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Ndi-Igbo in 2013

2013 has been an exciting year for Igbos around the world. Here are a few events that caught our attention.
Chinedu Echeruo sold his mobile and web mapping application, Hopstop to Apple for a lot of money.
Beyoncé sampled Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's call to feminism from TedXEuston 2012 on her new track ***Flawless.
Christine Ijeoma Ohuruogu claimed her second World Title in the 400 metres at the 2013 Athletics World Championships.
Leo Stan Ekeh, chairman of Nigeria’s Zinox Group, was appointed a global partner advisor by software giant Microsoft. Ekeh is the only African among Microsoft Advisors.
Rita Dominic and Mildred Okwo’s  film ‘The Meeting’ garnered rave reviews from film critics all across Nigeria.
The art of Ben Enwonwu (1917 – 1994) took center stage at Bonhams' sale of Modern and Contemporary African Art at Bonhams New Bond Street, May 22, with a new world record for the artist at £361,250.
Adaora Udoji became a 2013 Pipeline Fund Fellow, an angel investing bootcamp f…