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7 article(s) #Nigeria

Neo & Africa’s high-end coffee

Founded in 2012 by brothers Ngozi and Chijoke Dozie, Neo has opened seven coffee shops in Lagos, kick-starting a high-end cafe scene.   Students slurp lattes while taking advantage of the Wi-Fi connection. Business people rush in for an expresso on their…

Africa’s smart cities

For Africa, the future lies in connected, intelligent cities In Africa, the cities of tomorrow are being invented today. District 2.0, CyberCity, Technology City - whatever their names, the agglomerations of the future are going to be both connected and innov…

When African Intelligence becomes Artificial

Thanks to AI and cloud technology, African developers are launching applications cheaply, and the Web giants have cottoned on.   A stream of forward-thinking apps are being created in Africa thanks to Artificial Intelligence (AI), and they’re touching a…

In vogue, yet not in Vogue

Supermodel Naomi Campbell has fuelled an ongoing debate about Vogue Africa, declaring that Africa should have its own edition of the magazine to acknowledge the huge impact the continent has had on the fashion industry.   ELLE launched a version of its …

Africa, the new Eldorado for architects

African architects have become the masters of beautiful, innovative and environmentally-conscious buildings.   Sometimes challenges push you towards excellence. It’s the case in Africa right now, as architects—faced with problems like population increas…

Nollywood, Africa’s answer to Hollywood

Nigeria’s “Nollywood” film industry is the world’s second biggest producer of movies, ahead of Hollywood, creating Video on demand (VOD) content for Africa’s increasingly connected, entertainment-mad populations.   It hasn’t always been that way. Feature…

Valérie Obaze, queen of e-commerce & cosmetics…

In just eight years, this entrepreneur extraordinaire has carved a name for herself in Nigeria, Europe and America by selling her high-end cosmetics online. It all began in 2010, when the Ghanaian-British business woman and her Nigerian husband decided to k…