Nigerian architect, Kunle Adeyemi, others, to build ‘Floating Schools’ in Makoko Community in Lagos State

The Heinrich Boell Stiftung and its partner organisation NLE, led by the Nigerian architect Kunle Adeyemi, hope to build a three-story school out of 16 floating platforms lashed together, capable of holding 100 students and teachers in the Makoko Community in Lagos State. He said the project, if successful, could be replicated into homes for […]

Coca-Cola, Guiness Nigeria Plc, Nigerian Bottling Company and TY Danjuma Foundation receive award for their Safe Water for Africa Initiative

The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation, along with Guinness Nigeria Plc, Nigerian Bottling Company Limited and TY Danjuma Foundation have received a special recognition award at the 6th Social Enterprise Report and Awards (SERA) for their Safe Water for Africa (SWA) Initiative. The presentation was made at the Nigerian Corporate Social Responsibility awards, also known as SERA, […]

Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Joyce Banda in the 2012 Forbes list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women

Global business news publication, Forbes has unveiled its annual list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women. This year, three formidable African women made the list. Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala of Nigeria, President Joyce Banda of Malawi and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia. They join global power women who made the list this year […]

Ayo emerges winner of Project Fame West Africa Season 5

Ayobami Ayoola (Ayo) has emerged as winner of the 5th season of MTN Project Fame West Africa. By winning this season, he joins past Project Fame West Africa winners like Iyanya, Chidinma and Monica. Ayo had previously entered the show last year but was evicted during the show’s finale. Ayo won the grand prize of […]

African Green Revolution Forum awards leaders in the development of Africa’s agricultural economy

Leaders and visionaries in promoting a Green Revolution in Africa were honoured last night at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Awards gala dinner in Arusha. The AGRF Awards recognize Africa’s top leaders in the quest to create awareness of public/private initiatives to build a sustainable African agri-business industry, inspire a Green Revolution in Africa […]

7 most viable areas to launch a technology based business in Africa

Paul Eze is a young entrepreneur in Nigeria, he has identified these niches as the most promising areas to launch a technology business in Africa. He believes these niches will further push the limits of tech based business in Nigeria and Africa. This article was originally published by Paul Eze on Business Day Nigeria. 1. […]