Although Nigeria is a renowned exporter of crude oil, the country's poverty levels and unemployment figures are monumental. With corporate jobs not forthcoming, many Nigerians look to entrepreneurship and freelancing as an alternative – especially within the cultural and creative sector. This comes as no surprise though, as the country
Afrinolly Creative Hub recently hosted 8 teenage interns participating in LEAP Africa's iLEAD programme. During the programme which lasted from August 5-20, the interns understudied Afrinolly Creative Hub's staff who introduced them to office technology and possible careers in the creative sector. They also learnt how to incorporate all the knowledge gained
Afrinolly Creative Hub's co-founder, Jane Maduegbuna was one of the guest speakers at the pre-launch of Semicolon Africa's partnership with Henley Business School. The Semicolon-Henley partnership aims to empower aspiring ‘techpreneurs’ with the necessary skills for driving innovation. In her address, Mrs Maduegbuna underscored the roles women play in driving economic and
Afrinolly Creative Hub's co-founder, Jane Maduegbuna, is on the cover of Classy Executive Magazine's May issue. In her interview with the magazine, she discusses Afrinolly's contributions to Nigeria's cultural and creative industries. Read the full interview here.
CNN Marketplace Africa features Nigerian filmmakers and Nollywood Executives as they discuss the potential of Nollywood, telling African stories especially since the global success of Marvel’s Black Panther. Afrinolly’s Executive Director Jane Maduegbuna was featured in this edition. Watch the excerpt below;
Facebook and Afrinolly today announced the start of its new ‘Facebook for Creators‘ training programme, aimed at empowering creative communities across Nigeria and designed to equip the next generation of content creators with the skills to thrive in a digital world. Focused on creative entrepreneurs and journalism students, the multi-city creative
Afrinolly Limited developers of Afrinolly; winner of the Google Android Developers Challenge 2011 and the most downloaded Entertainment app, designed and developed in Africa launched the Afrinolly MarketPlace; a first of its kind pay per view, secured mobile platform for the distribution of Nollywood/African movies, Short films, Series and more