by Shikenan Staff Writer   on Sun, July 29, 2012 
online nigeria| weekly round up by July 26


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 (July 20-26)

Investments in Nigeria / Africa

  • UNITAID Commits $140 Million On HIV Diagnostic Technologies : "UNITAID has announced major investment for cutting-edge point-of-care diagnostic tools essential for better treatment, better detection of resistance, better quality of care in people living with HIV and better diagnosis of HIV for children,” said Dr Denis Broun, Executive Director of UNITAID at the 19th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) in Washington DC.

Nigerian Real Estate News

  • Local govt to build 250 housing units : Oji River local government in Enugu State would soon complete its 250 housing units. Some units of the Oji River Urban housing estate are almost set for the owner-occupiers to move into and begin to live as landlords as some of the one-bedroom terrace houses were almost completed.
  • Construction workers to build N300m secretariat in Abuja : Construction and Civil Engineering Senior Staff Association (CCESSA) over the weekend hosted allied companies in Abuja in a bid to raise money for the construction of its national secretariat to be located in Kuje District of the FCT.

Opportunities for Nigerian / African

  • Nigeria: Kano Spends N120 Million On Girl-Child Education : Kano — Governor Rabiu' Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State said on Monday that his government has spent about N120 million on the implementation of Conditional Cash Transfers programme for girl child education in 300 schools in the state.

Innovation in Nigeria / Africa

  • Police Provide e-mail Address To Fight Crime : The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar has approved the release of a new e-mail address to enable the public communicate directly with him on issues relating to crime.
  • Mobile phones help bolster Uganda's fight against HIV : KAMPALA (AFP) - Stella Nayiga clutches her mobile phone as she describes the messages that she received punctually every morning and evening for over a year, reminding her to take her antiretroviral (ARV) drugs regularly.

African Funny or Quirky News

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