Hacking Life’s Lemon Into Lemonade

By Lady Mofe: Have you ever felt so pushed down you couldn’t imagine the circumstances getting any worse? How you ever watched a sunny day transform to a thunderstorm while you were still dancing in the meadows? Has life so happened to you, you just wanted to say enough and give in? Yet in all the…

Meet Mariama Toure – the Senegalese Dancing Diya

By Furaha Asani || In her own words… My name is Mariama Touré. I am a passionate 26-year-old African woman. I am a political journalist and communication specialist as that’s what I have studied. Since I was a kid I’ve always been into arts, culture and entertainment through writing, singing, rapping, hosting shows and most of…

On Management and Managing in Nigeria

I find that some Nigerian managers do not distinguish between managing and management . They are both the same yes, but when you are overworked and overtasked you are ‘managing’ a situation and it’s your managers job to make sure you are properly managed so you do not ‘manage’ the situation anymore.

Why Netflix Won’t Kill TV

As much as we might like to romanticise about how digital media products and services bring “disruption” and upset traditional models of running everyday life as-we-know it, I’m here to say that Neflix and other screen streaming services will not be killing the Television anytime soon.

A Life Adventured: The migrant/refugee

In the current migration and refugee crisis, is scale trumping humanity?

Something about the way the story of the ongoing epic migration and refugee crisis is being told perturbs. Scale trumps humanity. Overwhelmingly, the focus is on the sheer girth and amplitude of the crisis.

Nigerians and Their Database Wahala

A Ghanaian friend of mine always said Africans need a very stern and pragmatic leader, until which development will never be achieved. She points to JJ Rawlings in Ghana, and she goes further afield to point to Lee Kuan Yew the developer of the burgeoning Singapore.

There is the common saying “you can take a horse to the river but cannot force it to drink water”