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National Computing Centre Grapples with CPD Recruitment Amid Workforce Shortages Africa Americas Black Education News News United Kingdom United States World

National Computing Centre Grapples with CPD Recruitment Amid Workforce Shortages

The National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) is facing challenges in meeting its targets for Continued Professional Development (CPD) due to workforce shortages, hindering teachers’ ability to dedicate time to training sessions. Data released recently revealed that the NCCE, a recipient of an £84 million government-funded contract, received a rating of ‘requires improvement’ concerning the […]

Black Business Council Advocates for African Bank Ownership in Tribute to Dr. Sam Motsuenyane Africa Black Business News World

Black Business Council Advocates for African Bank Ownership in Tribute to Dr. Sam Motsuenyane

The Black Business Council (BBC) has rekindled its longstanding advocacy for the transfer of control of the African Bank into the hands of black individuals, honoring the legacy of the late Dr. Sam Motsuenyane. Dr. Motsuenyane, revered as the visionary architect behind the African Bank’s inception, passed away on Monday at the age of 97, […]

Kenya's Masinga Dam Reaches Critical Overflow, Urgent Evacuation Advised Africa Black News World

Kenya’s Masinga Dam Reaches Critical Overflow, Urgent Evacuation Advised

The Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) issued a dire warning on Thursday as Masinga Dam, located in the vicinity of Embu and Machakos counties, reached its highest recorded water levels, prompting concerns of imminent overflow. With the water level surging to 1,058.22 meters above sea level, against a full supply capacity of 1,056.50 meters, the […]

Candace Parker Retires, Leaving a Lasting Legacy for Black Girls in Sports Africa Black Gaming News News Sports United States Women World

Candace Parker Retires, Leaving a Lasting Legacy for Black Girls in Sports

Candace Parker, heralded as one of the premier athlete stars of contemporary times, announced her retirement via social media on Sunday. The news rippled through the sports world, prompting an outpouring of congratulatory messages from luminaries spanning various athletic disciplines, underscoring the monumental impact Parker has had on the sporting landscape. Among those extending their […]

Black Business Council Pushes for African Bank Ownership by Black Hands Africa Americas Black Business News United States World

Black Business Council Pushes for African Bank Ownership by Black Hands

The Black Business Council (BBC) has rekindled its advocacy for the transfer of control of African Bank into the hands of black individuals, citing the legacy of the late Dr. Sam Motsuenyane, a pivotal figure in the bank’s inception. Dr. Motsuenyane, revered as a pioneer in black business circles, passed away at the age of […]

Labour Day: Advocating for Fair Wages and Dignified Work in Nigeria Africa Black News News Nigeria South Africa World

Labour Day: Advocating for Fair Wages and Dignified Work in Nigeria

As the world commemorates Labour Day on May 1, the spotlight falls on the resilience and struggles of workers globally, with a particular focus on Nigeria’s labor force. The day serves as a poignant reminder of the indispensable contributions of workers to society, underscoring the imperative of upholding their rights, ensuring decent working conditions, and […]

University of Kentucky Graduates Shine as Speakers for May 2024 Commencement Ceremonies Africa Black Education Health News News Politics World

University of Kentucky Graduates Shine as Speakers for May 2024 Commencement Ceremonies

Amidst the excitement of the University of Kentucky’s May 2024 Commencement Ceremonies, four exceptional graduates stand ready to inspire their peers and guests with their words of wisdom. University President Eli Capilouto has handpicked Sophia Salyers, Alayna Tobo, Emily Wiley, and Princess Magor Agbozo to address the graduating class during the upcoming ceremonies scheduled for […]

Kanye West Faces Racial Discrimination Lawsuit from Former Security Guard Black Business Entertainment Fashion News

Kanye West Faces Racial Discrimination Lawsuit from Former Security Guard

Renowned rapper Kanye West finds himself embroiled in a legal battle as former security guard Benjamin Deshon Provo files a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against the 46-year-old artist. Provo, who previously worked for West at the Donda Academy school and a warehouse utilized for Yeezy clothing storage, accuses the musician of subjecting black employees to […]

International Labour Day 2024: Commemorating Workers' Contributions Across the Globe Africa Business News News Politics World

International Labour Day 2024: Commemorating Workers’ Contributions Across the Globe

International Labour Day, observed annually on May 1, serves as a poignant reminder of the invaluable contributions made by workers worldwide. It is a day dedicated to honoring the diligence and dedication of individuals across various sectors who tirelessly strive to enhance our lives and societies. History and Significance The genesis of International Labour Day […]

Ministry of Education Delays School Reopening Amidst Nationwide Heavy Rains Africa Black Business Education News Politics World

Ministry of Education Delays School Reopening Amidst Nationwide Heavy Rains

In a move aimed at prioritizing the safety of learners and staff, the Ministry of Education has officially postponed the much-anticipated reopening of schools by one week, rescheduling it to Monday, May 6, 2024. This decision, announced by Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu, comes in response to the adverse effects of the ongoing heavy rains […]