Nobody wants to walk around feeling like her own shadow might attack her,
Or that her only value is how she makes another feel better.
More wanted or desired,
like a retired old man’s libido.
Ego stroked from pretentious praise
Even her wits must compliment…
You are so good to me. I want to… I need to thank you for giving selflessly and continually, even when I don’t deserve it, even when I’ve wronged you with no apologies.
You are perfect. You are strong.
You never fall sick, and you never complain. Just…
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For many young Nigerians, freelancing is the difference between having a stable financial life and chaotic financial instability.
With rising unemployment due to economic failures and political instability, freelancing has become a primary stream of income for many, not out of choice but necessity.
When you look at the global…
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It contains answers to FAQs about freelance and independent work, especially if you’re currently in an African country, like me.
From the definition to getting paid, and every process…
“Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.” — Henry Ward Beecher
Writer’s note: I published this story last year on my website.
Republishing here now because it may be a good read for professionals looking to develop themselves and supplement their income as we go through this crazy health crisis.
In 2017, I moved on from my job as a Head…
Added to the normal everyday Lagos and Nigeria problems, the country’s youths who are savvy, willing and with access to the Internet still face other challenges to freelance success.
As the world moves towards a freelance-first economy (usually called the gig or talent economy), learning new skills, being globally connected…
Too many times, when we speak about the future of Africa or the future of technology in Africa, we do so with an air of ignorant homogeneity.
We speak of Africa like we speak of one country, and in so doing we [sometimes] forget that there are 54 countries on…
While population growth determines the socio-economic prospects of a country, the age structure of the nation is just as crucial.
By 2025, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) will be home to almost a quarter of the global population aged 24 and below. …