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Making Poverty History

Making Poverty History

Abuja, Nigeria: Poverty is a familiar term. According to the World Bank, 60 percent of Nigerians are poor. So, when my editor asked my views on wealth distribution, poverty and how to end it; I thought of these statistics, the research that has been done and solutions that have been put forward by organizations such...

5 Reasons Why Africa Is An Ideal Market For Your Eco-Friendly Business

5 Reasons Why Africa Is An Ideal Market For Your Eco-Friendly Business

Abuja, Nigeria: In the last two decades, Africa has been hailed as the new market for enterprising businesses. It is the biggest emerging market in the world.  This development has been spurred by a number of economic and technological factors. With the growth in internet penetration and standards of living, Africa has been dubbed the next big...

In Africa, We Are Vegan By Chance, Not By Choice

In Africa, We Are Vegan By Chance, Not By Choice

Abuja, Nigeria: On November 1st, the world (well vegans anyway) celebrated World Vegan Day. The day marks the beginning of World Vegan Month. Established in the United Kingdom in 1994, the day’s celebrations usually calls for activities such as tree planting, vegan food festivals, events and shows. In my country, Nigeria, the day was not marked by...

For Africa To Build A Sustainable Future, It Needs To Produce (Not Just Consume) Information

For Africa To Build A Sustainable Future, It Needs To Produce (Not Just Consume) Information

Abuja, Nigeria: According to a recent study, mankind has produced more data in the last two years than has ever been produced since we came into existence. This means that a child born in the year 2000 has probably come across more information than his parents have in their entire lifetime. There is a certain...