Tagged ‘World Economic Forum’

Nigeria to Host World Economic Forum on Africa

Nigeria to Host World Economic Forum on Africa

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Nigeria has been chosen to host the 24th edition of the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF). The event will be held in Abuja from May 7th-9th this year.
The forum will bring together regional and global leaders to discuss…

Goldie Hawn is “Absolutely Appalled” by “Anti-Gay” President GEJ | Apologizes to LGBT Community

Goldie Hawn is “Absolutely Appalled” by “Anti-Gay” President GEJ | Apologizes to LGBT Community

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Goldie Hawn won’t be smiling with President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan when next she meets him.
The American actress and activist came under fire on Saturday 25th January 2014 after posting a photo on Twitter about meeting GEJ at the World …

Timi Dakolo gets a Standing Ovation from President GEJ, Aliko Dangote & Tony Elumelu in Switzerland

Timi Dakolo gets a Standing Ovation from President GEJ, Aliko Dangote & Tony Elumelu in Switzerland

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Timi Dakolo‘s performance at the 2014 World Economic Forum… in Davos, Switzerland was so good that he got a standing ovation from dignitaries.
At the Nigerian soiree held on Thursday 23rd January 2014, the Nigerian R&B singer performed his

BN Trailblazers & Tastemakers: FACE Africa Founder Saran Kaba Jones is Making a Difference in Liberia – Providing Access to Clean Drinking Water in Rural Communities

BN Trailblazers & Tastemakers: FACE Africa Founder Saran Kaba Jones is Making a Difference in Liberia – Providing Access to Clean Drinking Water in Rural Communities

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Saran Kaba Jones was born in Monrovia, Liberia. At age 8, she left Liberia with her family as a result of the civil war and moved to Cote d’Ivoire where her mother hails. After 2 years in Cote d’Ivoire, they …

Cobhams Asuquo, Tara Fela-Durotoye, Ola Orekunrin, Alex Okosi & others Make the Young Global Leader’s List at the World Economic Forum 2013

Cobhams Asuquo, Tara Fela-Durotoye, Ola Orekunrin, Alex Okosi & others Make the Young Global Leader’s List at the World Economic Forum 2013

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Every year, the World Economic Forum bestows the honor of Young Global Leader on distinguished individuals below 40. BellaNaija… is very proud of the Nigerians and African in general who have been honored.
The Young Global Leader nomination has been

Funmi Iyanda, Folashade Laoye and Ory Okolloh join the Forum of Young Global Leaders – Class of 2011

Funmi Iyanda, Folashade Laoye and Ory Okolloh join the Forum of Young Global Leaders – Class of 2011

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Nigerian blogger, journalist and columnist, Funmi Iyanda, has been honoured by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader. Also on the list of the 2011 honorees are Nigeria’s Folashade Laoye, Group Managing Director of Hygeia Group,