A snowy day without lectures at Durham University!

Abbie DavisHello, I’m Abbie! I’m a second year, and since starting at Durham I’ve been filming the madness that is my life as a History and French student! Alongside my degree and my YouTube channel Kabs Craic, I also have a radio show on Purple Radio, my own column in Buzz Magazine, and I’m Head…

Thomson Foundation/Mojofest mobile Journalism Competitors 2020 (Totally Moneyed to Mojofest in...

Application Deadline: March 15th 2020 Could you be our next mojo star? Now in its sixth year, the Thomson Foundation mobile journalism competition is a leading showcase for mobile journalism (‘mojo’) talent, in partnership with Mojofest. This challenge is all about learning and doing. You’ll need to take part in, and complete, a combination of online courses on mobile journalism…

Program Supervisor Spotlight: Angela Harrison

Program Manager Spotlight: Angela Harrison Posted 02.12.20 Specialty: Career Training Application Process Since joining Central Scholarship in 2006, Angela Harrison has been an integral part of the career training application and award process. She spends most of her time reading grant applications and interviewing applicants who are hoping to receive a scholarship. What does your…

Rivers Activity Power denies killing bureau de change operator

By Egufe Yafugborhi Rivers State Task Force Against Illegal Street Trading/Illegal Motor Parks/Illegal Mechanics has denied killing a bureau de change agent during its Tuesday’s alleged raid on GRA Junction/Rumuola axis of Port Harcourt. The victim was confirmed dead following alleged harassment and beating by men of the agency, who had raided the GRA Junction…

‘Africa has both the energy and the decision’ to make sustainable...

“Since no country is on track to deliver by 2030, every country must increase its ambition,” Ms. Mohammad said in her opening address to the Sixth Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development, running through Thursday, 27 February,in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. That ambition starts with national plans, policies, budgets and institutions that are commensurate with what…

BREAKING: Lagos State Ministry of Health examines presumed case of Coronavirus

According to a tweet by the Lagos State Ministry of Health, the suspected case of Coronavirus was reported at Reddington Hospital, Lagos, and is currently under isolation at the Mainland Hospital, Yaba “We are currently investigating. Patient, blood samples were taken for investigation. We await the result, ” the tweet stated. Further, the tweet stated:…

IRDC, others advised to stop quote opening for devt tasks

By Jimitota Onoyume Itsekiri Regional Development Council, IRDC, and other parties in a move to open a proposed bid for building projects in Itsekiri oil and gas producing impacted communities under the Global Memorandum of Understanding, GMoU, between Chevron Nigeria Limited, Itsekiri Oil and Gas Producing/Impacted communities and Delta State government have been urged to…

2020 Require Code Global Obstacle on Environment modification ($200,000+ USD prize...

Application Deadline: March 22nd 2020 Help halt and reverse the impact of climate change by creating sustainable solutions using open source technology. Get the details on the 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge and start building today. Call for Code calls on innovators to create practical, effective, and high-quality applications based on one or more…

European Online Forum Alpbach Structure Scholarships 2020 for emerging Leaders around...

Application Deadline: March 31st 2020 Every year, over 650 students from almost 100 nationalities participate as scholarship holders in the European Forum Alpbach. Join smart minds from around the world in a charming Alpine village, immersing yourself in an environment bursting with novel ideas, new ways of thinking and opportunities for making great contacts. With…

COVID-19: More brand-new infection cases outside China than in, ‘no time...

“The sudden increases of cases in Italy, the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Korea are deeply concerning”, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a briefing in Geneva on Wednesday. He stated that there are now cases linked to Iran in Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait and Oman and to Italy in Algeria, Austria,…

Blackstone pays record ₤ 4.7 bn for trainee real estate company...

Blackstone has struck the largest-ever private property deal in the UK by agreeing to acquire the UK student accommodation firm iQ in a £4.7bn deal. The New York-based private equity firm is buying iQ from the US investment bank Goldman Sachs and the health research charity Wellcome Trust. The property firm is one of the…

Black Ladies’ PWI Survival Guide

From middle school to high school, I had the identity crisis of figuring out I was indeed, a black girl. Sounds crazy, I know. It wasn’t as simple as noticing the difference in skin tone and hair texture but rather handling an overwhelming amount of racially targeted situations that I knew felt wrong on the…

The Roomie Compatibility Test

Hey, incoming freshmen. I know that the number one thing you’re nervous about this summer is whether or not you’re going to get along with your new roommate this fall. I’ve been there – the thought of being thrust into a 10-by-15-foot room to live with a total stranger for a year can be super…

Buddies Verification: The Impressive Return

Your beloved cast came ready for one more show. We all heard the rumors. We all saw the tweets. But none of us truly believed this as the truth. The cast of Friends came back for one more bow. After months of wondering, the decision finally has confirmation. History giphy.com September 22, 1994, one of…

UDUSOK Postgraduate Admission List for 2019/2020 Session Out [3rd Batch]

Offcial: UDUSOK Postgraduate Admission List for 2019/2020 Session Released.The management of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUSOK) has released the third batch postgraduate admission list for 2019/2020 academic session.All candidates who applied for admission into Udusok school of postgraduate studies are hereby advised to check their admission status online.How To Check UDUSOK Postgraduate Admission List:Candidates are…

‘Abuse of power’: should universities prohibit staff-student relationships?

Within weeks of starting her postgraduate degree, Allison Smith, then a student at Sussex University, entered a relationship with her lecturer. They had met at an induction party celebrating the new term with drinks and fireworks, where she found him “drunk and loud” but not inappropriate. He later approached her on Twitter. “That escalated quickly…

Essential Details for All BUK Trainees

Important Information for All BUK Students on Matriculation Ceremony.The Matriculation for new students in the current 2019/2020 academic session of Bayero University, Kano (BUK) comes up on Thursday, 5th March, 2020 at Convocation Arena at 2pm.A statement signed by the Director, Directorate of Examinations, Admissions and Records (DEAR), Hajiya Amina Umar Abdullahi, on behalf of…

Dance your socks off for charity

During my time as a student, I have independently created two brand new societies at St. John’s College to bridge the gap between sports and societies. Since 2018, I have been running weekly one-hour dance fitness sessions at St John’s, recently with Naomi Wimsett as my co-choreographer. These are always so much fun, a great…

AWS Educate Cloud Ambassador Program 2020 for cloud Educators

Application Deadline:March 13, 2020. The AWS Educate Cloud Ambassador Program is for top-tier cloud educators who serve as ambassadors and evangelists for AWS Educate. These leaders share their knowledge and experience in teaching cloud computing with other educators at their institution, in their community, and around the world. Cloud Ambassadors are recognized in the education…

ExxonMobil Upstream Nigeria Internships 2020 for young Nigerians

Application Deadline: ongoing This programme offers current Nigerian undergraduate students the opportunity to gain invaluable industry experience in a world-leading engineering company. From day one of your internship, you can expect to apply your knowledge and experience in a real business setting. You will be given an opportunity to prove yourself through challenging assignments and gain valuable work experience,…