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  • Kenya’s Gearbox Set to Begin Hardware Incubation Programme in June

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    Christie Uzebu
    25 May 2015 | 10:13 am
    Kenya-based non-profit organisation, Gearbox is set launch its hardware incubation programme in June. The programme, which is to incubate five companies for up to three years, will operate on a pay-per-month membership model. Members will access to design software tools, prototyping equipment such as 3D printers, 3D scanners, laser cutters, industrial sewing machines and vinyl cutters. According to Dr.  Kamau Gachigi, Director of the organisation, “It became quite evident that a hub hardware space would be quite useful. There is a need for it. It is something that a lot of people have…
  • Oshoala wins BBC Women's award

    BBC News - Africa
    26 May 2015 | 7:30 am
    Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala is named as the first BBC Women's Footballer of the Year.
  • Tunisian President Looks for Help in Sustaining Arab Spring Progress

    NYT > Africa
    25 May 2015 | 6:16 pm
    Beji Caid Essebsi has won the trust of many Tunisians with his call for a strong state and a modern secular society.
  • Who is Maker Ed?

    Timbuktu Chronicles
    Emeka Okafor
    26 May 2015 | 3:00 am
    In the world of making and education: Maker Ed is a non-profit organization that supports and empowers educators and communities — particularly, those in underserved areas — to facilitate meaningful making and learning experiences with youth.
  • Re:publica Keynote: The System is Broken – That’s the Good News

    ... My heart’s in Accra
    5 May 2015 | 7:23 am
    I’m at the wonderful Re:publica conference for a single day, racing home to teach tomorrow… and thus far I’ve given a keynote and done over 12 interviews, so I haven’t gotten the whole feel of the conference yet. Still, it’s one of the most wonderful and high energy venues I’ve ever spoken at, and I’m having a great time. My talk this morning focused on civics in the age of mistrust. The organizers (wisely?) put a different title on it, but the audience clearly got the core idea: we’re at a moment in time where mistrust in institutions is at a…
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    Timbuktu Chronicles

  • Who is Maker Ed?

    Emeka Okafor
    26 May 2015 | 3:00 am
    In the world of making and education: Maker Ed is a non-profit organization that supports and empowers educators and communities — particularly, those in underserved areas — to facilitate meaningful making and learning experiences with youth.
  • Bitcoin startups to watch an the Remittance potential

    Emeka Okafor
    26 May 2015 | 1:05 am
    In Disrupt Africa: Bitcoin is gaining traction worldwide, with the first quarter of 2015 seeing record levels of investment pumped into Bitcoin startups globally. Africa is no exception to the trend, with startups springing up with innovative applications for Bitcoin in the African context – disrupting the remittance market, and making the cryptocurrency available over SMS. Here, Disrupt Africa names the five startups leading the way with Bitcoin in Africa...[continue reading]On remittances Florian Graillot writes in TC: Even through digital, remittance remains deeply dependent on third…
  • Support Audax Summer Code School

    Emeka Okafor
    25 May 2015 | 1:52 pm
    In Lagos on Indiegogo: Audax Solutions is an e-learning, training, and assessment solutions company based in Lagos, Nigeria. Our code school program is an initiative launched in 2013 to teach children aged 5 -16 in Lagos area primary and secondary schools, computer programming using Scratch, HTML/CSS and JavaScript, which started in 2013. In 2014, we won a Google Rise Awards to assist in promoting Computer Science Education to the less privileged children in Nigeria. Together with our local and international partners, we believe that teaching children programming is essential to develop their…
  • Off-grid solar systems increasingly viable for low-income communities

    Emeka Okafor
    25 May 2015 | 1:26 pm
    Excerpted from the ‘GE Look Ahead’ series: View image | gettyimages.comAffordable energy technologies and new business models are bringing off-grid solutions to growing numbers of communities in the developing world As of 2014, 1.3bn people lacked access to electricity. For those without power, lack of indoor lighting is among the most pressing of problems, forcing families to rely on expensive kerosene lamps, which cause pollution and are unhealthy—inhaling fumes from a kerosene lamp is equivalent to smoking two packets of cigarettes a day. When it comes to lighting, the technology is…
  • Portable Solar Power Generator ,Lagos

    Emeka Okafor
    25 May 2015 | 3:04 am
    Made in Nigeria,from Rehobothfix:This 2KVA (2000 Watt) Portable solar generator is for sale in Lagos for =N=275,000. It is produced by our company, Rehobothfix Integrated Services Ltd. We are able to produce 3 - 4 units weekly.Specifications:300 Watt Solar panels (3 x100watt)2000 watt (2kva) inverter300Ah batteries (2x150 AH batteries)Expansion slots for two additional batteriesPWM Solar Charging up to 17amps at peak solar insolation - (5-7 hrs per day guaranteeing 100Ah storage per dayThe charge expected per day is sufficient to power 10nos of 20 watt Energy bulbs for 10 hours per day. Of…
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  • Re:publica Keynote: The System is Broken – That’s the Good News

    5 May 2015 | 7:23 am
    I’m at the wonderful Re:publica conference for a single day, racing home to teach tomorrow… and thus far I’ve given a keynote and done over 12 interviews, so I haven’t gotten the whole feel of the conference yet. Still, it’s one of the most wonderful and high energy venues I’ve ever spoken at, and I’m having a great time. My talk this morning focused on civics in the age of mistrust. The organizers (wisely?) put a different title on it, but the audience clearly got the core idea: we’re at a moment in time where mistrust in institutions is at a…
  • Introducing FOLD, a new tool (and a new model?) for storytelling

    22 Apr 2015 | 5:00 am
    This morning, Center for Civic Media at MIT is releasing a new publishing platform, FOLD. Alexis Hope (a Masters student in my lab) and Kevin Hu began working on FOLD when they were students in my class News and Participatory Media. The class asks students to take on a reporting task each week, using existing tools or building new ones to solve a particular challenge. FOLD was Alexis and Kevin’s solution to a challenge I put forward around writing “explainers”, articles designed to provide content for stories that give incremental updates to a larger story (and to develop an…
  • The Civic Statuary Project

    14 Apr 2015 | 10:28 am
    The University of Cape Town removed a controversial statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes last week, after a month of student protests. Rhodes, who build the De Beers diamond empire, was an unrepentant imperialist whose wealth came from purchasing mineral rights from indigenous leaders and turning their territories into British protectorates. Under his rule in Cape Colony, many Africans lost the right to vote, a step which some scholars see as leading to enforced racial segregation in South Africa. While Rhodes made major donations to charitable causes – including the land the…
  • Paying Attention to Garissa

    4 Apr 2015 | 5:14 pm
    On Thursday morning, heavily armed attackers, believed to be members of al-Shabaab, invaded Garissa University and killed 147 students. Mohamed Kuno, a high-ranking al-Shabaab official, has been named by the Kenyan government as the mastermind of the attack. Two days later, we are hearing terrifying details, including a student who hid in a wardrobe for more than 50 hours, afraid that the police who came to rescue here were militants trying to lure her out. Her decision was a wise one – the militants told students they would live if they came out of their dormitories… then lined…
  • “It’s scary when we can do this out of love and there’s nothing you can threaten us with”

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:45 am
    What’s a “holy shit visualization”? It’s a way of looking at data that makes turns a statistic you might have flipped past in a book or skimmed by on a web page into something that you can’t forget. It’s a visceral reminder of the power of images and the power of looking at dry numbers in human terms. For Mike Evans, the map below was a holy shit visualization. Properties in yellow are in tax distress. Those in orange are under tax foreclosure. Those in red have been foreclosed. In 2014, 50% of properties in the city of Detroit were in danger of…
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  • Brand Story: A Critical Element For Product Positioning

    Staff Reporter
    21 May 2015 | 6:46 am
    South Africa is world-renowned for its wines. For winemakers, however, the proliferation of wine estates means that they compete in a market crowded with 700 wineries that produce more than 10,000 different brands. Competing for retail shelf space typically means getting a place alongside 300 other brands – a wine lover’s paradise, but a wine producer’s nightmare. Achieving targets means differentiating your wine from others, something that is easier said than done in a crowded market. But, says Ethel Nyembe, Head of Small Enterprise at Standard Bank, two wine producers managed to…
  • KFC’d: The New Business Risk Driven By Social Media

    Aki Kalliatakis
    14 May 2015 | 12:38 am
    Getting a ‘roasting’ from the eye-witness consumer is a growing risk for business now social media can broadcast even the appearance of questionable behaviour. To be more specific, a brand can be ‘KFC’d’. The danger was recently highlighted by the case of the hosed-down chicken at Braamfontein KFC where employees scattered chicken pieces on the ground and hosed them down. A KFC statement said later the workers were trying to hide from management the fact that they had mistakenly coated chicken that was to be discarded. The raw chicken was not meant for customers. The hosing was to…
  • The Clothing Bank : A Business LaunchPad For Unemployed Women

    Staff Reporter
    12 May 2015 | 11:39 pm
    THE Clothing Bank opened its fifth outlet in South Africa, based in Durban, on Friday last week. The local non-profit organisation (NPO), which focuses on developing sustainable business practices amongst underprivileged self-employed businesswomen through a pioneering method, is gaining increasing national reach. The NPO also has branches in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Paarl and Hermanus. The Clothing Bank receives surplus clothing garments from retailers such as Woolworths – which helped start the initiative in 2010 as part of its enterprise development programme. These clothes are…
  • Digital Marketing Learning – There’s Newly Launched Heavy Chef Magazine For That

    Staff Reporter
    12 May 2015 | 7:13 am
    The Heavy Chef Strategy Event, headlined by Arthur Goldstuck and Chris Rawlinson coincided with the launch of the Heavy Chef Quarterly Review – an online magazine featuring exclusive content authored by some of the country’s most prominent authorities on digital. Correlating with one of founding agency World Wide Creative’s four business units, the first edition focuses on Digital Marketing Strategy and includes a curation of valuable learning tools including infographics, opinion pieces, interviews and top ten charts. The magazine brings together a wide range of content produced by the…
  • Opportunity For Innovators To Make A Difference & Get Support

    Staff Reporter
    7 May 2015 | 2:12 am
    The SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards 2015 has been opened for entry and all entrepreneurs and innovators with innovative products and services are invited to participate in the competition which carries a first prize of R1-million. This year, the SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards celebrates 5 years of its commitment to improving the lives of some of South Africa’s most vulnerable, particularly women, the youth, people living with disabilities and people living in rural areas, as well as empowering entrepreneurs and innovators who help change the lives of individuals. The SAB…
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    Ladybrille® Blogazine

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: IP Lawyer Pamela Deese Honored as Ladybrille Woman of the Month May 2015
    15 May 2015 | 10:30 am
    Sacramento, CA (May 15, 2015) -- Ladybrille Magazine, the pioneer digital platform and authority on African fashion in the West’ and the pioneer voice for the African woman entrepreneur is pleased to... Visit us for the full story! Also be sure to check Ladybrille Magazine at for stories on Africa fashion,film, music and the arts!
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Volvo Announced as Sponsor for the 2015 OWL Awards
    13 May 2015 | 9:49 am
    Niello Volvo of Sacramento partners with NAWBO-Sacramento for the Outstanding Women Leader Awards SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 13, 2015) — Volvo, one of the world’s best known and respected brands within... Visit us for the full story! Also be sure to check Ladybrille Magazine at for stories on Africa fashion,film, music and the arts!
  • Media Advisory: Save the Date for the 2015 OWL Awards
    4 May 2015 | 6:48 am
    Members of Sacramento Valley’s influential business and leadership community to gather for the 18th Annual ‘Outstanding Women Leader Awards.’   WHAT:    18th Annual Outstanding Women Leader... Visit us for the full story! Also be sure to check Ladybrille Magazine at for stories on Africa fashion,film, music and the arts!
  • Morsi PR Launches New Magazine Called TRIBE ELAN
    9 Apr 2015 | 4:57 pm
    First floor, 30 Catholic Mission Street, Onikan, Lagos Island Lagos. Phone No: 08023341846 / 08138388004 18th of March, 2015. Editor’s note Welcome to a New Dawn , A New day in both the history... Visit us for the full story! Also be sure to check Ladybrille Magazine at for stories on Africa fashion,film, music and the arts!
  • Announced as Sponsor for 2015 OWL Awards
    8 Apr 2015 | 8:43 am
    LADYBRILLE April 8, 2015 - SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The National Association of Women Business Owners, Sacramento Valley chapter (NAWBO-Sac) is pleased to announce as its newest sponsor... Visit us for the full story! Also be sure to check Ladybrille Magazine at for stories on Africa fashion,film, music and the arts!
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    The Zambian

  • Zambeef – An interview with Francis Grogan

    The Zambian Editor
    3 May 2015 | 5:52 am
    Zambeef Products PLC is one of the largest integrated agri-businesses in Zambia. The Group is principally involved in the production, processing, distribution and retailing of beef, chicken, pork, milk, dairy products, eggs, edible oils, stock feed, and flour. The Group also has large row cropping operations (principally maize, soya beans and wheat), with approximately 8,120 Ha of row crops under irrigation and 8,480 Ha of rain-fed/dry-land crops available for planting each year. The Group is also in the process of rolling out its West Africa expansion in Nigeria and Ghana, as well as…
  • Happy Easter

    The Zambian Editor
    2 Apr 2015 | 5:15 pm
    Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. – John 11:25-26 The Old Rugged Cross by Kaoma Chende Aisah by Shepherds Choir Chimwemwe
  • Zambia Tourism Video

    The Zambian Editor
    25 Mar 2015 | 5:30 am
    A excellent video promoting Zambia has just been produced by Zambia Tourism. Kudos to the team at Biggest Leaf for their work on this video too. Blessed with awe-inspiring natural wonders, an abundance of wildlife, huge water bodies and vast open spaces, Zambia offers unforgettable holidays exploring the real Africa. Acknowledged as one of the safest countries in the world to visit, Zambia’s welcoming people live in peace and harmony. And here, in the warm heart of Africa, you will find some of the finest Safari experiences on the planet, including face to face encounters with…
  • Happy 2015

    The Zambian Editor
    1 Jan 2015 | 2:01 am
    2015 will be a pivotal year for Zambia. From The Zambian Development team, we wish all of you a Happy New Year and the very best in 2015. May this Irish proverb be a blessing to all of you: May the road rise to meet you, May the wind be ever at your back. And may the sun shine warm upon your face, The rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you ever the palm of his hand. May God be with you and bless you: May you see your children’s children. May you be poor in misfortune, Rich in blessings. May you know nothing but happiness From this day forward. May…
  • How Can Poaching Be Brought Under Control?

    The Zambian Editor
    30 Dec 2014 | 6:23 am
    Elephants are being slaughtered in unprecedented numbers and if it continues experts predict they will be extinct in the wild within 20 years. In order to bring poaching under control, it needs to be tackled at the market, in transit, and on the ground. Rory Young, an anti-poaching strategist provides a summary of the problem of tackling the poaching on the ground in this Huffington Post article on How Can Poaching Be Brought Under Control?. Young recently co-authored, A Field Manual For Anti-Poaching Activities, a guide that provides workable solutions to poaching.will focus here on the…
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    Emergent Africa

  • 'Njinga, Queen of Angola'

    26 May 2015 | 3:00 am
    In Bay View: Queen Njinga Mbandi of the Ndongo people is a legendary as well as charismatic figure in the pantheon of African world leaders and freedom fighters against colonialism. Having lived in the 17th century, she is one of few revolutionaries from this period whose name and legacy has stood the test of time.Beginning in 1617 with the death of her father, King Kilwanji, Njinga led her kingdom in a 40-year struggle for freedom and independence against the Portuguese, who were capturing slaves for sugar cane plantations in Brazil. Beginning in 1617 with the death of her father, King…
  • A Day in the Life Of Karima: A Henna Girl

    25 May 2015 | 3:00 am
    From Hassan Hajjaj via Dynamic Africa:
  • Mami Wata: Arts for Water Spirits in Africa and its Diasporas

    24 May 2015 | 3:00 am
    From a past exhibition: headdress by John GobaAt once beautiful, protective, seductive, and dangerous, the water spirit Mami Wata (Mother Water) is celebrated throughout much of Africa and the African Atlantic. A rich array of arts surrounds her, as well as a host of other aquatic spirits--all honoring the essential, sacred nature of water. Mami Wata is often portrayed as a mermaid, a snake charmer, or a combination of both. She is widely believed to have "overseas" origins, and her depictions have been profoundly influenced by representations of ancient, indigenous African water…
  • Future Lab Africa

    23 May 2015 | 3:00 am
    In creative spaces:Future Lab Africa is an interactive space that engages cultures of technology through critical aesthetic explorations in Africa.Future Lab Africa came about as the Post African Futures contribution of digital artist Jepchumba, from which the project has evolved as a research collaboration between with Tegan Bristow. Future Lab Africa hopes to create lasting networks and public engagements which extend beyond the exhibition incorporating research and multi disciplinary methodologies as a basis of understanding new developments in the African digital art space.
  • An African Art Collection in Brooklyn

    22 May 2015 | 3:00 am
    In the Gothamist:The Collector, a new documentary short by New York City-based filmmaker Mark Zemel, tells the story of Eric Edwards, a former AT&T executive who keeps a 1,600-piece collection of African art in his Clinton Hill apartment (alongside smaller-scale collections of baseball cards, antique clocks, and over 40,000 LPs).Zemel's documentary is as much about Edwards's artifacts as it is about the lengths he'll go to acquire them. Like the Cameroonian ceremonial helmet that Edwards bought, on the condition that Cameroonian emissaries could perform a ceremony with it inside his…
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  • You Are a Social Entrepreneur if…

    Adesoji Adegbulu
    25 May 2015 | 4:42 am
    It’s tempting to reserve the new term ‘social entrepreneurs’ for that rare breed that builds a significant company organized around the idea of changing the culture for the better.   The problem with this term is that lets everyone else off the hook. The prefix social implies that regular entrepreneurs have nothing to worry about, […] Click to read You Are a Social Entrepreneur if… in full. Related posts: Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2015 Water for All in Lagos, Nigeria by 2020 Climate Change Map: Best and Worst Places to Live
  • WaterAid’s #MakeItHappen

    Adesoji Adegbulu
    21 May 2015 | 3:03 pm
      You should join us now and sign the WaterAid’s Make It Happen petition for a world where everyone, everywhere has clean water to drink and a safe place to go the toilet by 2030.   It’s an exciting time as the prospect of getting water and sanitation firmly on the international agenda starts to […] Click to read WaterAid’s #MakeItHappen in full. Related posts: My Birthday Dream: Funded Water Projects in Ethiopia My Birthday Dream Dirty Water and Poor Sanitation kills more Women
  • Message from The Millennial Generation

    Adesoji Adegbulu
    14 May 2015 | 11:00 pm
    This one’s for my 80/90s babies and millenials.     Welcome to our generations (The Millennial Manifesto) I engage in politics on Facebook and Instagram I get my daily news reports via Twitter My religion is faith because only promised, land we ever knew starting with letter H, is called Hollywood. The first and only […] Click to read Message from The Millennial Generation in full. No related posts yet.
  • Strong Girl: I Stand #WithStrongGirls

    Adesoji Adegbulu
    13 May 2015 | 1:18 pm
    Dear Adesoji Adegbulu,   I’ve got something really exciting to share with you. As a ONE member, today you can be one of the first people to hear a brand new musical collaboration that has united nine female artists from across Africa for an important cause that’s close to my heart.   ‘Strong Girl’ is […] Click to read Strong Girl: I Stand #WithStrongGirls in full. Related posts: The Girl Effect: This is the Moment to Rally behind Girls #DoAgric: Agriculture is not only Important, it’s vital. Agriculture pays My Birthday Dream: Funded Water Projects in Ethiopia
  • Teach Me

    Adesoji Adegbulu
    6 May 2015 | 12:09 pm
    Do you make it easy for others to teach you? When someone tries to show you a different way or point out another route, do you react with humility? It is difficult to keep pride from rising up. But pride is what keeps us from learning well.     If you don’t have a teachable […] Click to read Teach Me in full. No related posts yet.
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  • Funny Mxit Video

    Rafiq Phillips
    18 May 2015 | 4:42 am
    Vlogger Mark Fitzgibbon shares his memories of Mxit in this funny video.Can you remember Mxit? The first popular chatting application that took South Africa by storm. There are some good and bad memories with regard to Mxit. Can you relate to the things I say in this video? Let me know your best (and worst) memories you have while using Mxit. Also, if you still use it, let me know how much it has changed over the years.This made me LMBIMP Enjoyed reading Funny Mxit Video? Try these tooListening to Global VoicesInstant Messaging Landscape Changes Rapidly in South AfricaBefore embarking on the…
  • Startup Giraffe Spots a Gap in the Recruitment Market

    Rafiq Phillips
    28 Apr 2015 | 6:55 am
    I was recently introduced to Johannesburg based startup by the good folks at Springlab.Giraffe is a revolutionary new recruitment app that helps you find the best staff for your business. Focusing on medium-skilled jobs in retail, admin, hospitality, security, construction and many other sectors, Giraffe will find you the most trusted, reliable workers in your area. Simply post your job vacancy on Giraffe’s website, and Giraffe’s intelligent matching engine will automatically identify the most suitable candidates for the job, notify them by SMS and schedule interviewsThey…
  • #MakeItHappen One Month In

    Rafiq Phillips
    17 Mar 2015 | 5:27 am
    A month ago, I took the pledge to spend less time in front of the computer and more time outside. With the help of Lumia, I am proud to say that I have stuck to my word. Deciding to explore the city by foot while getting fit has been a great way to discover hidden gems while simultaneously losing the weight I set out to. There is something truly amazing about the power of nature – I’m almost ashamed to have overlooked such a simple and effective activity. From hiking up Lion’s Head to glorious sandy beaches, and even a simple walk around the block, it’s been great for my health and…
  • Old Mutual taps 22seven to #startover

    Rafiq Phillips
    8 Mar 2015 | 2:06 pm
    Some of you may have heard the radio ads or TV commercials by 22seven recently to #startover with your money. Most of you reading this have already read about it during the #my22seven campaign that was running here. Now 22seven have revealed the true value in the app.  It’s made us save money and now with the recent update to the app it’ll allow us to invest (tax free) straight from the app without the need of a financial advisor.Old Mutual have just disrupted their countless personal financial advisors with an app. You heard that right.This is a rather smart move by Old Mutual…
  • miCoach is My Coach

    Rafiq Phillips
    5 Mar 2015 | 6:39 am
    As promised in the #makeithappen post I’ve been spending more time off the couch and focussing on my fitness with the goal to run 5km. Going from zero running to running 5km can be a daunting task but luckily there is help available online. Introducing the couch to 5k running program by Cool Running.Follow the Couch to 5K running plan or use our C25K mobile app to go from couch to your very first 5K. Follow this beginner 5K training plan schedule and sign up for a 5K race.First off, you may be asking, “exactly how many miles is a 5K?” A 5K is 3.1 miles. We’re here to…
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    Best Uganda Jobs

  • Human Resources Manager Job Vacancy at Verma Co

    22 May 2015 | 6:32 am
    Location: Kampala Verma Co. Ltd. is located in Kampala, Uganda. Company is working in Motorbikes, Bicycles business activities. Key Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for recruitment and selection. Human resources policy - develop, implement and maintaining across the organization. Ensure timely reporting and Leadership - mentor direct reports and provide coaching to help them reach their
  • Legal Assistant Jobs at Tax Appeals Tribunal

    22 May 2015 | 6:31 am
    Location: Gulu Key Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for the day to day management of the regional registry In charge of receiving and handling taxpayers complaints Provide technical advice to taxpayer Maintain the Tribunal Library Maintain a record of Tribunal proceedings Perform any other duties as may be assigned Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The applicant should preferably
  • 5 Company Drivers Jobs Vacancies at Movit Products Limited

    22 May 2015 | 6:30 am
    Key Duties and Responsibilities: The Drivers will be tasked to distribute Company Products in time Ensure safe custody of the vehicle and company products. Carry out daily inspection, safety & maintenance vehicle checks Maintain vehicle log book and other related records as required. Abide by all traffic laws regarding the use of vehicles on public roads. Follow up on vehicle needs such as
  • Environmental Health Officer Employment opportunity at Concern Worldwide

    20 May 2015 | 2:01 am
    Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The ideal candidate for the Environmental Health Officer Jobs should hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Public/Environmental Health Three or more years’ experience in planning and implementing environmental health interventions with an INGO. Excellent interpersonal skills; Excellent training/facilitation skills; Good knowledge and understanding of
  • M&E and Research Coordinator Job at Nurture Africa (NA)

    20 May 2015 | 2:00 am
    Duty Station: Wakiso, Uganda Key Duties and Responsibilities: Offer leadership and hold the primary day-to-day responsibility for coordination of Nurture Africa’s monitoring and evaluation processes Work in liaison with the Programs Manager, to continue to develop NA M&E procedures, tools and databases, ensuring that M&E systems produce excellent outcomes in terms of the different requirements
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    Newstime Africa

  • Burundi opposition politician shot and killed

    Newstime Africa
    25 May 2015 | 3:57 pm
    BUJUMBURA – (AA)  A leading opposition politician was shot and killed together with his guard on Saturday in Ngagara, an area... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sleeping sickness‏ threatens 11million Kenyans

    Andrew Ross
    25 May 2015 | 3:53 pm
    NAIROBI – (AA) Over 11 million people in Kenya are at the risk of being infected by sleeping sickness, a disease... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Greek interior minister says government cannot pay IMF

    Newstime Africa
    25 May 2015 | 3:45 pm
    ANKARA –  (AA) Greece will not be able to meet payments due to the International Monetary Fund in June, Greek Interior... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • More than two billion human beings suffer from hunger worldwide

    Clemente Ferrer
    24 May 2015 | 2:32 pm
      Two billion are malnourished – Among the different advertising campaigns published in different media, designed by the MSF carries the motto;... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond meets Ghanaian Foreign Minister Hanna Tetteh

    Newstime Africa
    22 May 2015 | 1:38 pm
    LONDON, 21 May 2015 – PRN Africa — Philip Hammond and Hanna Tetteh discuss further deepening UK – Ghana ties. The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • Ten Tips When Pitching Ideas to Investors

    Bimbola Segun-Amao
    26 May 2015 | 4:46 am
    So you want to pitch your ‘amazing ‘ idea to investors? Get it right from the first attempt. Here are tips as shared by entrepreneurs who have walked the path. Tell a life story- When possible, open your pitch by telling a real customer story that addresses the problem your product or service solves in the marketplace. Avoid using buzzwords and tech talk when you tell your story. Instead, use real names and real customer challenges. Keep it simple and realistic. Capture the essentials. Investors care more about the presentation than the business plan. Can you, in less than five…
  • Dangote Cement Plc Opens Plant in Ethiopia

    Bimbola Segun-Amao
    26 May 2015 | 3:43 am
    While Nigeria staggers towards change of leadership, her richest man is on fast pace to conquer more territory. Ethiopia is set to feel the golden Dangote touch as Dangote Cement Plc will be inaugurating its 2.5 million tonnes per annum cement plant in Ethiopia on Friday, June 5. Dangote Cement has plans to reach an annual capacity of 62 million tonnes by 2017 and are not resting on their oars. The people of Ethiopia are reportedly excited about this investment as it is the biggest African-owned investment in Ethiopia. Located in Mugher District, the cement plant is the fifth offshore cement…
  • African-America Institute Introduces PitchFest Competition

    Bimbola Segun-Amao
    26 May 2015 | 12:42 am
    The 2nd Annual State of Education in Africa Conference of Africa-America Institute will hold on September 2 at   InterContinental Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria. At this event, Africa-America Institute will unveil an innovative competition towards a better educational system; PitchFest. PitchFest is designed to explore information and technology and other smart tools to make education better and readily available to children in Africa. The call is for teams or individuals with creative solutions for the education industry targeted towards Africa. The PitchFest submission process will run…
  • Enter the NESCAFÉ Get Started challenge

    Bimbola Segun-Amao
    26 May 2015 | 12:07 am
    From April to June 2015, the Nescafé Get Started Tour truck will travel across Ivory Coast, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, and Cameroon to collect the dreams of young people: dreams of starting their own success stories and of making a positive impact on their community and on the continent as a whole.  Nescafé  is amplifying the Get Started Tour with digital support and a mobile campaign to exceed the impressive figure of more than 10,000 dreams collected in 2014. Young starters can register and submit dreams in the areas of environment, technology, culture or health and vote for the…
  • Kenya’s Gearbox Set to Begin Hardware Incubation Programme in June

    Christie Uzebu
    25 May 2015 | 10:13 am
    Kenya-based non-profit organisation, Gearbox is set launch its hardware incubation programme in June. The programme, which is to incubate five companies for up to three years, will operate on a pay-per-month membership model. Members will access to design software tools, prototyping equipment such as 3D printers, 3D scanners, laser cutters, industrial sewing machines and vinyl cutters. According to Dr.  Kamau Gachigi, Director of the organisation, “It became quite evident that a hub hardware space would be quite useful. There is a need for it. It is something that a lot of people have…
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  • Central African Republic: MEPs to debate with interim president

    26 May 2015 | 6:43 am
    STRASBOURG, France, May 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The foreign affairs committee meets Catherina Samba-Panza, interim president of the Central African Republic (CAR), at 16.15 on Tuesday. They are expected to debate the recently concluded national reconciliation forum in Bangui, preparations for the general and presidential elections, the political transition, the EU military advisory mission (EUMAM) in CAR and security-sector reform. The meeting will take place in the József Antall building, in room 2Q2. Follow it live on EP Live. Source:: Central African Republic:…
  • The EU boosts its support to recovery and development in the Central African Republic

    26 May 2015 | 6:30 am
    BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, May 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The European Union, already a major partner of the Central African Republic (CAR), is increasing its financial support to the country which is still living with the impact of recent conflict. To draw international attention and support for the CAR, an international conference is taking place in Brussels today, focusing on the country’s humanitarian needs, recovery and resilience-building. High Representative and Vice-President Federica Mogherini is hosting the event together with the Commissioners for…
  • ViiV Healthcare and CHAI collaboration delivers second milestone with first filing with the FDA of generic dolutegravir by Aurobindo Pharma for the treatment of HIV

    26 May 2015 | 6:04 am
    LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — ViiV Healthcare (, Aurobindo Pharma (, and the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) ( announced today that Aurobindo Pharma has submitted an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for dolutegravir 50mg, for Tentative Approval, to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for the treatment of HIV. This is the first ANDA for a generic version of dolutegravir, less than two years after FDA approval of Tivicay®…
  • IOM DG Highlights South Sudan Needs Amid Increasing Violence

    26 May 2015 | 3:04 am
    GENEVA, Switzerland, May 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM Director General William Lacy Swing travelled to South Sudan 23–24 May to visit IOM’s largest emergency operation and call attention to the urgent humanitarian needs of conflict-affected and displaced populations across the country. “IOM remains committed to saving lives in South Sudan as civilians continue to bear the horrific consequences of this crisis,” he said, noting the upsurge in violence in South Sudan in recent weeks. On 23 May, Ambassador Swing and Special Representative of the UN Secretary…
  • IOM Ethiopia Relocates 42,000 South Sudanese Refugees in Two Weeks

    26 May 2015 | 2:57 am
    GENEVA, Switzerland, May 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM has transported some 41,978 South Sudanese refugees from camps in Leitchour and Nip Nip to Jewi camp in Ethiopia’s Gambella province in just two weeks. The operation, which involved 443 buses, 86 trucks, and a helicopter, moved 39,563 refugees from Leitchour and 2,226 from Nip Nip to Jewi. Some 189 vulnerable refugees unfit to travel by road made the journey in a helicopter provided by UNHCR. The largest convoy last week consisted of 71 buses and 10 trucks carrying some 4,526 refugees. Since the conflict…
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  • “Don’t Come To Our Country!” NANS Tell SA President, Jacob Zuma

    26 May 2015 | 6:49 am
    As we countdown to the inauguration of the president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Friday, 29th May, 2015, Nigerian students, under the aegis of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has warned South African President, Jacob Zuma, not to touch down in Nigeria for the inauguration ceremony. A statement credited […]
  • Nigerians Blasts P-Square Over “Selfish” Instagram Post

    26 May 2015 | 4:12 am
    One of the singing duo of Psquare, Paul Okoye, may be in for a serious tongue-lashing from Nigerians, as he has definitely bitten more than he can possibly chew this time. The singer got on the wrong side of the Nigerian public when he took to his Instagram page to describe the fuel scarcity incident in the […]
  • Omotola Vs. Genevieve: Who Is Nigeria’s All-Round Finest? [Facts & Figures]

    25 May 2015 | 10:01 am
    We want to take a once-and-for-all statistics of Nollywood’s two most talked about actresses who have earned more than their fair share of bragging rights. We will not judge as fans, but rather, we will be doing a side by side clear-cut analysis. The lead stars of Nigeria’s highest grossing movie, Ije: The Journey, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Genevieve […]
  • Fuel Scarcity Rocks Nigeria – Rays of Hope in the Next Few Hours

    Peace Ezebuiro
    25 May 2015 | 8:34 am
    Just at the tail end of Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, Nigeria is witnessing a kind of fuel scarcity that would definitely make history. It started like a joke but metamorphosed into a scary nightmare for all Nigerians, especially the average and below average residents. This has in turn,  resulted to untold hardship and misery for Nigerians. […]
  • Top 10 Designers of Nigerian Clothing

    Editorial Staff
    22 May 2015 | 2:12 am
    Nigerian fashion is greatly influenced by the country’s spirit and culture. The flamboyant, colorful and vibrant qualities of its culture are well represented by Nigerian clothing and fashion. We take a look at the top 10 designers of Nigerian clothing and how each of them has a unique way of representing the uniqueness of Nigeria […]
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  • 120 Romantic Love Text Messages For Him or Her

    CJ Stanley
    19 May 2015 | 2:36 pm
    There are lots of ways to be romantic, such as hugging, kissing, singing love songs etc but one cannot afford to neglect the power of romantic love text messages because if you know how to use the right words at the right time, you would be melting the strongest of hearts. For couples and people in […]
  • Latest Outrageous Salaries Of Top Kenyan Politicians Revealed

    Ogechukwu Nwabugo
    19 May 2015 | 2:31 pm
    Many keep wondering why Kenyan Politicians canvass for votes every now and then just to remain in their seats of power. Some think they do all that to come up with strategies and ideas that will make Kenya greater than it is used to be, but some others beg to differ. Whatever the case, clearly, […]
  • 17 Dreadful Images Of Female Circumcision Ceremony In Kenya

    Ogechukwu Nwabugo
    19 May 2015 | 2:17 pm
    Female genital mutilation in Kenya involves cutting off the clitoris and external genitalia, then stitching the vagina to lessen a woman’s sexual urge. Sharp objects such as broken glass, razor, and scissors are mostly used in cutting off the clitoris. More unbelievably, more than a quarter of Kenyan women had gone through this very ordeal. […]
  • Here Are 5 Things A True Nairobian Must Have Experienced

    Ogechukwu Nwabugo
    28 Apr 2015 | 7:32 am
    Whether you’re a true Nairobian or somebody who merely visits the beautiful city, odds are that you have experienced one of these 5 things. They are actually things every Nairobian can relate to. As for those who have never lived in Nairobi and who are currently planning on relocating or paying a visit to Nairobi, […]
  • 8 Kenyan Politicians Rumoured To Be The Most Arrogant And Hot-Tempered

    Ogechukwu Nwabugo
    27 Apr 2015 | 8:05 am
    Of course nearly all the politicians are arrogant and egoistic generally, thanks to the wonderful positions and powers clinging tightly to them. After a long chat with people randomly selected, we have come up with this list of 8 most arrogant Kenyan politicians having the highest number of mentions. Keep in mind that these are […]
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  • Nigerian Students Set To Revenge Xenophobia On Jacob Zuma Come May 29th

    Linda Nwadigwe
    26 May 2015 | 6:53 am
    While most foreigners in South Africa are willing to forgive so easily and go back to their daily lives, since it seems like the only option they have if they want to regain a sense of normalcy in their lives, their counterparts in their home countries do not seem inclined to forgive so easily. While […]
  • Top 50 Tour Sites To Explore In South Africa Before Death Knocks On Your Door

    26 May 2015 | 3:33 am
    Over time, South Africa has become synonymous with Tourism. Because the rainbow nation is situated at the southernmost tip of Africa, it is a popular tourist destination and attracts a very huge percentage of world tourist traffic. About 860,000 tourist arrivals are recorded every month out of which around 210,000 are from outside the African continent. Tourism is, […]
  • Watch What Happens When A CarJacking Goes Horribly Wrong

    Linda Nwadigwe
    25 May 2015 | 1:55 am
    Luck seems to be running out on criminals everywhere as 61-year-old Atlanta criminal Edgar Horn, got more than he bargained for when he woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning and decided to hijack a car from a very angry black man who he should not have messed with. Hashim Fannin said he […]
  • Not Again: Robert Mugabe Comes For South Africa In Another Interview

    Linda Nwadigwe
    22 May 2015 | 8:20 am
    While South Africa is still reeling from the epic comments made by president Mugabe against South Africa some days back, where he said South Africa needed another liberation since the white folks still own most of the land, the unrepentant Mugabe has gone on air again to air his displeasure at the way South Africa handles […]
  • Chilling Details: Husband Killed PE Teacher To Take Better Care Of His Mistress

    Linda Nwadigwe
    22 May 2015 | 3:18 am
    Chilling details have emerged in the case of the killing of the PE teacher Jayde which happened on the 21 of April after she was kidnapped from her home in the Stellen Glen complex where she lived with her husband. After a month of investigations, it has been discovered that Christopher Panayiotou killed his wife Jayde to […]
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  • 12 Most Widely Spoken African Languages

    Editorial Staff
    22 May 2015 | 2:56 am
    Visit The Knowledge Base for Africa The number of languages spoken in the entire African continent is quite enormous. According to research, its is estimated to range between 1500-2000 languages. Some of these are widely  spoken across a recognizable area, while some others are in the minority that they are not even known to be in existence if not within the […] The post 12 Most Widely Spoken African Languages appeared first on Answers Africa.
  • Top 5 Most Expensive African Footballers’ Club Transfer Signings

    Editorial Staff
    21 May 2015 | 1:18 am
    Visit The Knowledge Base for Africa Manchester City otherwise known as ”Man City” recently closed a deal with Swansea, signing in Wilfried Bony for over twenty five million pounds. This has seen Bony become the most expensive African footballer to be signed in a Western team. However, he is not the first player of African descent to make news in the […] The post Top 5 Most Expensive African Footballers’ Club Transfer Signings appeared first on Answers Africa.
  • 7 Most Expensive Cars Owned By African Footballers

    Editorial Staff
    20 May 2015 | 12:51 am
    Visit The Knowledge Base for Africa Footballers are known to spend huge sums of money to buy classy cars, which are perhaps their most expensive and glamorous purchases. They are never afraid to splash heavy amounts on some elegant rides that match their class if you may like. Here now is a list of seven of the most expensive rides owned […] The post 7 Most Expensive Cars Owned By African Footballers appeared first on Answers Africa.
  • 20 Most Curvy African Celebrities

    CJ Stanley
    19 May 2015 | 2:23 am
    Visit The Knowledge Base for Africa These ladies are talented, beautiful, intelligent and above all curvy. Kim Kardasian, Amber Rose and even Nikki Minaj will be intimidated by the curvy nature of these women and yes they are Africans and celebrities. In recent years, the African entertainment industry has been experiencing a massive influx of  women with amazing figures, hence making […] The post 20 Most Curvy African Celebrities appeared first on Answers Africa.
  • These Are Currently The Best Paying Jobs in South Africa

    Peace Ezebuiro
    18 May 2015 | 4:08 am
    Visit The Knowledge Base for Africa There are many factors that influence peoples’ choice of career or job. Most of the times, after considering what one has the ability to do and love doing. The next thing that usually comes to mind is the job’s pay pack – the remuneration. Only a few people will prefer a lesser paid job to […] The post These Are Currently The Best Paying Jobs in South Africa appeared first on Answers Africa.
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  • Rivers: I will probe Amaechi’s government – Wike

    26 May 2015 | 6:40 am
    @Radioshark wrote: Rivers: I will probe Amaechi's government - Wike - DailyPost Nigeria WikeRivers State Governor-elect, Nyesom Wike has stated that he will probe the Rotimi Amaechi administration after assuming office on May 29.The incoming g The incoming governor made this disclosure while receiving the interim report of the Transition Committee in Port Harcourt on Monday. Wike noted that his administration would carry out a forensic audit of all government accounts as soon he takes over power on Friday. According to him, that would enable him to recover funds that might have…
  • NANS Issues Warning To Jacob Zuma

    26 May 2015 | 6:39 am
    @Radioshark wrote: NANS Issues Warning To Jacob Zuma The body advised Zuma not to bother coming to the ceremony as according to them his visit would be an insult to the people of Nigeria. Ahead of the inauguration of the president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, May 29, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has issued a warning to the South African president, Jacob Zuma, to stay away from the inauguration ceremony, Nigerian Eye reports. In a statement distributed to various media houses and signed by the NANS president, Tijani Usman, the body advised Zuma not…
  • Fuel Scarcity Paralyses Lagos State (PHOTOS)

    26 May 2015 | 6:37 am
    @Radioshark wrote: Fuel Scarcity Paralyses Lagos State (PHOTOS) The ongoing fuel scarcity is one of the worst in recent years as Nigerians are left queuing at petrol stations for hours all to no avail. The ongoing fuel scarcity is one of the worst to hit Nigeria in recent years as Nigerians are left queuing at petrol stations for hours all to no avail. In recent days we have seen banks shut down, radio stations stop broadcasting, flights cancelled, shops locked and top conglomerates join the list of companies in Nigeria groaning under the current scarcity of diesel and other…
  • University of Ibadan suspends academic activities due to fuel scarcity

    26 May 2015 | 6:34 am
    @Radioshark wrote: University of Ibadan suspends academic activities for two weeks due to fuel scarcity - DailyPost Nigeria Authorities of the University of Ibadan , (UI) on Monday asked its students to vacate the premises immediately, pending the time the problem of shortage of water and electricity would be addressed. The directive was issued to students following ‎an advice given by the Committee of Provosts and Deans to the university’s management. The Director of Communication of the institution, Mr Muhammed Oladejo ,who confirmed the development, said the management…
  • 11 Year Expired Products etc. The SHOCKING Tale of Chocolat Royal Shut Down by NAFDAC

    26 May 2015 | 6:33 am
    @Radioshark wrote: 11 Year Expired Products, Maggots etc. The SHOCKING Tale of Chocolat Royal Shut Down by NAFDAC Chocolat Royal on Etim Inyang Crescent in VI, Lagos is a well known and loved bakery, ice cream shop and cafe. Many who frequent the shop/building, that also houses sister companies 96.9 Cool FM and 95.1 WAZOBIA FM, amongst others, and were shocked to find out it was shut down by NAFDAC last week. According to City Reporters, several facts emerged: All food products/source material had expired – the oldest since 2004 and the newest in 2013. There were maggots…
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  • University of Ibadan Management Close Institution Over Fuel Crisis

    25 May 2015 | 4:39 pm
    The current fuel scarcity affecting the country got to another level as UI shut’s institution for two weeks. The Management of the University of Ibadan (UI) has announced the immediate closure of the institution, pending when the problem of... Visit the source website for detailed content, full links, and more!
  • Thieves Kills Student Over Handset In Minna

    25 May 2015 | 4:29 pm
    A student, identified as Mohammed Abubakar Nagenu, was killed by thieves in Sango area of Minna, Niger State after they tried to rob him of his handset. It was reported that the deceased met his untimely end around 6pm last Friday when hoodlums,... Visit the source website for detailed content, full links, and more!
  • Democracy Day: May 29th Declared Public Holiday By FG

    25 May 2015 | 4:20 pm
    The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Friday May 29, 2015 as Public Holiday to celebrate the 2015 Democracy Day. This was disclosed by the Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, in a statement signed by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary,... Visit the source website for detailed content, full links, and more!
  • FG Warns Unity School Principals Against Manipulating Admission Process

    25 May 2015 | 4:13 pm
    The Federal Government has cautioned principals of Federal Government Colleges all over the country to desist from introducing bribery and corrupt practices into admission processes. Minister of State for Education, Prof. Viola Onwuliri, gave the... Visit the source website for detailed content, full links, and more!
  • Six People Arrested For Stabbing 2 Primary School Pupils

    25 May 2015 | 4:07 pm
    The police in Kano State have arrested six suspects in connection with the stabbing of two pupils of Fagge Special Primary school in Kano on Wednesday. The Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), ASP Magaji Majiya disclosed this in Kano on Monday... Visit the source website for detailed content, full links, and more!
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  • PDP: Osinbajo’s Account of Government’s Debt Misleading – Metuh

    25 May 2015 | 1:32 pm
    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Vice President-elect, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, of misleading the public regarding the actual debt owed by the Federal Government. A statement issued on Monday by the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, said Osinbajo’s action was an attempt by the incoming All Progressives Congress (APC) to discredit the PDP led Federal Government. The statement said the Vice President-elect failed to be “bold and honest enough” to also inform the nation that the bulk of the $63.7 billion total debt was incurred by APC states. The…
  • Fuel Scarcity: FG, Oil Marketers Resolve Conflicts

    25 May 2015 | 9:33 am
    The Senate on Monday recorded a major breakthrough in its efforts to resolve the lingering fuel scarcity in parts of the country The upper chamber brokered an agreement between the Federal Government and oil marketers to ensure immediate lifting of available petroleum products by marketers in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Warri and Calabar depots. The Senate had mandated its joint committee on Petroleum Resources (upstream and downstream) to meet with stakeholders including the federal government to find immediate solution to the lingering fuel scarcity in the country. The resolutions were read by…
  • Ameachi Delivers Rivers Council Polls, Wins 22 in 22

    25 May 2015 | 7:28 am
    The All Progressives Congress, APC, has swept all the chairmanship positions in the 22 local government councils where elections held last Saturday in Rivers state. Announcing the result, the Chairman of the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission, RSIEC, Professor Augustin Ahiaozu said elections were conducted in a free and fair manner in all parts of the state, except Ogba/Egbema/Andoni area where elections will only take place next year. Professor Ahiaozu further said APC won councilorship positions in 297 wards with ACD, PPA, SDP and PDC winning in five wards in different local…
  • My Disagreement With Jonathan on Principle – Amaechi

    25 May 2015 | 6:43 am
    The Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, on Monday said he disagreed with President Goodluck Jonathan on principle. The governor said he was unhappy over the overbearing attitude of the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan. He promised to tell his story of a tortuous journey in power at the appropriate time. Amidst applause, Amaechi boasted that his records in office are clean. The All Progress Congress chieftain said the clean mandate disabled the Presidency from setting the anti-graft agency against him. Amaechi, who spoke at the presentation of a documentary on “The Amaechi years”…
  • PDP Chairmanship: Jonathan In Dilemma Over Acceptance Of BoT Postion

    25 May 2015 | 6:12 am
    As the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met last night to appoint a replacement for the former chairman, Chief Tony Anenih, who resigned last week, there was fear that if the out going President Goodluck Jonathan accepts the offer of being the next chairman it might present PDP as a regional party. Also, there is the fear that Jonathan is trying to grab all the structures of the party in his pocket against all other major stakeholders. This fear is coming against the background that the acting National chairman of the party, Mr. Uche Secondus, is from Rivers State…
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  • Android Games|Music And Videos download portal

    kelvin jeweh
    16 May 2015 | 11:52 pm Android has over the year been the best place to download waptrick android free applications, games, music, videos and themes for your devices is  mobile download portal. So if you have to download any latest app, game, theme, music or video, then www.waptrick is your best bet to get what you want. There are numerous benefits you stand to enjoy from the all for one download portal. As part of giving you a full knowledge about we will be examining the two version of waptrick which are www.waptrick desktop and…
  • What is Spreadsheet in Computer Application

    kelvin jeweh
    8 May 2015 | 1:53 am
    What is Spreadsheet in Computer Application? What is spreadsheet? This is a work area that is made up of Row, Column, Cell, and Cell Pointer. It is not just a column and Row issue they are the boxes that made up the spread sheet. In spreadsheet the row separate the each other also with the column they also separate each other. Why? In other from the spreadsheet to have a work area. Any sheet of paper is made of rows but in a spreadsheet is made of row and columns, they are arranged in a way that it is possible to express a lot of things in mathematic terms and present them together in one…
  • Ginger Singer Terry G Turn Pastor

    kelvin jeweh
    20 Apr 2015 | 3:33 pm
    terry g images Ginger Singer Terry G Turn Pastor Terry G Turn Pastor? Terry G may be an eccentric naija singer but some section of fan could  start seeing him graving a new path for himself. At an event organized by Legend Taste & Tell activation held at the Spices Restaurant, Enugu, Enugu State, the bell ringing artiste bridged his performance by  preaching  from the Holy Bible: “God loves us the way we are, that is why Jesus died for us,” Terry G the  Benue State born singer said during his performance Terry G who thrilled his audience to a collection of his hit songs…
  • Tonto Dike Biography And Shocking Life style

    kelvin jeweh
    31 Mar 2015 | 1:53 pm
    tonto dike Here is a detail life history of Nigerian actress Tonto Dike. Tonto Dike hails from Ikwere, Port Harcourt, of Rivers State. She was born on June 9, 1985 and after her primary and secondary education, she was admitted into Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, and currently studying Petro-Chemical Engineering. Tonto Dike Biography And Shocking Lifestyle Early Life Growing up was wonderful because I had everything I wanted and wasn’t deprived of anything. My father was wealthy, so he did everything possible for me. I went to the best schools in my…
  • JAMB Statistics 2015 |Ten Most Sought-After Universities in Nigeria

    kelvin jeweh
    29 Mar 2015 | 1:51 am
    Ten Most Sought-After Universities in Nigeria- JAMB Statistics 2015 JAMB Statistics 2015 JAMB Statistics shows the number of candidates that choose each university in the jamb 2015 examination can now be check to know the number of people that will be vying for the available slot in each universities admission list. It’s not a big surprise that the most sought after universities these jamb 2015 calendar year was also the universities that received the most number of registered candidates on the jamb website at  these universities  have the higher number of…
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  • The fight continues! Drake drops Madonna from his lyrics

    alex olatunji
    25 May 2015 | 10:14 am
    A few weeks ago Madonna called Drake a girl for gagging after she kissed him on stage at Coachella. Drake hasn’t replied Madonna yet because he claims he respects her but over the weekend, he made it clear that there’s no love lost between them. According to reports, during the Houston stop of his Jungle Tour, he replaced Madonna’s name with Rihanna’s name for his performance of the song ‘Madonna’ from his mixtape If You’re Reading This Its Too Late. The post The fight continues! Drake drops Madonna from his lyrics appeared first on Tinimash News.
  • Basketmouth wants GEJ to handover to Buhari now!!

    alex olatunji
    25 May 2015 | 10:09 am
    We dont know why but mr basketmouth is in a hurry oo…………lol The post Basketmouth wants GEJ to handover to Buhari now!! appeared first on Tinimash News.
  • Pics: Eucharia Anunobi gets in the spirit! Removes shoes while preaching

    alex olatunji
    25 May 2015 | 9:34 am
    Actress Eucharia Anunobi removed her shoes while ministering at a church in Delta state recently. She got in the spirit and had to take dem shoes off..:-). She also recently received an award during the African Arts and fashion week in Washington DC for her outstanding commitment to the African Movie Industry. BTW. today is her birthday. Happy birthday, UK. See more photos after the cut… The post Pics: Eucharia Anunobi gets in the spirit! Removes shoes while preaching appeared first on Tinimash News.
  • I stole to help my friend treat kidney failure-55-yr -old(Photo)

    alex olatunji
    25 May 2015 | 7:23 am
    A 55-year-old transporter, identified as Alhaji Ramon Adeleke, who was recently arrested by operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, has said he went into robbery to save the life of his friend who has kidney failure. The father of four, who was caught alongside his friend, Lukmon Shoyoye on closed-circuit television, CCTV,footage stealing a Toyota Corolla parked in a hotel located around Allen Avenue, told Vanguard:  I live in Obilegun Street in Iba, Lagos and married with four children. I am a landlord in Lagos.My friend and I went to Airport Hotel at night and at dawn, we stole a…
  • Pray for me,incoming government-President Jonathan tells Nigerians at Inauguration service(Photos)

    alex olatunji
    25 May 2015 | 7:13 am
    President Jonathan and First lady were joined by the vice-president elect,Prof Yemi Osibanjo and wife at the Thanksgiving &Inauguration Church Service, Abuja, Sunday, May 24. The CAN president,Oritsejafor was also in attendance.. At the service,president Jonathan asked Nigerians to pray for him,members of his family and administration as they leave  I call on you to pray for us who are leaving, members of my family and my administration as we leave.But you should even pray more for the incoming government because we are leaving as private people to manage our private businesses; they are…
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  • Leader of the Roman Catholic Church Pope Francis Says He Hasnt Watched TV Since 1990

    26 May 2015 | 6:44 am
    The leader of the Roman Catholic Church, who has made waves of connections reaching out to disaffected Catholics and insisting on making the poor a top priority, hasn’t watched TV since July 15, 1990, he revealed in an interview published in the Argentinian newspaper La Voz del Pueblo. The pontiff did not reveal why he gave up watching TV, except to say he decided it wasn’t for him, before promising the Virgin Mary he wouldn’t watch again. That promise has kept him from watching his favorite soccer team, Buenos Aires-based San Lorenzo, but he told the paper a member of his…
  • Multiple Taliban raids kill 26 Afghan police or troops

    26 May 2015 | 5:25 am
    At least 26 Afghan police or soldiers have been killed in multiple Taliban attacks in the volatile south, including a 16-hour siege of a college dormitory, officials said Tuesday. The violence over a 24-hour period comes as the insurgents step up attacks on government and foreign targets despite Kabul’s repeated overtures to the Taliban to reopen peace talks. Taliban militants raided several police outposts in Naw Zad district in the restive opium-rich province of Helmand late Monday. “Around 16 security forces have been killed in Taliban attacks in Naw Zad district,” provincial council…
  • APC denies zoning Senate Presidency, Speaker to North-Central

    26 May 2015 | 5:25 am
    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied reports that its National Working Committee (NWC) had zoned the seats of the Senate President and House Speaker to the North-Central and South-West respectively. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by APC National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni. According to the statement, the party is deeply embarrassed by the story, apparently planted in the media to sow the seed of instability in the party. ”The NWC never discussed the issue of zoning at its meeting. Therefore, the report of its decision on zoning is a figment of the…
  • Cholera outbreak among Burundi refugees in Tanzania slowing: UN

    26 May 2015 | 4:54 am
    A cholera outbreak raging among Burundian refugees in Tanzania has slowed significantly with no new deaths reported in the past five days, the United Nations said Tuesday. So far, around 30 people have died and more than 4,400 people have been infected with cholera in the western Tanzania’s Lake Tanganyika area, which has been flooded with people fleeing political unrest in neighbouring Burundi, the UN refugee agency said. But UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards told reporters in Geneva that the number of new daily cases had fallen to around 100 from a peak of 915 on May 18. Last week, the…
  • Rouhani says most Iranians want peace

    26 May 2015 | 4:54 am
    An overwhelming majority of Iranians want peace with the rest of the world, President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday, defending the nuclear negotiations under way with major powers. “Despite a small minority that speak loudly, the vast majority of the population are in favour of peace, reconciliation and constructive agreement with the world,” Rouhani said during a televised speech in Shahriyar, west of Tehran. Iran and the so-called P5+1 group (Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States and Germany) have been engaged for nearly two years in negotiations on Tehran’s nuclear…
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  • Dandy Queens // The Black Dandy Trend

    Sasha-Lee Marivel
    26 May 2015 | 12:16 am
    Recent waves of the  “black dandyism” has made this trend all the rage, not just with men but also in women’s fashion. This trend, prominent in French-speaking countries, has originated from a number of African cities. A new editorial from French magazine Blackattitude turn its lens towards a trio of female dandies. Shot by Prisca M. Monnier as a collaboration with Nadeem Mateky, Dandy Queens sees its sartorial-clad models (Aurélie Lamalle, Marama Lee, Khady Diallo) take on the roles of Jo March (the lead character from Louisa May Alcott‘s Little Women, American abolitionist…
  • Top 8 of South Africa’s Biggest (and most exciting) Tech Startup Investments

    Sasha-Lee Marivel
    25 May 2015 | 4:53 am
    Money makes the world go round. And if you play your cards right, you might just make your startup successful — putting a smile on shareholders faces. In 2014, we saw a lot of money being moved around in South Africa’s startup scene. From real estate, crowdsourced designs to a multi-million financial aid startup, these are some really exciting times.   1. NOMANIN One of South Africa’s much-talked about startup success stories, prepaid voucher enabler Nomanini, has raised a fat R20-million in February 2014 from Seychelles-based investment company Rockbridge Investments…
  • Kampala Private Equity and Venture Capitalist Conference 2015

    Sasha-Lee Marivel
    25 May 2015 | 4:11 am
    Uganda will host the Kampala Private Equity and Venture Capitalist Conference from 24th to 25th June 2015. This will be the first of its kind and will focus on providing alternative sources and financing for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The SME focus of Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) is to strengthen the existing businesses and encourage start ups through strategies that strengthen the competitiveness of SMEs and encourage the consumption of locally produced goods and services. One of the ways to do this is to provide alternative solutions for the funding problem, hence the…
  • Kofi Annan Launches Report on Energy and Climate Change This June

    Sasha-Lee Marivel
    25 May 2015 | 3:17 am
    The Africa Progress Panel, chaired by former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, will be launching a report on energy and climate change at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town, South Africa this June 5th, 2015. The 2015 Africa Progress Panel report, “Power, People, Planet, Seizing Africa’s Energy and Climate Opportunities” details how climate change demands that we rethink the relationship between energy and development in Africa and globally. Set to be held in the Press Conference Room, Convention Center, this event will be inviting panel members such as Michel Camdessus, former…
  • Weekly Playlist – Rae Sremmurd and BET Nominators

    Sasha-Lee Marivel
    25 May 2015 | 12:47 am
    Let’s kickstart the week with a music video that is all the rage – U.S based Rae Sremmurd’s new single off of their SremmLife album “This Could Be Us”. The video was shot in the beautiful country of South Africa, capturing all its city and wildlife scenery. The storyline is the usual boy/girl drama, however the fun both artists have in the video is enough to get you happy and excited for the possibilities of your week. Check out the music video for “This Could Be Us” below:   Next up we’re revisiting some of the best tracks from the artists…
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    Business in Africa

  • New IFC and Ecobank Facility to Finance SMEs financing in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States in West and Central Africa

    Africa Business
    26 May 2015 | 7:03 am
    IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, parent company of the Ecobank Group ( and leading pan-African full-service banking group, today announced the launch of a $110 million risk-sharing facility that will increase access to finance for small and medium sized enterprises in fragile and conflict-affected states in West and ...Read More
  • Les sociétés d’exploitation forestière de la RDC et les importateurs internationaux de bois continuent à tirer profit d’un climat d’impunité

    Africa Business
    26 May 2015 | 6:52 am
    KINSHASA, République démocratique du Congo (RDC), 26 mai 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Des violations de règlementations liées à l’exploitation forestière, des communautés locales privées de leurs droits, des coupes d’arbres d’une espèce menacée sans autorisations valables, des opérations qui contribuent à la destruction de l’habitat des Bonobos, le tout couronné par des exportations de ...Read More
  • IMF – Zambia

    Africa Business
    25 May 2015 | 9:28 pm
    On May, 20, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Zambia. Zambia has strong growth potential, but lingering vulnerabilities pose risks to the outlook. In the last two years, the Zambian economy has been weighed down by large fiscal imbalances, lower copper prices and policy uncertainties. ...Read More
  • A.M. Best Special Report: Nigeria’s Insurance Sector Faces Economic Challenges, but New Government Improves Prospects

    Africa Business
    25 May 2015 | 12:24 pm
    LONDON, 25 May 2015—Nigeria’s insurance market is being confronted by a difficult operating environment as fluctuating oil prices threaten the country’s economic expansion. Yet despite this uncertain backdrop, the insurance sector is considered to offer significant potential, with foreign investors attempting to build a profile in the market. A sense of optimism is prevailing as ...Read More
  • Betting the farm on untested tech

    Jonas Thulin
    25 May 2015 | 12:16 pm
    By Jonas Thulin, Security Consultant at Fortinet While a plethora of new payment solutions are coming to market, businesses should be cautious about moving to new solutions just for the sake of it. Customers are driving a great deal of change in how transactions are carried out, with the younger generation of consumers in particular ...Read More
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  • Cul De Sac – Why Some African Presidents Can’t Retire or Resign

    17 May 2015 | 3:51 am
    The recent events in Burundi got me thinking seriously on the question of why some African presidents don’t want to retire, or to resign. If I were in Pierre Nkurunziza’s shoes I would definitely have given it some thought to leave office even before the current term expires, let alone seek a third term as president. I mean, all that popular support for the coup we witnessed on the streets of Bujumbura spoke volumes. Now, obviously, Nkurunziza enjoys a measure of support of his own, after all he came to power with a popular vote. So, you might argue that he owes it to his electorate to…
  • God Loves Uganda Review And Trailer
    8 May 2015 | 8:52 am
    God Loves Uganda does not set out to present an impartial commentary on the events that led to the passing of an anti-gay bill in Uganda. The main premise of the documentary is that church groups in the United State, such as the powerful International House Of Prayer are taking their prejudices along with the gospel to Africa, Uganda in this case, dabbed the “firepot of spiritual renewal”. The director, Roger Ross Williams on some occasions goes over-theatrical, for instance cutting between ominous slow-motion shots of children running, to close-ups of American church-goers in the frenzy…
  • Uganda – An African Safari Hotspot Going to Waste
    7 May 2015 | 1:52 am
    Uganda, once described as the Pearl of Africa by the late Winston Churchill, is, on the books, the best place to go on an African safari. You have a very pleasant climate, a very congenial and welcoming population, and Kampala, the capital, although it is the African city closest to the equator, enjoys cool temperatures throughout the year, around 25 to 35 degrees Celsius. Entebbe is the international airport that services Kampala and is only 30 odd kilometers from the capital and lies by the lake. Temperatures in Entebbe never go above 27 degrees Celsius all year round. In addition Uganda is…
  • African Spectre – A James Bond Parody
    6 May 2015 | 11:40 pm
    Someone joked that Africa is shaped like a revolver – the muzzle is in the South Africa, Namibia, Angola area, the trigger is in the DRC, and the butt in the Arab countries of Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Morocco and parts of Chad and Mali. That would put the bullet chamber somewhere in the South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda area. A sick joke! Except, I do not see this as a joke any more. You see, there is SPECTRE, which is a secret compact, or you can call it a code of conduct, to which many African regimes have subscribed, and it seems to fit in nicely with the revolver analogy. James Bond’s…
  • African Safari – Perfect Holiday Plan for Everyone
    15 Apr 2015 | 6:18 pm
    When planning a long vacation with friends and family, we think of going to beaches where we can enjoy the serenity or plan to visit places where we can party, shop and relish the luxury. But, do we need a vacation at some place which is quite similar to the place where we already live and has shopping malls, pubs, etc.? Well, many of us are looking for something different which can be done during the vacation time. Going for an African safari holidays, is the choice of many. The only reason being that these safaris are adventurous and fun filled, allowing the nature lovers to spend some time…
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