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AFRICAN UNION YOUTH VOLUNTEER CORPS (AU-YVC): CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

AFRICAN UNION YOUTH VOLUNTEER CORPS (AU-YVC): CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

What:  CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 9th BATCH AU-YVC RECRUITMENT When:  15 – 31st May 2018 Where: ONLINE APPLICATIONS ONLY: http://aucareers.org Who:     African Union Commission/ Youth Division (HRST) The African Union Youth Volunteer Corps (AU-YVC), established in 2010, is a continental development program that promotes youth volunteerism in Africa. The program aims to deepen the status of young people as key actors in Africa’s development targets and […]

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RAINBOW PICTURE OF THE DAY

RAINBOW PICTURE OF THE DAY
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RAINBOW BOOK CLUB SEEKS ENTRIES FOR AN UPCOMING LITERARY PROGRAMME

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB SEEKS ENTRIES FOR AN UPCOMING LITERARY PROGRAMME

The Rainbow Book Club is looking for literary works that reflect the effects of oil on popular culture and general lifestyle in the Niger Delta, for a literary event. Entries for this programme could be – Short Stories, Drama/Play, Poems, prose, non-fiction writing. Entries are welcome from children, youths and others. Please state your name, age and occupation.Send your entries to info@rainbowbookclub.org by May 31st.

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RAINBOW LEADS A READING REVIVAL by OLIVE OBIOMA

RAINBOW LEADS A READING REVIVAL by OLIVE OBIOMA

    Since it kicked off the ‘Get Nigeria Reading again!’ campaign with Chimamanda Adichie in 2005, and continued in 2006 with Wole Soyinka, the Rainbow Book Club has continued to pioneer various exciting initiatives to encourage reading in Nigeria with particular attention to children and youth. Rainbow has done it again. This time they enlisted participation from no less than the presidency. The Vice […]

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VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO READS TO CHILDREN ON WORLD BOOK DAY

VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO READS TO CHILDREN ON WORLD BOOK DAY

To celebrate the 2018 UN World Book and Copyright Day, the Rainbow Book Club ran her ‘NIGERIA READS’ Programme at the L.E.A Primary School, Life Camp, Abuja. The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo read to the students from the book- The Legend: Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe in the company of the Rainbow Book Club Founder, Mrs Koko KalaNgo. Other dignitries in attendance were the Minister of Education, Mr Adamu […]

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VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO SET TO READ WITH THE RAINBOW BOOK CLUB

VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO SET TO READ WITH THE RAINBOW BOOK CLUB

To celebrate the UN World Book & Copyright Day, the Rainbow Book Club (RBC) is organizing a reading programme on the 23rd of April 2018.  His Excellency, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof, Yemi Osinbajo will read to students in a public primary school in Abuja, in company of the RBC founder, Mrs Koko Kalango. He will be reading from The Legend […]

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HAPPY NEW YEAR TO OUR PARTNERS AND FRIENDS!

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO OUR PARTNERS AND FRIENDS!

Greetings to all our partners and friends. 2017 was a great year and with your support and encouragement, we hope to achieve more in 2018. In 2017, we embarked on many exciting programmes such as; a writing competition, Book club activities, Book-of-the-month readings and an oratory contest. ENCOURAGING READING, WRITING AND PUBLIC SPEAKING                                                       The Rainbow Book Club organized an essay competition in celebration […]

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UNDERSTANDING DYSLEXIA (READING DISABILITY)

UNDERSTANDING DYSLEXIA (READING DISABILITY)

According to British Dyslexia Association, dyslexia is a learning difficulty that affects the development of literacy and language skills. It is a condition that makes it hard to recognize, spell and decode words. People with dyslexia find it difficult to connect the letters they see on the page with the sounds those letters and combinations of letters make. These difficulties however have no connection to […]

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SEVEN REASONS TO STEP UP YOUR READING HABIT

SEVEN REASONS TO STEP UP YOUR READING HABIT

Reading is a part of our daily lives; or so we like to think. We read the most recent gossip news on a blog we like to follow, we read the prescription for that new drug we have to take or the fashion piece in our favourite magazine. We believe reading is part of our daily activities, therefore we usually pay very little or no […]

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PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF NO COUNTRY FOR COLD MEN by DEMILADE AKINYEMI

PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF NO COUNTRY FOR COLD MEN by DEMILADE AKINYEMI

No Country For Cold Men is the debut work of 20- year- old Demilade Adeyemi, a Law student at the London School of Economics. This book is the story of a boy born with albinism and his journey from the lowest cadre of society to the highest place in search of his true identity. The reader is taken on this journey through discrimination, stigmatization, love, power […]

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