Poem For Entrepreneurs- Today’s Woman

Every day I see her taking her children to school early in the mornings and back in the evenings. She carries bags of fruits, vegetables and fresh fishes.   The other, day I heard someone say "her husband eats not yesterday's food" So those fruits, vegetables and fresh fish I see her carry on her way … Continue reading Poem For Entrepreneurs- Today’s Woman

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10 Business Ideas for Students in Nigeria

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Starting a business as a student in Nigeria – and anywhere in the world – is a very difficult task.  Both endeavors – school and business – need quality time and attention.  Interestingly, the benefits of starting at a business at school far outweighs the difficulties that usually come with it. For one thing,  you do not want to be broke while still in school, and when you eventually graduate, you would not want to sit idly waiting endless till you would be called by a company’s HR. Also, tuition and costs of things go up every year. By starting a small business as a student, you can make some cool money with which you can sort some of your bills and still have a business to fall back on once you are out of school. Here are 9 business ideas that cost little-to-no money and peculiarly suit African student…

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Top 12 African Fashion Blogs for Fashion Lovers

(Image from Denolagrey.com) I would not call myself a fashionista by any standard. But African fashion is a topic I would gladly write about anytime, any day. The reason is simple and clear. The African fashion industry has recorded unprecedented growths in recent years. We are now the envy of even more developed countries. Who … Continue reading Top 12 African Fashion Blogs for Fashion Lovers

Opportunities This Week: MakeIT Challenge, SheLeadsAfrica Accelerator 2018 and more

There are countless opportunities across industries on the African continent this week. We have compiled a list of some internship, training and job opportunities that might interest you this. Feel free to browse through and apply for the one that suits you. SHE LEADS AFRICA ACCELERATOR 2018 The SLA Accelerator is a 3-month program designed … Continue reading Opportunities This Week: MakeIT Challenge, SheLeadsAfrica Accelerator 2018 and more

FUTA Undergraduate Students Win Microsoft’s Imagine Cup national finals

Two students of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) have emerged winners of the finalist stage of the Microsoft Imagine Cup, Nigeria. The two students, Taofeek Olalekan Afeez and Alayande Abdulwaheed Abiola alongside other students from Nigeria higher institutions participated in this year’s Microsoft Imagine Cup. The two undergraduates of Physics Electronics and Electrical … Continue reading FUTA Undergraduate Students Win Microsoft’s Imagine Cup national finals

Universities should promote entrepreneurship in Kenya

Encouraging entrepreneurs to start new businesses is a priority for any government. In Kenya, there are many universities from which graduates pass through every year. All students pursuing their education hope to get a good job in the flourishing economy. As hubs of youth populations and providers of education, educational institutions are well suited to … Continue reading Universities should promote entrepreneurship in Kenya

News – These Four Nigerian students emerge finalist in international innovation challenge

 Four junior school students from Whitesands School in Lagos Nigeria have won the 2018 Power Pitch of the Smoke- Free World category of the Conrad Foundation Spirit of Innovation Challenge Summit held at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Florida USA. The Conrad Challenge is an international and multi-phase innovation competition focused on Aerospace Aviation, … Continue reading News – These Four Nigerian students emerge finalist in international innovation challenge

15 Free Marketing Ideas for Your Small Businesses

  Any Tom, Dick or Harry can come up with a business idea. Starting a business though, requires a lot of hard work and dedication. Growing a business into a sustainable profit making venture is even a more challenging task which often require serious marketing efforts. The good news however, is that marketing your business … Continue reading 15 Free Marketing Ideas for Your Small Businesses