by Similoluwa Ifedayo Leadership is the act of guiding a group of people or an organisation. Every good leader with the aim of building a system that transcends time requires the ability to take risks and challenge the status quo. Leadership in sustainable development plays a key role in addressing poverty and fostering inclusive economic …

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by Lillian Efobi On Christmas Eve of 2023, gunmen stormed several communities in Plateau State, Nigeria,  burning houses and shooting residents. The International Crisis Group stated that deadly conflict and violence has killed  over 8,000 people since 2011, and displaced over 200,000, some into neighbouring Niger in Northwest Nigeria. This violence involves armed organisations, including …

Insurgency and Insecurity – Its effect on out-of-school children in Nigeria Read More »

by Kiyara Manaka Matambanadzo Africa has been trying to catch up with the rest of the world for so long. After decades of war and colonialism, there has been a scramble to bring Africa, particularly the rural areas, into an age of rapid industrialization. But what if Africa’s leaders are missing out on one key …

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by Sameer Misra Laba Naik, a determined and resilient tribal youth hailing from Kachalekha Village in Kalahandi district, Odisha, India, has emerged as a shining example of hope and inspiration. Born in one of the most underdeveloped districts in Western Odisha, which is a state in India, Laba’s journey from hardship to empowerment has been …

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by Adedoyin Ajayi Across Nigeria, it is a heartbreaking, yet common phenomenon to see children tug at the hands and clothes of travelers in motor parks in a bid to get some Naira notes. Constant rejection from travelers rarely fails to dampen the resilience of these children, as they scamper about, trying to scrounge enough …

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In her quest to escape unemployment, Ida travelled from Indonesia to Saudi Arabia as a domestic servant. The 27-year-old was eager to provide for her family and improve their living conditions. But signed a fraudulent employment contract. While working abroad, Ida was subjected to forced labour, unending abuse. She was beaten, verbally abused, starved and …

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A blog by Badamasi Muhammed In West Africa, a peculiar relationship exists between the people and a dish called jollof rice. The meal is a favorite among locals and is considered a regular and celebratory dish. It is also a catalyst for banter among people in several countries, who all claim to have the best …

Maximising Africa’s agricultural potential through trade Read More »

Food plays a huge role in bringing people together during celebrations and ceremonies in India and often the surplus food resulting from this goes to waste and ends up in landfills, all while another part of the same society sleeps hungry and malnourished. According to the UN, Indians waste 1.3 billion tonne of food every …

Indian youth wins award for feeding the hungry Read More »