How Michael Olafusi Accidentally became Africa’s Number 1 MS Excel Guru, Quit His Job to Start Excel Consulting Firm

In this exclusive interview on After School Africa, Michael Olafusi shares the inspiring story of how his curiosity to learn on impulse lead him to develop exceptional skill in Microsoft Excel, accidentally caught the entrepreneurship bug, and quit his job to start his own Consulting firm purely based on his Excel skill. Michael Olafusi is […]

The most effective way to establish true prosperity in Africa by Tony Elumelu

This article was originally written by Tony Elumelu and published on Too many policymakers think in terms of traditional aid when they think of support for Africa and the developing world. I think of Shadi Sabeh. Shadi is a young man from Sokoto in northern Nigeria – a region currently struggling with a lack […]

10 Lessons for Bloggers & Brands from West Africa Bloggers Conference Lagos 2015

Years ago, researchers at Harvard University made three predictions. First, in the coming year, there would be more changes than ever before. Second in the coming year, there would be more competition than ever before. Third, in coming year, there would be more opportunities than ever before. The conclusion; those who do not adjust to […]

Got Bold Ideas to transform Education? Learn About Intel Education Accelerator Program

Ready to give your start up a head start? To Transform Education with Your Bold Ideas? The goal of Intel® Education Accelerator program is to help passionate and committed education, technology, and business professionals who share its dedication to advance educational excellence with mentorship, funding, and insights. Innovate, create, and fully immerse yourself in the […]

May 15 & 16, The West Africa Bloggers Conference Holds in Lagos

Are you a fashion, tech, entertainment, gossip, sport, lifestyle or political blogger? Here is an an opportunity to learn, network and grow your blogging network! Come May 15th and 16th, the West Africa Bloggers Conference WABC will be taking place at Berkeley Hotel, Isaac John Street in Ikeja, Lagos! Speakers include Jonathan Doerr – MD […]

7 Info-Technology Skills you need to secure your Financial Future in today’s Workplace

Within a few years, information went from being stored in file cabinets, to floppy discs, to flash drives, to shared servers and now to clouds. Today employees are being laid off in large numbers, not because of the bad economic times, but mostly because of technology shift. Think about this statement by Bill Gates while […]

Entrepreneur? Apply for DEMO Africa 2015 – Get Funding & Media Publicity

Are you working on an exciting company with massive potential to scale? Is 2015 the year you plan to go big? The application window for DEMO 2015 is now open! DEMO Africa allows start-ups from all over Africa to meet VCs, investors, tech acquisition specialists, IT buyers and media from across the region and around the globe. […]

5 Entrepreneurs who proved you don’t need a ‘Great Idea’ to start a successful business

First published on: January 14, 2014 Do you aspire to become an entrepreneur; a business owner? May be you are consistently in a brainstorming session to discover that proverbial great idea that will take the world by surprise before you launch your business. Like gold, great idea is precious and not readily available. The skill […]