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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.


7 mins ago
Ama Ata Aidoo is a renowned Ghanaian author, playwright, and poet. While she has written several notable works, I'll provide you with five famous books by Ama Ata Aidoo, along with a brief description of each and a discussion of the main characters. "Our Sister Killjoy" (1977) Synopsis: "Our Sister Killjoy" is a novel that…
33 mins ago
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has promoted a total of 31,465 policemen comprising 24,991 from Sergeants to Inspectors, 194 from Corporal to Sergeant, and 6,280 from Constable to Corporal. The IGP said the promotion is part of his manpower development policy targeted at promoting deserving police officers on the basis of competence…
49 mins ago
Renowned Ghanaian author and playwright, Ama Ata Aidoo, known for celebrating African women and challenging Western stereotypes, has passed away at the age of 81. Through works like The Dilemma of a Ghost, Our Sister Killjoy, and Changes, Aidoo depicted and honoured the experiences of African women, countering the perception of them as downtrodden. She…
53 mins ago
The Katsina State police command has confirmed the killing of two wanted terrorists. The Katsina police assistant spokesperson, Abubakar Aliyu, in a statement revealed that the terrorists were killed on Monday when they attempted to kidnap one Yahaya Usman at his residence. According to Aliyu, both men were killed in Tani village in the Bindawa…
1 hour ago
The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has stepped down the hearing of Peter Obi and the Labour Party petition against the election of President Bola Tinubu. The tribunal dismissed the petition on Thursday following the poor schedule of documents being sought to be tendered to establish the allegations of malpractices during the Saturday, February 25…