Sahara Impact Fund Past Fellows

“My name is Tayo, and I’m a co-founder of Uwana energy; a clean energy company that provides solar home systems and solar installations for small businesses and large organizations, depending energy needs. The dreams started during my National Youth service year. Though a trained lawyer, I wanted to get involved in an industry that could […]


Transferrable skill is a two-word phrase often heard by most job seekers, but not many of us know the meaning. They are generally skills we ought to develop while seeking to be employed. Throughout one’s career, it is important to know what these skills are, and set targets to improve them. Transferrable skills are referred to […]


Performance, success and even health in workplace which were once attributed to one’s IQ, are actually a corollary to Emotional Intelligence Quotient. EQ begins from inside-out each individual in a workplace and is necessary for an efficient, effective and friendly work environment. Emotional Intelligence is the ability to recognize, understand, and manage personal emotions and […]

Key People in The Business Industry

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  From oil and gas, to food production and construction, Nigeria is blessed with individuals, who are aggressively involved in the business industry, and make it a point of necessity to drive Nigeria’s economy through provision of thousands of jobs. Here are some key players in the business industry, highlighted in no specific order. 1. […]

2020 MCW Global Young Leaders Access Program

Deadline: January 5, 2020 The MCW Global’s year-long flagship program is for participants between the ages of 18 to 26, who are prepared to become leaders of positive change in their communities by obtaining tools and skills needed to transform passion into action. MCW is a non-profit organization that addresses communities’ needs by empowering current […]

2020 Wageninge Africa Scholarship Programme

Deadline: February 01, 2020 The Africa Scholarship Programme (ASP) has been initiated by Wageningen University and Research to give talented and motivated students from Africa the opportunity to study in Wageningen. With this programme, Wageningen wants to support capacity building in Africa by attracting excellent students for a 2-years master’s programme. Worth In an effort […]

2020 Global Change Leadership Program

Deadline: November 22, 2019 Applications are now open for the 2020 Global Change Scholarship Program run by Coady Institute’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership in Novat Scotia, Canada. Established in 2011, the Global Change Leaders Program is a seven-week education program offered by Coady Institutes’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership. Worth The Global Change Leaders […]

2020 Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP) for Mid-career Academics

Deadline: December 20 2019 The ASLP is an initiative of the University of Pretoria in partnership with the Global Young Academy, funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung. It serves early- to mid-career researchers in basic and applied science, engineering, social sciences, arts, and the humanities. The programme aims to grow mid-career African academics in the […]

2020 Egbin Power Plc Industrial Attachment Program for Undergraduates in Nigeria

Deadline: November 24, 2019 EGBIN POWER PLC, Lagos is one of the biggest additions to the electricity industry in Nigeria. Often seen as the biggest single generating power station in subSaharan Africa, it was built to meet the ever-rising demand for electricity in Lagos and its environs. Before the construction of the Egbin Power Plc, […]