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Satellite-carrying rocket ‘lost’ after New Zealand launch

This SpaceX photo released by NASA shows the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 satellites as part of the Department of Defense’s Space Test Program-2 (STP-2) mission launching from Launch Complex 39A on June 25, 2019 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A commercial rocket carrying seven satellites was “lost” after take-off Sunday from…

Could Malawi’s historic re-run election inspire Africa?

The opposition triumph in Malawi’s recent landmark election re-run after last year’s fraudulent polls were overturned could spur similar democratic change across the continent, analysts and historians say. Lazarus Chakwera of the Malawi Congress Party comfortably won the June 23 election with 58.5% of the vote — beating Peter Mutharika, whose re-election last year was nullified…

Enspire Summit 2020 Young Green Global Opportunity Enabler

Deadline: July 15, 2020 Apply to be a Green Opportunity Enabler at Energy Innovation Network’s inaugural Enspire Summit, which will be held virtually on September 18, 2020. The Enspire Summit, an all-day event showcasing TED-talk style presentations by thought leaders from all areas of sustainability, aims to inspire the interdisciplinary collaboration and critical conversations needed…

Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program 2021-2022 for Scholars and Professionals (Stipend available)

Deadline: September 10, 2020 (Arts & Humanities) / October 1, 2020 (STEM) Applications are open for the Radcliffe Fellowship Program 2021-2022. Radcliffe fellows are exceptional scientists, writers, scholars, public intellectuals, practitioners, and artists whose work is making a difference in their professional fields and in the larger world. Based in Radcliffe Yard—a sanctuary in the heart of…

Commonwealth Correspondents Program 2020 for Young Writers

Deadline: July 31, 2020 Are you a young person who is passionate about writing on local or global issues? Join the YourCommonwealth youth network and let your voice be heard. Apply to become a Commonwealth Correspondent. Commonwealth Correspondents are aspiring youth leaders or talented writers who contribute their articles, photos and videos about local, national…

Weltformat Newcomer Award 2020 for Poster Designers worldwide (CHF 1,500 award)

Deadline: July 31, 2020 Applications are open for the Weltformat Newcomer Award 2020. Weltformat Graphic Design Festival is again looking for the most exciting newcomer poster designers. They look forward to your submission – everyone younger than 27, whether student, intern or at the start of their career, can participate. The twenty best projects will…
Making EU students pay higher fees is a blow for social mobility

Making EU students pay higher fees is a blow for social mobility

On 24 June, universities minister Michelle Donelan announced that, as a consequence of Brexit, EU and EEA students would be classified as overseas students starting from the 2021/22 academic year. They will be charged full tuition (up to £20,000 in some cases), lose access to the tuition fee loan, and no longer be eligible for…

OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) Young Professional Development Program 2021 for emerging young...

Application Deadline: September 21, 2020.The OPEC Fund’s Young Professional Development Program (YPDP)is a structured two-year program designed to prepare young professionals from the OPEC Fund’s member countries for a career in global development. We are currently seeking applicants with a passion for and commitment to international development who demonstrate academic excellence and relevant professional experience. We…

Alleged cultism: Ogun govt, DSS, stand as guarantors for suspended Ilaro SUG president

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun By James Ogunnaike – Abeokuta The management of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro (FPI), Ogun state has listed conditions that must be satisfied before it lifts the suspension on the embattled President of the institution’s Students’ Union Government (SUG), Comrade Adegboye Olatunji, over alleged cultism. The institution stated that a letter…