4th February 2023
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 11:32 am Meet the 2022 shortlisted authors for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing.
  • 5:13 am 6 African startups among World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers 2022 cohort
  • 1:01 pm Canadian Based NGO GoldenKes Foundation holds First Empowerment Program in Nigeria 
  • 5:38 am Meet the 6 Africans shortlisted for 2022 Commonwealth Short Story Prize
  • 7:49 am Facebook invests in fibre optic cables to improve internet access in Edo State

The Commonwealth Foundation has released the shortlist for the 2022 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 54 countries, 32 of which are small states and island nations. Its Short Story Prize is an annual award for the best piece of unpublished short fiction from the member countries. This year, the […]

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 When the Government in Edo State, in the Southern part of Nigeria set about improving poor internet access in the state, they found two partners—MainOne and Facebook.    A joint agreement was signed to install fibre-optic cables running across the state’s capital, Benin City. Since 2019, both companies have committed to laying 750km of fibre-optic cables […]

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Goldenkes foundation is launching its pioneer empowerment programme which aims to lift people out of poverty. This inaugural initiative will be taking place in Warri Nigeria where more than 10 participants will attend a training programme fully paid for by the foundation. The two day programme holding on the 5th and 6th of May, 2022 […]

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As Humans, we are known to constantly alter the world we live in. We do this by reshaping our world both externally and internally. Thus, we alter our brain chemistry for all kinds of reasons, using substances recreationally, socially, medicinally and ritually. This is how drugs and alcohol became part of human existence since the […]

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In 2021, when pictures of children wearing fila and playing chess surfaced on the internet, Chess In Slums, the organization behind the initiative, was suddenly thrust into the limelight. The story of this small organisation however did not start with these pictures. Chess in Slums started with Babatunde Onakoya—the boy who had to stay home when […]

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