Nigeria Will Focus More On Technology- President Muhammadu Buhari

by Rachel Ogbu During the maiden meeting of the National Research and Innovation Council (NIRC) which took place in Abuja on Thursday , President Muhammadu Buhari said Federal Government would fast-track industrial and economic development through Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). “I am aware that Nigeria must accord high priority to Science and Technology if it must take […]

Eileen Ambasa: The cofoundHER Interview

Three years after graduation and with a one year old baby in tow, Eileen Ambasa got interested in Information Technology (IT). Seeing the opportunities it could open up in her career, Eileen decided to learn IT basics. So, she enrolled in ACWICT, a college that teaches IT essentials to young girls in partnership with Samsung, […]

Ladé Araba, founder of the Visiola Foundation on a mission to get more women into science and technology

by Rachel Ogbu Ladé Araba, founder and president of the Visiola Foundation is on a mission to support the emergence of a new cadre of African leaders by mentoring and training academically excellent youth in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Araba currently the Technical Advisor to the Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Honourable Minister of […]

Y! Africa launches Y! Africa Xtra in partnership with TW magazine

Africa’s premium online hub for Business, Technology and Enterprise, Y! Africa and the magazine of CHOICE for the woman of style and purpose, Today’s Woman (TW) Magazine partner to launch new brand. This partnership between two of Africa’s leading magazine brands is a free 16 page pull-out of Y! Africa Xtra in TW Magazine. The […]

#Under30- Meet Marques Brownlee, the “best tech reviewer” on the planet

by Rachel Ogbu He’s been described as the best tech reviewer on the planet and has created a YouTube empire reviewing products while studying in college and playing professional Ultimate Frisbee for the New York Rumble at the same time. He’s been ranked top three in the most influential “science & tech” channel rankings by YouTube performance measuring firm […]

She Leads Africa launches competition to empower female entrepreneurs

She Leads Africa, a social enterprise focused on helping women to be part of Africa’s growth story by providing them with knowledge, networks and finance, has launched a competition which seeks to empower African female entrepreneurs, especially those within the tech scene. The platform seeks to connect promising individuals to mentors, business funding and new market opportunities. Read more about She Leads Africa launches competition to empower female entrepreneurs