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26 Jan 2021
Eight women entrepreneurs and innovators have emerged winners in the 6th edition of the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards, themed: “Re-imagining business and rebuilding better.”
26 Mar 2020
Women have been urged to aim for excellence in their various professions. Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Africa Women, Innovative and Entreprenuership Forum (AWIEF), Irene Ochem, made the call at the celebration of the 2020 edition of the International Women’s Day.....
28 Sep 2019
My organisation is the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF). It is a pan-African non-profit organisation that nurtures and actively promotes women’s innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa through its development programmes, accelerators, and networking events.
4 Apr 2019
The founder of founder Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), Irene Ochem has called for equal access, opportunities and participation of women in every sphere of national life. 
23 Mar 2019
As the month of March has been earmarked to celebrate women, the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has stressed the need for workplace gender balance, at its business meeting held recently in Lagos.
11 Sep 2018
The founder and CEO of the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), Irene Ochem at the launch of VALUE4HER, a joint initiative of CTA, AWIEF and the African Women in Agribusiness Network (AWAN), said the initiative will help women to develop agribusinesses....
26 Oct 2017
The prestigious conference of the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) held in Cape Town on 5 and 6 October has resulted in numerous strategies which could have a dramatic impact on the influence of African businesswomen and entrepreneurs in the continent’s socio-economic environment. Over 500 delegates, 60 speakers and 40 exhibitors took part.…
3 Oct 2017
The African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference (AWIEF) is to hold its third annual conference at the Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town, South Africa between Ocrober 5 and October 6, 2017.
12 Nov 2016
Lagos State government has reaffirmed its commitment to implementing policies and programmes that will encourage more women participation in governance ...
10 Oct 2016
To empower and provide solutions for women’s entrepreneurship growth in continent, Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), has partnered with African Development Bank ...
27 Aug 2016
The African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), has announced Nigerian singer and drummer, Ara, as its cultural ambassador.The announcement came a few weeks before the second edition of the Forum’s annual conference to be held between September 29 to 30, 2016, in Lagos.


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Armed men have kidnapped an Italian couple and their child as well as a Togolese national in southeastern Mali, a local official and a Malian security source told AFP Friday.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), joined the Muslim faithful to observe Jummah prayers, at which prayers were said for the repose of the soul of the late President of UAE, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
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With seven days to go to the eighth edition of the World Athletics Elite Label Okpekpe international 10km road race, Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of the historic race says this year's edition will be the biggest ever in terms of its organisation and quality of its elite cast. Race director, Zack Amodu says arrangements have…
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President of the Senate Ahmad Lawal says his 2023 presidential ambition was conceived to enable him change the lives of Nigerians for the better.
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A Lagos High Court on Friday sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter. Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile convicted Nielsen, 54, on two counts of murder brought against him by the Lagos State Government. The judge sentenced Nielsen to death by hanging on both counts. The Dane was…