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Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Time Out and Research Scholarship 2020 for Journalists from War...

Deadline: June 12, 2020 Applications are open for the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Time Out and Research Scholarship 2020. The scholarship is directed at journalists worldwide who are exposed to particular risks and challenges due to their work. They invite a journalist from a war zone or crisis area to take some time out from…

Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship Program 2020 for Egyptians to study in the US (Fully-funded)

Deadline: July 6, 2020 Applications are invited for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship Program 2020. The Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship Program is a fully funded, full time program for students seeking to earn a Master’s Degree in Development Practice (MDP) from the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, USA. The Master of Development…

TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2020/2021 (Funding available)

Deadline: August 31, 2020 Applications are open for the TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2020/2021. The fellowships are for young scientists from developing countries (other than Thailand) who wish to pursue advanced research in the biotechnology at the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC) in Thailand. TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable in BIOTEC and…

Apply for the Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers 2021 ($2,000 stipend)

Deadline: June 30, 2020 Applications are open for the Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers 2021. A series of three-month intensive writing fellowships, the goal is to develop, support, and amplify emerging voices in feminist media. All fellows will work under the guidance of Bitch cofounder Andi Zeisler. This fellowship was created in order to cultivate…

Police parades 17 suspects, recover arms in Bayelsa

…intercepts vehicle with 20 bags of Indian hemp Recovered arms by Bayelsa police By Emem Idio – Yenogoa The Bayelsa State Police Command has paraded 17 suspected criminals for various criminal offences, and recovered arms and ammunition. State Police Commissioner, Nkereuwem Akpan, who paraded the criminals at the Command Headquarters, Ovom, Yenagoa, on Wednesday, said…

PDP Chairman, 12 others killed in fresh herders attack in Benue

File: Herdsmen By Peter Duru The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ward Chairman (names withheld) and 12 others have been feared killed in a bloody invasion of Itakpa community in Obi Local Government Area, LGA of Benue State  by suspected armed herdsmen. But the state Police Command claimed only two corpses were recovered from the attacked…

BUA reinstates commitment to deliver best-in-class terminal at Rivers Ports

BUA Group BUA Group has assured its stakeholders to deliver the best-in-class terminal at the Rivers Ports as it get set to begin operations. The company in statement disclosed that it has received official communication to the effect that the notice of termination issued by the Nigerian Port Authority, NPA sometime last year against its…

How to Build a Platform When You Hate Selling Yourself

Platform is the means by which you turn your expertise into an audience. That audience, however, needs to be found, which means you need to promote yourself. For most people, self-promotion is uncomfortable at best. How can you clear the hurdle of self-promotion and find an audience for your platform? If You Make It, They…

WHO chief updates journalists on Ebola outbreak, COVID-19 treatment study

WHO chief updates journalists on Ebola outbreak, COVID-19 treatment study Nearly 50 staff from the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners arrived in Mbandaka in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Wednesday, location of the country’s latest Ebola outbreak. Read Full Story on UN News

Bicycles: Setting the wheels of change in motion during and after COVID-19 

"This year…we acknowledge the uniqueness, longevity and versatility of the bicycle”, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the UN General Assembly, said in a statement marking the annual day, noting that bike use extends “from the most affluent nations, to developing and the least-developed countries”. The COVID-19 crisis has cut off commutes, and group activities involving travel…