A five-year-deal between Devine Touch Trust and the Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) will make tertiary training available for ex-convicts in Zimbabwe.

Both organisations signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see ex-convicts studying the Environmental Management, Renewable and Climate Change Research Centre (EMRECCRC) course for one year.

The  chairman of the Osun State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Mr. Wakeel Amuda,  has denied reports that any teacher in the state has received any outstanding salaries by the state government.

Over the weekend, there were reports that workers in the state had been receiving alerts for three months outstanding salaries.

The authorities of the Delta State University, Abraka has banned the female students from wearing miniskirts in their three University campuses.
According to the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Vincent Peretemode, wearing of miniskirts in any of three campuses has been banned henceforth.

World renowned singer, Akon, who hails from Senegal recently wowed us with his ongoing project “Akon Lighting Africa” which is basically aimed at providing electricity to homes and communities across the African continent!

The following should help you know more about this project:

1. The founders of the Akon Lighting Africa initiative are – Akon, Thione Niang and Samba Bathily. They launched the initiative in February 2014.

A 26-year-old microbiology student of the State-Owned University (DELSU), Delta State in Nigeria identified as Evelyn Mogekwu allegedly committed suicide after being jilted by her fiance.

Reports said the end of the seven-year relationship traumatised the girl as all plans to walk down the aisle failed to materialise.

Organizers of the Maltina Teacher of the Year Award say that they have recorded a surge of entries as teachers rush to meet the deadline of the newly launched award.

Namibians can now opt to use a local social network, which has been developed by a Namibian for Namibians. Described as Namibia’s own social network, Namhook was developed by 22-year-old Gerson Mangundu, who is studying information technology in Cuba.

Niger Delta leaders on Sunday described former Bayelsa State governor, Chief Timipre Sylva as a leader with credibility, character, calm, and strives to better the reputation of the country, saying his loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari is unshakeable.

Rising from a meeting in Port-Harcourt, the leaders praised Sylva for sacrificing his comfort to work tirelessly for Buhari’s victory.

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