Thursday, November 21, 2013

Opening Frontiers To The Future


eLearning Africa 2014 Call For Proposals Now Open







Many African countries are undergoing an economic boom, with ICTs seen as a major tool supporting growth. While Internet penetration rates remain low, innovative technologies are helping to ensure connectivity for more Africans than ever before.
The buoyancy in the African eLearning market is yet another sign that the potential of this diverse Continent is already being realised. There are, however, major challenges ahead. Inflated trade tariffs and restrictive border controls between many African countries, for example, are stifling intra-African trade and collaboration, frequently presenting an all-too-physical barrier to continued, sustainable growth.
Out of this environment of challenge and opportunity, eLearning Africa has announced a Call for Proposals, inviting participants from across Africa and the world to submit their ideas, innovations and research, under the main theme of “Opening Frontiers to the Future”.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

UN Celebrates Chinua Achebe


















A Celebration and Tribute On The Occasion Of The Birthday Of The Late
Chinua Achebe


Music, Film, Readings And Recollections By Family And Friends
Friday, November 15th 2013, 1:30-2:30pm
 Dag Hammarskj√∂ld Library Auditorium
United Nations Headquarters
New York, NY

(Entrance on 47th Street and 1st Avenue)

 
Please RSVP here to reserve your seat or contact
darrel.holnes@rutgers.edu

This event is co-sponsored by
the United Nations SRC Society of Writers,
the United Nations SRC Film Society,
and the Rutgers University Writers House


Monday, November 4, 2013

Ghanaian President To Deliver The First Chinua Achebe Leadership Forum Lecture

President John Dramani Mahama Of Ghana To deliver The First Chinua Achebe Leadership Forum Lecture At Bard College, December 10, 2013
*Chinua Achebe 
The Chinua Achebe Foundation is pleased to announce that on December 10, 2013, at Bard College, New York, President John Dramani Mahama of the Republic of Ghana will deliver the first Chinua Achebe Leadership Forum Lecture.

The Chinua Achebe Leadership Forum is being organized as a high profile international platform to discuss Africa's challenges in keeping with Professor Chinua Achebe’s life’s work. The theme for the gathering this year is Africa's Future: Hopes And Impediments – inspired by Professor Achebe's work. President John Dramani Mahama’s lecture is entitled: "Women In Africa: How The Other Half Lives."


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