While population growth determines the socio-economic prospects of a country, the age structure of the nation is just as crucial. By 2025, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) will be home to almost a quarter of the global population aged 24 and below. And by 2035, SSA’s population will become the youngest in the world boasting an enormous … Continue reading Are African Business Leaders Doing Enough To Prepare Employees For Future Work?
“Nigerian (tech) entrepreneurs need to show traction”…. I hear this all the time and whilst it is true, it still irks me when I hear it. They compare Nigeria to America and forget the myriad of problems that exist here.
Ever wondered why we eat with forks and knives? Why forks go with the left hand, and knives with the right? Ever wondered who makes these random rules, why everyone lives by them, and why you almost-always predictably follow them? - You should.
This week, we’re showing two apps in Ghana and Nigeria that can help you get a quick loan with no collateral and without going to the bank.
Too many times, when we speak about the future of Africa or the future of technology in Africa, we do so with an air of ignorant homogeneity. We speak of Africa like we speak of one country, and in so doing we [sometimes] forget that there are 54 countries on the continent, and that each … Continue reading Innovation and the future of Africa: A tale of two countries
Anyone who has tried recruiting Nigerian graduates would have dealt with immense frustrations only similar in severity to using slow internet to watch pornographic material — Yes I said it. But no… this is not a “bash young Nigerians” post.
Some people get rich and successful simply by hanging with the right people and being part of their crazy ideas and preposterous schemes. Some people get into stable careers by overhearing the right conversations and attending the right events. And that’s exactly the point of this post.