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  • The Google Africa PhD Fellowship Program
    by Sahara on November 17, 2017 at 1:24 pm

    Application Deadline: Friday, January 19, 2018 Nurturing and maintaining strong relations with the academic community is a top priority at Google. The Google Africa PhD Fellowship Program has been created to support and recognize outstanding students pursuing or looking to pursue PhD level studies […]

  • Shell Idea360
    by Sahara on November 17, 2017 at 1:08 pm

    Application Deadline: January 19, 2018 Shell Ideas360 is more than a global competition that connects students to develop ideas to tackle the pressures on the world’s Food, Water and Energy resources. It’s an exciting journey of learning and discovery. Collaborate with like-minded […]

  • Fighting Negativity
    by Joy Solomon on November 15, 2017 at 12:43 pm

    The feeling of negativity is one that we all have encountered at one point or the other. It is an outcome will be bad or not being hopeful and optimistic about something. The feeling of negativity is perhaps triggered by past experiences or fears of things not going as planned. This fear and […]

    by Sahara on November 9, 2017 at 3:40 pm

    Call For Applications: Fellowships to Promote Research on “Youth Engagement in Agriculture and Rural Economic Activities in Africa” Funded by International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Application Deadline: 28 February 2018 The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture […]

  • Choosing to Work a 9-5 in the Entrepreneurial…
    by Emmanuella Nwosisi on November 9, 2017 at 9:06 am

    From the early part of the twentieth century to the early 2000s the dream was “get good grades, get a good job” but now we see a paradigm shift that seems to have taken the world by storm. We no longer want good grades = good job, rather, we have subscribed to the “school is […]

  • World Cities Day: My Lagos View
    by David Ekugum on October 31, 2017 at 11:18 am

    Image Source: @lookslikelagos on Instagram by @coinedbyeko   The ever-lively city of Lagos can best be described as Nigeria’s (and arguably, Africa’s land of opportunities). Believe me, in some parts of Nigeria, some people believe you could pick gold on Lagos streets. Turns out it […]

  • Pawns in The Political Game: The Tragedy of The…
    by DaisyWanzala on October 30, 2017 at 1:07 pm

    There is an unprecedented increase in the rise of the number of youths in Africa. The United Nations (UN) categorizes anyone between the ages of 15 and 24 years as the ‘youth’, consequently, almost 62% of the population in Sub Saharan Africa is under the age of 25. Africa’s large […]

  • My Heroine: Saint Joan of Arc
    by Hannah Musa on October 18, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    Let us venture into the story of Saint Joan of Arc (French: Jeanne d’Arc) a young woman who is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years’ War and was canonized as a Roman Catholic Saint. Joan of Arc […]

  • The Expression Debates Challenge 2017
    by Sahara on October 18, 2017 at 9:07 am

    The Expression Debates Challenge is designed to be an annual platform that leverages the culture of debates to stimulate and raise youth voices and participation in contemporary national issues.  The 2017 edition shall focus on commemorating the United Nations 2017 International […]

  • Boys Matter, Girls Matter Too
    by David Ekugum on October 11, 2017 at 2:21 pm

    Two years ago, I took a trip to Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. I was a serving corps member (NYSC) at the time. The memory of my service year is still fresh and pleasant. Being a member of the MDGs Awareness Creation Group under the NYSC CDS auspices as well as being a development enthusiast, this […]