going to give in my best in order to achieve my goals . As an African student, I wanted to prove a […]

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Isn’t it interesting how humanity has evolved over generations, influencing the way we trade, live and associate? Imagine if you were a Hunter and gatherer and in your very own eyes agriculture disrupts your long belief of hunting? Imagine if you were so skilled with farming and the industrial age mechanized all your processes with […]

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In a quest to generate a talent base and educate young students who would play key roles for tomorrow’s innovation, the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Alumni Association of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Nigeria and STEMi Makers Africa conducted a successful STEM mentorship and practical class for 85 […]

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Jekoniya Chitereka is a Researcher and Demographer with over 10 years of experience in Zimbabwe. His experience in research management, coordination covers community development, sexual and reproductive health including HIV and AIDS. He has worked with multilateral agencies such as UNFPA, UNICEF and UNDP. He is currently a Researcher at the University of Leeds where […]

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Applications are invited for the Facebook Fellowship Program available to PhD students globally who are enrolled in an accredited university in any country. International and domestic holders can apply for the Facebook program. Facebook Fellowship Program is open to PhD candidates globally who are enrolled in an accredited university in any country. The Program is […]

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The Citizen Engagement Secretariat of the World Bank Group (WBG) is opening a call for nominations to fill seats on the World Bank Group’s Expert Advisory Council (the Council) on Citizen Engagement, which have become vacant. The Terms of Reference of the Council provided for 12 members from civil society (2), academia (2), private sector […]

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Our Desert Bloomer for this week is Oluwatoyin Yetunde Sanni. She is the co-founder of Tech in Pink, an organisation dedicated to promoting and empowering women in Technology. She is currently a post graduate student and recently became a Google EMEA Women Techmakers scholar. Yetunde is a very passionate about women in technology and you […]

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