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Beating Isolation as a Freelancer

One of the perks of being a freelancer is the flexibility of working from home. This perk can, however, turn around to become a huge problem. For me, in the beginning, working alone was quite satisfying. I felt empowered by the possibilities of making decisions without consulting a boss or colleague. I set my work […]

Ready For Work Sessions with SFAN

It was a pleasure to teach the Content-Writing Session at the ReadyForWork Career Accelerator last Saturday, 28 September 2018. The students were indeed ReadyToLearn, and had great questions and a collaborative team spirit. SFAN was an excellent host, and the other moderators and teachers had so much to share, we, at Week of Saturdays, became […]

Nigerian tech twitter outraged by new SARS assault

Yesterday, Toni Astro, a young software developer in Lagos, shared a twitter thread about his unfortunate, undeserved experience with the Nigeria Police.  View full thread. Nigeria’s Police department, special anti-robbery squad (SARS) has long been a pain – brute, oppressive, authorized gang of thieves – to the young, hardworking tech professionals in the country, especially the young […]