Divock Origi partners with University of Liverpool to offer new scholarship

Divock Origi is launching a new scholarship in partnership with the University of Liverpool.

The Divock Origi Scholarship will initially be offered on a competitive basis to two students from the city of Liverpool, who will begin an undergraduate course at the university in September 2021.

Origi’s own appetite for inspiration and his authentic belief in the promise of our youth has fuelled his passion for empowerment opportunities. 

He said: “From a purpose perspective and understanding the position of influence and impact I’m blessed to have, I know the importance of being given an opportunity, while also truly believing in

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No exam, no stress approach at Aptech Nigeria invites applications for Mission I.T. Scholarship 2021

No Aptitude Test required, Scholarships up to 40% offered on SSCE Grades.

Aptech, a global learning solutions company established in 1986 has been at the forefront to empower Nigeria with I.T. skills. In order to keep up the vision of empowering through technology, Aptech conducts Mission I.T. Scholarship every year. This year the scholarship will not need an Aptitude Test. We will be offering scholarships on Aptech’s Career Programs to WAEC / SSCE pass-out students based on Grades secured in the Top 5 Subjects.

In current testing times, Aptech attempts to ease out the stress students are facing with ‘No

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Timor-Leste Economy Grapples with Dual Impacts of Pandemic and Cyclone Seroja

Dili, 10 June, 2021 – Economic activity in Timor-Leste has been substantially weakened by the impacts of a recent COVID-19 outbreak and fallout from Cyclone Seroja, according to the latest World Bank economic report for Timor-Leste, released today. However, GDP is still projected to grow by 1.8 percent in 2021, underpinned by stronger public spending.

The Report, Timor-Leste Economic Report: Charting a New Path, looks at recent developments in the country and finds that COVID-19 is spreading rapidly, despite early successes in containing the virus. Adding to these challenges is the aftermath of Cyclone Seroja, which brought flooding, landslides,

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Treat Boko Haram, kidnappers with the language they understand, Falz slams Buhari

Nigerian rapper and singer, Falz is not happy with President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement which said his administration would treat those destroying institutions of government with the language they understand.

The President in a statement shared on his verified Twitter account had said many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of the destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian civil war, threatening to treat them with the language they understand.

The statement which did not sit down well with many Nigerians both home and abroad including Falz, who is the son of legal luminary

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Group raises N25m scholarship scheme for indigent students | The Guardian Nigeria News

As part of efforts to boost education in the country, Rotary International, District 9110, comprising Lagos and Ogun States, under its District Educational and Welfare Endowment Fund (DEWEF) has raised the sum of N25 million.

DEWEF offers scholarship to brilliant but indigent students in universities and polytechnics, from 200 level. They are given the sum of N100, 000 a year.

The donation was at the instance of the District Governor, Bola Oyebade, who did not only encourage donors but has been a source of encouragement through the example he has laid.

“Asking others to contribute was a simple thing. I

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Goodyear to fund $1.6 million in scholarships at the University of Akron

Goodyear is funding 15 full scholarships at the University of Akron starting this fall as part of a new job readiness program for underserved students.

The Akron tire maker is committing $1.6 million to The Driving Opportunities Scholars Program.

The money will provide full tuition and fees for 15 undergraduates over the next three years. The first five students will be enrolled this fall, the company and university said in a news release. Five more students will be selected in each of the following two years.

Selected freshmen will represent a “wide range of underrepresented communities in the workplace

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What is the hardest language to learn?

Mastering any new language is a challenge, but some take much more time and effort to reach proficiency.

The ability to learn a certain foreign language depends on a number of factors. These include how similar the foreign language is to an individual’s native language (or any other foreign language they might speak), how immersed a person is into the language (studying from books at home versus conversing with the locals), and cultural differences, as well as the complexity of the language itself, in terms of grammar, writing system, and linguistic concepts.

For English-speaking students, the hardest foreign languages to

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The State Stays Dark: Mafia Politics Return to Turkey

There was a moment a decade ago when it appeared that the mafia’s influence over Turkish politics had ended. Since the 1970s, individuals from Turkey’s underworld had been the focus of a series of scandals that rocked the country’s political establishment. But by 2009 a number of renowned godfathers were either on trial or already serving long prison terms. Then-Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared that his government’s “clean hands” policies would pull the country out of the dark pits of corruption in which it had been mired. Amid this optimism, some remained cautious. “These [criminal] structures are currently

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