World Bank Young Professionals Program 2017

– APPLICATIONS CLOSED –    Details The World Bank Young Professionals Program is a unique opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group.   The Program is designed for highly qualified and motivated Read more about World Bank Young Professionals Program 2017[…]

TED2017 Fellow Program

Details The TED Fellows program provides transformational support to an international community of 400 visionaries who collaborate across disciplines to create positive change around the world.   Fellows are chosen based on remarkable achievement, their strength of character and on their innovative approach to solving the world’s tough problems. Fellows are invited to attend a Read more about TED2017 Fellow Program[…]

Nigerian co-founded tech company receives $24 million funding from Zukerberg Initiative

Nigerian start-up company Andela, based in Lagos and New York has received a $24 million Series B round of funding from the Chan Zukerberg Initiative founded by Mark Zukerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan.  Andela, founded in 2014, provides world class software development skills to young people and also helps integrate top tech talent. The Read more about Nigerian co-founded tech company receives $24 million funding from Zukerberg Initiative[…]

African Diaspora and Development Day (AD3) 2016

 – THIS EVENT HAS ENDED –    Details: The African Foundation for Development (AFFORD) presents its 16th annual event the African Diaspora Development Day (AD3) in partnership with the Royal Institute of International Affairs.   AD3 serves as a platform for networking and the sharing of knowledge, information and best practice, with UK, African and other multi-lateral policymakers. Read more about African Diaspora and Development Day (AD3) 2016[…]

Business & Nation Building – Nigeria – with Fela Durotoye in London

– THIS EVENT HAS ENDED –     Details: The evening is aimed at facilitating a discussion with an experienced nation builder and entrepreneur. Fela Durotoye who is the Chief Executive Officer of the GEMSTONE Group, a leadership development institution with a distinct mandate to raise a Generation of leaders that are Empowered, Motivated and Stirred Read more about Business & Nation Building – Nigeria – with Fela Durotoye in London[…]

Top British – Nigerian Lawyer to receive MBE

  British – Nigerian Lawyer, Tunde Okewale, has been awarded an MBE in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.   Tunde, who is a leading Barrister at the prestigious Doughty Street Chambers, is awarded for his ‘services to the community and disadvantaged young people.’  He is the founder of social enterprise, Urban Lawyers, which provides support Read more about Top British – Nigerian Lawyer to receive MBE[…]

Business in Africa Pays: Summer Networking Drinks

  Details: Business in Africa Pays is a platform for foreign businesses to see Africa’s:   Infrastructural improvements that facilitate economic growth An abundant supply of natural resources Developing financial, legal, communication, energy and transport sectors.   Each event is dedicated to deliver a line-up of industry experts to provide key insights into a new Read more about Business in Africa Pays: Summer Networking Drinks[…]

Temidire Emiola Alesh – Community Health Educator

  Temidire Emiola Alesh is a Community Health Educator for the U.S. Peace Corps in Togo who would like to influence health policy in Africa   How did you become a Community Health Educator and what inspired you into the role? I studied Neuroscience in university and had always planned to go into Medical School Read more about Temidire Emiola Alesh – Community Health Educator[…]