Monthly Archives: May 2014

The WIEAfrica2014 – Great Event but where was the audience?

If the success of Dee Poku’s WIEAfrica2014 event in Lagos was judged by net worth of its panel, this would definitely have been Africa’s richest and most successful event.On that panel sat  Folorunsho Alakija, billed to be Africa’s richest woman, top … Continue reading

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Mambo Pambo

I happened on this page on Facebook quite by chance: https://www.facebook.com/mambopambo. I followed up with an email to the lead at Mambo Pambo, Kawira, who is currently fusing her love for Africa with her years of flirting with art and … Continue reading

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Imported, Yes! But possibly contaminated

When we had just arrived in Lagos, I was perplexed at the variety of foreign goods available on the supermarket shelves. My friends laughed it off, noting that the lingua franca of shopping here is ‘Is it imported?’ You can … Continue reading

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#WEFAfrica needs to #BringBackOurGirls

An Open Letter to the Excellencies, World and Business Leaders attending the World Economic Forum on Africa Dear Excellencies, In less than two days Abuja, the Capital City of Nigeria will grind to a halt as it hosts the World Economic … Continue reading

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