8 of the Youngest Black College Graduates You Should Know

College is often seen as the beginning of a young person’s path into adulthood, but apparently these eight young black geniuses couldn’t wait. Some of these young college graduates began taking classes before they were legally able to drive. While hitting the books in law, medicine and science, these young graduates have broken records. 5. …

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Africa Must Leapfrog its Way to the Future

THE CONVENTIONAL PATH FOR IMPROVING HEALTHCARE IS TO BUILD MORE HOSPITALS AND TRAIN MORE DOCTORS. BUT COULD AFRICA SPEED UP PROGRESS BY "HACKING" ITS WAY TO SUCCESS? Governments, NGOs and businesses spend billions of dollars across Africa building new hospitals and training new doctors. But currently, the doctor-patient ratio in many African countries is one-twentieth …

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12 Young Entrepreneurs Who Make Me Feel Optimistic About Nigeria’s Future

Not long ago I came across a picture on Facebook; it was the first item on my timeline. In the picture were three individuals: my Facebook friend, a successful and commendable African entrepreneur, and another individual. Alongside the picture was a caption, which celebrated "the individual," a beneficiary of a brutal military regime. The caption …

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