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DSM Improved Foods Scholarship to attend the One Young World Summit 2020 (Fully-funded to...

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 2020 in Munich,...

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 $4,000)

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 face long-term fallout?

‘I’m stuck in limbo’: will the Covid generation of young people face long-term fallout?

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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