Tag: africa

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Op-ed EditorMay 7, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Do you know what A Luta Continua means?

by Pius Adesanmi I was wet behind the ears. I was a Jambite. It was matriculation day at the University ...

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AzeezMay 4, 2017

Zimbabwe is more developed than Nigeria – Mugabe

by Azeez Adeniyi Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has said his country is “most highly developed country in Africa” after South Africa. ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 24, 2017

The Thread: Hold up, Elon Musk. This made in Africa electric car is the real threat to Nigeria

So you cannot afford a Tesla? No problem. There’s a much more affordable, also-runs-on-electricity version right in our neck of ...

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SponsorApril 21, 2017

African developers celebrated at Facebook’s Annual F8 Conference

Facebook celebrated the achievements and products of its growing African developer and partner ecosystem at its annual F8 developer conference held ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 12, 2017

Opinion: IPOs in Africa- Challenges and potential

by Calvin Ebun-Amu In 2016, over 110 IPOs were launched by African companies who were able to raise $6.5bn on ...

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SponsorApril 10, 2017

Celebrating African Women: Afua Osei of She Leads Africa covers the March issue of BusinessDay’s The CEO magazine

The third edition of BusinessDay CEO magazine features Nigerian women making things happen in Nigeria. On the cover is Afua ...

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SponsorApril 6, 2017

Internet Freedom Forum 2017 to hold in Lagos, with over 30 countries represented

The Internet Freedom Forum 2017 (IFF 2017), hosted by Paradigm Initiative, will hold from 25th to 27th April 2017 at ...

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SponsorApril 4, 2017

My journey to Silicon Valley through AFRIFF

Early 2014, I got an invitation to attend a special meeting with representatives from Relativity Media U.S.A. At the meeting, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 30, 2017

2026 World Cup: FIFA proposes 9 slots for Africa in new 48-team competition

by Dolapo Adelana Nine African countries may get the opportunity to represent at the 2026 edition of the FIFA World cup, ...

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SponsorMarch 29, 2017

Verdant Zeal at 10 and the 6th edition of the Innovention Series

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, witnessed a surge of Tech Enthusiasts towards The Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos for the 6th ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 27, 2017

The Thread: Your mother might not be as perfect as you’d like to think, but that’s okay

In honour of Mother’s Day, media entrepreneur and organiser of How To Fix Nigeria, Funmi Iyanda, took on the elephant ...

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AzeezMarch 25, 2017

Africa has incredible talents the world has not seen – Mo Abudu

by Azeez Adeniyi One of Africa’s most prominent media figures, Mo Abudu has said Africa has incredible talent that the ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 24, 2017

Opinion: What no one will tell you about living abroad

by Samuel Osho The present struggles that characterize the travails of Africa tend to obfuscate the perception of its inhabitants ...

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SponsorMarch 22, 2017

Verdant Zeal to host 6th Innovention Series this Thursday

This Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, all roads lead to The Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos for the 6th Annual Innovention ...

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ItunuoluwaMarch 21, 2017

UK may join US in new restrictions

By Itunuoluwa Adebo The United Kingdom may follow the United States in enforcing the ban to prevent passengers on direct ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 21, 2017

Opinion: Ignore the Lies. Anybody can be an entrepreneur

by Oludami On the night of 18th March 2017, I published a series of what I prefer calling rants on ...

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ToluMarch 17, 2017

Who is Ahmad Ahmad? The man who just ended Hayatou’s 29-year reign as CAF President

It only took 29 long years after but the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has witnessed the emergence of a new ...

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SponsorMarch 10, 2017

Live Reggae Concert in Lagos: 21st Edition of Conscious Vibes Africa

It’s starting to feel more tropical in the city of Lagos, and that can only mean one thing: time for ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 9, 2017

The Thread: In Africa, here’s how Nigeria is leading from behind

Nigeria is supposed to be the giant of Africa. But is she? Henry Okelue explains why we are deceiving ourselves ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 8, 2017

Opinion: Policy process and economic development in Africa

by Chambers Umezulike A policy is a guideline that governments employ to address specific public or national issues. Several issues ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 7, 2017

Opinion: Africa- a country beyond itself

by Philips Chidumebi   The world as we know is made up of seven continents, each unique to itself and ...

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SponsorMarch 5, 2017

Millennial in the marketplace: Lifestyles riding on Disruptive Payment Systems

Preparations are in top gear to host the annual CBN Cashless CardExpo Africa. According to Intermarc the organisers of the ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 2, 2017

Tunde Leye: Why has Africa refused to evolve?

by Tunde Leye In Africa, we like to say that we work very hard. We also have this history nostalgia, ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 28, 2017

Dr Joe Abah: Africa has too many pilots, none of them taking off!

by Dr Joe Abah No! Not aircraft pilots, donor pilot projects. The world of development is littered with “pilots.” Demonstration ...

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ToluFebruary 27, 2017

Facebook’s Chief Product Officer speaks at Social Media Week and meets local entrepreneurs and creatives

Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook was in Nigeria today to speak at the Lagos edition of Social Media ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 27, 2017

Arit Okpo: Supporting Africa’s urban poor [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo I had the opportunity to attend the TED Lagos event that held in Lagos (obviously) a few ...

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SponsorFebruary 23, 2017

Comic Republic, a comic book start-up based in Nigeria is throwing the biggest comic book and gaming convention in Lagos on March 4 2017 at Freedom Park!

Comic Connect Africa is bringing together speakers like Jide Martin, CEO Comic Republic, PR and Communications Manager, Google West Africa, ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 15, 2017

Get the edge you need: British Council invites you to attend the #StudyUKEnterprise sessions

Are you a budding entrepreneur? Do you have a great business idea? Would you like to learn from experienced Nigerian ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 7, 2017

Facebook Rallies Partners To Unite For A Safer And Better Internet

Today is Safer Internet Day (SID) and Facebook has launched a series of initiatives to help make the Internet a ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 6, 2017

Chude Jideonwo: This is why we are all Cameroon

For a brief period last week across Young African Internet, we were all Cameroon.   Young activists and social media ...

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