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Ada Osakwe: ‘It’s so important to guard our time, our minds, preciously.’

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Ada is an award-winning food entrepreneur, investor and passionate African development advocate. She is Founder of Agrolay Ventures, an investment firm focusing on early-stage innovative food companies in Africa. Since 2015, the firm has built a portfolio of 8 high-growth investments in food and technology, including The Nuli Juice Company (‘Nuli’), Nigeria’s fastest-growing farm-to-table beverage […]

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Cynthia Erivo, Eva Longoria, Genevieve Nnaji named Academy Members.

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On Tuesday, the Oscars-awarding club opened its prestigious doors to a diverse crop of new members. Nigerian actress Genevieve Nnaji, Nigerian-British actress Cynthia Erivo and American Actress Eva Longoria are on the list of outstanding people who have been invited to join Hollywood’s Academy. In its efforts to increase female and ethnic minority membership, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts […]

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Kanye Appoints British-Nigerian Designer Mowalola Ogunlesi, 25, as Director of Yeezy Gap.

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Nigerian-British designer Mowalola Ogunlesi has been announced as the design director of Kanye West’s new Yeezy and Gap collaborative venture. This announcement was made on Friday by Kanye and later on revealed by Mowalola through her Instagram, stating she is set to take on the role of design director for the project. Mowalola has dressed style icons like Solange Knowles and is […]

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Ingressive Capital Grows African Tech Fund to $10 Million USD.

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Ingressive Capital has doubled its investment vehicle to back high-growth, tech-enabled startups across Africa. They now operate a $10 Million USD fund. The investment fund aims to support the next generation of African innovators. They target pre-seed and seed-stage tech-enabled businesses in the B2B space that provide tech solutions to Africa’s traditional billion-dollar industries, as […]

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Melanie Perkins, Ceo of Canva, is Australia’s Youngest Billionaire.

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Australia’s youngest billionaire almost doubled her personal wealth in months after her tech company’s popularity soared during the coronavirus pandemic. Melanie Perkins, originally from Perth, founded the Sydney-based digital graphics business Canva with her fiance Cliff Obrecht in 2014 after dropping out of university. The company expanded to Manila and Beijing in five years that […]

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Bella Disu Celebrates Julius Berger Nigeria at 50!

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Nigerian Business Executive and Daughter of the Chairman of Globacom, Bella Disu, celebrates Julius Berger Nigeria at 50. Disu who is also an arts enthusiast and philanthropist with over 14 years of professional experience across industries provides, strategic leadership as the Executive Vice-Chairman of Globacom, a foremost multinational telecommunications company operating in Nigeria and Ghana. […]

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Temie Giwa Tubosun named Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards 2020 Laureate for Sub-Saharan Africa

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Temie Giwa Tubosun, founder of Life Bank Nigeria has been named the 2020 Laureate for Sub-Saharan Africa at the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards. She shared this news via her Twitter page expressing her excitement and gratitude and ending her post with a message for women in business, “Watch This Space”.. About The Cartier Women’s Initiative; […]