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So, you have transformed that great idea into an equally great product? Congratulations! Now open for business, you sit by the phone waiting for the calls to start coming in. One day, ...
 
We LOVE African start ups! They're so inspiring and encouraging. Senegalese caterer, Mawa Hughes brings A Taste of America to her home country, Senegal. In this edition of CNN's African Start-Up, she talks about the business, her experience and what she hopes to achieve with the ...
Swansea Univeristy - BellaNaija - April 2014
Are you looking to study in the United Kingdom? Do you need advice on visa applications, scholarships and application procedures to study in the UK? Then you need to attend the Swansea University meet up at education fairs - UKEAS, K.O.T (K.O.T Educational Services and Tours Ltd) and ESCC ...
Aunty Bella is our agony aunt column on BellaNaija. We launched this column in the early days of BN and periodically feature issues sent in by BN readers. We hope the BN family can offer insightful advice as well. *** Dear Aunty Bella, Happy Easter! I hope you get the chance to kick back and ...
UKEAS Exhibition 2014 - BellaNaija - April 2014
Nigeria and Ghana get ready! The UKEAS UK Education  Exhibition 2014 is coming and they have got over 50 quality UK universities and colleges for you to choose from. The free entry fair will come to Abuja first then move to Lagos, Nigeria and then move over to Accra, Ghana. It affords all ...
Akintunde Ahmad - April 2014 - BellaNaija,com 03
Congratulations Akintunde...dreams do come true. Like they say, appearances can sometimes be deceiving. Meet African-American Akintunde Ahmad. Your first impression of the 18-year old who is 6'1 with long dreads, may be  "thug-like" or "scary", because of his huge appearance but ...
Move Back to Nigeria is a series on BellaNaija which aims 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 weekly ...
Earlier today, Nigerian nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, in his capacity as the patron for the Caine Prize for African writing, announced the shortlist for the 2014 Caine Prize. The announcement was made in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Each shortlisted writer will be given £500 in ...
If you're a writer, or you have an interest in learning some of the finer elements of the writing craft, then this is one opportunity you don't want to pass off on. Orange Prize winner, Chimamanda Adichie is the creative director of the Farafina Trust; and together with some other notable ...
Ashish J. Thakkar - April 2014 - BellaNaija 01
Last month, Y! Magazine announced that it is rebranding to Y! Africa. Now we can see the first look at the bold new direction. 32-year old serial entrepreneur Ashish J. Thakkar covers the debut issue of the publication. Ashish is the CEO of Mara Group, a pan-African multi-sector business ...
Move Back to Nigeria is a series on BellaNaija which aims 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 weekly ...
Spiders are awesome creatures. A close look at the nooks of any household can almost always reveal evidence of their presence. This creature, whose presence we often perceive as the undeniable evidence that we have not done our housework properly, conveys in the day-to-day activities of their ...
ESCC Education - BellaNaija - April 2014
You can be anything you want. All you have to do is attend the ESCC Education Fair 2014, and discover the best international study options, courses and institutions available to help you get started. The fair has Foundation, A-level, Undergraduate and Post-Graduate courses available with ...
Move Back to Nigeria is a series on BellaNaija which aims 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 weekly ...
African entrepreneurs keep pushing the envelope! In this edition of African Start-Up, we meet Ghanaian Fred Deegbe of 'Heel The World' as he tells CNN about his foray into the business of making luxury hand made shoes, right there in Accra. Fred was a banker with little or no knowledge about ...
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - April 2014 - BellaNaija 01
It has been a great year for Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie...and it isn't over yet. The award winning Nigerian author has been shortlisted for Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction. Last month, BN announced that she was nominated for her third novel "Americanah" alongside Donna Tartt for ...
Biola Alabi Yale World Fellow
Biola Alabi has been selected to join the 2014 Yale World Fellow program. The former Managing Director of M-Net Africa will participate in the program alongside 15 other trailblazers from all over the world. The Yale Daily News reports that "The Fellows, who hail from all around the world, are ...
"Sew Essential!" Those two words describe this young woman who calls herself a free hand cutter. Armed with her beautiful smile and her impressive sewing skills, Chinelo Bally has slowly stolen our hearts through her work She has had her face beamed across the UK, thanks to the Great British ...
It has become a cliché to talk about the defunct of the educational system in Nigeria. Everyone has become accustomed with its deficiencies, and we are left to think that our current situation is the best we can get. A very sour thought that overwhelms the mind indeed when our institutions are ...
Africa is such a diverse and culturally rich content that we're always glad to see African entrepreneurs who show positive elements of our diversity to the world. Kunmi Tuyo-Oluleye is one of those people. In this edition of CNN's Marketplace Africa, she talks about her background and her ...
Move Back to Nigeria is a series on BellaNaija which aims 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 weekly ...

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