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Interview with Kunle Afolayan

Kunle Afolayan

“I am grateful that a platform like Netflix believes in African artists and our content and has allowed us to showcase our art on a global stage” Kunle Afolayan The BusinessDay Weekender sat down with Nigeria’s Leading Director and producer Kunle Afolayan to discuss his recent multi-title deal with Netflix and he shared some interesting […] Read Full Story

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News Roundup

News Roundup

Nigeria vaccinates over 8000 people against COVID-19 About 8,000 Nigerians have received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines across the 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, has said. Nigeria began vaccination on March 5, 2021, after it […] Read Full Story

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Who is Kunle Afolayan?

“I wasn’t fulfilled as a banker, in 2005 I resigned from the bank” Kunle Afolayan, actor, film producer, and director, said in a 2010 interview at the premiere of his film- The Figurine (Araromire) in Atlanta, GA, USA. Kunle Afolayan, born on the 30th of September 1974, is from Igomina, Kwara State. He is married […] Read Full Story

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Nollywood to the globe

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In the mid-20th century, African movies were being made but the opportunities available to talent and investors alike were limited due to a solid market structure. In recent years, the Nigerian film industry commonly known as Nollywood is taking the world by storm. Gone are the days when Nigerian movies were watched only by Nigerians, […] Read Full Story

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Harnessing the power of mobile marketing to drive the growth of fintech across Africa

Although relatively new, fintech has become a hit with Africa’s mobile-first population. While traditional financial services institutions have been unable to adequately serve large parts of the African population, a new wave of app-based services have enabled an increasing number of Africans to access financial services that facilitate experiences they otherwise wouldn’t have been able […] Read Full Story

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Business

Do old flames die?

flames

For the purpose of this particular gist, I’m going to call myself Amaka. I’ll be telling about something that happened to me. So if you know you like gist, please grab your popcorn and join me on this ride. So here I was minding my business as usual when my boss summoned me into her […] Read Full Story

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Let’s Call it OUT

The International Women’s day 2021 theme #ichoosetochallenge could not have come at a better time. It was interesting and sad at the same time, to read over and over all the stereotyping and stigmatization that women have continued to face over the years. We cannot continue to tag sectors as male dominated when for a […] Read Full Story

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4 Ways to #ChooseToChallenge The Queen Bee Syndrome that Limit Women in Their Workspaces

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Yelling, shouting, gossiping, job sabotaging: these and more have been reported as ways woman-on-woman bullying, also known as the Queen Bee Syndrome, happens in our workspaces. The Queen Bee Syndrome is a situation, where women, especially those in high ranking positions of authority, treat other female colleagues who work below them more critically than their […] Read Full Story

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Lessons from Women in Leadership

Women in Leadership

Celebrated as a woman shattering glass ceilings and cliffs, winning many awards, getting international recognition and accolades, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala coauthored a book with Julia Gillard, 1st Female Prime Minister of Australia, titled “Women and Leadership- Real Lives, Real Lessons.” This book aims to help and educate many women to combat and controlling gender […] Read Full Story

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What kind of Employee are you?

Work unites billions of people around the world and naturally, we spend more time at work than we do with our families. Through interactions with different people; you are most likely to pick up certain habits and traits and this is true for most organisations. This is why you hear stuff like “Oh, you sound […] Read Full Story

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Your brand story Is more than a trend

Brand

The virus changed the way we consumed information on the internet. According to The New York Times, “In the past few years, users of these services were moving to their smartphones, creating an industry-wide focus on mobile.” This caused the virality of social media apps and the increase in trends at every other hour of […] Read Full Story

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Your brand story Is more than a trend

Brand

The virus changed the way we consumed information on the internet. According to The New York Times, “In the past few years, users of these services were moving to their smartphones, creating an industry-wide focus on mobile.” This caused the virality of social media apps and the increase in trends at every other hour of […] Read Full Story