NYSC: Helping build a more competitive classroom education

By Ayodeji Morakinyo These days in Nigeria and with the global economic situation, classroom education is not enough to give youths a source of income. In fact, education does not guaranty employment rather, it makes students employable. As such, youths who have seen the four walls of high schools and universities with the evidence of […]


Friends of Africa Benefit Gala 2011 –Innovation in Africa, November 8, 2011

New York, NY-(10/31/2011) – The African Affairs Committee of the United Nations Association Southern New York State Division Young Professionals (“UNA-SNY Young Professionals”) cordially invites the public to our annual Friends of Africa Benefit Gala, a celebration of “Innovation in Africa”.   The Gala will be held at the The Edgar J. Kaufmann Conference Facility […]

Beyond Stethoscope: Intrigues of AMLSN’s Work-To-Rule Exercise

By Paul Adepoju adepojupaul@gmail.com In 2001, the National Assembly passed the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria Act of 2001. Two years later, 2003 to be precise, the act was signed into law by President Olusegun Obasanjo and the published Federal Government’s official gazette to that effect is now issued to every newly inducted medical […]


Samsung launches solar powered schools in Africa

By Nancy Messieh This morning, we told you all about the Apple initiative in Zimbabwe,bringing solar powered iPads to schools, and have just come across another technology initiative targeting Africa, this time courtesy of Samsung. Samsung has just launched its Internet Schools Programme, starting in South Africa, with plans to bring it to Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and Sudan, […]