The African Leadership University in Collaboration with the Alibaba Business School Global Ecommerce Talent Programme is organizing the Africa edition of the GET Global Challenge 2020. The Alibaba GET Challenge for Africa is themed; Digital Solutions during COVID-19 and beyond. This edition is a part of the larger Global competition hosted by Alibaba Business School and is
Our good friends at Blurtitout have been speaking with Chris Smith, a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with over 10 years’ experience in counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), about how Covid-19, the current strain of Coronavirus, affects those of us with mental illness and what we can do to support our mental health. We know this
How are you #CopingwithCOVID? Join the UN webinar series on “Youth and Mental Health” with @UNICEF & @WHO to learn more! You may be experiencing high levels of anxiety, stress, depression or despondency. That’s totally normal, especially in such uncertain times, and even more so when physical isolation can have you feel alienated from others.
Google, Amazon, Nordstrom, Glassdoor and more are encouraging some or all of their employees to work from home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus. While many people may be looking forward to working from the couch while wearing pyjamas boxers or boyfriend shirts, it’s important to create a productive work environment
The National Information Technology Authority, Uganda (NITA-U) partnered with UNICEF to introduce Kolibri; a free e-Learning platform to assist children during the school shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday 18th March 2020, President Museveni ordered for the closure of schools and suspended religious gatherings across the country in an attempt to prevent the spread
The Innovation Village through the COVID-19 Knock-Down Innovation Challenge is calling for solutions to end the epidemic. The Innovation Village is building an entire ecosystem of entrepreneurs and innovators solving the biggest challenges, from helping entrepreneurs launch and grow high-impact ventures to attracting global opportunities. COVID-19 Knock-Down Innovation Challenge The unfolding Coronavirus pandemic is having
In light of the Coronavirus pandemic and its related consequences in other sectors of various economies across the globe, CcHUB is looking to fund and provide research and design support, via their Design Lab, for COVID-19 related projects. CcHUB is Nigeria’s first open living lab and pre-incubation space designed to be a multi-functional, multi-purpose space