Library of Congress joins Africa Month celebrations

Three-Part Series of Interviews with Award-Winning African Writers Debuts During Africa Month Celebrations Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Damon Galgut, and Abdulrazak Gurnah form lineup of “Conversations with African Poets and Writers Series” A three-part series of interviews with award-winning African writers will debut at the Library of Congress beginning today to coincide with Africa Month, an increasingly popular celebration of the continent’s peoples, cultures and history. The interviews are part of the “Conversations with African Poets and Writers Series” produced by the Library’s African and Middle Eastern Division since 2008 to promote…

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[Press Release] Official Launch of the PhD Programme in Agroecology and Climate Sciences at the Evangelical University in Africa (UEA) in Bukavu, DR Congo

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) in partnership with four of its member universities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) namely: Evangelical University in Africa (UEA), Catholic University of Bukavu (UCB), Official University of Bukavu (UOB) and Catholic University of Graben (UCG) launched a PhD programme in Agroecology and Climate Sciences on 8th April 2022 at UEA. The ceremony was officiated by Prof Virima Mudogo, Cabinet Director representing the DR Congo’s Minister of Higher Education. The PhD programme is an outcome of the Africa-wide consultations…

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Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) Approves Caleb University’s Bachelors and Masters Degree Programmes in Architecture

                                                                             PRESS RELEASE ARCON Accredits Caleb University Architecture Programmes! Caleb University reputed to running only duly approved or accredited programmes, has gotten the professional accreditation from the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON), for its Bachelors and Masters Degree programmes in line with Section 9 of the Architects (Registration, Etc) Act CAP A19 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004. The approval was contained in a letter dated 31st January 2022 and signed by the Registrar of ARCON, Arch. Umar Murnai, ARCON, fnia.  The letter stated inter…

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ACSPN Releases 12th Edition of Newsletter

ACSPN Nigeria <info@acspn.com.ng> Dear All Greetings. We are delighted to announce the release of the 12th edition of the Association of Communication Scholars & Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN) Newsletter – the last for 2019. This edition features three among other firsts achieved by ACSPN, including the commencement of the ACSPN Diaspora Visiting Fellowship – a volunteer programme, and arrival in Nigeria of the first Fellow, Prof Adebayo Fayoyin, who is currently the Regional Adviser, Media, Advocacy and Health Communications, UNFPA East and Southern Africa region, Johannesburg, South Africa, this November.…

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Black News Channel Now to Launch to a Larger Viewing Audience

Tallahassee, Florida—November 6, 2019–Black News Channel (BNC) announced today that it has updated the launch of the nation’s only African American news network to January 6, 2020 in order to more than triple its viewing audience. Network executives credit advancements in new technologies and the advent of new distribution platforms as the catalysts for rethinking their launch strategy. “The launch of BNC will be a historic event, and our highly qualified journalists are chomping at the bit to be on-air now,” says Bob Brillante, co-founder and CEO for BNC. “But…

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Applications are now being accepted for the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) DEADLINE: December 9, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST

News October 4, 2019Comments Off on Applications are now being accepted for the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) DEADLINE: December 9, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST Applications are now being accepted for the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) DEADLINE: December 9, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST What is the CADFP? The CADFP is a scholar exchange program for African higher education institutions to host a diaspora scholar for 14-90 days for projects in curriculum co-development, research collaboration and graduate student teaching and mentoring. Who is eligible? Accredited universities…

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ACSPN 7th Annual Conference 2020 on “Communicating Identities and Nationhood: The Media, the Government and the People” Call for Papers

ACSPN Nigeria <info@acspn.com.ng> Tue 10/22/2019 3:41 PM Dear All, Greetings. The 7th Annual Conference of the Association of Communication Scholars & Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN) on “Communicating Identities and Nationhood: The Media, the Government and the People” is to hold from September 2-3, 2020, at Rockview Hotel Royale, Wuse 1, Abuja. The theme of the Special Panel is: “The Media, Artificial Intelligence and Smart Cities”, while the theme of the 2nd ACSPN Female Researcher’s Panel is: “The Woman’s Identity, the Media and the Building of Sustainable Nations” Abuja is hosting…

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