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Desperate Housewives Africa Set to Launch April 30

Desperate Housewives Africa, the local adaptation of the multiple award-winning ABC television drama hit series, is set to launch on April 30, 2015, exclusively on EbonyLife TV and DStv Channel 165. Preceding the launch would be a premiere in Lagos on April 28, where the new Desperate Housewives of Africa will be introduced in person along […]

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Igniting Social Innovation In Africa: A Development Narrative

​Ideation Hub Africa in partnership with Crans Montana Forum (CMF), Switzerland and Amani Institute, Brazil, under its Development Dialogue Series would be hosting a one-day event tagged ‘STAKEHOLDERS’ EXCHANGE EDITION’ with the theme ‘Igniting Social Innovation In Africa: A Development Narrative’ on 7 May, 2015, in Lagos, Nigeria. Ideation Hub Africa is a pan-African social […]

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Nigeria President Signs the National Biosafety Agency Bill into Law

According to the Director-General of the National Biotechnology Development Agency, Professor  Lucy Ogbadu, the National Biosafety Agency Bill was signed into law by President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday, 20th April. The objectives of the law is to exploit the potential of modern biotechnology under a legal regulatory regime while ensuring environmental, human and socio-economic safety. […]

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Nigerian Triplets Spear-head Social Change

3 sisters, triplets, Risi Sheri and Ruka Ademola are spear-heading a social change in leadership and development. The three sisters are graduates of The University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. Their parents immigrated to the United States from Nigeria before the triplets were born. The sisters have visited their family in Nigeria regularly since 2002. […]

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Kola Tubosun Sets To Launch a Yoruba Name Dictionary

First time I read of Kola Tubosun’s campaign for a Yoruba name Dictionary Project on fundraising site, Indiegogo, I did not know what to think. Yoruba names are with deep meanings and sometimes hard to explain to a non-native without losing the core meaning of the name. Amazingly for a campaign put up in January, […]

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2015 Seedstars World Competition to Hold in 12 African Cities

The 12 African cities to host regional heats of the 2015 global startups competition, Seedstars World have been announced, with the first African event set for May. The 2014 competition saw Seedstars World visit 36 countries across the world, eight of which were African countries. However, the organisation said this year, it had the intention […]