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In 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”. In last week’s article, I grappled with the

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Scrolling through a polished website, popular shows like An African City and Girl Going Places flash across the screen. Now, from the comfort of your home from San Francisco to New York, movies like Adera or A Soweto Love Story are but a fingertip away.

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For three years, young professionals, staunch businessmen, and all-around creatives have coalesced for a special evening of music, musing conversation, and mixed drinks. The occasion? The 14+ Foundation’s Annual Cocktail Benefit—“a celebration in support of children’s education in Africa.” Founded by Nchimunya Wulf and Joseph

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During the United Nations General Assembly, The Africa-America Institute celebrated and recognized the extraordinary dedication and pioneering achievements of US and African leaders at the AAI 2016 Annual Awards Gala. The 2016 Honorees were Aliko Dangote, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dangote Group; Ali Moshiri, President, Chevron

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Innovation and entrepreneurial ambition seems to be booming all over the Continent. So much so that Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg had to pay Lagos a visit.    Despite of the recent economic recession, Nigeria's growing tech sand start up scene still shows promise. Genius tech-entrepreneur, Mark Essien, is making a

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I've been waiting to see this day for 15 years -- and in some ways, my whole life. I've loved history ever since I was a little boy. Growing up in the oppressive shadow of Jim Crow, my teachers would ask me to cut out

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