Welcome to Nollywood!

Pop quiz- which film industry is second only to Bollywood? Did you guess Nollywood? You would be correct! Nigeria’s movie business is in the top three film industries of the world, ahead of Hollywood! That is a significant achievement for a relative newcomer. Although the name Nollywood, as it is affectionately known, was coined in [...]

By | 2018-08-10T16:45:25+00:00 July 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nigeria Cultural Parade

Nigerians are the single largest contemporary African immigrant group in the United States. In addition, the city of Houston is home to the highest population of Nigerians outside of the country. The Nigeria Cultural Parade led by Culturally Naija and WeLead, will celebrate Nigeria’s 57th Independence. The parade will be held in Downtown Houston starting [...]

By | 2017-06-14T18:44:25+00:00 September 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Africa Day @City Hall hosted by Mayor Sylvester Turner

Founder of We Lead, Ms. Linda Anukwuem, participated with the efforts to highlight Africans in the city of Houston at City Hall hosted by Mayor Sylvester Turner. Check out the highlight video by clicking here..... Photography Credit: Vineyard Television (Dynamo Soccer Player- Jalil Anibaba) Courtesy of the Mayor's Office of Trade and International [...]

By | 2017-06-14T16:24:08+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|We Lead News|0 Comments

Nigeria’s Vice President, H.E., Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Visits Houston,TX

This past week, WeLead, collaborated as a community partner with the Nigeria Initiative for Economic Development (NIED) for the Nigeria Infrastructure Summit to bridge the gap and exchange innovative ideas to promote investment and infrastructure development in Nigeria. Founder of We Lead, Ms. Linda Anukwuem, presented a gift from the Mayor of the City of [...]

By | 2016-12-08T23:57:17+00:00 November 4th, 2016|We Lead News|0 Comments

OPIC: EXPANDING HORIZONS

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) presented a panel session and workshops for Small Businesses Entering Emerging Markets on the different sources of funding that can be utilized in other countries to support continued development in the following areas: infrastructure, power, agriculture and housing. This presentation was very informative for WeLead based on the many [...]

By | 2017-05-20T14:08:24+00:00 June 15th, 2016|We Lead News|0 Comments

Meet Africa iXchange Featured Speaker – Dr. Mae Jemison, First Black Woman Astronaut!

caDr. Mae Jemison First African American Woman in Space Currently Leading 100 Year Starship (An initiative to assure the capability for human interstellar space travel to another star is possible within the next 100 years) Founder and President of Two Medical Technology Companies   Dr. Mae C. Jemison is currently leading 100 Year Starship (100YSS) [...]

By | 2017-05-20T14:08:24+00:00 February 1st, 2016|We Lead News|0 Comments

D.R.C Presidential Candidate,Mr. Bernard Katompa – Platform Orator for Africa iXchange!!

January 18, 2016 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Presidential Candidate, Bernard Katomapa Addresses Pan African Economic Summit in the United States Atlanta, Georgia – Acclaimed entrepreneur, philanthropist and candidate for the Presidency of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Bernard Katompa, has accepted the designation of Platform Orator at the 2016 [...]

By | 2017-05-20T14:08:24+00:00 January 19th, 2016|We Lead News|0 Comments