Ubuntu Hub Wins Japan Hackathon 2021

Ubuntu Hub comprising Patrick Ocheja, Regina Ochonu, Grace Kagho and Panji Gemilang from Asia has won the Japan Hackathon 2021 on February 7, 2021.

The first place team presented an idea called Ubuntu Hub, which would help to give offline access to online education in a near real-time manner. There is an increasing number of edtech solutions that help people learn online in Africa. However, the number of people that have access to broadband in rural communities is still low.

The team hopes its idea will, in due time, help users access online educational content without necessarily requiring a connection to the internet.

The project is not designed to replace the internet, instead, it will bring the internet to underserved/unconnected regions and people.

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Nigerian Guide On Human Rights [Radio – Online & Offline]

This compilation attempts to provide a reliable Nigerian guide on human rights through the recommendation of several relevant radio channels (online and offline) and their associated excellent messages therein.

“It can be done, play your part!”

– Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere

Nigerian Guide On Human Rights [Radio - Online & Offline]

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Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Appointed Director-General Of World Trade Organization (WTO)

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on 15 February 2021 on a consensus of the General Council.

When she takes office on 1 March, Dr. Okonjo-Iweala will become the first woman and the first African to be chosen as Director-General – the organization’s seventh Director-General. Her term, renewable, will expire on 31 August 2025.

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