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Have you always wanted a chance to write that business book that will change lives? So what's stopping you? Enter the Bracken Bower Prize today! The organisers of Business Book of ...
 
On Monday 22nd June 2015, Tiffany Amber Nigeria in partnership with Diamond Woman, held a pitch session at The Wheatbaker, Ikoyi, Lagos to kick start the Women of Vision Mentorship Programme. The pitch session was an avenue to select mentees who will be mentored by the 2014 Tiffany Amber ...
Zambian writer Namwali Serpell has been announced as the winner of the  2015 Caine Prize for African Writing. The announcement was made tonight, 6th of July at the  Bodeleian Libraries in Oxford, United Kingdom. Namwali Serpell won the prize of £10,000 for her story 'The Sack beating 4 other ...
When I was younger, I thought all about getting a job was only to get paid at the end of the month - that everyone just aims to get one that pays better. Who doesn’t like a cool pay cheque? I guess the answer is nil. But come to think of it, why exactly do we seek a job and the first thing ...
Ever wondered why many businesses in Nigeria do not live beyond the founder of the business? I have a number of friends and relatives who ran multi-million naira businesses but when the person who founded the business passed on, so did the business. I know the amount of sweat, effort and ...
Necole Kane - Necole Bitchie
NecoleBitchie.com has come to an end. The gossip site, mainly focused on African-American celebs and stars, started in 2008 and its owner Necole Kane, went on to win many awards and accolades for it - she appeared in Cosmopolitan, BET, etc. Many women, like me, could relate to Necole Bitchie ...
Ok… so you have always wanted to become a fashion designer...for any of the following reasons: You have always loved sketching clothes as soon as you were able to hold a pencil; You used to make clothes for your dolls; You know you have the talent and everyone knows that – they even come to ...
A few weeks ago, the Internet was buzzing with photos of what was tagged the 'Nepaless Iron'. It was very intriguing, and as you can imagine, we wanted to get in behind the story. The 'Nepaless Iron' is actually called the 'Iron Rhino' and is the innovative brain child of a Nigerian Engineer, ...
Do you want to stand out in the business world, while tapping from an endless pool of global opportunities? Then, extend the global reach of your recognition by obtaining the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation. This designation for management accountants is recognized ...
A while ago, I visited an organization to do some work and learn. During one of my workdays, a call came in for the supervisor. The conversation was loud, it didn't take time to figure out it was an employer calling to verify a recommendation or seek information concerning a person that ...
We love Chigul's energy and humour! So, when we found out she was back as a guest on The Ngee Show, we knew we had to share.On this episode, Ngozi talks about staying in your talent lane; paraphrased by Chigul as 'Maintain your champion'.Here's what Ngozi says:  Now I believe each ...
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BellaNaija presents “Celebrating You! Class of 2015” 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 over and above ...
I have a Masters in Accounting (there were days I asked myself how I got there). I have taken exams that left me stunned, dazed and wishing the ground would open up and take me in. I remember my professor’s response one time we complained of how hard the test was. He said, “If it were easy, ...
She Leads Africa is looking for female entrepreneurs who are looking to grow their business on a bigger playing field at The Entrepreneur Showcase. Up for grabs is the sum of $15000 in 'cash prizes, media features in international news outlets, and exclusive meetings with top ...
Do you remember what you learnt in your first year at University? I think I am going too far. Do remember what you learnt last semester? If you studied something the night before and it comes out in the exam and you do well, does that make you smart? If you did not study something for exam ...
Anih Blessing John BellaNaija
Seeing a female building painter in Nigeria is an anomaly. This is why Anih Blessing John's story is such a special one, as she is thriving in the male-dominated field. Anih became a painter after she left secondary school, as her parents could not afford to give her money to further her ...
CNN turns its spotlight to West Africa for this edition of African Start Up. Ghanaian Kwabena Danso, produces hand made bicycles out of bamboo. Although the idea is not originally his, the CEO of Boomers International has managed to localise the product; even going a step further by teaching ...
The last time I mentioned to a friend that I was going to get my dream job whether or not I knew anyone there, she exclaimed. “Kemi don’t deceive yourself, you have to know someone that knows someone. It’s all in the connections.” I brushed the arguments that followed aside and didn’t give ...
At BellaNaija, we love enterprising creativity. Ghanaian artist and fashion designer, Atsu Numadzi has turned his creativity into an exciting career.With a speciality in painting, graphic design and fashion design, it is not surprising that he is being featured on Notion Africa. He tells ...
During our last Inspire Series ‘Redefining Finance’ event, a lady from the audience talked about how bored she had gotten with her job and wanted to take off to do a Masters degree. I know a lot of people who feel that way but are never bold enough to really say that they just don’t know what ...

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