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Kenya Bans Documentary About Gay Couple

Kenya Bans Documentary About Gay Couple

Due to the global movement of homosexuality decriminalization, over 20 countries in Africa have so far legalized same-sex (gay) relationship. However, this could land gay people in jail in other countries where homosexuality is greatly frowned upon. The Kenya film board has recently banned ‘I Am Samuel’ — a film revolving around Samuel and his …

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Samuel Eto'o: The Contest For Cameroon Football Federation President

Samuel Eto’o: The Contest For Cameroon Football Federation President

Former Cameroon star, Samuel Eto’o is contesting for Cameroon football federation (Fecafoot) president which he announced via social media on Tuesday. “Out of love for Cameroon and passion for our football. Time is running out. Waiting is not an option. It is time to rebuild our football,” he posted. The elections for Fecafoot president was …

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Guinness World Record Strongman Dedicates Trophy to Burkina Faso

Guinness World Record Strongman Dedicates Trophy to Burkina Faso

Cheick Ahmed al-Hassan Sanou, a strongman famously known as Iron Biby is from Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, and has dedicated his World Record breaking trophy to his country of birth after lifting a 229kg (36st 1lb) log over his head at the Giants Live World Tour Finals in Scotland. He set a new world record adding …

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Emilian Popa: The Power Of Investing In People

Emilian Popa: The Power Of Investing In People

When you hear the word “Jumia”, it brings two other words to mind, “Emilian Popa”. And then when you hear “Zando, Ilara”, what still comes to mind is Emilian Popa. Our drone every Monday cannot travel over the Africa without taking giant pictures of Emilian Popa. For over a decade, the investor and entrepreneur has …

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South Africa: Zuma Seeks To Overturn Sentence

South Africa: Zuma Seeks To Overturn Sentence

Former President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma requested his jail sentence for contempt overturned by South Africa’s top court. He made the move saying his health would be endangered if his request isn’t granted. The 15-month jail sentence was initially passed in June after Zuma refused to testify at an inquiry probing corruption during his …

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Twitter to resume operation in Nigeria in few days time

Twitter to resume operation in Nigeria in few days time

Social media giant, Twitter, anticipates full-time operation once again in Nigeria after June suspension. With no precise date, Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information shared that the ban will be called off  “in a few more days”. According to the Minister, the Nigerian authorities and Twitter officials came to a final agreement that is best …

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BETHLEHEM ALEMU: The Sole Rebel

BETHLEHEM ALEMU: The Sole Rebel

Bethlehem Alemu is an African businesswoman from Ethiopia. She is the founder and executive director of soleRebels, Africa’s “fastest growing footwear company”. Bethlehem Alemu has received honors and accolades for her business acumen, as well as her efforts to shift the discourse on Africa away from poverty to the continent’s entrepreneurial spirit, social capital, and economic potential. Alemu launched “The Republic of Leather”, designing sustainable luxury leather …

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Seychelles Lifts Ban for visitors from South Africa

Seychelles Lifts Ban for visitors from South Africa

Seychelles, one of the most visited island nations has reopened its gates for travelers coming from South Africa. After the Seychelles Ministry of Health, drops South Africa from the restricted list, travelers were allowed to come into the country on 13 September. The ban was initially imposed early this year to prevent the threat of …

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