Columbia University’s 18th Annual Africa Economic Forum Begins Today

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Each year, Columbia University Business School and the School of International and Public Affairs come together for the annual Africa Economic Forum (AEF). This year’s 18th AEF conference is scheduled for Friday, April 22nd, and Saturday, April 23rd, 2022 at Columbia University Business School’s new Manhattanville campus at 635 West 130th St., NY, New York.

Nneka Egbujiobi: The Attorney Who Created The Newest Dating App

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The dream started in 2018 for Nneka Egbujiobi: “One night, I was sitting at home reading a few DMs that were sent to me but I wasn’t intrigued. I then thought, wouldn’t it be nice if there was a platform for the African community where we could select the type of people we wished to date?" Egbujiobi’s initial peevishness toward the unwelcome DMs (direct messages) led her to invent an app that would help Africans in the diaspora to create beneficial connections.


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