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Nigerian teen gets 19 scholarship offers worth more than $5 million from the US and Canada

One of Nigerian teens must feel like the world is at their feet after receiving 19 full-ride scholarship offers from universities in the United States and Canada. A 17-year-old high school graduate, Victory Yinka-Banjo, has been offered over $ 5 million in scholarships for undergraduate studies, according to admissions and funding awards estimates. โ€œIt still …

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International Girls in Information and Communications Technology Day 2020Today is International Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Day. This day aims at promoting girls and young womenโ€™s access to information and communications technologies and encouraging them to pursue studies and careers in the growing field of ICT.

School drop out rates.

In a society, education plays a very important role in opening up vast opportunities for the individuals living within there, whenย the basic structures of acquiring knowledge is lacking, the society is in perilย  as there will be several problems cropping up from the lack of education such as: Extreme poverty: Members ofย the societyย  lack basic …

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Tanzania: Smz, Unesco Bring Smiles to Pregnant Zanzibar Girls

ZANZIBAR government and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) have agreed to strengthen collaboration to help girls who dropped out of school after becoming pregnant to continue with studies. The strengthening of the partnership follows a report on evaluation of ‘Re-Entry School Policy’ implementation presented here to stakeholders in education sector at a …

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Kenya: Pregnant Girls Sit KCSE Exams in Hospitals

The ongoing Form Four exams have exposed the depth of the teen pregnancy crisis, with hundreds of candidates sitting their first papers in maternity wards. Many more are expected to give birth before the exams end on April 21. The Education ministry is yet to reveal the number of pregnant teens but checks in individual …

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Fragile Gains – Women Have Made Progress in Education, but Challenges Persist in Business and Around Abuse.

As part of our coverage for International Women’s Month, we seek some insights from Vanessa Moungar, the African Development Bank’s Director for Gender, Women and Civil Society. Moungar tells us how the Bank is supporting women entrepreneurs and outlines the challenges that remain. What does International Women’s Month mean to you? Working for a world …

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