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A united nations leader. A best-selling author. A technology-disruptor. An Ivory Coast craftsman. An African arts education advocate. A stereotype-bending actor. A fashion model and environmentalist. An American African community activist. An army for women’s reproductive rights. Each has genuinely excelled in their own sphere

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Remember when I wrote about music artists giving their music away for free to gain followers who would then buy tickets to their concerts and become their marketers? Well, I’ve sort of become one of those followers. I began following a social media entrepreneur who

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Guest contributor and former soccer player Emmanuel Adewole brings his insight to the Entrepreneurship and Innovation editorial for Applause Africa.com. The most common verb in entrepreneurship is perhaps the word BUILD—she built a business from scratch out of her backyard; he is building a business from

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The 6th Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) opened Sunday night at the newly commissioned Filmhouse-IMAX theatres in Lekki, Lagos. Filmmakers, guests, the media as well as dignitaries from all walks of life turned out for the festival’s opening presentation, the acclaimed Hollywood film, Birth of a Nation,

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In the second part of this two-part series, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Editor Mutiyat Ade-Salu explores the ways in which entertainers are resurrecting the business motto “For Us, By Us” and why she’s giving this movement a new name:“Doing It For Ourselves”.

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