Africa Covid19 

Local gin can’t prevent COVID-19 —Ekiti Deputy Gov

The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, on Saturday dismissed claims that local gin popularly known as ogogoro or local herbs can prevent COVID-19. She urged residents of the state to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols so as not to contract the virus. The deputy governor, who stated this while monitoring the monthly cleaning exercise in Ido/Osi local government area of the state, also frowned at the refusal of many residents of the state to use face masks since the relaxation of the COVID-19 lockdown in the state. Egbeyemi…

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How Rwanda is spurring a generation of women in technology

Rwanda is renowned as a leader of gender equality. In 2020, it was the only African country ranked in the top 10 of the World Economic Online forum’s International Gender Gap Report. It ranked in the leading four in the Report’s political empowerment classification, in recognition of the high proportion of Rwandese women lawmakers and ministers. The nation therefore appeared a natural suitable for a 2018 pilot program of the African Development Bank’s Coding for Work initiative, with Nigeria, Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal. The Coding for Employment flagship program…

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Africa Information Services 

How Rwanda is spurring a generation of women in technology

Rwanda is renowned as a pioneer of gender equality. In 2020, it was the only African country ranked in the top 10 of the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report. It ranked in the top four in the Report’s political empowerment category, in recognition of the high proportion of Rwandese women lawmakers and ministers. The country therefore seemed a natural fit for a 2018 pilot program of the African Development Bank’s Coding for Employment initiative, with Nigeria, Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal. The Coding for Employment flagship program is…

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Africa Education 

Use your first 5 years after school to build experience – CEO of Vodafone Ghana advises

Patricia Obo-Nai, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of one of Ghana’s biggest telecommunications companies, Vodafone Ghana, has advised that the youth to focus on building experience in their field of work within their first four-five years of completing school. In an interview with Rev. Erskine on the Y-Leaderboard Series segment of YFM’s Myd-Morning Radio Show, she observed that young men and women of today do not want to go through the stress of building their experience, however, she believes it is important that people build that experience for themselves and not…

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Africa Covid19 

COVID-19: Church might not open until end of the year – Pastor Tunde Bakare

The General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said the church will not open until later in the year. Bakare stated this while speaking at the second edition of the virtual 3Gz session of the CGCC Legacy Youth Fellowship. The cleric noted that “government cannot shut the church, it can only shut a building”. According to him, during a meeting with the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his team, it was predicted that a lot of COVID-19…

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