Tag: africa

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SponsorSeptember 30, 2017

Art X Lagos announces participating exhibitors, artistes, and more for its 2017 edition

ART X Lagos on Thursday unveiled the 13 leading international art galleries selected for its 2017 edition. The art fair will feature over 60 artists from 14 countries across Africa and ...

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EditorSeptember 14, 2017

The Film Blog: Lights Camera Africa!!! Film Festival returns with the theme ‘RESET’

The Lights Camera Africa!!! Film Festival, a 3-day cultural event to celebrate independent African cinema, is returning this year with ...

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SponsorSeptember 9, 2017

Get ready Africa! Yemi Alade is back on Coke Studio Africa 5

For the fourth time running, one of Africa’s top female acts and two-time winner of the MTV Africa Music Awards ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 7, 2017

Opinion: Lessons Nigeria should take away from Kenya’s Supreme Court decision

by Jide Ojo Last Friday, September 1, 2017 the unprecedented happened in the East African country of Kenya.  The Supreme ...

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SponsorAugust 29, 2017

Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) announces inaugural AIG scholarship recipients

Six young West Africans were announced the inaugural recipients of the prestigious, fully funded Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Scholarships ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 29, 2017

Samson Itodo: Liberalizing the electoral process with Independent candidature

by Samson Itodo   The Nigerian National Assembly recently passed the independent candidature bill in the ongoing constitutional amendment. This ...

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Oluwatosin AdeshokanAugust 20, 2017

LONGREAD: How to deal with multicultural Africa

I grew up in Nigeria at a time when there was hardly any conflict, not like what exists today but ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 18, 2017

Africa must solve its own problems – Osinbajo

Addressing journalists in Kigali, Rwandan Capital, after attending the inauguration of President Paul Kagame on Friday, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said ...

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SponsorAugust 18, 2017

Falz reveals beautiful things about Coke Studio Africa 2017

Award-winning Nigerian artist Falz famed for hits like “Jeje”, “Soft Work” and “Soldier” returns to Coke Studio Africa for a ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 17, 2017

Opinion: Nigerians and our obsession with all things western

by Isa Eneye Mubarak   The adventures of Europe into Africa were masqueraded under the notion of European’s civilizing mission ...

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SponsorAugust 11, 2017

Cyrus Agbo, Ifeoma Williams, Paul Okeugo, others to host the maiden edition of Africa’s largest conversation on education and industry

The reality of the growing divide between education and industry in Nigeria and consequently, Africa is one that majority of ...

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SponsorAugust 11, 2017

“Coke Studio Africa 5 is cooking something hot”, Chidinma reveals

Nigerian songstress Chidinma best known for the hit songs, “Jankoliko”, “Kedike” and “Emi ni Baller” returns to Coke Studio Africa ...

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AzeezAugust 2, 2017

Lagos will become Africa’s third largest economy before I die – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said Lagos will become Africa’s third largest economy in a short time. Obasanjo made this ...

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ToluJuly 31, 2017

YouTube Go, Google.org grants | 5 reasons you should be excited about Google’s emergence in Nigeria

Google CEO, Sundar Pichai was in Lagos days ago for the final lap of the Google for Nigeria event and ...

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Oluwatosin AdeshokanJuly 25, 2017

4 takeaways from Macron’s almost distasteful racist rant

“The challenge in Africa is very different, and much more profound. It is civilizational today. What are the problems in ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 11, 2017

“Excellence is not innate, it is cultivated with effort and supported by passion” | Mimi Kalinda speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

 Mimi Kalinda’s love for Africa is clearly unparalleled.  It has constantly fueled her passion to empower Africans into seeing the ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 9, 2017

Opinion: Why our greeting culture must evolve

by Nimi Princewill There are values Africans hold on to quite strongly, that people who are considered to be of ...

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AzeezJune 9, 2017

Magu named Commonwealth anti-graft vice chairman

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has been named the Vice-Chairman of the Heads ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 5, 2017

Opinion: Mitigating the effects of urbanisation on nature in Africa’s development

by Femi Tunde Okunlola In 1972 following the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm, Sweden between the ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 5, 2017

Opinion: How Africa can stop the surge of cyber crimes

by Michael O. Ogunjobi Over the years, a surge in technological innovations has led to a remarkable rise in novel ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 25, 2017

Opinion: What is wrong with being trash?

by Adefolami Ademola With the way the ‘MENARETRASH’ hash tag has become a national poise, creating social media unrest, the ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 20, 2017

Opinion: Africans crave freedom yet neither hate bondage nor love it!

by Nimi Princewill “Indifference” best describes the willpower of a great portion of Africans who desire, yet slumber on their ...

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SponsorMay 19, 2017

Africa Communications Week: How do narratives about Africa impact the development of the continent?

The Lagos edition of the 1st annual Africa Communications Week hosted by IE Business School and The BBC Company will ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 18, 2017

Microsoft to launch datacentre in Africa to boost economy

by Omoleye Omoruyi Software giant, Microsoft, has announced plans to establish datacenter in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. This announcement continues ...

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AzeezMay 16, 2017

African time: The world is laughing at us – Jidenna

American rapper, Jidenna has said the world mocks Africa over its lateness culture known as ‘African Time’. The singer said ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 15, 2017

#NotTooYoungToRun: 5 Takeaways from Emmanuel Macron’s victory

by Mark Amaza It is a week since 39-year-old Emmanuel Macron was elected as the new President of France, making ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 12, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Donald Trump | Africa is not the owner of this corpse

by Pius Adesanmi Africa and similes are now back in big business. Our friends in America’s punditry are all rushing ...

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AzeezMay 11, 2017

FIFA confirms more World Cup slot for Africa

by Azeez Adeniyi The FIFA Council during its meeting in Bahrain has confirmed that Africa could have as many as ...

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AzeezMay 8, 2017

Wizkid, Davido, Don Jazzy named in Forbes Africa’s top 10 richest musicians

by Azeez Adeniyi Four Nigerian artistes have featured in the recently released list of richest African musicians by Forbes Africa. ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 8, 2017

“You are only as good as your staff. Hire smart people.” | LadyBoss Viola Ogbunude answers #LLA’s 10 questions

For Viola Ogbunude, entrepreneurship has just one language: SMART. From what started as a response to a post-childbirth experience, she ...

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