by Cynthia   on Thu, April 19, 2012 
online nigeria| weekly round up by April 13

 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. Weekly Roundup | The best of Nigeria Online (April 13)

Investments in Nigeria:


Opportunities for Nigerians or Africans:


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.
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