Category Archives: Around The World

Inspiring! Watch Lupita Nyong’o Talk On Black Beauty AT Essence Magazine’s Luncheon

Essence Magazine held its 7th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon in Beverly Hills, California, USA on Thursday, 27th February 2014. The “12years A Slave” star was honoured at the event. After accepting her award from co-star,  Alfre Woodard, she delivered an emotional and inspiring speech on black beauty. Watch video{youtube}mrD7HGjghrE{/youtube} Share via LinkedIn, Twitter,…

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2014 Lagos International Polo: 2nd Week, Finals- Fifth Chukker, Goodfellows Clinch Final Titles

Lagos Ironclad Fifth Chukker beat city rivals Lagos Auden/Delaney 13-11 to the Majekodunmi Cup as the 2014 Lagos Polo Tournament was concluded on Sunday 2nd March. Lagos enjoyed a near all-round success in the dual-phase 10-day tournament as Lagos Goodfellows also won the Low Cup. The Majek Cup match which took place at the Brightwater…

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Grocery Shopping Made Easy! Watch Olumide Olusanya CEO of Gloo.com on CNN’s ‘African Start-Up’ Series

Meet Retired doctor and founder of the first online Nigerian grocery store, Gloo.ng, Olumide Olusanya, who  was featured on CNN’s ‘African Start-Up’ series, which highlights Africa&#39s SME entrepreneurs and explores explores how they generate their ideas, formulate their business plans, raise capital and distribute their products to make their dreams become reality.  In the interview…

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Aliko Dangote Talks On Corruption & Building A Petroleum Refinery, Watch Interview On BBC

Africa’s most successful entrepreneur and C.E.O of Dangote Group in interview with Lerato Mbele on BBC‘s Africa Business Report, speaks about how he began and built his business empire. He also speaks about his latest venture to build a $9 billion petroleum refinery and fighting corruption in Nigeria. Watch Video below. Share via LinkedIn, Twitter,…

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2014 Lagos International Polo: 2nd Week, Day 3- Lagos Auden Delaney Clinch Independence Cup

The tournament continued on Friday 28th of February 2014 with Lagos Goodfellows beat Petrosmith 5-3 and Kano Aitek also defeated Ibadan Oluyole 6-5 as both winnings teams booked their places in the semifinal of the Low Cup as the 2014 Lagos Polo International Tournament drifts to its climax this weekend. Another Kano team, Titans also…

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2014 Lagos International Polo: 2nd Week, Day 2- Petrosmith, HST, Kano Susplan Win

The tournament continued on Thursday 27th of February 2014and featured top-class players from Argentina, Spain, South Africa and England has MTN and GTB as major sponsors, while VeuveClicquot, Union Bank, Chapel Hill & Dunhill, UBS, Caverton Group, Dansa Foods Ltd/Dangote, Southern Sun Hotel, Smooth FM, Beat FM, Delaney and Avlon Group are co-sponsors. Lagos sides,…

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2014 Lagos International Polo: 2nd Week, Day 1- A Battle For The Prestigious Majek Cup

The final week of the 2014 Lagos International Polo Tournament began on Wednesday 26th of February 2014, with five more titles up for grabs. The standard displayed in the first week, where four titles were decided, suggests that polo faithful are guaranteed great value for their time and money as the Beginners Cup, Italian Ambassador’s…

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Hot Topics Of The Week!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this column. Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan in a Presidential Media Chat on Monday insisted that he has absolute power to suspend the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), amongst other issues that he addressed.…

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Akon To Provide Electricity For 1 Million Africans By End Of 2014

Senegalese-born international singer, songwriter, producer and entrepreneur, Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam, simply known as Akon has announced ambitious plans to give back to his roots in a way never-before-seen by an entertainer on the continent. His new initiative “Akon Lighting Africa” hopes to bring electricity to…

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