Chinwuba Iyizoba

Chinwuba Iyizoba is an electrical engineer in Enugu, Nigeria.

Nigerian teens create sci-fi movies with a broken smartphone
23 Aug 2019 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: African youth, movies, Nigeria, social media
What a little initiative can do

Breadseller or model, a job done well is attractive
5 Apr 2019 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Nigeria, work
A Nigerian rags to riches story about working with love and a smile

Genevieve’s Lion Heart
18 Feb 2019 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: abortion, films, Nigeria
A Nigerian actor-director resists abortion and makes the big time.

The unsullied reader
20 Apr 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Uzoamaka Maduka, the american reader, literary culture
An African woman Uzoamaka Maduka, starts a new literary magazine "American Reader" in a bid to help transform American literary culture. Her motivation: "So many of the voices in fiction that are out there are deeply neurotic white male stories of how, 'Oh, I had weird sex'; I kind of felt like, I really don't want to sit still for this".

Where an ageing population is not a problem
24 May 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: demography, Nigeria
Nigeria could have 725 million people by 2100. This is great news and a great opportunity, says a Nigerian engineer.

Nigeria’s 419 scammers
24 Mar 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: fraud, internet, Nigeria
How did an African country become the internet fraud capital of the world?

Transforming and troubling
16 Nov 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: mobile phones, Nigeria
Mobile phones are spreading rapidly throughout Africa, bring the blessings of commerce, and the curse of spam.

A Malawian miracle
7 Oct 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, innovation, Malawi
A boy from Malawi saves his family by building a windmill from discarded rubbish.

Tough love just for Africa?
24 Sep 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, Barack Obama, development, politics
Despite the rhetoric of Western leaders, it appears the West is happy to keep Africa poor to exploit its natural wealth.

Nigeria’s citadel of injustice
13 Aug 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, Britain

The United Kingdom prepares to repatriate Nigerial prisoners to a country whose justice system appears to be riddled with injustice

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