The Nigerian economy continues to face serious macroeconomic challenges especially as the national unemployment and underemployment amongst the youth population recently rose to its worst levels at 40% as reported in the third quarter of 2017. Almost 4 million Nigerians were out of jobs in 2017 and Lagos State had the highest number of unemployed […]

FATE Foundation 2018 Aspiring Entrepreneurs Digital Programme for young Nigerian Entrepreneurs

Application Deadline: ongoing In partnership with Facebook, FATE Foundation are happy to announce 2018 Aspiring Entrepreneurs Digital Programme calendar which is focused on enabling young entrepreneurs across the country with essential strategies, knowledge, skills and tools to grow their businesses with essential digital strategies. Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible, you must be: Between 18 – […]

Apply for EDD Young Leaders Programme 2018 (Fully-funded to Brussels)

Deadline: March 2, 2018 Young people from around the world are invited by the European Commission to play an active role in this year’s European Development Days (EDD 2018) by participating to the Young Leaders Programme. They are looking for 15 extraordinary young people who can represent the powerful impact that youth are having in the development […]

Making  Job Hunting Your Full-Time Job

Be connected Jobs are obtained by staying in touch with people who will hear of opportunities over a six-month period of time,” says Bill Gregory, a career counselor at Bastyr University in Seattle, who runs Healthy Careering  Be willing Remember one of the keys to effective networking: Don’t make contact only to ask for help. […]

3 Tips for Finding Work as a Freelancer

  The freelancing trend is being driven by a variety of factors the evolution of technology  has made it incredibly easier for businesses and freelancers to connect with one another and develop constructive relationships. On the other, facing an uncertain economy, many companies are deciding it’s better to operate with as few in-house employees as […]

Tech Talent Shortage? Not With This IT Hiring Strategy

—everyone wants it, but it’s hard to find (or even know where to start looking). Sure, recruiters or hiring managers can look for contractors on freelancing websites, but the quality and skill level you find at these kind of platforms is hit-and-miss since there’s no barrier to entry or vetting process. It doesn’t help that […]

Africa Finance Corporation to Host Summit on Infrastructure Development in Africa

The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) will host what is being billed as the continent’s most critical summit on African infrastructure in Abuja, Nigeria, on 27-28 March 2017.AFC Live 2017, to be opened by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, is a global event that will bring together financiers, developers and policy makers to discuss how to increase […]

Apply for the Johnson & Johnson Africa Innovation Challenge

Johnson & Johnson is introducing the Africa Innovation Challenge to encourage entrepreneurial thinking in Africa and the creation of consumer healthcare solutions that address the critical unmet needs of the continent. Throughout Africa, Johnson & Johnson is looking to drive entrepreneurship and help advance promising consumer healthcare solutions. Chosen applicants will receive a combination of […]

International Conference for Research, Innovation and Development for Africa to Hold in June

EAI International Conference for Research, Innovation and Development for Africa will hold in June 20–21, 2017 at Victoria Falls Zimbabwe.The Conference Theme is: “Moving Africa forward through Engineering, Technology and Innovation”. The conference seeks to bring together academics, researchers and industrialists across many disciplines, in particular those that have the most impact in Africa’s Development. […]