20th October 2020
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 12:31 pm PhD Researcher Oladapo Ajayi is improving the lives of underserved children through his NGO AfRII
  • 7:30 am The Rising Cost of Private Schools in Nigeria
  • 2:42 pm Meet Lawrence Okon Founder of Read Empire with the aim of alleviating poverty among young graduates
  • 4:58 pm Prevention is Better than Rehabilitation says 24 Year Old Adebimpe Adebara Founder of Piece of my Heart Foundation
  • 3:48 pm Read about how Pamela Stephen established Fortress Foundation to help teenagers overcome sexual abuse
Dr Weyinmi Erikowa Orighoye

There are some people you admire and wholeheartedly know that when they lay their hands on anything, you trust it will be fantastic. When I got to know that this person had published a journal, I knew I had to go get it. Indeed, it was fantastic! Meet the self-published author of “A Life’s Journey […]

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Sheryl Sandberg

I got to know about the Book, “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg after reading Michelle Obama’s memoire “Becoming”. In it, Michelle alluded to the fact that it’s not always possible for women to “lean in”. I had come across this phrase several times and became curious as to what it really meant. I decided to […]

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Advocate for Community Alternatives

Advocates for Community Alternatives (ACA) Advocates for Community Alternatives (ACA), based in Accra, Ghana, is recruiting a scientist to advise our program staff on environmental, health, and geological matters, to consult with our communities, and to build a network of science expertise providers for communities in West Africa. This is a full-time, one-year position with […]

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Commonwealth Scholarships

Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships are available for PhD candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries to spend 12 months at a UK university as part of their doctoral studies in their home country. The scholarships are for study starting in October 2020 and are aimed at high-quality graduates whose proposed research has a developmental focus […]

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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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