Tag Archives: Nigeria

Displaced Africans by Boko Haram to benefit from UN funds

The Lake Chad Basin is now the fastest-growing area with a crisis of displaced Africans there reaching 2.7 million people, 1.5 million of them being children, uprooted by Boko Haram terrorists. The situation has made the United Nations emergency fund announce new grants of $31 million to four countries in that region. “Many people have lost everything. Hundreds of thousands …

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Onyi Anyado on rewards and awards of leadership distinction

Onyi Anyado is an International Conference Speaker and an Entrepreneur who teaches people how to become distinguished in their chosen fields. Well we personally do not know him but on December 18, 2015 that changed via the power of social media. The change came about as a result of us spending that time of our day here at #TheAfricanDream looking …

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Watch this if you are visiting Africa for business or tourism

As the first female Finance Minister in Nigeria, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala attacks corruption to make the country more desirable for investment and jobs. As a managing director of the World Bank, she worked for change in all of Africa. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a director of the World Bank, was Nigeria’s Finance Minister and then briefly Foreign Affairs Minister from 2003 to 2006, the …

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Hope Or Hype: The Revolution In Africa Will Be Wireless

The continent of Africa has long been seen as the place where humanitarian aid and World Bank loans go to attempt to save lives or to dictate how countries should grow. Now there’s a new movement underway a technology movement. Young entrepreneurs from the continent are protesting the old ways by launching startups that, they say, will put Africans in …

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How Nigeria’s Nollywood is dominating Africa’s movie scene

  Nollywood signpost in Nigeria, an icon of Africa’s movie industry Nollywood movies or actors’ names is what you will find if you ask the avid African movie watcher to name ten of their favorite African actors or movies. Nollywood – Nigeria’s entertainment industry – is obviously dominating the African movie scene and this piece is an attempt to shed some …

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