Africa’s Digital Economic Future is Bright
Nov17

Africa’s Digital Economic Future is Bright

By Esosa AihieAfrica’s Internet economy has the potential to reach 5.2% of its gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, contributing nearly $180 billion to its economy and a projected potential contribution could reach $712 billion by 2050 – Google IFC report. The digital economy can change the course of Africa’s history. Covid-19 presents further opportunities for Africa’s digital startups to drive innovation in fast...

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Congratulations
Nov09
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Arts, Culture and Tourism Values in Edo State – the Untapped Wealth

By Dr Philip Orumwense CBE DBA FCIPS (First published – November 2017) Arts, Culture and Tourism values in Edo State – the Untapped Wealth Dr Philip Orumwense DBA, FCIPS (November 2017) Context: This lecture looks at Edo State’s Arts, Culture and Tourism values from the perspective of an outsider but informed from the point of view of an insider. By this I mean that the lecture examines this perspective from the view of a...

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Dr Philip Orumwense awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2020 Honours List🇬🇧🇳🇬💫
Oct11

Dr Philip Orumwense awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2020 Honours List🇬🇧🇳🇬💫

By Esosa Aihie Dr Ighayezomo Philip Orunwmense, becomes a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) as he is honoured by the Queen in her 2020 Birthday Honours List.  Dr Ighayezomo Philip Orumwense. IT Commercial Director, Highways England. Formerly head of Applications, Programmes and Platforms, Commercial Directorate, Department for Work and Pensions. For public service (Solihull, West Midlands).  Dr Ighayezomo Philip...

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COVID-19 Business Opportunities: Field To Plate

By Esosa Aihie Farms, food producers and suppliers across the globe are adapting quickly and innovating to keep coronavirus stay at home whilst street markets are closed and labourers restricted from travelling to work in the fields. The crisis has exposed the world’s reliance on international trade and on the huge number of seasonal workers who travel across borders to farms to help harvest ripened produce. It has also had a massive...

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THE COCKROACH THEORY

By Esosa Aihie A beautiful speech by Sundar Pichai; an IIT-MIT Alumnus, now Google boss. “The cockroach management theory for self development” At a restaurant, a cockroach suddenly flew from somewhere and sat on a lady. She started screaming out of fear. With a panic stricken face and trembling voice, she started jumping, with both hands desperately trying to get rid of the cockroach.  Her reaction was contagious, as...

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