A New Dawn for African Community in United Kingdom

The General Elections in Britain took place on Thursday 8, 2017. Six hundred and fifty (650) seats were contested for in the election. Conservative party won three hundred and eighteen (318) seats, Labor Party won two hundred and sixty two (262) seats  while the remaining seventy (70) seats were taken by other political parties. Seven (7) Africans of  Nigerian descent won seats in the recently concluded election. The names and the constituencies they will be representing are listed below. Three are new while the remaining four are returnees. The new Members of the Parliament are ; 1.Fiona Onasanya is MP … Continue reading A New Dawn for African Community in United Kingdom

I Will Build 2,022 Homes Across Africa -Richard Obahor

Richard Obahor, the International Multiple Award Winning Property Guru’s vision is to build 2022 homes right across Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone and Kenya by the year 2022, to house Africans living in the Diaspora. Richard Obahor is the CEO of Purple Premium Ltd, a U.K./Nigeria based Real Estate Company considers himself to have a dyed-in-the-wool attitude to accomplishment, doggedness and resilience. Richard’s career first started in the Real Estate industry in 2003 with Alandale Construction UK, where he worked as a Senior Manager on multi-million pound projects like the Bankside 123 in the City of London, Tower Place, and Westfield … Continue reading I Will Build 2,022 Homes Across Africa -Richard Obahor

East Meets West In UWASA’s “TRACES 2017”

By Wazobia Staff Since 2011, the Executives and members of the University of Waterloo African Students Association (UWASA) have been putting on a dynamic performance appropriately named TRACES.  Every performance seeks to provoke the mind and this year was no … Continue reading East Meets West In UWASA’s “TRACES 2017”

Wazobia Publisher Honored at Kola Awards

By Treona Jones   The First Annual Kola Awards was held at Kola Restaurant & Ultra Lounge (32526 Northwestern Highway, Farmington Hills, MI USA) and hosted by Sophia Chue and Segun Adeyina, a distinguished community leader and the president of … Continue reading Wazobia Publisher Honored at Kola Awards

Nigerian Businessman Ranked Second Most Powerful Behind Obama

By: Wazobia Staff The Nigerian billionaire, Aliko Dangote, is no stranger to the Forbes Magazine readers. He has been on several of their list, such as: 67th richest person in the world and the richest in Africa in 2013 23rd … Continue reading Nigerian Businessman Ranked Second Most Powerful Behind Obama

Augusta Uwamangu Nna Makes Africa Proud in USA

By: Temi Omotayo   Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna an 18-year-old girl born in USA to Nigerian immigrant couple has been listed among the 30 under 30 best Energy best minds (2017) by Forbes magazine/ She was a finalist in the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search, Uwamanzu-Nna discovered that adding a nanoclay ingredient called attapulgite to cement slurries improves the undersea cement seals that keep offshore oil wells from leaking. She is the only African in the list. This is not the first time the teenager will be in the news, she was accepted into all eight Ivy League schools  like Harvard University, … Continue reading Augusta Uwamangu Nna Makes Africa Proud in USA

Uber Starts Operation In Ghana

By: Wazobia Staff In 2009, Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp founded Uber Cab. Now known simply as Uber the company began expanding internationally in 2012. When Uber began operating in South Africa in 2013 they set out to expand to other African countries. Recently adding Ghana to their list of African countries in which they service, becoming the fifth. The capital city of Accra, Ghana was targeted due to their population of more than 4 million people. As well as the 100% mobile phone penetration. Alon Lits, Uber’s GM for sub-Saharan Africa expressed Accra natural fit, “its people are willing … Continue reading Uber Starts Operation In Ghana

Ebay to Improve Bilateral Trade Between United States and Africa

By: Wazobia Staff Africa’s biggest consumer markets has a new way of doing business. A new partnership between U. S. e-commerce giant eBay and online shopping startup MallforAfrica.com will allow U.S. Sellers to connect to African buyers. MallforAfrica.com was founded in 2011 as an online payment service provider and a logistics firm. It has backing from companies such as the department store Macy’s, clothier Hawes and Curtis, and Helios Investment Partners. Under the new partnership, a new platform will be developed facilitating the sale of goods from U.S. sellers to African buyers, allowing the latter to get access to eBay … Continue reading Ebay to Improve Bilateral Trade Between United States and Africa