Nigeria: The federal government will create a university specialising in ICT

(Ecofin Agency) – The Federal Government of Nigeria plans to establish a university specialised in ICT. The goal is to increase the capacities of young Nigerians in the information technology sector and communication, essential to their social and professional fulfillment in a world that is becoming digital. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, revealed on…

Call for Projects

For their 14th edition, Bejaia Film Encounter is instituting, within the framework of “Bejaia Film Laboratory, a writing grant (the Wild Workshops grant, Hafid Tamzali) and a finishing grant (the Mouny Berrah prize), featuring respectively: – 4-week writing residency +200 000 DA – 8 weeks of mounting +300 000 DA Two independent committees will pre-select…

Discop and Festival of Series in Abidjan

24/05/2016 Two weeks before the opening, 735 professionals (including a hundred English-speaking countries) were enrolled in DISCOP Abidjan and organisers hoped to surpass the thousand participants mark (against 618 the previous year). After a successful first edition in 2015, Discop-Abidjan thus stands out as the major event for purchases and sales of programmes in Francophone…

Call 2016 for participation: 29th Festival Les Instants Video

International encounters and exhibitions in November 2016 Registration deadline: Friday, June 3, 2016 inscription@instantsvideo.com The Festival Les Instants Video is an event dedicated to media arts (video and digital) and performance. Poetic State of Emergency Video and digital arts thrive at this time in an international context, social and political, more disturbing. Foreigners are feared.…