Architect and Social Entrepreneur Chinwe Ohajuruka

Chinwe Ohajuruka is an award-winning Architect, Social Entrepreneur, CEO and Team Leader of Comprehensive Design Services (CDS) which develops sustainable affordable houses in Nigeria.   What is Comprehensive Design Service (CDS)? Comprehensive Design Services designs, engineers and builds affordable green housing in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa. We find that Nigeria is a society with an Read more about Architect and Social Entrepreneur Chinwe Ohajuruka[…]

The Sankofa Africa Careers Fair

– THIS EVENT HAS PASSED –     Details The Sankota Africa Careers Fair will bring together some of Africa’s most talented and brightest professionals for a day focused on the increasing opportunities for Africans on the African continent. The day will feature career development presentations and focused discussions on investments opportunities on the African Read more about The Sankofa Africa Careers Fair[…]

6 signs that indicate it’s time to leave your job

There are many reasons why you might want to quit your job, for example; better money, following your dreams, or career progression. Although for some of us, the time to leave and venture onto something new is quite obvious, for others the signs may need to be pointed out. Below, we list 6 signs that Read more about 6 signs that indicate it’s time to leave your job[…]

Afro Business Expo – 2016

– THIS EVENT HAS ENDED –   Details Motherland Connects present the Afro Business Expo 2016. The Afro Business Expo creates an avenue for UK businesses to partner and invest in viable businesses in Africa from IT, Energy, Property Development, Manufacturing, Retail, Agriculture, Export and many more. Investment in Africa has risen by 136% (EU Business Read more about Afro Business Expo – 2016[…]

British Africans Network in Birmingham

– THIS EVENT HAS ENDED – Details A networking event for African Business Leaders in Diaspora.  People from all African countries, based in the West Midlands, who are working to set up businesses, create jobs or set up development projects are welcomed. Come and find out about our Business Pipeine and the opportunities that our Read more about British Africans Network in Birmingham[…]

Bayo Adelaja: Founder of crowfunding company, Do it Now Now

Bayo Adelaja is a Health and Social Care Researcher at the UK’s preeminent social sciences university and Founder of Crowdfunding company, Do it Now Now, which aims to empower the people of the diaspora to contribute to their community. Bayo talks about her passion for the passion of others, why Africans in diaspora have responsibility Read more about Bayo Adelaja: Founder of crowfunding company, Do it Now Now[…]

U.S Lists 20 Nigerian States as Unsafe to Travel to

The United States of America has listed the following 20 Nigerian States as unsafe for their citizens to travel to due to security issues:   Adamawa Borno Yobe Bauchi Bayelsa Delta Edo Gombe Imo Jigawa Kaduna Kano Katsina Kebbi Kogi Niger Plateau Rivers Sokoto Zamfara.   The directive read: “Based on safety and security risk Read more about U.S Lists 20 Nigerian States as Unsafe to Travel to[…]

Former Cleaner Creates Healthy Food Range Stocked in Selfridges

Image credit: Gym Bites Against all odds British-Nigerian Alexis Oladipo, turned her life around from being a Cleaner to having her healthy food range, ‘Gym Bites‘, being shelved in Selfridges.   After completing a degree in Media and Culture from Roehampton University, Alexis was unable to obtain a job and fell into depression. Through her depression, Read more about Former Cleaner Creates Healthy Food Range Stocked in Selfridges[…]

NNC membership with International Diaspora Engagement Alliance

  We are proud to announce that we are members of the International Diaspora Engagement Alliance (IdEA). IdEA engages diaspora groups in collaborative efforts to support economic and social development of their countries.   Being part of the Alliance gives us an opportunity to share and promote NNC to a larger audience, connect and learn Read more about NNC membership with International Diaspora Engagement Alliance[…]