Building resilience in Africa’s education systems, post COVID-19

As African governments began plans for the reopening of schools, AU ECOSOCC and AfDB Gender, Women and Civil Society Department’s last bi-weekly COVID-19 awareness webinar series focused on the theme: Building resilience in education systems, post pandemic     One of the fallouts of the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe is the closure of schools…

Farouq, Emefiele, CBN sued over Buhari govt palliatives

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit at the Federal High Court, Abuja, against the Buhari administration and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). It wants publication of names of Nigerians who have so far benefited from cash payments, food distribution and other reliefs and palliatives during the lockdown in Abuja,…

LaLiga: Real Madrid’s job wears you out – Zidane speaks on retirement

Zinedine Zidane has claimed that the Real Madrid job “wears you out”. The Frenchman speaking ahead of Sunday’s trip to Espanyol, also said he will not coach for another 20 years. “I won’t coach for 20 years. I’ll retire before that. I’m an unusual coach, anything could happen. I’m not planning anything. It’s the day-to-day…

APC crisis: Buhari who asked me to be chairman, presided over my sack – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari personally invited him to head the party two years ago. Oshiomhole said Buhari asked him to head APC in a bid to reform the party and turn its fortune around. He disclosed that the president had told…

Ahead of Day for the Elimination of Violence in Conflict, UN Action rallies members against sexual violence

On the occasion of this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, to be commemorated Friday, the member entities of United Nations Action against Sexual Violence in Conflict (UN Action), a cross-UN initiative that unites the work of 14 United Nations entities with the goal of ending sexual violence in conflict,…

CAPOOP launches online knowledge-sharing platform for African WASH experts

The Communications, Advocacy and Policy Opportunities and Outreach for Poop (CAPOOP) alliance, has launched an online collaborative platform aimed at sharing knowledge about water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) as well as enhancing expertise among water and sanitation experts in Africa.       CAPOOP, which is an alliance of organizations committed to achieving access to…

AUDA-NEPAD`s COVID-19 regional media webinar series begins June 19

The African Union Development Agency-NEPAD (AUDA-NEPAD’s) regional media webinar series will commence with the West Africa edition come Friday, June 19, on the theme: “Communication in Africa in the time of COVID–19: Transitioning to online news and the implications thereof.”     As Africa grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, the strategic work of African media,…

FG Must Implement Local Content Act Properly To Boost The Economy – SystemSpecs CTO

Dr Emmanuel Eze, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Director of SystemSpecs, in this interview with JUSTUS ADEJUMOH, spoke on the significance of technological innovation in Nigeria, and how SystemSpecs is at the forefront of financial technology (FinTech) revolution with its array of solutions such as Remita payment, collection and payroll software, and its role as…