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Dakar, the capital of Senegal is hosting the first Africa SME Champions Forum on 11 and 12 November 2014. The specialist recruitment agency AfricSearch, the African Guarantee Fund and ...
 
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This evening at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, Nigerian writer, Tope Folarin was announced as the 14th winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing. Tope's short story "Miracle" helped him clinch the prize money of 10,000 Pounds. According to Gus Casely-Hayford the Chair of the judges, "Tope ...
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BellaNaija presents "Celebrating You! Class of 2013." A few weeks ago, we called for submissions of graduating students who had excelled in their course of study. We acknowledge the fact that everyone who has graduated this year is a winner. We, therefore, want to celebrate people who have gone ...
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Star Publication Limited Requires immediate employment of a dynamic team for a monthly publication. Associate Editor - AE1002 • Determine the editing needs of a feature and calibrate the level of editing accordingly. • Deliver creative ideas on story topics that meet client needs and ...
Move Back to Nigeria is a new series on BellaNaija. The aim is to encourage young and not-so-young professionals in the diaspora who are trying to make the decision of whether to move back to Nigeria. In collaboration with the brilliant team at MoveBackToNigeria.com, we hope to bring you a ...
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'So what’s next?' This is one question I always dread to ask myself. It is a question that kills me but it also gets me thinking.If you are fresh out of school like me, I’m sure that you would be able to relate to what I’m saying. The truth is that at some point in life, we don’t necessarily ...
It was Friday, the 21st of June 2013 at the Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Centre where the young entrepreneurs in Abuja gathered to meet with one man: Ashish J Thakkar. As he walked into the room, I wasn’t sure what to expect – Ashish’s demeanour was as simple as the late Steve Jobs giving a talk on the ...
Ivorian business mogul Swaady Martin Leke is a really inspiring woman. After over a decade of working in General Electric, Swaady took the bold step to start her own business and Yswara was born. Yswara is Africa's number one luxury tea brand. In her interview with CNN's Robyn Curnow, she ...
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This week has been interesting indeed. I have had the pleasure of meeting some very talented and creative people. From photographers to stylists, to some really beautiful ladies; In fact, there has been no dull moment. I am planning a fashion photo shoot for my clothing/jewelry brand-Chunky ...
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Move Back to Nigeria is a new series on BellaNaija. The aim is to encourage young and not-so-young professionals in the diaspora who are trying to make the decision of whether to move back to Nigeria. In collaboration with the brilliant team at MoveBackToNigeria.com, we hope to bring you a ...
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The Nigerian government has stated its focus on the economy and one of the strategies it has employed is the process of diversification. Through initiatives like YouWin!, entrepreneurs who have little or no chance of receiving support from the commercial banks! The government seeks to help ...
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Earlier on in the week on my way to work, I was listening to the news headlines on the radio and there was a report of a proposed strike action by the doctors in Lagos State. It was the same issue again - workers pay/benefits not being paid. One of the radio presenters said that the doctors ...
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"My name is Zainab Makinde, I’ve got  something I know you’ll be interested in." Five minutes and fifty mumbled up sentences you heard little of and you mouth the four words –“Sorry, I’m not interested.” Many of us have been faced with similar scenarios from random sales people with products ...
A female banker raised the question recently in an online forum asking how she could make the switch to working in the non-profit sector. She cited that while she liked her job her real passions lay with working in a reputable non-governmental organization (NGO) or Not for Profit organizations ...
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BellaNaija presents "Celebrating You! Class of 2013." A few weeks ago, we called for submissions of graduating students who had excelled in their course of study. We acknowledge the fact that everyone who has graduated this year is a winner. We, therefore, want to celebrate people who have gone ...
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Move Back to Nigeria is a new series on BellaNaija. The aim is to encourage young and not-so-young professionals in the diaspora who are trying to make the decision of whether to move back to Nigeria. In collaboration with the brilliant team at MoveBackToNigeria.com, we hope to bring you a ...
I don’t know about you but I keep feeling that this year is whizzing by! It is almost July. Most of us start each new-year with great plans but the problem tends to be with execution. In January you had a clean slate and planned to start afresh; did you list the personal, financial or ...
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The African Leadership Network (ALN), Africa’s premier community of young, dynamic and influential new generation leaders, yesterday 19th June 2013 announced the launch of the 2013 African Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) competition. The most prestigious business and entrepreneurship awards ...
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InfoDev (Information for Development program) is a special initiative of the World Bank along with other international development organizations with a focus on information and technologies. The idea is to help fight poverty and promote economic growth and advancement in developing ...
Over the last few weeks, I’ve seen the good, the bad, the ugly and the WTH in auditions whilst working on X-Factor. Things can get quite emotional during the audition stage, so I was expecting a few tearful and heart-wrenching moments, but I honestly didn’t expect any deep and thought-provoking ...
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BellaNaija presents "Celebrating You! Class of 2013." A few weeks ago, we called for submissions of graduating students who had excelled in their course of study. We acknowledge the fact that everyone who has graduated this year is a winner. We, therefore, want to celebrate people who have gone ...

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