4th December 2022
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 11:32 am Meet the 2022 shortlisted authors for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing.
  • 5:13 am 6 African startups among World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers 2022 cohort
  • 1:01 pm Canadian Based NGO GoldenKes Foundation holds First Empowerment Program in Nigeria 
  • 5:38 am Meet the 6 Africans shortlisted for 2022 Commonwealth Short Story Prize
  • 7:49 am Facebook invests in fibre optic cables to improve internet access in Edo State

 The AKO Caine Prize is an annual award given to an African writer for a short story published in English. This year saw a record total of 349 entries from 27 African countries—a 130% increase in submissions.    The five shortlisted authors were selected by a judging panel comprising Nigerian author and award-winning journalist Okey Ndibe […]

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Diversity

When working in a group, some people struggle on how to bond with others or how the group dynamics should be. Being able to work in a group is becoming more crucial as companies become global, multicultural and diverse. Whether you belong to group at school, in a family or at work, these tips will […]

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Scholarships

If you are from a developing country and have intentions of furthering your studies, scholarships are one sure way of doing it. They make studies easier, ensure you have a seamless stay abroad and could even boost your career profile. However, getting this opportunity seems to be an herculean task for most people. They do […]

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2021 was a big year for startups in Africa. By the end of the year, start-ups in Africa received over $2 billion dollars investment funds. Countries such as Kenya, Egypt, South Africa and Nigeria made the top 4 nations which received the most investments. Nigeria gained almost half of the total investment made on the […]

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Keisha Thorpe has been announced as the winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2021.    Keisha was one of the ten shortlisted finalists from over 8000 nominations around the world. She is an English teacher at International High School Langley Park, Bladensburg, Maryland, United States. French actress Isabelle Huppert announced Keishia as the winner of the […]

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The Global Teacher Prize is a US $1 million award to an outstanding teacher who has made contributions to their students, communities, and colleagues. In 2014, Sunny Varkey founded the Varkey Foundation—which awards the Global teacher prize—to raise the status of the teaching profession.  On October 4, Varkey foundation released the top 50 shortlisted teachers […]

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It is amazing how the same microorganisms we avoid everyday are living in us—in their thousands and millions. Bacteria, fungi, viruses and single-celled animals live in the human gut and form the gut microbiota. Surprisingly. scientists have found that these gut microbiota play important roles in our bodies. For example, these organisms help to break […]

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How to successfully develop a reading habit

I started a knowledge series a month ago where I review books and articles drawing out critical insights that are useful for personal development. Ever since I started, if I saved a dollar every time someone asked me how I manage to read the books I review, I think I would be richer that Jeff […]

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Intentional Parenting

Desert Bloom Initiative is excited to interview Kehinde Mosopefoluwa Babajide as she launches her new initiative, Intentional Parenting. Kehinde has a B.A in French from the Obafemi Awolowo University, an Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Education from the University of Lagos, a Certificate in Advanced Parenting Skills from Alison Online Learning. As a seasoned educator, […]

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Anaedo Online Lecture

The Anaedo Online Anniversary lecture was instituted by Fresh Minds Communications Ltd, the parent company of Anaedoonline, chaired by Cornel Osigwe who was recently listed among the top 10 under 40 CEOs in Nigeria, by Vanguard. The lecture was set up for the purpose of looking at some of the core and major problematic issues […]

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