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The Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge 2020 for students worldwide...

Application Deadline: December 10th 2020 The Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge is a global competition that encourages students to design products and services to improve well-being across the lifespan. In its eighth year, the Challenge is focused on ideas inspired by the cultural shift that has occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic that support long,…

Thomson Reuters Foundation 2020/2021 Reporting on Illicit Finance in Africa workshop...

Application Deadline: October 4th 2020 Thomson Reuters Foundation in partnership with the African Centre for Media Excellence is looking for journalists based anywhere in Africa who are motivated to understand how their country could be losing money via illicit means.  Wealth of Nations is a long-term engagement, and journalists who take part must commit to all elements…

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (EJS) Center Amujae Initiative 2021 for emerging African...

Application Deadline: 30th of September 2020 The Amujae Initiative is the Center’s flagship program. Amujae, pronounced ӓ mōō jāēē, means ‘we are going up’ in Kru, a Liberian language. Launched on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2020, the vision for the Amujae Initiative is to shift the landscape for women in public leadership in Africa, moving from a culture of…

‘I had a little sob’: freshers face up to strict new...

As freshers week drew to a close at the Parker House hall of residence in Dundee last week, one flat invited 30 or so fellow students to a party. Unknown to any of the attendees, one was experiencing early symptoms of coronavirus. When that party-goer and their flatmates all tested positive for the virus, the…

Call for Submission/Nomination of Stories of African Youth-Led Organizations 2020

Deadline: September 30, 2020 UNESCO Multisectoral Regional Office Abuja in partnership with the Pan-African Youth Network for a Culture of Peace (PAYNCoP), and the Center for Youth Advocacy and Development (CEYAD) invites African youth organizations to submit original and innovative experiences that document impactful youth engagements spanning across development pillars that have and/or are currently…

Top 35 Documentaries to Binge During Quarantine

It’s pretty easy to fall into a rut these days, and sometimes we just want to explore the world from our homes. As college students, we’re all naturally curious and still finding our own interests. Even now, we find ourselves still realizing how much there is to explore out there. Thanks to all the streaming…

Police parade 17 teachers, supervisors, Principal for WAEC Exam Malpractices

Suspects in WAEC Malpractices & the Principal By Kingsley Omonobi The Police at Force headquarters on Friday paraded 17 suspects including School Principals, Teachers and Supervisors who were caught engaging in examination malpractices during the last West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) in the country. The 17 suspects were arrested from Kano, Bauchi, Nasarawa and Rivers…

Eight players to watch out for in the English Premier League

Crystal Palace attacker, Eberechi Eze Photo: Crystal Palace By Temisan Amoye, At the start of every season, you are pretty sure the usual suspects will turn up and deliver the goods. Salah, Kane, Vardy, Aubameyang, Mane, Aguero for the goals, De Bruyne, Trent, Robertson with the assists and Kepa being Kepa. So they expectedly don’t…

It’s not right to dump PDP and decamp to APC now...

By Nwafor Sunday The newly elected governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki has said that it would be unfair to dump the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, that gave him ticket to contest against other parties and join All Progressives Congress, APC, that disqualified him from participating in its primary election. ”Gleaning from the comments of…

20 Halloween Costume Ideas For Pop Culture Nerds

Pandemic holidays don’t have to be a drag and Halloween proves no exception. Dress up in costume and have a party over zoom or just post pics for the gram! You can still express yourself without the 2 a.m. Halloween frat party. So even if you find yourself stuck at home, don’t let the current…