Cultural Council Celebrates the 5th Year of MOSAIC, Promoting Local Institutions for a ‘Month … | News

LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla., May 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County is pleased to announce the return of its annual MOSAIC (“Month of Shows, Art, Ideas and Culture”) celebration, held during the month of May. Now in its fifth year, the month-long promotion showcases The Palm Beaches’ cultural organizations, … Read more

Nigeria: Lessons From the French Presidential Election

The election holds lessons for Nigeria. The French Presidential run – off election between the incumbent President of the En Marche movement, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen of the far-right was concluded on Sunday with the incumbent winning by 58.8 per cent. His opponent of the Nationalist Rally polled 41.2 percent. Marine Le Pen … Read more

Ethiopia: Young Crochet Genius Giving Back to His Community in Ethiopia

Jonah Larson, 14 is funding a science lab, a library, and plans more to come Jonah Larson is a 14-year-old crochet prodigy, who is giving back to his village in Ethiopia by raising a GoFundMe on his website and selling his items online. He was born in the small village of Durame in southeastern Ethiopia … Read more

Kevin Costner explains his road trip travel app HearHere

Kevin Costner knows a good story when he hears one. That’s why he said he was intrigued when he heard about an app designed to alert travelers of notable, yet often unnoticed, places of interest along their journeys. “I’m the guy that driving around America … when you see those bronze markers along the way, … Read more

Nigeria: ASUU Strike Regrettable, but Opened New Opportunities for Us – Students

UNIVERSITY students have been forced to stay home for over two months now due to the strike action embarked upon by their lecturers. For some of the students, the strike has opened new opportunities for them to explore other positive ways to survive. While some lament the impact of the strike on their academic plans, … Read more

Zimbabwe: Take-Home Lessons From 2021/22 Cropping Season

Agri — Insight IT was widely expected to replicate or even overtake its 2020/21 predecessor on the production scale. The forecast of normal to above normal rains in the 2021/22 cropping season had effortlessly ignited high levels of expectations among all stakeholders. And the predicted possibility of the occurrence of the La Nina weather phenomenon … Read more

Rwanda: Ambassador Sezibera Underscores Rwanda’s Major Lessons From the Genocide

Long before 1994, the world had said Never Again to genocide. But in the same year, it happened yet again. More than one million people were killed in 100 days during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Even after that, many more instances of mass atrocities have happened around the world. In his recent message … Read more

Liberia: COSOL Climaxes Stakeholders’ Validation Tutorial Exercise

The Copyright Society of Liberia (COSOL), has climaxed a three-day intensive knowledge-sharing exercise with major players in the sector. The exercise was carried out in an effort to rebrand Liberia’s creative sector with the purpose of adding value to the works of creative Liberians as well as protecting their intellectual properties for economic benefits. COSOL … Read more

Africa: Lessons From the Global South On How to Counter Harmful Information

The large-scale contamination of the public sphere by rumours, hate speech, dangerous conspiracy theories and orchestrated deception campaigns is causing widespread concern around the world. These ills are collectively referred to as “information disorder” . The disorder results from a range of factors. They include a rapidly changing media ecology and an rapidly fractal, populist … Read more

Northern Innovation Lab, Others Host Walewale Digital Job Fair | Technology

Northern Innovation Lab (NIL) in partnership with Ghana Tech Lab (GTL) has organized its Walewale Digital Job Fair for 100 youth to catalyze job creation through mobile app development and develop technical and business skills for increased employability and entrepreneurship. The attendees at the 3rd edition were drawn from Startups in incubation, Interns of Free … Read more