UNAIDS awards ex-Zambian President Kaunda for contribution to HIV/AIDS fight

UNAIDS awards ex-Zambian President Kaunda for contribution to HIV/AIDS fight

Source: Xinhua LUSAKA, May 11 (Xinhua) — The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) on Friday conferred an award to Zambia’s first President Kenneth Kaunda in recognition of his contribution to the fight against HIV/AIDS. The 2018 UNAIDS Leadership Award, conferred by UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe and Zambian President Edgar Lungu, to the […]

SHE LOVES TECH 2018 GLOBAL STARTUP COMPETITION: CALLING ALL WOMEN IMPACT AND WOMEN-LED TECH STARTUPS

SHE LOVES TECH 2018 GLOBAL STARTUP COMPETITION: CALLING ALL WOMEN IMPACT AND WOMEN-LED TECH STARTUPS

The world’s largest startup competition focused on women and technology is back bigger and better! The She Loves Tech 2018 Global Startup Competition will be held in 14 locations across Canada, China, France, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Kenya, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa and the UAE. With local rounds held from June to August, local round […]

Meet brilliant Nigerian man who built the fastest carbureted front-wheel car on earth (photos)

Meet brilliant Nigerian man who built the fastest carbureted front-wheel car on earth (photos)

Author: Simbiat Ayoola Photo source: Spulfikng The man is an automotive scientist, engine designer and a pro race car driver – He currently holds two world records in car engine design and speed Ndubisi Ezerioha is a Nigerian automotive scientist who constructed the fastest carbureted front-wheel car on earth. He is the owner of Bisimoto […]

MASTERCARD, UNILEVER PARTNER TO INTRODUCE “JAZA DUKA” TO ASSIST ENTREPRENEURS WITH LENDING

MASTERCARD, UNILEVER PARTNER TO INTRODUCE “JAZA DUKA” TO ASSIST ENTREPRENEURS WITH LENDING

By IV Mastercard and Unilever recently announced that they will expand their strategic partnership to help micro entrepreneurs in Africa and other regions overcome the cash constraints that limit their ability to buy and sell more products and ultimately grow their businesses. In Kenya, the two companies have launched Jaza Duka (“fill up your store”). The initiative combines distribution data […]

NIGERIAN STUDENTS EMERGE AS WINNERS AT THE CONRAD CHALLENGE SUMMIT

NIGERIAN STUDENTS EMERGE AS WINNERS AT THE CONRAD CHALLENGE SUMMIT

By IV Four Nigerian secondary school students from Whitesands school, Lagos, have emerged as the 2018 Power Pitch Winner of the Smoke-Free World category of the Conrad Foundation Spirit of Innovation challenge summit held at the Kennedy Space Centre, Visitor Complex, Florida, USA. The students are Afolabi Williams, team leader, Olubusiyi Famobiwo, Menashi Mordi and Osagumwenro Naaman Ugbo, […]

Sierra Leonean ballerina Michaela DePrince’s story comes to life in new movie

Sierra Leonean ballerina Michaela DePrince’s story comes to life in new movie

BY BRIDGET BOAKYE,, Face2FaceAfrica MGM, one of the world’s oldest film studios, acquired the rights to ballerina, Michaela DePrince’s, memoir in 2015. Today, the studio announced that American singer, Madonna, will be directing the film, Taking Flight, which follows DePrince’s journey from a war orphan in Sierra Leone to a world-class ballerina. DePrince, 23, is one of very […]