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5 Habits of Happy People

5 Habits of Happy People

Why design yourself? Maybe you don’t need to, but there may be some of us who feel we’ve evolved from one season to the next and we’re clueless as to where we want to go. Maybe we know where we want to go but don’t know how to get there. Together, let’s build a plan […]

24 Practical Ways To Motivate Yourself

24 Practical Ways To Motivate Yourself

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” —Ray Goforth “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” –Jim Ryun Somewhere I can relate to this […]

Women take leading roles as Ivory Coast emerges from turmoil

Women take leading roles as Ivory Coast emerges from turmoil

Women have long played a dominant role in agriculture in Ivory Coast and in the sprawling markets where most Ivorians purchase their daily necessities. Now though some are now breaking through into the most important positions in government, administration and business in Ivory Coast – positions long held by males in this traditional society. In […]

The Beauty Of Running For Public Office

My first inroad to the political space was by association. You could call me an accidental politician. Many years ago, the Pastor of my church at the time was running for President and I was made the National Financial Secretary for the Party. Later on in the race, my name was submitted to INEC to […]

A Story Around Mama Dawes

A Story Around Mama Dawes

It is a pity they don’t quite make teachers like that anymore. Her likes in various disciplines deserve to be identified and honoured by the Nigerian government or the various institutions they were associated with. There are so many of them, who returned to Africa to make a difference, and whose stories still need to […]

16 Organizations That Will Give You Money To Start And Grow A Business In Africa

16 Organizations That Will Give You Money To Start And Grow A Business In Africa

  (1) Acumen Fund Acumen is a charity organisation incorporated in 2001 with seed capital from the Rockefeller Foundation, Cisco Systems Foundation and three individual philanthropists. The Acumen Fund invests in entrepreneurs who have the capability to bring sustainable solutions to big problems. In May 2014, The Acumen Fund co-invested $1.5 million in Esoko Networks […]

Whatever happened to Fatima?

I never knew her name, I never asked her; how I failed; how I failed her. But let us call her Fatima.  She was a little girl of about nine years. Lean, almost frail, chocolaty dark, natural clear eyes set over her pointed nose. She may have been about nine years old but her eyes […]

Obama Signs Africa Electricity Plan Into Law

Obama Signs Africa Electricity Plan Into Law

US President Barack Obama has signed into law an initiative aimed at bringing electricity to 50 million people in sub-Saharan Africa by 2020. The Electrify Africa Act of 2015 will give legal backing to Mr Obama’s flagship Power Africa scheme, which is trying to improve access to electricity through public-private partnerships. It took nearly two […]

Senegal: About 200 Billion CFA F Received from the Kuwait Fund Since the 1970s.

Senegal: About 200 Billion CFA F Received from the Kuwait Fund Since the 1970s.

Senegal is the first recipient of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) in West Africa. From the 1970s to the present day, Kuwait grant to Senegal is estimated at about 200 Billion CFA F. A critical source of funding that has been used for the funding of projects in the agricultural, livestock, infrastructure, […]

4th Industrial Revolution Lies at the Intersection of Education and Entrepreneurship in Africa.

4th Industrial Revolution Lies at the Intersection of Education and Entrepreneurship in Africa.

The 4th Industrial Revolution is driven by newer technologies, such as 3D printing, that are changing industrial processes by accelerating them and making them more flexible. With the right tools and training, young innovators in Africa have the opportunity to skip the second industrial revolution — traditional mass production — and leapfrog straight to digital […]