The Smart Money Woman

The Smart Money Woman
The Smart Money Woman is a book written by Arese Ugwu, a young Nigerian financial analyst. She wrote the Smart Money Woman to help young Africans make smarter financial  decisions (i.e. By learning to save and invest money) and to build a stable a financially stable future.   The book is written as a chick lit...

Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF)

Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF)
The Tony Elumelu foundation was founded by the Nigerian Entrepreneur, Tony Elumelu. He started the foundation to empower a generation of successful entrepreneurs who will drive Africa’s social and economic development. The foundation believes that African led private sector investment in key sectors of the African economy, will drive socioeconomic growth in Africa. The program is...

Nigerian $5.8 billion hydropower deal

Nigerian $5.8 billion hydropower deal
According to CNN, a group of Chinese state owned construction  companies have been awarded a contract by the Nigerian government to build the largest power plant in the country. It is a 3,050 megawatt hydroelectric power plant with 4 large dams (50-150m tall) in Taraba state, Northern Nigeria. It will be completed in the next...

African Entrepreneurship : 5 Things you ought to know

African Entrepreneurship : 5 Things you ought to know
Recently Africa has been the focus of the global market, people are starting to realise “Africa is the future”. Many African countries have experienced rapid economic growth in the 21st Century. There is also  rise in Entrepreneurship and foreign investments. Africans in other parts of the world are returning home with hopes of starting a...

The Rise of Africa’s Tech Industry 1

The Rise of Africa’s Tech Industry  1
About a year ago, Mark Zuckerberg visited tech companies in Lagos, Nigeria. Zuckerberg and his wife donated $24 million to a tech company called Andela. According to the Africa Business website, Andela trains software developers and has a branch in Lagos and in Nairobi. Some people believe Zuckerberg’s visit to Lagos and his $24 million investment have helped to...