Tag Archives: World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum Names Adebola Williams ‘Young Global Leader’

Adebola Williams, the co-founder and chief executive officer of RED|For Africa, the continent’s leading omni-media company, has been selected to join other change-makers in the Forum of Young Global Leaders (YGL), an independent organization under the World Economic Forum (WEF). Williams was selected among thousands of applications from across the world following a rigorous vetting process…

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UBA Sends Strong Delegation to World Economic Forum in Davos

GMD-CEO of UBA Plc, Mr. Kennedy Uzoka in Davos for WEF The United Bank for Africa (UBA) is strongly represented at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), which began in Davos, Switzerland on the 17th of January. UBA CEO Kennedy Uzoka leads a senior executive team, at one of the most important events on the global economic calendar. The UBA delegation will interact with global business…

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Say What? Onitsha, Aba, Kaduna & Umuahia Are Among The World’s Most Polluted Cities, Report Says

Well guys, it’s time to rep your city. According to a new report published by the World Economic Forum Onitsha in Anambra State is the most polluted city in the world. The data obtained from World Health Organization (WHO) Urban Ambient Air Pollution Database also lists Kaduna, Aba and Umuahia in the top 20. The report…

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University Of Port Harcourt Is The Sixth Best University In Africa!

The University of Port Harcourt has been named by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as the sixth best university in Africa, trailing four South African and one Ugandan university. Surprisingly, the University of Ibadan and University of Nigeria, Nsukka were nowhere to be found on the list which contains the 30 best universities in Africa…

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Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola & Frannie Leautier Are Keynote Speakers At TFAA 2014

Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has announced the Keynote Speakers for its 2014 edition: they are the governor of Africa’s largest city, Babatunde Raji Fashola, and Tanzania’s Dr. Frannie Leautier, who has been called ‘Africa’s queen of development’. The event holds on Sunday, 7 December at the Intercontinental Hotels in Lagos,…

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Cobhams Asuquo, Omawumi & Timi Dakolo Wow At The World Economic Forum In Switzerland

Timi Dakolo and Tony Elumelu Timi Dakolo and Dangote Mr. Oscar Onyema, Timi Dakolo, Omawumi & special guest Omawumi doing sound check Nigerian talented artists are well represented at the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Cobhams Asuquo, Omawumi and Timi Dakoloare three of the talented artists that  performed at the Nigerian Soiree at…

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Interview: Tara Fela-Durotoye Talks! “House Of Tara” Is Going International And Changing Lives With “100 Voices”

Tara Fela-Durotoye is one of those women walk into a room and there is a pause in every activity because of the respect and authority she commands. On the morning of my interview with her, I get into work early as usual and Ono-founder of OnoBello.com says to me, “Adesola, you have to go alone…

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