Ekwueme – a Cultured Man Takes a Bow

[Guardian] It was 7 a.m. on New Year day in 1999 and I was seated in front of Dr. Alex Ekwueme in his country home in Oko, Anambra State. The interview had been scheduled to take place the previous evening. But after waiting for him till midnight and h…

[Guardian] It was 7 a.m. on New Year day in 1999 and I was seated in front of Dr. Alex Ekwueme in his country home in Oko, Anambra State. The interview had been scheduled to take place the previous evening. But after waiting for him till midnight and he had still not returned - there was no GSM then -- we decided to call it a day and I went back to my room in the nearby hotel.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Entrepreneurship Through Hardships Despite Increased Awareness

[Ethiopian Herald] In addition to scarce funding and mentorship and many others problems, some self-made entrepreneurs and trainers argue that entrepreneurship has received less support and remained largely at nascent stage despite an uptick in public …

[Ethiopian Herald] In addition to scarce funding and mentorship and many others problems, some self-made entrepreneurs and trainers argue that entrepreneurship has received less support and remained largely at nascent stage despite an uptick in public attitude.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Senate to Review National Security Infrastructure

[This Day] Abuja -Senators on Wednesday decried the rising insecurity in different parts of Nigeria, and resolved to institute a high powered roundtable discourse on how to review the current security infrastructure in the country to address contempora…

[This Day] Abuja -Senators on Wednesday decried the rising insecurity in different parts of Nigeria, and resolved to institute a high powered roundtable discourse on how to review the current security infrastructure in the country to address contemporary challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Africa Accounts for 37 Percent of Global Aviation Fatalities, Says AfDB

[Vanguard] Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says the African aviation sector accounts for About nine per cent of aircraft accidents yearly and 37 per cent of Aviation fatalities globally.

[Vanguard] Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says the African aviation sector accounts for About nine per cent of aircraft accidents yearly and 37 per cent of Aviation fatalities globally.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senator, Rep Member Fight ‘Dirty’ Over Helicopter Trip

[Premium Times] A Senator and a member of the House of Representatives clashed Wednesday in Yola over the distribution of relief materials for to internally displaced people.

[Premium Times] A Senator and a member of the House of Representatives clashed Wednesday in Yola over the distribution of relief materials for to internally displaced people.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria