DSM Improved Foods Scholarship to attend the One Young World Summit...

Deadline: June 29, 2020 Applications for the DSM Improved Foods Scholarship to attend the One Young World Summit 2020 are now open. As a longstanding partner of One Young World, DSM is proud to offer the Improved Foods Scholarship for the One Young World Summit 2020 in Munich. The scholarship builds on the Africa Improved…

DSM Brighter Living Scholarship to attend the One Young World Summit...

Deadline: June 29, 2020 Applications are invited for the DSM Brighter Living Scholarship to attend the One Young World Summit 2020. With the Brighter Living Scholarship DSM will offer two scholarships to young leaders around the world, who are working to further the transition from a linear to a circular and/or bio-based economy. The scholarship…

Dianne Woest Fellowship in the Arts and Humanities 2021-2022 (stipend of...

Deadline: November 15, 2020 Applications for the Dianne Woest Fellowship in the Arts and Humanities 2021-2022 are now open. The Dianne Woest Fellowship in the Arts and Humanities supports scholarly research on the history and culture of Louisiana and the Gulf South. While the Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) resources should play a central role…

UNDP-UNCDF Digital Finance Internship Program 2020 in Asia

Deadline: December 31, 2020 Applications are open for the UNDP-UNCDF Digital Finance Internships 2020. These internships offer a unique opportunity to engage in digital finance, impact investment and to have exposure to leaders in the industry. UNCDF manages several initiatives related to digital financial services (DFS) to address the opportunities and challenges of implementing in the…

Africa Day: Music superstars back AU, AFRIMA

AFRIMA …as they fight COVID-19 pandemic By Benjamin Njoku The commemoration of the 2020 Africa Day organized by the African Union, AU in partnership with organizers of All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA held amid fun fare on Monday, featuring a virtual live solidarity concert for the African Union COVID-19 Response Fund. The concert broadcast on…

Navy distributes palliatives to 1000 Lagos households

Rear Admiral Murtala Bashir and Bale Yaya Ojora, presenting palliative to the oldest woman in the area. By Evelyn Usman As part of activities to mark its 64th anniversary, the Nigerian Navy, has distributed palliatives and Personal Protection Equipment, PPE to at least 1000 families in Lagos, with a view to ameliorating their sufferings, due…

I erred, Cynthia Morgan confesses as she writes to Nigerians

Cynthia Morgan By Benjamin Njoku Nigerian dancehall singer, Cynthia Morgan has finally admitted that she erred along the line, just as she has dismissed the insinuation that she lied to Nigerian concerning her dealings with Jude Okoye, elder brother of the now-defunct Psquare and her former management. The dancehall singer, who has been missing from…

‘I’m stuck in limbo’: will the Covid generation of young people...

On 20 April, Lucy left her house in a small market town in Buckinghamshire and walked through winding country lanes to a quiet field. There, her friend Owen was waiting with a joint already rolled. The weather was balmy; barely a cloud in sight. The pair smoked and caught up on school gossip, before Lucy…

From fighting with guns to fighting the pandemic

"Before I did not have a trade but, thanks to this training, I am becoming a valuable asset to my country", says Nassira Zakaria, from Kaga Bandoro, a northern market town in the Central African Republic (CAR). Ms. Zakaria, a trainee seamstress in a Community Violence Reduction programme, run by the UN peacekeeping mission in…

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COVID-19: Countries support ‘one-stop shop’ to share science and research

They have signed up to support the COVID-19 Technology Access Pool (C-TAP), a “one-stop shop” for sharing scientific knowledge, data and intellectual property in efforts to beat back the disease. A new #COVID19 Technology Access Pool to share data & intellectual property will give all countries & companies a chance to become a part of…

Top 10 On-Campus Jobs for University of Florida Students

At the University of Florida, you can easily earn money with great on-campus jobs while receiving a superior education. According to the university’s Office of Student Financial Affairs, in-state students can expect an average cost of attendance of $21,430 for the 2020-2021 school year. If you do not receive enough financial aid or simply desire…

Top 10 Most Popular Classes at Penn State: Unpacked

From introductory required courses to fun electives like the Anthropology of Alcohol, Penn State students love to pack their schedules. Many of the classes listed below have extremely high popularity, evident by the fact that they are held in the largest lecture hall on campus — Thomas 100. The hall can seat up to 726…

10 Student Travel Programs for the Experience of a Lifetime

After moping inside for the past few months, college students spend their days dreaming of the moment they can leave their house again safely. But why not dream bigger while we’re bored? If anything, COVID-19 made me appreciate the ability to travel and eager to do so again. Check out the top ten travel programs…

Nine in 10 smokers start before they are 18 years old,...

For this year’s World No Tobacco Day – marked on 31 May – the agency is focusing on protecting teenagers, who are a key target sector. More than 40 million young people today aged 13-15, have already started to use tobacco, it estimates. Smoking suffocates the lungs and other organs, starving them of the oxygen…

College Magazine’s Q&A with Singer-Songwriter Gabi Sklar

Many teenagers would give anything to make their music from an L.A. recording studio instead of on their laptops. Gabi Sklar, who grew up in New York, was talented enough as a teenager to make a trek to the West Coast to record her songs in a studio. Now releasing a new EP and graduating…

Stanbic IBTC Holdings celebrates digital graduate trainees

Stanbic IBTC Group recently held its first-ever digital graduation ceremony in honour of the 17th Stream of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC Graduate Trainees who were trained digitally. In his welcome remarks at the ceremony, Yinka Sanni, Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC said the decision to organise a ‘virtual’ graduation ceremony for the graduates was…

Monguno’s accusers do not wish Niger Delta region well — CNDC

By Idowu Bankole A group, Coalition for Niger Delta Cohesion (CNDC), hs berated attempts by some elements in the Niger Delta region to cast aspersions on the National Security Adviser (NSA) Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd). The group was reacting to a video and write-up on a cloned website calling for the intervention of former presidents…

DJ Cuppy is Apple Music’s show host

DJ Cuppy Apple Music is launching its first radio show in Africa on Sunday, with its host being DJ Cuppy, whose real name is Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola. The streaming platform announced, yesterday, that ‘Africa Now Radio with Cuppy’ will debut Sunday and feature a mix of contemporary and traditional popular African sounds, including genres as…

Climate Tracker Paid Research Position for Tunisian Journalists and Environmental Experts.

Application Deadline: June 5th 2020 Climate Tracker, in cooperation with the Office of the Hanrich Böll Foundation in Tunisia, is searching for journalists and environmental experts residing in Tunisia in order to join the organization’s team and work to develop the first online educational awareness session on climate change in Tunisia. The course aims to raise the level…