TMT Finance Africa event

Telecom, Media and Tech leaders meet in Cape Town for TMT Finance Africa regional investment event

Key decision makers from MTN, Vodacom, Econet Wireless, Safaricom, Millicom, Convergence Partners, Standard Bank, MainOne and Rand Merchant Bank are among the first key speakers announced for TMT Finance Africa in Cape Town 2018, which is taking place on March 15 The event gathers Africa’s top telecom, media and technology giants, plus their leading investors, […]

Merck Foundation Connects Africa through their Partnership with University of Malaya to Build Healthcare Capacity

Merck Foundation Connects Africa and Asia through their Partnership with Partners with the University of Malaya to Build Healthcare Capacity in Africa and Asia with a Special Focus on Diabetes, Oncology and Infertility   The MF-UM collaboration will facilitate academic support to post-graduate medical trainees in the fields of diabetes, oncology and infertility From India […]

The Regional Energy Co-Operation Summit

Burkina Faso, Mali And Ghana Ministers Of Energy To Join Total And More At The Regional Energy Co-Operation Summit In Côte D’ivoire

The Regional Energy Co-Operation Summit The Regional Summit continues to be the annual platform where public and private stakeholders and industry experts can stay up-to-date with upcoming projects in the pipeline and new strategies to unlock gas and power trading in West Africa With confirmed participation of H.E Honourable Malick Alhousseini, H.E Honourable Professor Alfa […]

#YNAIJAPOWERLIST2017: Seun Onigbinde, Samson Itodo, Temitayo Etomi… See The 10 Most Powerful Names In Advocacy

BY WILFRED OKICHE BudgIT co-founder, Seun Onigbinde Photo credit: Techpoint.ng In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in the country and on the continent and highlighting the efforts of young Nigerians and Africans challenging the tired narratives around the continent through personal achievement […]

Vice President, ‘Yemi Osinbajo speaks at The Future Awards Africa 2017

The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. ‘Yemi Osinbajo yesterday called on young Nigerians to create a better future for the nation by ignoring those seeking to divide the country through willful ignorance, narrow-mindedness, and tribalism. Giving his keynote speech at the 12th edition of The Future Awards Africa, Osinbajo pushed for a determined drive among […]

Africa 2017 Forum -Egypt looks to play a key role in driving regional integration in Africa

The Africa 2017 Forum wrapped up in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm el Sheikh with a clear message of intent from President Al Sisi to bring Africa closer together. President Abdel Fattah El Sisi hosted five African heads of state and top business leaders from across the continent. The Heads of State stressed on […]

Africa to participate at the International Surrealism Now art Exhibition 2017/2018 in Portugal December 23

Morocco, Egypt, Nigeria and Algeria are the African countries to be present in the next edition of Surrealism Now, the largest World Surrealism exhibition of the 21st century which gathers artwork from more than 48 countries Following on from this participation, the organisers, including the mentor of the project, the artist Santiago, are looking for […]

#NigeriaNewTribe: Arthur Ngwube and Tallulah Doherty to host The Future Awards Africa 2017 Nominees Unveiling

by Rachel Ogbu Africa’s biggest awards event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), is set to unveil the nominees for its 12th edition this Sunday, 19, November, 2017. Hosted by two of Nigeria’s media personalities, Arthur Ngwube of Rhythm FM and Tallulah Doherty or EbonyLife TV the unveiling will be televised on Channels TV at 3 […]

Nurturing Young Entrepreneurs as the Next Generation of Hunger Fighters

Considered the “Nobel Prize of agriculture,” the World Food Prize is awarded each year for a specific and exceptionally significant contribution to the production or distribution of food. This year, the prize was awarded to Akinwumi Adesina, a former Nigerian agriculture minister – and currently the president of the African Development Bank- for his contributions […]

#WorldFoodDay: Africa holds the key for feeding 9 billion people by 2050, says World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina

Africa holds the key to feeding 9 billion people by 2050, Adesina says during Norman Borlaug Lecture Calls for land tax for unused agricultural land or underutilized agricultural land Africa holds the key to feeding the nine billion people that will inhabit this planet by 2050, the President of the African Development Bank and 2017 […]