Nigeria and Namibia’s young artists called to ‘Give art life’ and enter 2018 L’Atelier art competition

by Rachel Ogbu The L’Atelier art competition is one of the longest-running and most prestigious visual arts competitions on the African continent. It was established in South Africa 33 years ago, but in recent years has been expanded to include a number of other African countries in order to reach more young artists and further […]

“An Alien In Town” Is Daniel Obasi’s Most Metaphorical Work Yet FT Designs by Tokyo James and Abiola Olusola

Anyone who is familiar with Daniel Obasi’s art would know that they are distinctly subversive and usually non-conformist. His 2017 photo essay The Illegal Project utilised the medium of photography as way to talk about sexuality and gender and strip both subjects of the taboos associated with them. He’s been building this kind of complex, […]

#SLAYFestival 2018- Celebration of innovation, culture and technology

On February 17, innovators, creatives, professionals and entrepreneurs will gather at Tafawa Balewa Square on Lagos Island for SLAY Festival 2018 – the premiere festival for anyone looking to do it big this year. While SLAY Festival is not a traditional conference, there will be more than 40 speakers, instructors and mentors joining the event […]

Travel Experience

Set To Launch: “Girls Trip Tours” African Travel Experience Created To Empower African Women

Girls Trip Tours helps millennial women confidently explore African destinations while supporting local business women through commerce and empowering young girls through mentorship. Not only do they curate travel experiences that empower, but they are building an ecosystem of local and expatriate women who can host or guide female travellers exploring their locales. “Traveling alone […]

Aliko Dangote

Dangote Donates N1.2 Billion Structure for Business School in Bayero University

The Business Schools being undertaken by the Aliko Dangote Foundation, according to the President of Dangote Group is part of the efforts to build entrepreneurship in the sub-consciousness of Nigerians through education at the highest level In his avowed commitment to encouraging entrepreneurship in the country as a way out of the economic doldrums, Nigeria’s […]

U.N. Chief António Guterres

U.N. Chief António Guterres discussing African peace and security

The United Nations Chief gave an interview to Irene Herman Houngbo, our correspondent in New-York. António Guterres discussed peace and security in Africa as part of the fight against terrorism. He also talked about the actions of the United Nations on the African continent. Find some excerpts below: About the relevance of peacekeeping operations According […]