Blue Crest University ICT Confab Begins Tomorrow

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first_imgA two-day international conference on the development and implementation of government’s pledges and decisions, ICT applications, e-Governance and execution of various development projects will begin tomorrow (Dec. 15-16) in Monrovia.The Advanced Trends in Information Communications Technology (ICT) and Management conference will provide a national forum for leaders and representatives of government, civil society, industry and academia to exchange ideas, experiences and best practices in the implementation of e-Governance projects.The forum, which is the second in a series, will take place at the Centennial Pavilion on Ashmun Street in Monrovia. It is organized by Blue Crest College Ghana and Liberia in partnership with the Association of African Universities (AAU) and the West and Central African Research and Educators Networks (WACREN).The theme of the conference is “ICT for Economic Prosperity, Good Governance, and Development,” and is expected to bring together over 1,000 participants from across West Africa.On December 13-14, a national forum for leaders and representatives of government, civil society, industry, and academia held discussions where they exchanged ideas, experiences and best practices in the implementation of e-Governance projects.They discussed the formation of a National Research Educators Networks, which will be spearheaded by AAU and WACREN.The main conference, which will also be attended by Ministers, government officials, vice chancellors, CEOs, CIOs, researchers, academics and students, will share knowledge and possibilities of using ICT for economic prosperity, good governance, and development.The conference ends on Dec. 16 with the presentation of technical papers by various authors and researchers.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more


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first_imgManchester United manager Jose Mourinho was ready to make a £100million bid to sign World Cup winner Raphael Varane from Real Madrid on deadline day, according to reports. 3 Mourinho wanted to bring World Cup winner Varane to Old Trafford Jose Mourinho did not get the defender he wanted But instead, the Red Devils boss was left by frustrated by the club’s failure to land the new centre-back he craved, amid claims his transfer wishlist was largerly vetoed by club chiefs.Mourinho was ready to spend big to bring in a new defender late into the window and, having won multiple titles and still only 25 years of age, Varane was seen as an ideal target.It is understood United were ready to table a world-record bid for a defender to bring the World Cup winner to Old Trafford, before Real Madrid made it clear Varane was not for sale.The failed plans represented the club’s final roll of the dice, having failed to deliver Mourinho’s demands of two more players.After sealing deals for Fred, Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant by early July, last season’s Premier League runners-up were unable to add further, despite the Portuguese’s explicit desire to make two more signings to bolster his defence. Harry Maguire is set to arrive at Old Trafford on Friday… when United play Leicester in their Premier League opener center_img 3 They were linked with a number of top players, but none of their various pursuits came to fruition.United had been interested in signing Harry Maguire this summer, but Leicester City’s steadfast refusal to sell scuppered any move for the England star.Misgivings over Jerome Boateng’s fitness and Bayern Munich’s reluctance to do a loan deal ruled that option out, while Atletico Madrid were contacted about Diego Godin but it quickly became evident that move was also no-go.Barcelona defender Yerry Mina joined Everton as prohibitive agent demands put off United and no offer is understood to have been tabled for Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld, despite being linked with the defender for the majority of the past 12 months.Mourinho warned it could be a “difficult season” if United did not bring in at least one more face, with the Red Devils getting the new Premier League campaign underway against Leicester on Friday evening. 3 Various newspapers have also claimed the United board have warned Mourinho to stop demanding money for new big-name signing and instead focus on working with the talent at his disposal and start developing youth players.The club are said to be unhappy about the coach targeting older players as short-term fixes to his squad problems, and turn his attention to bringing through the club’s top young players.It’s not the first time Ed Woodward has stepped in to restrict Mourinho’s movements, having refused to even consider selling Paul Pogba or Anthony Martial this summer, despite the pair’s high-profile disputes with their manager.last_img read more