Thursday, 8th June 2023

iCreate Africa

7 May
The construction industry has long been one of the backbones of any society, and yet, it is often overlooked in terms of recognition and appreciation. Many individuals involved in the trades, such as carpenters, electricians, and plumbers, are seen as "blue-collar workers" and not given the same respect as other professions. However, this perception is slowly changing, thanks to events such as iCreate Africa's Builders Show powered by the Skillers Platform.
28 Jan
Nigeria's social enterprise and skill advocate, iCreate Africa, will hold its sixth yearly technical and vocational skills competition, conference, and exhibition, SkillFest from April 26 – 28, 2023, at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.
20 Jun 2022
With the statistic of over 37 per cent of Nigerian youths, totalling over 21 million individuals, currently unemployed, founder, iCreate Africa, Bright Jaja, has engaged technical and vocational skills to solve the crisis.
26 Oct 2021
All is set for the fifth edition of Africa’s largest skills competition and exhibition, scheduled for next January, in Abuja.
3 Feb 2021
With recent economic and technological growth, the current challenge with employability will increase as more than 75% of new job opportunities are expected to be skill-based. Realizing the significant need for a skilled workforce to boost employment and economic growth, the Enugu State government, through the Enugu SME Center, is partnering with iCreate Africa to…
7 Sep 2019
Having successfully organised technical skills competitions in Nigeria, iCreate Africa led a delegation to participate at the world’s biggest technical and vocational skills competition, the World Skills 2019 in Kazan, Russia.  
17 Jan 2019
In this interview with Collins Olayinka in Abuja, the Director of Sponsorship and Partnership of iCreate Africa, ANNE DIRKLING, insists the continent must incentivise vocational skills to stem youth unemployment. What influences the establishment of iCreate Africa? iCreate Africa is a social enterprise that was created as a hub for skill excellence to promote technical skills in Nigeria, and all of Africa.…
1 Jan 2019
Leading lender, Sterling Bank Plc, has unveiled champions at the recently-concluded, iCreate Skills Festival, with 10 of them to represent Nigeria in Russia in 2019. The winners are Otareh Alvin, who won in the cooking category; Nejo Tolulope (graphics); Silas Adedoyin (web design); Patrick Obafemi (app development); Barnabas Kudi (robotics); and Afolabi Caleb Kayode (art).…


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