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Nigeria To Benefit From €2.6 Billion European Union Funds For Growth

Nigeria To Benefit From €2.6 Billion European Union Funds For Growth

Nigeria is among some African countries to benefit from the €2.6 billion European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD).The EFSD will contain two ‘blending’ facilities/ platforms, which will provide grants to improve the conditions under which public institutions and the private sector working with International Financial Institutions (IFIs) can borrow for investment purposes. Minister, Deputy Head […]

Uganda: 88-Year-Old Woman Drops Dead After Receiving Shs50,000 Government Grant

Uganda: 88-Year-Old Woman Drops Dead After Receiving Shs50,000 Government Grant

Shock gripped elders who had converged in Morugatuny Sub County, Amuria District to receive their elderly monthly emoluments under the Social Assistance grant for empowerment (SAGE) after one of their members dropped to death. According to eyewitnesses, the 88-year-old Theresa Iregu, dropped dead minutes after she had been served by officials from Amuria District community […]

AfDB Approves a $2-million Grant to Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau to Fight the Zika Virus Outbreak

AfDB Approves a $2-million Grant to Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau to Fight the Zika Virus Outbreak

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on September 8, 2016 in Abidjan, approved two grants of US $1 million each, to Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau as emergency assistance to support the implementation of National Preparedness and Response Plans to fight the Zika virus outbreak in the two countries. The […]

YouWin Beneficiaries Storm Finance Ministry, Protest Unpaid Grants

YouWin Beneficiaries Storm Finance Ministry, Protest Unpaid Grants

Winners of the third edition of the Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria programme on Wednesday stormed the headquarters of the Ministry of Finance in Abuja and almost paralysed activities there. The angry youths, who were in their hundreds, accused the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, and other top officials of the ministry of […]

2016 List of Scholarships for African women and Developing Countries

2016 List of Scholarships for African women and Developing Countries

A number of organisations encourage women empowerment through education at different levels by offering specific scholarships for African women from Africa and developing countries. Although women looking for scholarships can as well apply for other scholarship programmes that are non-gender specific, there are sponsorship programmes that reduce the competition by offering their scholarship programmes solely […]