We skip the Nigerian political scene & gossip. We go straight to finding opportunities, innovative , informative , and good to know articles that matter to Nigerians in Diaspora happening each week around the internet.
Shikenan.com Weekly Roundup | The best of Nigeria Online (April 13)
Investments in Nigeria:
Opportunities for Nigerians or Africans:
Samsung begins overseas training for Nigerian youths
Samsung Heavy Industries, SHI, has sent the first group of 20 Nigerian youths to its shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, on an extensive training programme.
Abia govt employs 4,500 youths
Abia State government has offered jobs to 4,500 youths under its programme on youth empowerment.
Nigeria: WITIN Targets 10,000 Women for ICT Empowerment
Women In Technology In Nigeria (WITIN), an advocacy group for the less privileged women in society, has called for greater participation of women and girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Nigeria.
Transnet to create nearly 600,000 jobs in S.Africa
South Africa's state-owned logistics company Transnet on Tuesday announced plans to create 588,000 jobs in its seven-year, $37.8-billion expansion programme.
2012 WISE Awards Seek Groundbreaking Projects in Education / Application Process Now Open
Representatives of original and pioneering initiatives in education are invited to apply for the 2012 WISE Awards which will be presented to six successful projects at the 2012 WISE Summit, November 13-15,in Doha, Qatar.
Nigerian Real-estate News:
Only in Nigeria:
Mr Gay World pageant dazzles S. Africa
For the first time, the contestants in Mr Gay World came toAfrica, a continent where most countries still maintain sodomy laws, sometimes punishable by death.
Is Marriage the Only Option?
So many thoughts should race around a Nigerian mind when they hear that Kano State - the Nigerian champion of high divorce rates is preparing to spend millions to arrange marriages for 1000 divorced and widowed women.
Innovations in Africa or Nigeria:
Garbage-Fed Community Cooker Cuts Wood Use, Energy Costs
At 9 am, boiled-maize vendor Janet Atieno leaves her house in Laini Saba village in Nairobi's sprawling Kibera slum with a sack in one hand and a stick in the other. Her mission is to collect solid waste that she can exchange for cooking time at a community facility that makes use of garbage as fuel.
General Nigerian and African news:
Partners Open Youth Friendly Health Clinic in Abuja
Provision of adequate information and access to adolescent youth-friendly reproductive health services took a decisive step forward with the commissioning of a model youth-friendly clinic at the Kuje General Hospital, Kuje.
The ANC's ICT Techno-Fix
Recently, the African National Congress (ANC) released a discussion document on communications, entitled 'Building an inclusive society through information and communication technology (ICT)', in preparation for its elective conference in Mangaung.
Online Learning Inspires Refugees
Sanky Kabeya, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has spent half of his 24 years in Dzaleka refugee camp in central Malawi. He attended primary and secondary school in the camp but, after graduating, his dream of furthering his education seemed an impossible one.
APs Go Hi-Tech to Fight Cattle Rustling
The administration police will soon use the global positioning system tracking device to fight cattle rustling and recover stolen animals, commandant Kinuthia Mbugua has disclosed.