Mama Burna speaks about her career, innovation and family
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07 October 2019 | 3:53 pm
Bose Ogulu popularly known as Mama Burna spoke to a cross-section of young entrepreneurs during the SLAY Festival 2019 about her career, skills and what has kept her going over the years.
13 Aug 2020
On Popsicles this week, Fares Boulos popularly known as Oyibo Rebel speaks about being a Nigerian for Twenty-Six years, the feeling of speaking Yoruba language, and the entertainment industry.
18 Oct 2020
Cameroon is still a deeply patriarchal society, with women largely expected to look after the home and children. But an increasing number of Cameroonian women are breaking out of the domestic sphere and forging successful careers in the world of business. Despite the obstacles in their way, they have succeeded in making Cameroon the third-placed country in Africa with the most female entrepreneurs, after Nigeria and South Africa. Our correspondents in Cameroon went to meet some of these pioneering women.
10 Nov 2020
In India, a nationwide coronavirus shutdown brought many businesses to near dissolution. But some Indian women have found novel ways to keep their businesses afloat. Seerat Chabba reports from New Delhi.
15 Nov 2020
Back when Israeli bartender Lotem Benbenishti was mixing cocktails for a living, the beach was where she went for fun. But on a recent sunny morning in northern Israel, Benbenishti was hard at work -- scooping plastic off a sandy beach and stuffing it into a garbage bag.
19 Jan 2021
Sports betting: Youth take up career in gaming as means of additional income
13 Feb 2021
Laycon was the guest of Sammy Walsh in the latest installment of The Dice, a new live show brought to you by Boomplaymusicng and The Guardian. He spoke, amongst other things, on how upcoming artists cannot grow their music career based on their talents alone but with the help of their management team and the platform offered.
18 Feb 2021
Not every music artist gets signed to a major record label straight out of high school, but that was exactly what happened to Sony Music act, T-Classic. Regardless of the fame, the Agege native remains grounded. No wonder the singer, who revealed that he handed out his first pay check to his mother, considers himself “very lucky and blessed.” Addicted to good shoes, even if he’d never spend over ₦200,000 on a pair, T-Classic was the guest of @sammywalsh in the latest instalment of The Dice, a one-of-a-kind online show brought to you by Boomplaymusicng and The Guardian.
20 Mar 2021
A vast number of young people in India lack the key skills needed to be employable, according to recent surveys. Upskilling the workforce could boost India's economy by hundreds of billions of dollars.
24 Apr 2021
A Hong Kong professor has developed a programme using role-playing robots to help children with autism improve their social skills, an initiative that has been adopted by other non-profit groups and schools.
28 Apr 2021
Adele has reportedly asked her record label to scout out acting roles for her to make her acting debut.
19 May 2021
After 11 years of learning and finishing a formal 5-year training programme, 31-year-old US national Jake Pinnick finally became a rare foreign coach teaching Kung Fu, Tai Chi and Daoism at a traditional Daoist Kung Fu Academy in Wudang, as filmed on Saturday.
21 May 2021
After the international summit of leaders in Paris focusing on helping African economies recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, we examine the new "Alliance for Entrepreneurship" that was announced. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is putting $2 billion into the project, which seeks to boost small and medium companies around the continent to create employment and growth. The IFC's Managing Director, Makhtar Diop, tells us how the alliance will work.
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South Africa said on Monday it was "friends" with Russia, as it hosted Russia's top diplomat for a visit that has sparked criticism against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine.
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Four members of the group were found guilty of seditious conspiracy for their role in seeking to block the transfer of power after the 2020 presidential election in the second major sedition trial involving the group.
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Hong Kong authorities have barred from entry a Japanese photographer who documented the 2019 protests. Experts worry the crackdown on local media is being expanded to foreign journalists.
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Caretaker Prime Minister Eduard Heger has been unable gain a new majority in parliament and plans to call an early election this fall. Some fear the result could threaten liberal democracy in Slovakia.
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Germany is restructuring its agriculture to make one-third of all farms organic by 2030. But as inflation rises, farmers are demanding more government support. They are set to flock to Berlin to make their voices heard.