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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.

COVID-19: Zimbabwe Imposes 30 Day Lockdown

COVID-19: Zimbabwe Imposes 30 Day Lockdown

Following a spike in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases within the first few days of the new year, Zimbabwe has reintroduced a 12-hour curfew from 6 pm until 6 am everyday for 30 days. The new curfew was announced on Saturday by Zimbabwe’s Vice President Constantino Chiwenga. In his address, he stated the reasons for the new …

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#JusticeForDonDavis: A Story Of Abuse, And A Faulty Society.

#JusticeForDonDavis: A Story Of Abuse, And A Faulty Society.

In a controversial series of events currently making waves across Nigeria, the #JusticeForDonDavis trend is at the epicenter of a story of abuse of children and a cry for an overhaul of the system entrusted with taking care of children. Recently, a video surfaced on social media in which a boy (later identified as 11 …

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WILL JAWANDO: Meet The Agbada-wearing Nigerian American Councilman

WILL JAWANDO: Meet The Agbada-wearing Nigerian American Councilman

Will Jawando, a Nigerian American who was elected into the Montgomery County Council in the United States, repped his roots as he rocked an Agbada outfit to his inauguration. Initially reading this caption, you’d probably find it weird that any American councilman would wear an Agbada to a political inauguration ceremony (because it’s really not …

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BRIDGET BEMA: One African Child Making A Brand Out Of Mischief

BRIDGET BEMA: One African Child Making A Brand Out Of Mischief

Here in Africa, we have had an elite share of our own comical characters in movies, TV and other media: We’ve had South Africa’s Leon Schuster, Nigeria’s notorious pair “Aki and Pawpaw”, but these days, Bridget Bema is the new face of mischief in Africa. Bridget Bema is a 9 year old schoolgirl from Nairobi, …

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COVID-19: How Africa Has Been Able To Manage The Pandemic

COVID-19: How Africa Has Been Able To Manage The Pandemic

Early in the year, a global phenomenon known as the Coronavirus, also known as “COVID-19” began to make the rounds and before anyone could say “Jack Robinson”, everyone was on lock-down and face-masks became the “new normal”. The emergence of COVID-19 birthed a lot of conspiracy theories, rumors and was a serious cause for global …

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LAYCON : Twitter Verification In the Bag!

LAYCON : Twitter Verification In the Bag!

Nigerian musician and reality star of the Big Brother Naija fame, Olamilekan Agbeleshe aka Laycon, finally gets Twitter verification ! The young star began to write his name in the sands of time of Nigerian entertainment upon his admission into the Big Brother Naija House for the Fifth Season of the reality show, endearing himself to …

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