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Mar 22, 2019
The seventh annual Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF 2019), a Varkey Foundation initiative, to be staged at The Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, UAE on Saturday 23 - Sunday 24 March, will…
Mar 22, 2019
Education Philanthropy Summit slated for March 22 in Dubai More than 50 of the world’s leading grant-making foundations involved in education will meet in Dubai on the eve of the…
Mar 20, 2019
The European Union on Wednesday ordered Google to pay 1.49 billion euros ($1.69 billion) for stifling competition in the online advertisement sector.   The European Commission said Google had placed…
Mar 19, 2019
Figures from the Nigerian Insurers Association, NIA, has revealed that insurance companies in the country paid a total of N217.8 million as terrorism claims in 2018   Also, in the…
Mar 16, 2019
An IMF report mentions that while SA has a fair budget for education, the teaching and learning is of poor quality   South Africa’s long-term low economic growth might be…
Mar 13, 2019
Football’s top brass are heading to Miami as FIFA’s Council gets together for one of its regular meetings. Generally, these gatherings are tepid affairs as football’s world governing body works…
Mar 12, 2019
The United States will mandate that Boeing Co implement design changes by April that have been in the works for months for the 737 MAX 8 fleet after a fatal…
Mar 11, 2019
No fewer than 19 United Nations officials were aboard the Ethiopian airplane that crashed on Sunday, the UN Department of Safety and Security in Kenya, has said.   The World…
Mar 11, 2019
The Carleton University, Canada, has expressed shock at the loss of Prof. Pius Adesanmi, Director, Institute of African Studies, who was among the 18 Canadians killed in Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines…
Mar 07, 2019
FC Porto converted a penalty kick awarded following a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) review three minutes from the end of extra time to beat AS Roma 3-1 on Wednesday. The…
Mar 07, 2019
Former South Korean President, Lee Myung Bak, is set to be released from jail after he has been granted bail, local media reported.   According to the Yonhap news agency,…
Mar 06, 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said the smart card readers (SCRs) are mandatory in Saturday’s governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections.   Mr. Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner,…
Mar 04, 2019
Ugandan government is now at risk of losing its main state assets to China over unpaid huge increasing loans from Chinese government.   But according to Ugandan government, the growing…
Mar 04, 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has said only those with integrity and interest of Nigeria will be considered in the next cabinet.   He also promised to appoint more women and youth…
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