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Nkiruka Omeili is more known by her stage name , Kiki Omeili. The second of four children, Kiki attended the Fountain Nursery and Primary School, Surulere, Lagos, for her primary school education and the Federal Government Girls’ College, Benin City, for secondary school education, before proceeding to the College of Medicine, University of Lagos. For Kiki, though studying to be a doctor, she...
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“I do what I can to Promote Health Awareness in the Media” – Kiki Omeili

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​Uganda’s government in partnership with Korea Rural Community Corp (KRC), is preparing in the Kibuku and Palissa districts, located in the Eastern parts of the country, a Sh4.5 trillion ($1.28 billion) irrigation project which will be spear-headed by the Ministry of Agriculture. “The project, which is to be constructed on River Mpologoma in Pallisa and Kibuku districts, is to run for 49 years...
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Uganda: Govt to develop $1.2bn irrigation scheme in partnership with Korea

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The names of the three shortlisted authors for the 2016 edition of the Etisalat pan-African flagship literary prize, the Etisalat Prize for Literature, have been announced. The Etisalat Prize for Literature is the first pan-African Prize that celebrates debut African writers of published book-length fiction. The three shortlisted authors and books are: Jacqui L’Ange (South Africa) The Seed...
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Etisalat Prize for Literature Announces 2016 Shortlist

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People today are more comfortable working from home. Blogging is one of the ways that people who work at home can generate an income. All blogs are not necessarily meant to make money. Some people do it as a hobby. Yet, making money out of your passion is not a bad idea. The first step is to learn how to create a blog… [ 418 more words ]

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​How To Make Money Through Blogging

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by Hertzy Kabeya, managing director of The Student Hub 2016 may have turned into 2017, but one issue refuses to go away. South African universities remain in deep crisis, with violent protests against - among other things - fee increases leading to shutdowns at many famous institutions. There could, however, be a homemade solution to the problem. Over the same time period that South Africa’s...
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South African universities are in crisis. Tech could have the answer

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Surprise, surprise! iTel became the biggest mobile brand in Africa in Q3 2016, beating back all the big names on the continent.

How iTel became the biggest mobile brand in Africa - Mobility Arena

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​Gabonese subsidiary of Singapore group Olam International said it will, in 2017, focus on the Nkok privileged economic region (ZERP) as well as on transport, energy and hydraulic infrastructures. In the Nkok ZERP, the firm plans to develop 1126 ha of multi-sector industrial warehouses, to help diversify Gabon’s economy and make 100% made in Gabon products for both the local and external...
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Gabon: Olam to Invest massively in 2017

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​For the first time since telecom giant, Etisalat Nigeria, instituted the Etisalat Prize for Literature in Africa in 2013 to reward first time prose fiction (novel) works and its publisher, a Nigerian writer is in good stead to clinch the prize, which is in its fourth year. Out of the three shortlisted writers, two are Nigerians while one is a South African. [ 352 more words ]

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Africa: Two Nigerians, & a South African make Etisalat Prize for Literature shortlist

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While predictions based on statistics can be wrong, the statistics themselves (when coming from a vetted and reliable source) can be highly informative. Whether you’re operating a business already within Africa, hoping to move your business to the expanding market of Africa or you’re simply a citizen who likes to stay informed we’ve taken a look through some interesting predictive data to give...
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7 Statistics you haven’t read about Africa

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​The Consul-General of Germany in Lagos, Ingo Herbert, recently announced his government’s plan to lead more business delegations to Nigeria in 2017. Herbert stated that in spite of the economic situation in Nigeria, more German companies were optimistic about the huge investment opportunities in the country. The Consul-General also said that his government would be supporting relevant...
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Nigeria: German Businesses pledges more Participation in Local Economy

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​Nigeria is pursuing international partnership with Morocco to create collaborative platform for increased deployment of solar energy technologies to enhance security and sustainable development. The former Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, who disclosed this, while giving account of one-year stewardship, said investments in the power sector is to encourage the implementation of...
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Nigeria: Morocco to Partner on Renewable Energy

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​Demo Africa has sent 20 African startups to Silicon Valley over the last four years. Where are they now? Demo Africa is the African edition of a bigger group of events that include Demo U.S., Demo Russia, Demo Europe, Demo Brazil and Demo China. The Demo-brand launchpad has been the place where big-name startups such as Adobe got early exposure. … [ 639 more words ]

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Africa: Demo Africa Building The Bridge Between Africa And Silicon Valley

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​German automaker Volkswagen is expanding in Africa, hoping to open an auto assembly plant in Rwanda and pilot ride-hailing and car sharing services in the capital, Kigali. Europe’s largest automaker, VW is counting on new revenue sources such as pay-per-use transportation to increase business in countries with poor transport infrastructure — especially countries where Uber does not yet have a...
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Rwanda: Volkwagen invests into Local Expansion

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​The Malay Chamber of Commerce Malaysia (DPMM) has set its sight on African countries next year in the quest to help bumiputra entrepreneurs widen their market reach globally. President Datuk Syed Ali Alattas said bumiputra entrepreneurs should take advantage of Sudan’s free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union by investing in the African country. “Sudan is exporting vegetables to...
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Sudan: Malaysia to Invest in local Market to target FTA opportunity

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A​frica’s women provide a large part of the continent’s entrepreneurial strength and potential. Aspiring entrepreneurs can learn from the powerful tips that five successful businesswomen in different parts of the continent offer. “They have defied the norm that says they need to stay home. They are cut from a different cloth and set themselves apart as women the younger generation could look...
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Africa: Entrepreneurial tips from top Africa’s business women

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Africa Youth Awards have announced the winners of its 2016 awards, which engaged over 170 shortlisted nominees, and received voting participation from over 145 countries from across the world. The 2016 Africa Youth Awards Winners hail from 11 countries and were determined by public votes, which were received from over 145 countries within 21 days. Voted as the African Youths of the Year were…...
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Here are the 2016 Africa Youth Awards Winners

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​In Tanzania, clean technology is increasing productivity and incomes, and saving costs. Energy 4 Impact, in conjunction with the U.S. State Department, hopes to help 400 women become solar entrepreneurs by 2020 with training and finance. They also aim to provide 360,000 people in Kenya and Tanzania with access to solar-powered cooking and lighting instruments. According to Energy 4 Impact,...
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East Africa: Energy Impact 4 is empowering Women’s Businesses in Africa

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​In Tanzania, clean technology is increasing productivity and incomes, and saving costs. Energy 4 Impact, in conjunction with the U.S. State Department, hopes to help 400 women become solar entrepreneurs by 2020 with training and finance. They also aim to provide 360,000 people in Kenya and Tanzania with access to solar-powered cooking and lighting instruments. According to Energy 4 Impact,...
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East Africa: Energy Impact 4 is empowering Women’s Businesses in Africa

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