Fate Foundation unveils 20th anniversary logo.

Over the last decade, FATE Foundation has pioneered initiatives that continue to focus on enabling Nigerian entrepreneurs and the ecosystem. This include the Institute for Venture Design (IVD) Fellowship in Partnership with the Stanford Center for Design Research; the Annual Policy Dialogue Series on Entrepreneurship; the one-stop virtual resource center for Nigerian entrepreneurs, msmehub.org; the ScaleUp Lab Accelerator programme and the Orange Corners Incubation programme amongst others.

AFRIMA advocate for Covid-19 palliatives for African Artistes, other culture Industry Stakeholders.

This decision was reached during the two-hour Conference/Meeting of the International Congress of AFRIMA held via Zoom on August 11, 2020 at 1600 hour (GMT), with the theme; Post COVID-19 Developmental Gaps and Challenges in the African Music and Entertainment Industries: African Regions and Countries Perspective.

A Love Poem from Valentine Okolo

Valentine Okolo, whose poetry echoes the voices of the silenced and oppressed, also speaks of love in its purest form. His poem “Storm” may be interpreted as a strong love poem, a voice of a man speaking of the freedom he sees in his woman. It can also be seen as a gender equality poem that gives women the room to be whatever they choose to be. Read and see for yourself. The poem is from his book: I Will Be Silent.

LIRS to Implement Additional Tax Incentives and Reliefs to Taxpayers in Lagos State

According to the Executive Chairman, LIRS, Mr. Ayodele Subair, “the following measures are to be implemented to further ease the impact of the pandemic on our esteemed taxpayers in Lagos state: LIRS shall allow on a case by case basis, payment of outstanding liabilities in instalments to ease cash flow challenges that may affect taxpayers.