Youth Square Nigeria Call for Application for Accountability and Good Governance Program for Women 2015

Brief description: With support from the United States Government, Youth Square Nigeria launches its call for application for the Accountability and Good Governance program for Women. The program aims to build the capacity of young FEMALE leaders in Nigeria on accountability, good governance and local policy development. Field of Study: Accountability and Good Governance and […]

Nigerian University Students Builds Car That Passes Int’l Evaluation – From ‘Tuke Tuke’ to ABUCAR.

First it was ‘Tuke Tuke’, a car built by students of the University of Benin in May 2014. A car that, according to the Media Manager of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, Mr Precious Okolobo, passed international technical evaluation in Rotterdam, Netherland.     The car was to race at the 2014 Shell Eco-Marathon […]

19 Universities offering MasterCard Foundation $500 Million Scholarships to Empower 15,000 Africans + How to Apply

6 USA universities, 3 Canadian Universities, 7 African Universities and 3 universities from other regions are currently participating in the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program. On Wednesday September 26, 2012, the MasterCard Foundation announced the launch of the 10 years MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program. The program is a $500 million education initiative that will provide 15,000 […]

MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Fund adds 4 more African Universities to Targets Disadvantaged students in Africa

MasterCard Foundation CEO Reeta Roy announced in Cape Town on 3 December that Four African universities are to receive US$86.6 million over the next eight to 10 years from the MasterCard Foundation in scholarship funds and other support for economically disadvantaged young people. Makerere University in Uganda, the universities of Pretoria and Cape Town in […]

Commonwealth launches Young Professionals Programme – Opportunity for Young People to Contribute in International Development and Democracy

The Commonwealth Secretariat has launched a Young Professionals Programme as part of its ongoing commitment to youth development and empowerment. Under the programme, qualified young people from Commonwealth member countries are given the opportunity to contribute to the Commonwealth’s work in international development and democracy, and to build their skills in its culturally diverse, professional […]