TECNO Mobile
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TECNO Partners with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Nigeria to Support Digital Learning for Children

To improve the quality of education for children and adolescents, the Federal Ministry of Education and UNICEF launched the innovative Nigeria Learning Passport programme in 2022

TECNO (www.TECNO-Mobile.com), a leading innovative technology brand, has announced a partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Nigeria to support the implementation of the Nigeria Learning Passport, a digital learning platform. In today's world, too many children remain out of school, and many more are not learning. In…

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    • Left to right, Rodwell Mangisi, Digital Economy Director, Mastercard Foundation; Adrian Bukenya, Country Director, Uganda Programs, Mastercard Foundation; David Rurangirwa, Acting Country Director, Rwanda Programs; Suraj Shah, Head Strategic Partnerships and Thought Leadership, Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning, Mastercard Foundation; Tina Muparadzi Executive Director, Education and Transitions, Mastercard Foundation; Dr. Bosun Tijani, Honourable Minister of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Peter Materu Chief Program Officer, Mastercard Foundation; Rosy Fynn, Country Director, Nigeria Programs; Joseph Nsengimana, Director, Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning, Mastercard Foundation; Samuel Yalew Adela, Country Director, Ethiopia Programs; Rica Rwigamba, Country Director, Ghana Programs; John Seel Muraguri, Director, Country Program Communications, Mastercard Foundation
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Mastercard Foundation EdTech Conference in Abuja Ends with 10 Recommendations for Delivering the Future of Learning in Africa

Participants reached a consensus that integrating technology into learning systems in Africa is now a necessity, not a luxury

About 600 stakeholders from over 30 countries in Africa and beyond came together from July 8 to 10 at the inaugural Mastercard Foundation (https://MastercardFdn.org/) EdTech Conference in Abuja, Nigeria, to discuss education technology for resilient and inclusive learning in Africa. Participants reached a consensus that integrating technology into learning systems…

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Oando Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to Champion Role of Local Explorers at MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2024

Adewale Tinubu, CEO of Nigerian multinational energy company Oando, will discuss the company’s latest acquisition and evolution into a leading indigenous explorer at the upcoming conference

Following its milestone acquisition of Italian multinational Eni’s onshore assets in Nigeria, Oando CEO Adewale Tinubu will discuss the company’s role as a leading indigenous explorer at the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2024 conference in Dakar this December. Earlier this month, Oando completed its acquisition of Eni subsidiary Nigerian…

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    • Canon Central and North Africa is delighted to announce a collaboration with Rolof Computer Academy
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Empowering Youth Through Photography: Canon Central and North Africa Partners with Rolof Computer Academy in Nigeria

Through this partnership, Canon and Rolof Computer Academy will activate various education programmes such as- Canon Academy Juniors Programme, Miraisha Programme, Canon Print Hub, and Canon Academy

Canon’s World of Education initiatives in Africa (https://en.Canon-CNA.com) are aligned with the corporate philosophy of Kyosei, which is a Japanese concept meaning, living, and working together for the common good; The educational programmes bring to life Canon’s commitment to sustainability, cooperation, and fostering an environment for growth and development. Canon Central…

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Partnership for progress in advancing health and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Niger Delta

The NDDC has finalized a partnership agreement with the WHO to accelerate healthcare coverage and financial risk protection for the poor and vulnerable population towards universal health coverage (UHC) in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria

In a significant move to advance sustainable development and improve public health services for the vulnerable population in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, the World Health Organization's (WHO) Country Representative, Dr Walter Kazadi Mulombo, recently visited the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and Rivers State, Governor, Siminalayi Fubara.  The…

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    • Next Generation of Energy Leaders to Drive Transformation at the African Energy Week (AEW) 2024
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Next Generation of Energy Leaders to Drive Transformation at the African Energy Week (AEW) 2024

African Energy Week (AEW): Invest in African Energy will feature a Youth Energy Roundtable, advocating for increased youth participation in Africa’s energy industry

With Africa serving as a dynamic hub for oil and gas, renewable energy and cutting-edge technologies, the participation of youth in the sector is crucial to bringing in new perspectives, fostering innovation and effecting policies that drive inclusive growth. The African Energy Week (AEW): Invest in African Energy 2024 conference,…

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    • Fifth from left: Prof Emeritus Olugbemiro Jegede; AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina; Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) Most Rev Henry C. Ndukuba at the Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa retreat, where Adesina spoke on 'Food Security and Financial Sustainability in Africa'
    • AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina speaking on 'Food Security and Financial Sustainability in Africa' at the Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa retreat in Abuja
    • Most Rev. Henry C. Ndukuba, Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), thanks AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina (to the left) for his lecture on 'Food Security and Financial Sustainability in Africa' at the CAPA retreat in Abuja
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Nigeria’s food importation policy could destroy country’s agriculture, warns Akinwumi Adesina

Nigeria should be producing more food to stabilize food prices, while creating jobs and reducing foreign exchange spending

The President of the African Development Bank Group Dr. Akinwumi Adesina (www.AfDB.org) has said the decision by Nigeria’s government to allow massive food importation risks destroying the country’s agriculture. This follows the announcement by Nigeria’s Minister for Agriculture Abubakar Kyari on July 10 that the Federal Government would suspend duties, tariffs,…

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United States of America: The President’s Advisory Council on African Diaspora Engagement Delegation Travels to Nigeria

Members of the Advisory Council will convene in Lagos and Abuja, where they will meet with government, civil society, and private-sector partners to discuss diaspora-led investments

The President’s Advisory Council on African Diaspora Engagement in the United States (PAC-ADE) will host its second meeting of the year from July 14-17, 2024, in Nigeria.  This is the first PAC-ADE trip to the African continent.  Members of the Advisory Council will convene in Lagos and Abuja, where they…

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Panel Highlights Africa’s Oil, Gas Investment Hotspots at Invest in African Energy Reception in London

Global energy companies and financial entities – Africa Oil Corp., Standard Bank and the Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority – discussed where global funds should flow and Africa’s pathway to enhanced energy project finance

Global energy companies and financial entities including Africa Oil Corp.,Standard Bank and the Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority (LPRA) addressed Africa’s premier energy sector opportunities at the Invest in African Energy reception in London on Thursday, organized by the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org). The reception affirmed rising interest in Africa’s energy…

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Nigerian Gas Minister to Deliver Keynote at African Energy Week (AEW) 2024, Following Launch of Major Gas Projects

African Energy Week: Invest in African Energy has secured the participation of Nigerian Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Gas) Ekperikpe Ekpo, showcasing Nigeria’s burgeoning gas sector developments

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Gas) Ekperikpe Ekpo will deliver a keynote address at the African Energy Week (AEW): Invest in African Energy 2024 conference, taking place in Cape Town from November 4-8. Minister Ekpo’s participation follows the launch of three new gas projects in Nigeria aimed at…