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Mfonobong Inyang: The Power Game & Women Getting in Formation

  Chris Poole’s notoriety to a significant extent was brought about by his maxim, “don’t hate the player, hate the game!” While this saying has taken a life of itself and has gone on to assume a myriad of connotative interpretations, it is surprisingly very instructive when you deconstruct it and view it from a […]

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Ingressive For Good & Geneza launch the #1000WomenInDesign scholarship programme

Ingressive For Good

Ingressive For Good has announced the launch of the #1000WomenInDesign scholarship programme in partnership with Geneza School of Design, which will train 1,000 female designers in Africa. The programme is aimed to upskill African women who are aspiring designers and empower them with the skills, tools, mentorship and resources that can improve their earning power […] Read Full Story

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Women in tech to provide mentorship in commemoration of IWD

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To mark International Women’s Day, women’s mentorship organisation Wentors, in collaboration with Microsoft, through its Microsoft 4Afrika initiative, aims to provide mentorship and training to 1,000 women working in the technology industry. According to the United Nations Institute of Statistics (UIS) less than 30 per cent of the world’s researchers are women. Numerous studies have […] Read Full Story

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In our 40 years of existence, we have become a lead campaigner for quality, healthy, and nourishing homegrown brands – Roy

Deepanjan Roy

CHI Limited has redefined Nigeria’s FMCG’s market with its innovative products in the past decades. In this interview with Teliat Sule and Chijioke Onyeogubalu, managing director of CHI Limited, Deepanjan Roy explains how his company has maintained its leadership position in the market with innovative products that appeal to the varying needs of consumers: Excerpts: […] Read Full Story

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Women in Business: Adedoyin Odunfa

Adedoyin has almost 30 years professional experience spanning information/cyber security, IT governance, risk and compliance, business strategy, business development, project management, e-business and capacity development. She holds the CISA, CISSP, CGEIT, PMP, ITBMC & ISO27001 Lead Auditor certifications. She is also a SFIA (Skills Framework for the Information Age) Accredited Consultant. Odunfa holda an MBA(IT […] Read Full Story

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Women presidents in Africa

As Tanzania’s vice president Samia Suluhu Hassan is set to take over as head of state after the sudden death of John Magufuli, here’s a rundown of African women presidents. – Liberia: Pioneer Sirleaf – Dubbed “Africa’s Iron Lady”, Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf made history when she became the continent’s first elected woman president in
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World Rugby awards two African women rugby leaders the 2021 Women’s Executive Leadership scholarships

World Rugby awards two African women rugby leaders the 2021 Women’s Executive Leadership scholarshipsAs more and more women at the forefront of the sports industry, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) has positioned itself to continue to drive women’s involvement in the game, including leadership, by announcing on the occasion of International Women’s Day the first two recipients of 2021 in Africa. Scholarships for executive leadership of women. This incredible opportunity allows two women from Africa to join the ten remaining women from around the world, who will each receive a scholarship of £ 10,000 for leadership development support for formal or informal education, conferences, forums, mentoring and study tours on best practices. Each scholarship will be tailored to meet the professional development needs of successful applicants. The scholarships are open to women who: Are currently involved in rugby at the governance level (member of the Union / regional board of directors) or, Are currently involved in rugby at the senior management level (reporting to CEO […]

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US official, in PH, wants more leadership and governance roles for women

Aruna Amirthanayagam

The US Embassy Counselor for Public Affairs, Aruna Amirthanayagam, has called for the economic empowerment of women in Nigeria and elevation to more political roles. The US Embassy official joined the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt, Stephen Okodudu, and the Rivers State Chapter of the US Government Exchange Alumni Association to commemorate […] Read Full Story

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US official, in PH, wants more leadership and governance roles for women

Aruna Amirthanayagam

The US Embassy Counselor for Public Affairs, Aruna Amirthanayagam, has called for the economic empowerment of women in Nigeria and elevation to more political roles. The US Embassy official joined the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt, Stephen Okodudu, and the Rivers State Chapter of the US Government Exchange Alumni Association to commemorate […] Read Full Story