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Lanre Dahunsi
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Accra Milo Marathon | September 21st 2015 | Starting Point 42.2 KM Marathon #FollowYourBliss

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Marathon #5 | 28th Accra Milo #Marathon | 21st September 2015 | Accra #Ghana #Back2Back #ChargedUp

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African Union Youth Volunteer Corps (AU-YVC) 2016 for Young African Professionals (Fully Funded)
Application Deadline:25th September 2015
The African Union Youth Volunteer Corps (AU-YVC), established in 2010, is a continental development program that promotes volunteering among young professionals in all Member States of the African Union.
The program aims to deepen the status of young people in Africa as key actors in Africa’s development targets and goals, enhancing their participation in policy development as well as design and implementation of relevant interventions towards the AU Vision of ‘the Africa we want’.
It brings people together to share skills, knowledge, creativity and learning to build a more integrated, prosperous and peaceful Continent driven by its citizens. The volunteering opportunities are intended to build professionalism and a sense of responsibility among the participants, thus enhancing their employability.
Young African Professionals are recruited to serve for a period of 12 months as AU Volunteers in an AU Member States other than their own.
Eligibility Criteria: Applicants have to meet the following criteria:
1) Citizen of African Union Member State (All African countries except Morocco) or African Diaspora;
2) Aged between 18 and 33 years;
3) Have at least a post-secondary education certified training and qualifications, from the equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree
4) Available to dedicate 12 (twelve) months for volunteer work;
5) Willing to live and work in another AU Member State;
6) Be proficient in at least one official AU language (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese);
7) Have at least one year verifiable experience as a volunteer and or one year of regular work experience Eligible Fields of Qualification For the next intake of AU Youth Volunteers, the following fields of qualification and experience are required:
Accounting > Agricultural > Communication Studies > Computer Science > Conflict studies > Diverse Natural Science Fields > Economics > Education > Environmental Management > Gender Studies > Human Resources Management > Human rights – International Law > International relations > Journalism > Law > Political Science > Space Science > Statistics
For the successful candidates, the African Union Commission will cover the full costs of their pre-deployment training, at a venue to be communicated.
On deployment, the African Union Youth Volunteers receive the following:
1) Economy return air ticket from home town to place of deployment
2) A modest monthly stipend
3) Health insurance cover
4) Separation allowance on successful completion of twelve months

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With Haile Gebrselassie of Ethiopia during the 2015 Accra Millenium Marathon | September 5th 2015.

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Marathon #4 in Two Years
Millenium Marathon , Accra Ghana | September 5 2015 - 21KM

Accra Milo Marathon 2013 (Ghana) - 42.2KM | Finish Time: 5 hours, 20 minutes (5:20:56:62)

2014 Semi-Marathon International de Cotonou (Benin Republic)- 22.5 KM Finish Time: 2hours, 10 Minutes, 52 Seconds (2:10:52)

2014 Lucozade 10KM fun Marathon,Lagos (Nigeria) - 10KM - Finish Time: 42 Minutes

2015 Accra Millenium Marathon (Ghana) - 21KM :

Goal - Finish under Two Hours
‪#‎FollowYourBliss‬ ‪#‎JustDoIt‬

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100 Books Reading Challenge 2015 ‪#‎100BooksChallenge‬

It's not what we don't know that hurts. It's what we know that ain't so. - Will Rogers

Empty the coins of your purse into your mind, and your mind will fill your purse with coins. - Benjamin Franklin

Goal: To read 100 hard cover books by 31st of December 2015.

Strategy for achieving the 100 Books Challenge:
Read at least two "Hard Cover" Books per Week. (2 x 50 = 100)
Less of TV Watching but would be seeing my favorite TV shows ( Shark Tank and House of Cards thou) and less of English Premiership games.
Creating more time for reading - dedicated reading on weekends

If you wanna join in these challenge use ‪#‎100BookChallenge2015‬. If you got Ideas on achieving the goal or any book I should read, drop the ideas/Books in the comment section

All the Best in Your Quest to get better, Don't Settle: Live with Passion.

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The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) - $100M for 10,000 African Entrepreneurs/Startups

Application Portal for the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) opens January 1st 2015
Application for the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) closes March 1st 2015

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) is the flagship entrepreneurship programme of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, founded by the entrepreneur, respected investor and philanthropist Tony O. Elumelu.

The vision of the "The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP)" is to establish the pre-eminent pan-African entrepreneurship programme and create 10,000 startups across Africa within the next 10 years that generate significant employment and wealth.

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African Union Commission, Headquarters
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