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Four Nigerians Made it to 2016 Forbes Young Entrepreneurs List
Despite Nigeria going through her worst Economy period, four of her young citizens is blazing hot in world stage,
They are :
1. Olatorera Oniru, Founder, Dress Me Outlet
Olatorera Oniru, 29, is the founder and CEO of the electronic commerce website Dressmeoutlet.com of fashion products, health & beauty products and home-goods. Dress me outlet stocks more than 1,000 products from premium designers globally. Dress me outlet ships worldwide and currently has customers in different states across Nigeria, Uganda and the United States of America.
The Dressmeoutlet.com vision is to become the premier retail source for quality African and International brands to a local and international audience at quality and affordable prices. She has a goal to promote African designers and manufacturers to a worldwide audience, provide employment opportunities for the youth, generate revenue for African brands and most importantly partner with likeminded individuals and companies to promote industries in Africa.
The company now employs more than 20 full-time employees and has funding offers from notable investors including Nigerian investor Tony Elumelu.
2. Abiola Olaniran, Founder, Gamsole
Abiola Olaniran is one of Nigeria's highest paid Windows Game developers. He is a software developer and founder/CEO of Nigerian gaming company Gamsole.
Olaniran, 28, founded the company in 2012, and it has venture backing from 88mph, a Kenyan seed fund. The company's games now have more than 9 million downloads both locally and internationally on the Windows Phone store.
Ogunlana Olumide and Chukwuwezam Obanor, both 24, are the founders of Prepclass - a Nigerian academic solutions provider offering online test prep software and full-length tests. Also, PrepClass provides personalised home tutors in Lagos, Nigeria, skilled at meeting individual academic needs. Prepclass.com.ng is an e-learning platform that uses the latest web technologies to ensure that relevant local content such as past exam questions, past tests are available to users. Prep class was overall Africa winner of the India Africa business venture competition recently.
4. Kasope Ladipo-Ajai, Founder, OmoAlata
Kasope Ladipo-Ajai, 29, is a co-founder of OmoAlata - a Nigerian brand that processes and packages local Nigerian spices and peppers. Its flagship OmoAlata Peppermix, which is a blend of fresh organic tomatoes, onions and peppers, has been favourably received in the Nigerian market.
Kasope Ladipo-Ajai, a computer science graduate from Babcock University was the winner of the 2015 She Leads Africa Pitch Competition.
Like most women with other things going on in your life, you probably don’t give your vaginal discharge much thought. As long as it looks and feels normal—that means clear or white and watery to slightly sticky, depending on where you are in your cycle—you have no reason to be concerned.
But when something in your undies looks or feels off, that sounds alarm bells. Maybe there’s a lot more of it than usual, the color is weird, or you’re hit with a whiff of an odor that you know can’t be good. Before you panic and buy out all the creams and sprays in your local pharmacy’s lady aisle, read these 6 things your vagina may be trying to tell you:
1. It’s Clear to White, Wet, and StretchyMost Likely: Ovulation. This slippery discharge appears during the middle of your cycle; it’s your body’s way of making it easier for sperm to slide into your vagina and fertilize an egg. “Discharge at ovulation can be copious,” says Dr. Alyssa Dweck, ob-gyn and coauthor of V Is for Vagina. “I often hear fr…
Reading emails on your skin may sound wacky, but not for the French designers working on a bracelet that projects your smartphone content onto your arm. To turn the surreal Cicret device into reality, the designers are seeking funding.
A video explaining how the device works has gone viral, racking up 4,222,427 views on YouTube at the time of this article’s publication. The Cicret website says the designers are still working on the prototype of the waterproof bracelet that promises to “make your skin your new tablet.”
“Don’t trust any website selling it yet,” they warn.
The Cicret, activated with a twist of the wrist, is equipped with an embedded memory card, processor, accelerometer, micro USB port, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. But the key part is the so-called “pico-projector”and an array of proximity sensors. The pico projector projects the interface onto your arm. When you put your finger on the interface, you stop one of eight proximity sensors. The sensor sends the information back to …
Cape Town - A new survey conducted by GoEuro has revealed that Cape Town ranks 31st among the most expensive cities in the world for accommodation.
price index study covered 60 000 properties - including Airbnb, 1 to 5
star hotels as well as hostels - in 150 different cities in order to
analyse the price effect on the industry and how this affects
Unsurprisingly the index noted that many travellers
are favouring shared accommodation options like Airbnb and hostels over
traditional hotels. Another interesting point they picked up on, is the
fact that millennials are taking a greater share of the market, helping
hostels grow at a faster pace than the hotel industry.
reports that while the Mother City ranked 31st overall at an average
rate of $99 (R1 147 at R11.61/dollar) per night, it was 26th most
expensive for hotels and 47th for Airbnb property.
New York topped the list with an average price of $246 (R2 852).