Angel Adelaja Is Redefining Agriculture By Growing Plants With No Soil And Little Water

Angel Adelaja Is Redefining Agriculture By Growing Plants With No Soil And Little Water

Trained in biostatistics and epidemiology, Angel threw her expertise into creating a sustainable agricultural solution that makes a positive impact for “ordinary people, like the poor laborer, the housewife and the unemployed youth” in her country. She co-founded We Farm Africa, and she is also the CEO/Founder of Fresh Direct Produce and Agro-Allied Services , a social enterprise that has pioneered hydroponic agriculture in Nigeria.

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Nigerian,Walé Oyéjidé Announced As TEDGlobal 2017 Fellows | See Full List

Nigerian,Walé Oyéjidé Announced As TEDGlobal 2017 Fellows | See Full List

TED has announced its fellows for TEDGlobal 2017 scheduled to hold in Arusha, Tanzania from August 27-30, 2017. This fellows who will join a lineup of speakers at the conference including, for the first time speakers from Somalia, Uruguay, Liberia and Zimbabwe.

According to TED, This class clears a high bar of talent, creativity and eccentricity. Among those selected, you’ll find a Somali computer scientist catalyzing the tech scene in Somalia and Somaliland; a policy influencer working to make healthcare Deaf-friendly; the founder of Botswana’s first and only LGBT-themed theater festival, and many more.will share ideas and create connections that will impact the African continent and beyond.

See the full list below:

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Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Africa Region Announces Akwaeke Emezi As Winner

Akwaeke Emezi

Akwaeke Emezi has been awarded the 2017 Commonwealth Short Story Prize (Africa Region) for her entry, “Who Is Like God?”.

The Commonwealth Writers Competition which is an annual literary award aimed at bringing writers from Commonwealth nations to a wider audience. The Commonwealth Writers Competition has helped a lot of emerging writers like Parashar Kulkarni, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, and Jonathan Tel enter the wold of mainstream publishing through the annual prize for decades but the prize was changed in 2012.

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Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus from Ethiopia,Becomes WHO’s First African DG

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

The World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Organisation (WHO), has elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia as the new Director-General of the world body.

The incoming health chief was chosen from among three nominees presented to the World Health Assembly. The two others were David Nabarro from the UK, and Sania Nishtar from Pakistan, in a process that began before September 2016.

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Crafting That Winning Job Application, Here Are Things You Should Know

Many people think that to find a job, all that a job-seeker has to do is to find a job vacancy, write a decent CV, send in your application and hope for fortune to smile on you and drop the job offer in your lap. As you may know, it is not usually that easy. An employer will meet your job application before they can meet you, so you need to put on your thinking cap and make sure that your application is written effectively. Here are a few things you should know when writing a great job application.

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