Africa is going digital, and this is happening rapidly unlike ever before. Access to digital communication technologies is now an intricate part of the lives of many people in Africa, most especially the middle class. Nigeria for instance, Africa’s most populous country, and most populous black nation in the World, already enjoys 47.1% internet penetration. Smartphone usage, including mobile internet data access, are increasing in demand. A roughly 25m – 40m people in Nigeria use a smartphone. This according to Statista, and the figure is expected to increase significantly by 2025.
The Future of Work – this has been a trending topic for the past 3 years, with many predictions and expert reviews on the subject. Some experts believe that the increasing adoption of artificial intelligence in our workplace may affect people’s jobs. Some believe that technology will only replace tasks and not jobs. Either way, these key factors will reshape the future of work: artificial intelligence, globalisation and digital education.
Finance degree courses are among the top-rated globally. This is because the service is on high demand in almost all organisations for-profit and non-profit. Graduate of finance is needed in almost all industries, ranging from FMCG, financial sector, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, education, legal outfits, including government and NGOs. This has made the profession a top-rated, which is equally high in demand locally, and globally. The degree obtained in studying a finance-related course will provide the student with the knowledge and key competencies in financial management.
When hearing the phrase ‘online learning’, health might not be the first word that comes to mind. Online learning is mostly associated with gadgets, flexibility and affordability. While this is indeed the case, health is an important factor. This includes both physical and mental health.