Welcome to the latest instalment of your Movemeback Newsletter – bringing you exciting African opportunities, and the latest from the Movemeback Community.
After a stressful week at work, rising at 6:30 am on a Saturday and racing to Holborn must sound unideal right? Wrong – at least insofar as you’re up and out to hear the brightest minds in business and politics discuss development issues and their solutions vis-à-vis Africa. I arrived at LSE’s New Academic Building, caught up with the Movemeback team and was […]
Ubuntu. I first heard the word in an A-level poetry class and was immediately struck by the beauty of the idea. A term which refers to the practise of human kindness, as someone with few examples of Ubuntu in practice, I underestimated its prevalence across African communities. Its presence even leaves traces in different dialects: “I am because we are” […]
Ambition, renewal and innovation were the catchwords of the LSE Africa Summit Conference held on the 17th and 18th April in Holborn, London. Bright and engaging speakers argued the features of a new Africa, emerging and thriving with opportunities, resources and markets gradually giving way to innovative and creative entrepreneurs. However, there remains a large number of challenges to overcome, especially […]
Having chosen a public place for my Google Hangout with Gbenga, I felt nervous thinking about the noise that surrounded me when I logged on at 17:57. Luckily, Gbenga assured me that he could hear fine and with an air of casual charm ensured that I didn’t miss any of his answers to my questions. In fact, the naturally interested […]
On 25th April, London will gather at the Grand Connaught Room for the 14th edition of The Africa Club’s Business Summit hosted at the prestigious London Business School. The annual event is one that is highly anticipated where some of Africa’s most prominent entrepreneurs, industry experts and public speakers gather to discuss pressing issues – This years theme is ‘Growth strategies in an […]