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Oluwamayowa Akinyemi

Oluwamayowa Akinyemi is a digital and web content developer with experience in web content development and management as well as research and writing. He is an avid reader of random subject matters and a sucker for movies and video games. He is also passionate about youth empowerment and is a global affairs analyst and enthusiast.

NOSTALGIA: Remembering Amilcar Cabral

NOSTALGIA: Remembering Amilcar Cabral

 Amilcar Cabral was a Bissau-Guinean and Cape Verdean agricultural engineer, pan-africanist, intellectual, poet, theoretician, revolutionary, political organizer, nationalist and diplomat. He was one of Africa’s foremost anti-colonial leaders. Amilcar Cabral led the nationalist movement of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde Islands and the ensuing war of independence in Guinea-Bissau. He was assassinated on 20 January 1973, about eight months before Guinea-Bissau’s unilateral declaration of independence. He was …

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AMINA DOHERTY: The Nigerian ARTivist

AMINA DOHERTY: The Nigerian ARTivist

Amina Doherty is a Nigerian/Antiguan feminist, artist and women’s rights advocate. As an African-Caribbean feminist and women’s rights advocate, her work is centered around raising awareness for social justice through movement-building, and innovative approaches to philanthropy and grantmaking. Amina’s work takes many forms: art exhibitions, community programs, cultural events, philanthropic advising, and grantmaking initiatives. AMINA DOHERTY: EDUCATION & CAREER Amina …

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Nigeria’s “King Maker” to run for President 2023

Bola Tinubu, the former governor of Lagos — the biggest economic hub in Nigeria, has declared his intention to run as the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria – the most populous country in Africa. As one of the most influential faces of the Nigerian politics and the current leader of the ruling All Progressives …

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GOODNESS NWACHUKWU: Founder Of Charis Black Projects

Interview with Goodness Nwachukwu: The Voice That Carries Africa To The Future

Goodness Nwachukwu, a young Nigerian humanitarian  is the founder of Goodness Nwachukwu Youth Empowerment Foundation also known as Charis Black Projects. The organization was founded to help African youths overcome poverty and unemployment by providing digital skills training, entrepreneurial support, and access to decent employment opportunities. Technology is a tool that Africa can use to …

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#JusticeForSylvester: The Story So Far

#JusticeForSylvester: The Story So Far

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, AIG Hakeem Odumosu, has addressed members of the public regarding the conclusion of the autopsy report carried out on the late Sylvester Oromoni, whose death sparked the #JusticeForSylvester campaigns last year. Odumosu said that upon “thorough” investigation, the three House masters and five students earlier arrested in connection with …

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Covid-19: Lockdowns no longer a solution, says Africa CDC

With the surge of Covid-19, going on lockdowns cutting across different parts of the world has been one of the measures in preventing the spread of the disease. However, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) deliberated and agreed that severe lockdowns are no longer the most effective preventive measure in handlingcoronavirus waves on the continent. Governments in Africa have been advised and encouraged to …

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NOSTALGIA: Remembering Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu was a South African Anglican bishop and theologian, known for his work as an anti-apartheid and human rights activist. He was Bishop of Johannesburg from 1985 to 1986 and then Archbishop of Cape Town from 1986 to 1996, in both cases being the first black African to hold the position. Theologically, he sought to fuse ideas from black theology with African theology. DESMOND TUTU: EARLY LIFE & …

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WAWIRA NJIRU: Saving Lives Through Food And Education

WAWIRA NJIRU: Saving Lives Through Food And Education

Wawira Njiru, is a Kenyan businesswoman, entrepreneur, human nutritionist, and philanthropist, who serves as the executive director of Food 4 Education, an organization that cooks, prepares and distributes nutritious meals, at subsidized prices to over 2,000 school children from humble backgrounds in Ruiru, a suburb of Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya. She grew up in the town of Ruiru, in Kiambu County, immediately northwest of …

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AFCON 2021: The Fight For The Biggest Trophy In Africa

AFCON 2021: The Fight For The Biggest Trophy In Africa

The 33rd African Cup of Nations, famously known as the AFCON organized by the Confederation of African Football will officially kickoff by 9th January 2022. The AFCON tournament was initially planned to take place last year but due to the continuous challenges being faced as a result of Covid-19, it was shifted to this year. …

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