Tag: africa

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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