The Simple Trick That Makes Everyone Happier.

Acting like an extrovert–even if you’re not one–will make you feel happier, recent research suggests. The findings, which come from surveys of people in the United States, Venezuela, the Philippines, China, and Japan, reveal people feel higher in spirit when they act or feel more outgoing. Professor Timothy Church, who helped write the study published in the […]

1 Incredibly Simple Way to Stand Out From the Crowd

By definition, in order to stand out you need to do something that very few others are doing. But if you think that means engaging in something instantly, obviously extraordinary, like heroic adventures, extreme fitness regimes, or rigorous 4 a.m. productivity rituals, then a recent Medium post from writer Gary Wu might surprise you. His suggestion […]

Coko Diamond Gallerie Eröffnung in Berlin

Die kamerunischstämmige Nachwuchsdesignerin, Coko Diamond, lud am 22. März 2014 zur Eröffnung ihrer Gallerie in Berlin Südwestkorso ein. Über 60 Gäste aus ihrem Freundeskreis, aus der Kunst-, Design- und Medienszene kamen zur Präsentation  ihrer bunten “Afrilicious”-und teilweise monochromen Sommerkollektion. Mittlerweile sind die Designs der Newcomerin  in der afrikanischen Community in Deutschland schon angekommen und sehr […]

Qatar National Bank (QNB) shows interest in Ecobank.

Qatar National Bank (QNB) , the Gulf’s largest bank, says it is buying a 12.5 percent stake in pan-African lender Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ECOBANK). A deal worth $226 Million! QNB has said it wants to become the largest bank in the Middle East and Africa by 2017 – it is currently second in terms of […]

Knowledge Sharing by Google in Africa

Designers from the UX team at Google will be visiting Sub-Saharan Africa to conduct a 2-day workshop in October 2014 for a hands-on user experience masterclass in CapeTown, Nairobi and Lagos. Attendees at the masterclass will learn the process of taking an idea from concept to launch, including sketching, user testing, prototyping, and the importance […]

Meet Adebayo Ogunlesi.

Adebayo Ogunlesi from Nigeria has acquired the London Gatwick Airport as the new owner. Adebayo Ogunlesi, 56, is the chairman and managing partner, Global agreement with BAA Airports Limited. Adebayo Ogunlesi, 56, is the chairman and managing partner, Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), an independent investment fund based in New York City with worldwide stake in infrastructure assets, is the […]

Banking the Unbanked: An African Model In the Making

President Denis Sassou N’Guesso of the Republic of Congo presided today Friday 25th July 2014 the third edition of Forbes Africa economic forum, which brought together some key African heads of state like President Alpha Konde of Guinea, President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger, Vice president of Gabon Ayima Ayima and former French president Nicolas Sarkozy as well […]