Category: Pulse

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#ithappenedtome Egbon! You can’t be in love with me

I have kept this to myself for a long time. I am reluctant to talk about this because hearing my thoughts out loud will make this nightmare real and I’m not ready for that but a series of event have forced me to confront this situation. My name is *Bisi*I live with my best friend’s elder brother and...

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AFRICAN WOMEN IN TECH CONFERENCE

African women in tech conference comes up on December 15th –December 17th 2016. This conference is for every African woman interested in emerging technology. This year’s conference holds at Impact Hub, Otswe street, Osu AkoAdjei, Accra. The theme is “Get Connected, Get Empowered. This year’s conference will focus on providing solutions to challenges faced by young girls and women in technology, the African Women In Tech Conference will...

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AFRICA TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT 2016

The 2016 Africa Technology summit holds at the Intercontinental Hotel Lagos, today and tomorrow; 6th and 7th of December 2016. It is hosted by Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST). MEST is a training programme for African entrepreneurs. If you are an entrepreneur in the area, do well to attend.    

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A GOOD DAY FOR WOMEN IN TECH

Techwomen, an initiative of the United States of America’s Department of States Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is a women empowerment initiative aimed at empowering, connecting and supporting women leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Technology (STEM). This initiative launched in 2011. Since it’s launch, Techwomen has been providing a platform for women and girls to live their dreams and advance in their careers by bringing together women from Africa, South and Central Asia, and the Middle East for a five week intensive programme where they engage in project based mentorship programmes in leading companies in San Francisco...

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GOALS AND GRATITUDE

The year is slowly winding down and I’m looking at the calendar wondering where the months went. It seems like yesterday when we ushered in the new year, oh boy! With the end of year approaching comes the need to take a retrospective look at the past twelve months. The highs and the lows, the achievements and accomplishments, the failures and losses, the broken resolutions...

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MONDAY MOTIVATION: THE MAGIC OF NEW BEGININGS

It’s never too late to start over. To hit the pause button. Breathe. Then begin again. You don’t need to lose yourself in the shuffle, get caught up in your mistakes and your fears and your anxieties. You don’t have to hold onto your anger or your sadness and carry it with you in a...

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DUST & PETALS

Dust and Petals, a solo exhibition of works by Omoligho Udenta opens in Lagos tomorrow. It features the artist use of flowers as a metaphor for humanity. The exhibition is a collection of works which portray her interpretations of the various aspects of the human race and is comprised of works from the past year....

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WhatsApp Video Calling: How to get it Right Now

WhatsApp officially launched video calling on Tuesday, and the feature is now being rolled out to Android, iPhone, and Windows users. Updated WhatsApp with support for video calling for Android and iPhone has officially been released, so you simply need to update the feature to make your first video call. If your iOS or Android device...

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MEET EKAETTE: YOUR NEW VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

2016 is definitely the year of start-ups. Scratch that, 2016 is the year of innovative start-ups. (That sounds just about right) Our tech feature today is on one of such startups; the amazing EKAETTE YOUR VIRTUAL ASSISTANT.  Ekaette is a logistics startup that employs a virtual assistant to perform a range of personalized tasks for its users. Ekaette does all of your...

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#ITHAPPENEDTOME:  MY HUSBAND TRIED TO MOLEST MY LITTLE SISTER

I met my husband a year ago, and we got married almost immediately with very little time for courtship. I was fresh out of a relationship when I met ***** he said he wanted to marry me upfront and I saw no reason to wait. We got married in a quiet ceremony and we were blessed with a beautiful daughter soon...