Tag Archives: Online

African American Woman Unlocks Key to Real Estate Wealth with New Online Course

Chicago, IL — For many African Americans, the real estate industry has been a proven path to success. Danielle Pierce is a prime example of the …
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UWI, IDB partnership to offer more online education to Caribbean

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) are partnering to bring more online learning to citizens across the Caribbean region and the world.

IDB data shows a significant demand in the English-speaking Caribbean for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) content.

Previous Caribbean-focused MOOCs offered through the IDB’s delivery platform, EdX, recorded a total enrolment of over 11,000 students over the period 2014-2018, with highest participation from countries including Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, Jamaica, Belize, Barbados, and the Bahamas.

The UWI IDB partnership explores opportunities to cooperate on the development of joint MOOCs; translation of existing Bank MOOCs from Spanish to English with Caribbean content and assessment of selected…

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Morocco Imposes Online Entry Permit Rule for African Travelers

Morocco, struggling with an influx of African migrants seeking passage to nearby Europe, on Thursday imposed a new rule requiring such travelers to fill out an online travel form for approval at least 96 hours before leaving home.

The procedure on a website carrying the Moroccan Foreign Ministry logo applies to a range of African countries whose citizens currently can enter Morocco without visas, except for Algeria and Tunisia.

The North African country has been grappling with a surge in migrants, arriving mainly on flights into Casablanca. Many intend to get into Europe and claim asylum by taking boats across a narrow Mediterranean strait to Spain, or scaling fences into the Spanish enclaves of Ceuta or Melilla bordering Morocco.

The new procedure “aims to facilitate passenger…

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Cabinet Approves Ratification of African Free Trade Agreement – Online news from Uganda and the East African region…


Cabinet has approved the ratification of the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) which seeks to create a single market for goods and the services and movement of business persons in accordance with agenda 2063.

This was revealed by the Executive Director of the Uganda Media Centre Ofwono Opondo while addressing journalists on this week’s Cabinet resolutions, Tuesday morning in Kampala.

In March this year, in Kigali Rwanda, a total of 44 African countries including Uganda signed the free trade agreement…

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Women in Physics – Katherine Johnson Labmate Online

Professor Alessandro Strumia’s recent comments about physics being ‘invented and built by men’ have left many of us shocked and confused. In honour of Dr Donna Strickland’s recent Nobel Prize in Physics, we’re taking a look back at the women who have paved the way for scientists like Donna.

Our 6-part series will take a closer look at the role of women in physics. Following Lise Meitner and Maria Goeppert-Mayer, we’re focussing on Katherine Johnson – a NASA mathematician who has had to face both gender and race discrimination during her career. Keep reading to find out how she overcame both and became one of the most influential women physics has seen…

Katherine’s early life

Born in West Virginia, 1918, Johnson was the youngest of four children. From an…

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She Built the Largest Online Community for African Millennial Women in the World

During the recent Africa Travel Summit powered by Airbnb, we were introduced to Afua Osei, the energic and flawless host for the event, but after some conversational deep diving, we learned some very interesting additional facts. Not only is Osei a phenomenal host, but she is also the co-founder of She Leads Africa, the No. 1 destination for young African women looking to build successful careers or businesses. This platform also claims to be the largest online community for African millennial women in the world.

During the summit, Black Enterprise caught up with the budding entrepreneur to find out how she got started, and how she grew her community to over half a million people.

Afua Osei and Chris Lehane, Head of Policy and Communications, Airbnb (Image courtesy of Airbnb)

BE: How…

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