Nigerians protest police brutality

Nigerians protest police brutality is far more than SARs!

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It’s been days since the protest has been happening on the streets as Nigerians protest police brutality. The Nigerian police disenforced SARs unit judges a person’s genuity by their appearance. Where are the social media friends who activated their voices on social media a couple of months ago after the incidence in America?

start a low capital business with social impact.

How to start a low capital business with social impact.

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Or you can release a collection by creating varieties of pictures – editorial, advert, graphics, product pictures, and then post them on your website and different social media platforms. Then you can go further to write a well crafted blog on the collection where you talk about the making process, the quality, how to use the fabric, the style, who it is for, what makes it special etc

How information changed my life!

How information changed my life!

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Awareness raising is important as it gives you a choice. I migrated to Austria about 17 years ago. If you have read my autobiography book – Die Wassergöttin, you definitely know my story so I would not bore you with details. In my childhood, I had the privilege to enjoy some years of comfort, until domestic violence sneaked in broad…

Wealth combination? Consciousness and exposure.

Wealth combination? Consciousness and exposure.

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 Depending on the news channel, it could all be drama, tragedy or a disaster, especially CoVid, that is the news! But believe me, life is still beautiful. However, there are still many social issues disturbing our world today that  we have no choice other than tackle each of them step by step, irrespective of what’s hot cake in the news…

Enlightenment and awareness helps

Does enlightenment have an impact?

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There are hundreds of organisations out there trying to engage target groups and inform them about different dangers. Excellent but with what is the approach? I have seen too often that these “preachers”, myself included, often come as experts with our fully baked solutions into the space, motivated to “help” the affected.

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How hair scrunchies can change the world

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As the corona virus started, I actually panicked because it was barely 6 months after we restructured the Joadre fashion project to make it become independent of our Austrian company. We finished our intensive 3 year training that started in 2016. We supported many tailors to start their businesses because we still wanted to maintain the social impact we already…

How to get clients for your business. 

How to get clients for your business. 

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We often embark to look for new clients when we can build better relationships with the old clients. Do you know that old clients can send back customers to you? Do you know that old clients might purchase again if the service you offered previously was very good.

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How to Succeed Without Social Capital, a.k.a Connections.

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That was how I started and it landed me media attention, which later came along with a great social network. So you see that you can start, build, grow without social capital. If you wait on the excuse that you do not have connections that’s why you are not succeeding, iut is a lie. It is laziness and excuses. Start what you want to start and be good, sincere at it.

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3 best books for female entrepreneurs

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I love the part that he debunks the whole marketing industry approach of manipulation. Simon actually really articulates the situation so well, that I felt like he listened to my million thoughts and then crafted out a romantic business essay about it.

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Rise up with black super power to hack systemic racism!

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In this blog, I express my thoughts and throw out our black super power as a solution to racism. We cannot talk about racism and not talk about slavery. Can we talk about Slavery and not mention exploitation? We cannot mention exploitation and not acknowledge the accumulation of wealth as a result. Wealth and power, unfortunately, often go hand in hand in…

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Find your lucrative business idea. Stop the follow-follow! 

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Great business ideas come from a place of value. When you create or intend to create value for a specific group of people, you find a business idea that si lucrative or profitable. How do you create value? by simply looking at the situation nd ask yourself what you can do to solve the problem. What offer can you create?

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12 Online business for students in Nigeria

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The list is not exhaustive and remember that you can take up multiple ideas to combine to start an online business agency. It is very important to start any of these ideas as a student now because in 3 years, in 2023, over 85% of Nigerians will be online. These ideas are online businesses in Nigeria which you can start from your campus.

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How to write a business plan. A simple structure to follow.

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Before you start your business, you should be sure that your idea would be profitable right? Who wants to start off investing so much time and money without any hope of making money? Nobody! That is why you should take time to develop a business plan. Because it is only when there is a demand for what you want to…

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Why to use content creation to make money online.

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If you are looking for a way to make money online, this blog is for you. I want to introduce you to content creation as a business idea that you can start right away in Nigeria or anywhere you are. I am passionate about this business because it is a good way to make money online and you can start with almost no big financial investment.

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4 must do before your start your online business in Nigeria

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Are you eager to start an online business in Nigeria? Before you venture into any online business, here are 4 things you must consider so that you can fast track your way to be successful without having to waste time later on these. Online business provides a massive opportunity for those with the required skills as many Nigerians are getting online.

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6 key approach to develop your business ideas

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Do you have so many potential business ideas or income generating ideas but you do not really know how to start or even which to run with? I feel you! Many creative minds fall into this trap and then find themselves postponing. Hey, subscribe to my channel as I have created a free entrepreneurship training program called the 6 Key.

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Self improvement through deep health. Pt. 2

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Continuing the previous blog from last week – Self improvement through deep health. Pt. 1, let’s understand the last 3 areas and find out how to develop our own program that suits our lifestyle. But remember that deep health is the whole person approach, a whole life approach to health.  The social area – deep health.  Now we talk about…

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Self improvement through a deep health. Pt. 1

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If you have read my previous blog on work life balance, you will understand my journey. In this blog, I want to deepen your understanding about the deep health approach. Deep health means that you approach your life from a wholesome perspective. So when you feel uneasy, you do not focus solely on the pain alone but begin to question…

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How my health drama led to work life balance

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I have barely no time to eat well, no time to move my body as I often sit before a laptop or the computer. Even getting to bed early with my spouse became a challenge. My lifestyle resulted in several illnesses and the doctor was like – Well you start with these drugs! Hell no, I thought! I knew that this lifestyle had to stop immediately!

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3 reasons to start – Entrepreneurship 101 series

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If you want to venture into entrepreneurship, but are afraid that  the risk might be very high, the capital too much and maybe you will suck at it, here are 3 reasons why I think it is still worth a try, but before let’s understand what entrepreneurship is. What is Entrepreneurship? Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching and running…

7 Start-up gear for online business

7 Start-up gear for online business

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In this blog I am sharing the basic start-up gear you will need for your online business. Remember that there are different kinds of online business. I covered content creation for online business in a previous post blog. Here we will focus on the needed tools, and I will make up a budget estimate to help you see that this…

Side income with content for online business

Side income with content for online business

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When you create content for an online business to earn side income, you’re providing free and useful information to the target audience, attracting potential customers, and retaining existing customers through quality engagement. In this blog, I will explain how to monetize your content using the B2B (business to business) approach or the B2C (Business to customer) approach.  If you want…

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Online business – content creation as low capital digital marketing

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In this blog series about online business, you will learn about a good legit online business opportunity that you can develop with very low capital – content creation. Content creation is an online business and a digital business or digital marketing strategy used by so many individuals and businesses to connect to old and new potential paying customers. Your title…

How to write a blog

How to write a blog

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When I visited our Lab in Lagos in February, I engaged in a serious discussion with some digital markers as they auditioned to join our team. Btw, yes we are still searching for a competent digital marketer! My major approach for the audition was to find out how skilled each one was in their digital marketing strategies. So I asked…

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Startup Nigeria. Developing a growth mindset.

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We keep hearing that there are 2 types of mindset – the growth mindset and the fixed mindset. Well before I explain how you can choose the later and begin to develop your idea, lets shout out to this platform, startup Nigeria. Startup Nigeria is an incubator program designed to provide Entrepreneurs and individuals in Nigeria who are solving big…

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7 ways to protect against Covid-19.Pt. 1 

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*Pardon me because this blog has to be very long! This blog article is long and I have divided it into several parts.  As we face these pandemic crises and our healthcare centres begin to get jam packed with critical respiratory problems, I believe the most important thing now master ways to protect against CoVid-19. To find out what each…

What is CoVid-19 a.k.a Coronavirus?

What is CoVid-19 a.k.a Coronavirus?

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new Coronavirus which is spread primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. And unfortunately the virus can stay on surfaces for…

global health challenges - malnutrition, CoVid-19

Global health challenges: Flu, water, malnutrition, now CoVid-19.

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The new COVID-19 has led to more than 454,000 illnesses and more than 20,550 deaths worldwide. While we fight the CoVid-19 pandemic, we should also not forget that we have other global health challenges which have been evident to cause even higher deaths within the past years. 785 million people lack even a basic drinking-water service, including 144 million people…

How to capture your best business ideas

How to capture your best business ideas.

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Life in Africa is beautiful, especially if you have financial resources and access to a profound social network. But what if you come from a background where you might have to create your own blueprint to success. You might be the first to get higher education and everyone expects you now to shoulder the whole family. This is when you…

Blueprint To Succeed in 2020

Blueprint To Succeed in 2020

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2020 came in a rush for many of us. We barely wrapped up 2019 and here we are almost 3 week in. Nevertheless, I am very excited because I have a whole lot of exciting results I want to get this year. Have you set the results for 2020 straight? Are you aware about what your entrepreneurship path, your personal…

7 entrepreneurship steps to get great things done!

There is greatness in simplicity.

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I grew up in a very complex culture where you have to be super creative which on the other hand even leads to more complexity. At the end of the day you are overwhelmed with so much ideas and things to do that you end up not actually taking one single action. This is a no go if you want…

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Find your power and the secret to success.

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I am not going to list out a step or guide as the secret to success. No, I would rather want you to understand how to develop a lifestyle that would bring you lasting success, in your personal life as well as in your professional life. There is only one secret and that is “knowledge”. Knowledge is power. Knowledge is…

Secret-to-wealth. Start a business with what you have

Start a business with what you have

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I keep getting people write me saying they do not have capital to start a business. Some even send me these kind of one liner questions – business to do with 100k, best business to invest in, small businesses to start in Nigeria. First of all, let me say that these phrases are not proper questions. If you cannot send…

Get the glow without a bleaching cream.

Get the glow without bleaching cream.

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The issue here is the message that is now prevalent in society about lighter skin being a better option and appearance. There are countless studies that have shown this perception to be in strong existence. Therefore the lifestyle of bleaching strengthens the perception in itself. And please save that argument that white people tan. Yes, many do, but must that be our measurement standards?

10 things to include in your business plan!

10 things to include in your business plan!

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Anytime we hear business plan, the name alone could scare us and make us feel like this is going to be a very tedious and non-rewarding process. No it would not! So many people do not really know where to start from. And hell yes, they are justified. How do you start creating a business plan for a business that…

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10 lucrative business ideas in Nigeria.

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Finding the right business idea is all about finding a problem you are passionate about to solve. Look deeper into the service industry as there are many opportunities there. Service industry does not really require high capital, and your fixed cost could be as low as zero if you work from home. Ok, maybe internet cost and transportation, some advertising cost and setup of company.

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Fashion industry business ideas in Nigeria in fashion

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In the first blog episode in this series “business in fashion”, I expanded a lot about the diverse opportunities in the fashion industry without actually focusing my attention to tailoring. Because tailoring is just one aspect in the industry. This automatically explains why a real fashion designer must not know how to sew, nor must they know how to make or assemble…

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Business in fashion. 35 careers, which is for you?

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Now, it is important not to forget that fashion is all about the unique aesthetics you create. Also that the fashion industry offers you a great opportunity to explore different jobs, services or professions.
Being smart means you have to carve out your own niche and build a business around it. And guess what, there are a couple of ways to actually start this business from home, with very little investment needed.

How to achieve that dream

How to achieve that dream or vision of yours.

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Remember, number 1 is to identify the next logical thing or action to take. Number two is to create an action plan for yourself. Take a pen and paper and outline all the activities for that action. So now, let’s say you vision is to be the best fashion designer in Nigeria. Great. Simply wishing or visioning that will not Katapult you to become Nigerians number 1 designer.

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How to find a great business idea

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The first approach to finding a great business idea for yourself is to know what you are passionate about. It is time to tap into your own mind, to dig deep and recall those activities that make you feel like you are on top of the world.

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Introducing my podcast “Activate by Joadre”

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There is so much opportunities and prospects in Africa. I know this from my experience, my projects. Yes, the environment could be super challenging, but that’s even more reason to start developing your ideas now into a business to solve these problems. Remember that a problem is always the driver of a great business case. I shed more light on this topic in my business program.

How to start a fashion business with less than 80K!

How to start a fashion business with less than 80K!

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Starting any kind of business requires determination, endurance and dedication. But the fashion business required even more than ten times of these qualities, especially now that everyone is a designer, right? The fancy idea of parties, creativity, runway shows is all a huge lie. In fashion business, you will spend less than 10% of your time actually designing or having…

How second-hand clothes disrupt Africa

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$ 46 billion worth of clothes is stuck in Britisch wardrobes Contrary to the British who stuck an unbelievable $ 46 billion worth of clothes in their wardrobes, here in Austria we love to send our used clothes, which was meant to be disposed, to Africa. Why? To reduce textile waste in Europe and to give clothes a second life.…

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Building freedom with Osato

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Over 22000 Migrants have lost their lives on the high sea trying to migrate from their home country to Europe. Because these migrants cannot tell their stories anymore, does not mean all is well. Many were children, fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunties, friends. They all had someone they left behind, they all had dreams to achieve. May of us…

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Stay focused to your goals

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The information we consume, generates a perception in our minds. Very often we lose control over ourthoughts. Our minds begin to  ponder on things that would not bring us any value. If we dwell on thesethoughts, it will influence our ability to act. We get distracted from our goal. How do we stay focused? Take for example social media postings –…

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Ordering directly from the makers. The impact!

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If you have been following our work since we founded our organisation EXIT in 2006, you will know that our sole vision is to prevent disadvantaged Africans from falling victims of human trafficking. That is why we launched  the Joadre project in 2014. But we have come to a point in our engagement that demands us to expand our social…

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Find your power and the secret to success

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I am not going to list out a step or guide as the secret to success. No, I would rather want you to understand how to develop a lifestyle that would bring you lasting success, in your personal life as well as in your professional life. There is only one secret and that is “knowledge”. Knowledge is power. Knowledge is…

What if Africans are half the world’s population?

What if Africans are half the world’s population?

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As an entrepreneur, your first duty is to care about what happens outside your world. Observing the view from a foreign perspective is an essential action that allows you even come up with business ideas to increase your income. Do not sit lamenting about Africa’s poor infrastructure. While you do that, western companies are strategically planing how to enter into…

Fast fashion problems

21 billion shoes made and yet people are poor.

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Who actually feels more comfortable in heels than barefoot? Gone are the days where shoes were worn just for functionality. Shoes are fashion. They tell you a story about the wearer.  With so much technological and industrial revolution, one would think that most of our shoes are made by robots. If you mean human robots, then yes! But hell no,…

7 entrepreneurship steps to get great things done!

Before you start a business idea, do this!

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If you live in places like Lagos, Nigeria or some mega city with a very dense population, there is so much going on. Both positive and negative. There are challenges that you see and wonder why on earth are things this way. Get stuck in a traffic jam on the Lagos third mainland bridge and you will understand what I…

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How to raise funds for your project, Pt 1

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If you intend to start any business or a project, there is almost no way around having money, right?.  But how do you raise the money you need? When you do not have a water proof business plan, then topic of  investors, business angels and venture capital money can not be on the table. Our brand is a sustainable one with the…

Its our right to demand equality!

Its our right to demand equality!

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Women should earn less because they are less intelligent? Weaker? Dumb? I guess Korwin-Mikke never heard of Valentina Tereshkova who visited space while he was still struggling to understand his masculine privileges or neither has he heard of  Liala Ali who could definitely rehabilitate his mind with one left-hand punch.  I must say, he bluffed me. When you hear something like this, you might say…

Applied knowledge is powerful.

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Knowledge is the key to your own freedom. even at that said, what value does knowledge have if it is not applied? Applied knowledge is powerful! Every successful entrepreneur today invested in becoming a key person of influence, what we call a KPI. I would teach and write about how to become a KPI in your industry in future tutorials…

Plan to travel out? Take care!

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I recently met people who were so keen about travelling out of the country because of one reason or the other. You might think it is unfair to watch your friends fly in, fly out, like they are boarding a bike to the junction to get barbecue. Well for some, the west is a ticket away and for others a…

WHY YOU NEED TO PLAN

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Imagine you had a very clear idea or picture of who you want to be in 10 years, but when you look at where you are now, you are overwhelmed about the possibility that you will become that person. Being overwhelmed might come from your not being able to see a clear route that would take you to become that person in 10 years.

7 unbelievable 21st century questions to ask!

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18 months march through the desert, 2 years in Lampedusa refugees camp, 4 years in spain on the streets, 3 years in italian on the streets and later 6 years in Austria working in a brothel, after which she was repatriated back to her home country. Before grace embarked on this tragic journey to Europe, she had a 3 year old daughter…

You have the privilege to speak up, use it!

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For me, its the right of vulnerable individuals from Africa. Their right to a secured life as humans. Their rights to have a basic standard of living that we “the privileged” world citizen now consider “the norm”, from where we judge the rest of the world. With the privileged, I mean those who can put on their taps and water runs out of it. Those who prepare for a pre-announced 10 minutes power blackout by lighting candles to make it memorable and romantic.

Equal opportunities for all is bullshit!

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Lets adapt the word Equity rights, which simply means providing opportunities to make all equal, NOT giving them equal opportunities. There is a significant difference. Here is a rather deep example into history; descendants of people who have suffered decades of slavery should be given “much more” opportunities to become equal in the society. These opportunities would address every aspect of physical and phycological trauma imposed on them from generation to generation.

Oprah and Malala inspires us with their will to succeed and be heard!

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Although the Teenage Pakistani girl faced death, the children’s right activist is still fighting for change in the world. She wrote blogs because she wanted to be heard. considering the conditions in which she lived, the fear and terror just to know that there are people out there who expects her never to be educated. But still Malala strived hard to be heard. This shows us courage because no one else dared to report from such a controversial angle – detailing her life under Taliban occupation.

More than ever, 45 million Enslaved.

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Humans could be owned, bought and sold accordingly, and they had no right whatsoever to withdraw from that kind of arrangement.  Whatever they earned belonged to the person who owned them. This sounds primitive to have slaves, right? But you will be shocked if i told you that it was only 9 years ago that the last country actually outlawed this classic kind of slavery.

I Am Ashamed! Libya Slave Trade.

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I am ashamed.  It’s not the Libya trade. It’s not the over 2000 deaths this year in the Mediterranean sea. it’s not the rapes on the Sahara routes. It’s not the exploited workers in the farms or factories. They have been happening over a decade ago, before our eyes. Didn’t we see it? Did we demand political will to end them?

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How O’eclat, Nigerian fashion brand is out to enrich lives.

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Gbemmy Johnson is the brain behind the African rising handbag brand O’eclat. When Gbemmy started her brand in 2010, she worked with two young artisans. They had skills but had no space to exercise their hand craft. Their situation reflects the situation for many young african youths who have managed to enrol and finish a hand craft training. With no…

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Do we need African fashion week in European capitals?

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The name “Fashion week” is a brand of its own. When you hear it, you are all excited to rock those statement fashion pieces you convinced yourself that you would wear every day but ended up creating your own antique. Again, the continent Africa  is a brand Having an African Fashion Week is like wearing 20 high-end brands all on…

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African batik Crash course.

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On our platform, there are many products that are manufactured out of African batik, making customers ask us repeatedly what Batik is. Batik is an ancient but still modern form of dying textiles. Here is a mini-crash course  to feed your curiosity. ‘Mbatik’ is Javanese and it means to write with Wax. Claimed to have been originally invented on the…

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Its our right to demand equality!

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Women should earn less because they are less intelligent? Weaker? Dumb? I guess Korwin-Mikke never heard of Valentina Tereshkova who visited space while he was still struggling to understand his masculine privileges or neither has he heard of  Liala Ali who could definitely rehabilitate his mind with one left-hand punch.  I must say, he bluffed me. My intellectual female brain still cannot comprehend how he was…

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5 businesses to start with less than 100K in Nigeria.

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What business to start? This is a hot question! Very Often we are not satisfied with our 9 to 5 jobs because we know that we have more potential and probably the job environment will not allow us develop and grow this potential. And maybe the salary we earn is not actually sufficient to cover our expenses. These might be some reasons…

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More Than Ever, 45 Million People Are enslaved! Modern slavery

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But for who do they have to work for?. Who are they salves to?. Who do they produce for or render services to?. Apart from the person or network directly profiting from their work by forcefully taking the money they earn, the products they make and the services they render, finds its way into our global retail and consumer industry.…

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Your clothes can prevent trafficking. My TEDx Talk

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Oh yes, I felt moved and empowered by the multiple feedback in black and white, in a glass with my name on it. These positive feedback affirmed my vision to restructure global cash-flow in the retail of consumer goods, to increase the income margin for people actually making our goods.

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If you can not share knowlegde then start with a smile!

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Have you ever thought of doing something extraordinary for a friend, family member or even for a stranger?  “A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside” – Denis Waitley. What do you count as being caring? Sharing does not necessarily mean you have to always give out your money,…