@CrowdOutAIDS Launch Solution Apps: Selects Drafting Committee Members from 10 countries including Algeria, Lesotho, Cote d’Ivoire and Nigeria

CrowdOutAIDS is the first ever project to crowdsource a UN strategy. The UNAIDS project that puts decision-making in the hands of young people, is now in it’s third phase and it recently launched a solution application. The new online application allows users to suggest and vote up actions that they think should be included in the UNAIDS strategy on young […]

World Economic Forum honours Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Sotunde Busayo I was excited to read recently that Africa’s songstress and humanitarian, Yvonne Ntombizodwa Chaka Chaka, has emerged as the first African to receive the World Economic Forum (WEF) Crystal award in Davos, Switzerland. The South African singer of ‘Ukomoti’ fame was given the award ‘for using her voice to draw attention to the […]

Cellulant To Power Barclays’ Digital Services Across Its African Network

Cellulant, which currently powers mobile banking for more than 32 banks in Africa, is set to include Barclays Africa to its growing list. According to a recent report published on Techmtaa.com, the mobile commerce services provider based in Kenya, “has signed a deal to provide digital services to Barclays Africa.” Cellulant will be providing the […]

For a Smoother Journey, President Goodluck Jonathan can emulate Governor Babatunde Fashola

By ANEYO oyekola kolyjayjay@gmail.com Going back in time, followers of partisan politics would remember that the first tenure of Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola fueled enormous criticism. He made more enemies than friends in his early days in office. The decisions he made were never celebrated; they were subject to debate on every opinion poll in […]