Living in large urban centres, whether in London, Los Angeles or Lagos, generally opens up good job opportunities. The majority of large businesses and multinational corporations are located in big cities, which offer a good infrastructure, and attract a diverse workforce.
IT Web Africa has recently announced a surge in mobile internet users in Zambia from 5.2 million to over 7.1 million in over a year. This comes just months after the country has announced that 80% of the fibre optic infrastructure has been laid, strongly boosting Zambia’s internet connectivity.
The Internet explosion has led to an infinite number of online degree programmes on offer. This never ending range of online university degree programmes, makes choosing the right one a difficult procedure, because of the many parameters one has to consider. Corporations, businesses and employers in general favour candidates who hold degrees from internationally recognised institutions. However, many people living in developing countries, far from urban areas, and with limited incomes, don’t have the option to travel abroad for their studies. So, they can either study online, with a university based in a far-away country, usually offering little support and leaving students to their own devices, or enrol with a local university, which may have limited options to offer.
UNICAF staff in different cities around the world are always ready to support charity events with all their heart. So they would not have missed the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon, which is a landmark event in the annual calendar in Kenya. The marathon run is the flagship of the bank’s charity project ‘Seeing is Believing’, a fund raising initiative for visually impaired citizens in need, which aims to help fight blindness in Kenya.