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Apply for Obama Foundation Fellowship and Get the Opportunity to Change the World

Obama Foundation Fellowship, an initiative of the immediate past president of the Unites States, seeks to support outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their work and to inspire a wave of civic innovation.  The Obama Foundation Fellows will be a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and ...

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Once A Fashion Model, Camara is Now West Africa’s First Woman to Own A Mine

Tiguidanke Camara believes passion is the secret of success in business (Photo: Forbes)

Guingouine — Leaving behind chic gowns and catwalks to stomp in the mud in heavy work boots, Guinean former fashion model Tiguidanke Camara has made herself west Africa’s first woman to own a mine. In the small forest village of Guingouine, in the west of Côte d’Ivoire, Camara runs a team of 10 geologists and labourers who are probing the ...

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Meet the 6 Strong Women Who Are Changing the Male-dominated Tech Industry in Africa

Unoma Okorafor (middle) is the founder of WAAW Foundation

The idea that the tech industry in Africa is male-dominated is massively getting eroded following smart and assertive African women occupying the centre stage and changing the face of the industry on the continent with their giant strides in the global community. Women are increasingly bridging the gender-gap in tech and creating equal opportunity in the industry. By exposing African ...

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Stray Bullet: Are Men Actually Superior to Women? (What Evidence Says)

Men vs Women, who is superior?

Dear African woman, let no man take away your self worth all in the name of culture, religion or history. “Men are superior to women” is a common expression you hear not just from men themselves but sadly from many women, too. It’s an old expression that many still cling to even in the 21st century, especially here in Africa. ...

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EXCLUSIVE: 4 Lessons Nigerians Can Learn From the Story Of Dubai

There’s only one reason why the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is far developed than Nigeria, the giant of Africa. And it is VISIONARY LEADERSHIP. In terms of natural resources, Nigeria is much more gifted but lack of great leadership over the past decades has stunted her growth for so long. Today, Dubai–one of the seven Emirates that make up the ...

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Excitement as Hope Rising Foundation Nigeria reaches out to the Hard-to-reach in Osun [Photos]

  Hope Rising Foundation (HRF) Nigeria, a leadership and charity NGO, has made an unprecedented visit to some rural dwellers, who are mostly farmers, in Iragbiji village, Ijaregbe Obokun LGA, Osun State. Participants, especially women and children, benefited from free medical screening, counseling as well as donations of various categories. While speaking with Pep Naija, Miss Busayo Oladiran, coordinator of ...

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Leadership: African Proverbs That Could Transform Your Life

Diversity is needed to bring together the brightest minds to create solutions to business, economic, and social challenges of the 21st century and beyond. This is a call to leadership— the type of leadership which is evidenced by one’s ability to learn from others, develop a shared vision, and build cultural bridges. While traveling in Ghana from Accra to Kumasi, ...

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Busted! Here’s How to Manage a Difficult Boss

In a perfect world, we would all work for employers who are helpful, value our work, and allow us the space to grow. Nothing is more destructive in the workplace than difficult bosses. Every employee has a series of bosses over their working career. Hopefully, most of your bosses are competent, kind, and even, worthy of your trust and respect. Conflict ...

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Strange But Possible: How We Can Make Nigeria Great Again

We can actually make Nigeria, Africa’s biggest nation, great again- and of course in our lifetime! As a matter of fact, this is the right time to do so. Come with me in the next 3 minutes or so and see how this can be made possible. Much has been said concerning the restructuring of Nigeria. Not only has it ...

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Sam Adeyemi: In Africa, We Wrongly Think Our Leaders Are Superior to Us

The ninth edition of the Excellence Leadership Conference, an annual leadership conference organised by Daystar Christian Centre, holds between November 2 and 4, 2016. Speaking with journalists at a media briefing ahead of the conference, Sam Adeyemi, senior pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, said Nigeria is in dire need of leaders and therefore needs to train emerging leaders. HOW IT STARTED Adeyemi speaks on the conference ...

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