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Former SA President’s Foundation Launches A.I bootcamp for girls

In celebration of the upcoming South African Human Rights Day this month, the Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation will be hosting a “AI in Mitchells Plain” bootcamp for girls to discover the possibilities of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with the youth.   In partnership with Fliptin, Microsoft and Idea Collective, the foundation will host the much...

Nigerian Pilot becomes first female to fly a Qatar Airways plane

It seems this year, slowing down is far from our people's minds. And by our people, we are talking the African, the goal-driven, and the woman. The latest to join a league of firsts, is Nigerian pilot, Adeola Ogunmola Sowemimo who officially, is the first female pilot to work for...

Settling in the UK: The first thing you need to know

With 2019 bending around the corner fast, we at GA always make a point not to get taken by the festivities and put off important tasks. We were reminded of this while we plan a big surprise event in the new year at our UK headquarters. And while a...

BBC 100 WOMEN: The 14 Africans that made a difference

  Every year around this time, people around the world wait with baited breath for BBC to let us know who they think owned 2018 in terms of leadership, power and influence. From 60 countries of Earth, the BBC 100 Women list is a showcase of females from as young...

Spotlight on Juliana Olayinka, host of hit Yanga! show Noni

Juliana is a journalist of Nigerian descent, now living in the UK, who hosts Yanga’s highest-rated show, the no-holds-barred female discussion programme Noni, which airs on the channel from Monday to Friday at 9.30am on Sky Channel 453. Juliana is also a brand ambassador for the network and appears on the current...

“Diversity and inclusion is my own missionary work” – Startup52 CEO Chike Ukaegbu Shares His Startup Experience And Top Tips To Fund New Start-Ups

Every startup founder has two fears: failure and having to keep their start-up as a side-hustle for much longer than they desire. To work with entrepreneurs towards conquering or moving past these fears and actually survive, there have since emerged key players in startup ecosystems known as ‘accelerators’. Accelerators...

African Bank Limited Names Basani Maluleke As New Chief Executive Officer

South African-based financial and products service provider, African Bank Limited has named Basani Maluleke to the position of Chief Executive Officer after the retirement of Brian Riley which takes effect from March 31, 2018. Basani will resume her new position on April 1, 2018. Female business executives are emerging on the continent...

So you got laid off…What next?

  Getting fired, unfortunately, can happen to the best of us. It might not even be your fault, there could have been a personality conflict between yourself and your supervisor. or maybe You just simply screwed up. It happens. You're not alone. your situation isn’t unique. The unemployment rate is...

3 Warning Signs You Are Close To Getting Fired

Every day people get fired from their jobs. From high-class executives to low-class workers. Most amazing is that these people, most times, do not have prior knowledge or clue they are about to be fired.  But then, whether there is a genuine cause for them getting fired or they...

Staying strong and independent when you are broke

 “Broke” is a relative term. Essentially, it means that one is substantially lacking in finance, still, it applies to different people in different ways.  For instance, being broke as an educated, job-holding, middle-aged woman in London is different than being a broke, unemployed and struggling artist in Lagos, Nigeria;...