...it's all about being your pal

Article archive

13/11/2010 14:57

Aung Suu Kyi Finally Breathes Air of Freedom

For Aung San Suu Kyi, former general secretary of the National League for Democracy (NLD), winner of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize, and former pro-democracy activist in Myanmar (formerly called Burma), the tortuous journey to freedom, finally came to an end on Saturday, November 13. Suu Kyi, finally...
10/11/2010 12:50

Milk Activist Sentenced to Jail in China

Zhao Lianhai, 38, father of one of the 300,000 children who became ill as a result of contaminated baby milk in 2008, has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison. Lianhai was charged by a court in Beijing's Daxing district, China, for "stirring up public...
05/11/2010 18:29

Academic Vacancies at University of Ibadan, Oyo State

Vacancies now exist in 10 faculties at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria's Premier University, which is one of the highly recognized universities in Africa.   The faculties in which various academic staff positions are now available include:   1. Veterinary Medicine 2. Social...
03/11/2010 19:06

Young Environmental Journalist Awards Launched by UNEP

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), has launched its Young Environmental Journalist Award for Africa. The award seeks to recognize young journalists between the ages of 25 and 35 from any African country, who have a passion for the environment.    The award, which is made...
01/11/2010 12:37

Dilma Rousseff Makes History as first Female President of Brazil

Dilma Rousseff, a former Marxist guerilla, has made history as the first woman to become the president of Brazil. She defeated her rival Jose Serra, 68, a former governor and candidate of Social Democratic Party, to become the successor of President Luiz Inacio da Silva, come January 1, 2011. She...
27/10/2010 14:48

State Team Leader Needed for ESSPIN

The Department of International Development, is inviting applications for the position of State Team Leader in the Education  Sector Support Programme in Nigeria (ESSPIN) Kano State office.      Interested applicants expected to send CV of not more than 3 pages of A4 paper in...
25/10/2010 17:03

Lessons from Edward R. Murrow - Founder of American Broadcast Journalism

“It has always seemed to me the real art in this business is not so much moving information or guidance or policy five or 10,000 miles. That is an electronic problem. The real art is to move it the last three feet in face to face conversation.” — Edward R. Murrow, on "Issues and Answers", ABC TV,...
24/10/2010 13:34

Media Fellowship in Asia

The Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism is now accepting applications for its MA Journalism Fellowship at the Ateneo de Manila University (ACFJ), Manila, the Philippines.      The two-year intensive online class designed for working journalists in Asia, would provide the...
22/10/2010 14:16

Climate Change and Invasive Species - Threats to Human Existence

The outcome of a study carried out by the Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP), shows that invasive species, such as livestock diseases, and climate change, when combined, not only have devastating impacts on the environment, but cost countries across the world, about 10 per cent of their...
20/10/2010 19:23

Vacancy at The Fund for American Studies

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS), an international organization that seeks to teach young people the ideas of freedom and free-market economy, in order to prepare them for a brighter and properous future, is searching for a self-starting creative thinker to join its communications team in...

Search site


Send an email: Content Manager: segunadeoye1@gmail.com

Inquiry Manager: angel.hgeorge@gmail.com