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NFL 2021 DRAFT: Meet The Nigerian-American Picks.

The NFL 2021 Draft was the 86th National Football League Draft, the annual meeting of National Football League (NFL) franchises to select newly eligible players for the 2021 NFL

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Moso Sematlane: The Journey Of A Writer

Moso Sematlane is the author of ‚ÄėTetra Hydra Cannabinol’ which was shortlisted for the 2021 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. The young writer and filmmaker based

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CAF Champions League: Al Ahly One Leg In The Semifinals

Cairo’s giant, Al Ahly, seals a two-goal victory against Mamelodi Sundowns in the first leg of CAF Champions League‘s quarter-final. Al Ahly Sporting Club —

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Picture Africa

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Eight amazing shots in Africa last week probably worth a billion. They were creatively shot in

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to Improve Lives Through The WTO

The Director-General of World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the first woman and the first African to occupy the position in her recent interview with

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Naked Bodies At The Beach

Naked Bodies At The Beach I’ve never been at the beach With my shirt off. Even when the sun is busy Perching on my back.

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Zambia’s parliament dissolves as general election approaches

Zambia‘s parliament has been dissolved today which is 90 days before the upcoming election. The 90 days is in accordance with Zambia’s constitution which provides

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Kenzy Moses: In Search Of Dreams

Kenzy Moses is a bartender in the city of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, where he sells alcohol and Arabian tea. His story rings a

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Happy Eid al-Fitr Africa

It’s Eid al-Fitr! Travelling back in time, we are shaking hands, hugging one another in glowing attires and saying happy Eid al-Fitr ūüôā But with

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REMEMBERING PATRICE LUMUMBA

Patrice Lumumba  was a Congolese politician and independence leader who served as the first Prime Minister of the independent Democratic Republic of the Congo (then Republic of the

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Kenya Suspends Somalia Flights After Restoring Diplomatic Ties

Qatar recently mediated the restoration of diplomatic relations between Somalia and Kenya. But before the wave settles, Kenya is already suspending flights to Somalia with

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The Homecoming: Former Head of World Athletics Returns to Senegal

LAMINE DIACK RETURNS TO SENEGAL Lamine Diack, the former head of World Athletics formerly International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), has returned to Senegal after

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AYA CHEBBI: A Pacesetter in Youth Activism

Aya Chebbi is a Tunisian diplomat, as well as a pan-African and feminist. She became the first appointed African Union Envoy on Youth in November 2018. She was appointed by the

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COVID-19: Madagascar Begins Vaccination Campaign

The Indian Ocean island nation started its Covid-19 vaccination campaign on Monday. And among the first to be inoculated at Antananarivo, was Jean Louis Hanitrala

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South Africa’s ANC appoints new Secretary-General

South Africa’s ruling political party, African National Congress simply ANC, officially appoints Jessie Duarte as its new secretary-general. The president of the nation, Cyril Ramaphosa

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YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA: A Recurring Dilemma

The rate of youth unemployment in Nigeria is an alarming high. Statistically, one in every two Nigerians in the country’s labor force is either unemployed

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Samia Suluhu Hassan Takes A Different Approach In Responding To Covid-19

In March, Tanzania lost its president, John Magufuli to a mysterious illness and was buried in his ancestral village (northwest of Tanzania) before being succeeded

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Juliana Rotich: The African Geek Woman Amplifying The African Voice

Juliana Rotich is the founder of Ushahidi, an open-source software designed for receiving and mapping information. As a technology expert from Kenya, she has collaborated

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The Patriarch of Ethiopian Orthodox Church Speaks on Tigray Massacre

With the bold statement: “They want to destroy the people of Tigray.‚ÄĚ Patriarch Abune Mathias of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church has openly said in his

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Rally Africa: The ARC Equator Rally

There’s more to Africa than half baked stories and dwelling on photos of young children looking dry and hungry. In Africa, there’s more that meet

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THE HUSTLER DIARIES: Everywhere Stew

Everywhere Stew It’s 6 O’clock on a Sunday morning when Timmy is awakened by the sound of a couple of street evangelists singing slightly off-key

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ANTOA POETRY: The Mask

The Mask When thieves at night Wear the mask, They rob us. They threaten our lives, Then rob us. They sometimes take Our lives with

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Qatar In The Middle As Somalia Restores Diplomatic Ties With Kenya.

In a recent report on Thursday, Qatar has successfully mediated the restoration of diplomatic relations between Somalia and Kenya.  This was made possible on Thursday

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GRACE IKECHUKWU: The Unwavering Dream Of Becoming A Movie Star

Grace Ikechukwu is a young aspiring actress working through difficulties in making ends meet as a result of the pandemic. Despite the uncertainty, she has

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Remembering The Abducted Schoolgirls Of Chibok

About 276 schoolgirls of Chibok were abducted on the night of the 14th of April, 2014, and in over seven years, over 100 of them

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KIKI MORDI: An Icon Of Exemplary Investigative Journalism

Kiki Mordi was born Nkiru Mordi on 12th August, 1991, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. She is a Nigerian investigative journalist, media personality, filmmaker and writer. In 2016,

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#JusticeForHinyHumoren: A Focal Case Of Violence Against Women

BACKGROUND TO #JusticeForHinyHumoren The spate of kidnapping, rape and killing of women in Nigeria, has reached an unbearable height in recent times. One of the

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ODUNAYO EWENIYI: Bossing A Male-Dominated Tech Space

Odunayo Eweniyi was born in Oyo, Nigeria the first of four children. She attended the private tertiary institution, Covenant University, Nigeria, where she graduated the

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5 Tie And Dye Patterns And How You Can Do It Yourself

In some parts of Africa people take pride in their cultural tie and dye techniques as a representation of identity and cultural creativity. Commonly in

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ANTOA Poetry: The Ostrich Will Someday Fly

The Ostrich Will Someday Fly She has trekked for ages, And has forgotten she carries Wings. She’s now a chicken Comfortably picking from The ground,

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DJ Bobby D: The Journey On A Turntable And The Songs of Hope

Bobby, popularly known as DJ Bobby D, loves music. Music is his life. In his dark moments, music is the light stretching her hands. Music

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Remembering The Darfur Peace Agreement

The 2006 Darfur Peace Agreement, also known as the Abuja Agreement, was signed on May 5, 2006 by the Sudanese government headed by Omar al-Bashir along with a faction of the SLA led by Minni

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BLESSING OKAGBARE: A Dashing African Champion

Blessing Okagbare is a Nigerian track and field athlete who specializes in long jumping and short sprints. She is an Olympic and World Championships medalist in the long jump, and a world medalist in the 200

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Fighting Coastal Challenges With Systems Approach for Port Development in West Africa

Due to the challenges faced by coastal communities in West Africa as a result of flooding and erosion negatively affecting the ecosystem and livelihoods, the

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15 Gorgeous Hairstyles & Haircuts That Unveil The African Beauty

The braids hairstyle is one of the most popular in Africa. African women love braids! Do you know that braids can be traced back more

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THE HUSTLER DIARIES: Namaste

Namaste “Namaste” greets a soft tender voice, as the door to the reception area opens up and a slim, pretty lady walks in. Although she

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The Fight For Equal Recognition Of Health Practitioners

Ade Martin Abiola studies Pharmacy at Bingham University and has been greatly inspired by popular pharmacist, health practicioner and entrepreneur Stella Chinyelu Okoli, the founder

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20.10.20: Remembering The Lekki Massacre

The Lekki Massacre, also known as the Lekki Toll Gate Killings, was a horrific event which took place on the night of 20 October 2020,

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AGNES KALIBATA: An Example Of Altruism In African Agrobusiness

Agnes Kalibata is a Rwandan agricultural scientist and policymaker. She also serves as the president of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), which is funded

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COVID-19: NCDC Announces New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has conducted close to 2 million COVID-19 tests in the country since Feb. 27, 2020. They disclosed this

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‘BOSUN TIJANI: Laying The Bricks For Sustainable Developments in Africa Through STEM

Olatunbosun Tijani better known as ‘Bosun Tijani, is the founder of Co-Creation Hub popularly known as CcHub, where all young African talents with passion for

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5 JAW-DROPPING ART GALLERIES TO VISIT IN AFRICA

Africa is known for her amazing artworks with global recognition. Many artworks from Africa have crossed the sea to different parts of the world. Some

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ANTOA POETRY: The Color Blindness

Color Blindness The ocean loses her blue,When it fills our palms:A liquid mirror to see how“Bluetifull” we look. Oh nature is so matureAnd generous. She

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PETERS CHIKE: The Woes Of The Nigerian Economy

Peters Chike holds degrees in Banking and Finance, and Business Management respectively. He currently works at Social Development Secretariat (Federal Capital Territory, Abuja), formerly known

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THE EXODUS OF ETHIOPIAN JEWS: Operation Moses

Operation Moses was a covert operation to evacuate Ethiopian Jews (Falashas) from Sudan during a 1984 Civil War that caused severe famine. The Israelis initially

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SAHLE-WORK ZEWDE: The Most Important Woman In Ethiopia

Sahle-Work Zewde is an Ethiopian politician and the current President of Ethiopia, being the first woman to hold the office. She was elected president unanimously by members of

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TWITTER SETS UP AFRICAN HEADQUARTERS IN GHANA

Twitter announced on Monday, 12th April, the recruitment of an eleven-member team in Ghana, thereby making the West African country its headquarters for the African

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FREDDIE KANOUTE: The Pathfinder For Young Aspiring Footballers

There are thousands of young African footballers whose dreams have been balled into a goal of fraud by shady agents. So many have cried out

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10 Amazing Dance Styles That Spell AFRICA

It’s one body sprouting with countless stems of unimaginable dance moves as the ears listen to the beats of Africa. Like music, dancing is an

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THE HUSTLER DIARIES: SCORES

“Omo bro wetin be the scores with that update wey Kani post for group chat now??”. It has been some days since Mike-O returned to

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Learning New Skills And Making Ends Meet

One of the largest economies in Africa, the Nigerian economy, was forecasted to enter recession last year despite the hit of the pandemic on crude

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IDI AMIN: A Legacy Of Brutality

Idi Amin Dada was a Ugandan military officer who served as the¬†President of Uganda¬†from 1971 to 1979. He is commonly known as the “Butcher of

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MARGARET EKPO: A Strong Pillar Of Women’s Rights In Nigeria

Margaret Ekpo, born¬†July 27, 1914 was a¬†Nigerian¬†women’s rights¬†activist and a pioneering female politician in Nigeria’s¬†First Republic¬†and a leading member of a class of traditional Nigerian

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PRISON BREAK: Over 1800 Inmates Escape During Armed Attack

As at Monday, April 5, 2021, over 1,800 inmates of a prison in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria have escaped after a prison break orchestrated by

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ZAHRA’ LANGHI: The Fight Against Political Factions of Libya

Zahra’ Langhi has been on the forefront in Libya, united with a group of like-minded women demanding transparency in governance and commitment to ensuring a

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AFRICAN CLOTHING: The African Identity

History of African Clothing The beauty of African identity is fabricated in her unique attires. Before suit and tie, Africans walked majestically in kilts, skirts,

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POETRY: Who Told Boys To See Themselves Higher

They called you a prince.When it’s almost time,For the apple to fall,They called you the heir. They wore you a crown.You were no longer a

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POS MACHINES: A Game-changer Amid The Pandemic

There’s a tremendous rise of point of sale (POS) business transactions in Africa since the global economy was hit by the pandemic. Prior to Covid-19

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IGBO LANDING: A Story Of Pride And Bravery

Igbo Landing is a historic site at Dunbar Creek on St. Simons Island, Glynn County, Georgia. It was the setting of a mass suicide in 1803 by

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ANTOA Writing Contest 2021

A New Touch Of Africa debuts ANTOA Writing Contest 2021: Stories That Touch (AWC2021) to amplify the African voice from across the globe through poetry

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AOUA KEITA: Woman Warrior Of Malian Politics

Aoua Keita was a Malian politician and anti-colonialism activist who was one of the earliest women in Mali to be involved in politics at any

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IYALLA PETERSIDE: Named One Of America’s Best Physicians

Nigerian-born medical doctor Iyalla Peterside, has been named one of America’s Best Physicians for the year 2020 by the US National Consumer Advisory Board. The

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TOLUSE DOVE FRANCIS: A Talk With The Mentalist

Toluse Dove Francis is the author of Beyond Blue and the founder of Reuel Consulting Ltd offering services such as research, therapy, training and coaching.

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THE HUSTLER DIARIES: GBERA

Gbera: [verb]: To move, advance, or take off. It has now been four weeks since Mike-O has been at the family house, with his parents,

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ERNEST MUHAMMED: The Importance of Being Earnest

Ernest Muhammed is an excavator and wheel loader machine operator. He is diverse and also a salon owner. The name “Ernest” has been the compass

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SOUTH AFRICA 2010: When The Beautiful Game Came Home

In light of the global international football break, in which players have returned home to represent their countries in various continental fixtures, the time seems

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GISELE RABESHALA: The Amazon Of Madagascar

Gisele Rabeshala, born Marie Gisèle Aimée Rabesahala  on May 7, 1929, was a Malagasy politician and activist who was the first woman to hold a ministerial position

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COVID-19: Nigeria Produces Local Vaccines

On Monday, 22nd of March, Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, mentioned that

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PATRICE MOTSEPE: “African team must win World Cup”

The owner of South African football team Mamelodi Sundowns F.C. and the current president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe , is

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The Origin Of Music And The Voice Behind It

How did words in seductive rhythm and sounds emerging from man-made instruments come to be a uniting force known as “music” among all humans in

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ANTOA POETRY: The Hope-Full

So many of my kind Have passed away like Countless nights before sunrise. They were full of talents And dreams. When they slept, I mean

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ODEY LINUS: The Story Of A Dog Lover And Where His Passion Lies

Odey Linus is an apprentice in a male beauty salon where he is honing his skills in cutting men’s hair in a small community. Odey

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Remembering The “Ghana Must Go” Exodus of 1983

“Ghana Must Go”¬†was a popular name given to the migration of illegal migrants (mostly¬†Ghanaians) from¬†Nigeria¬†following a presidential executive order by Shehu Shagari in 1983. In

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QUEEN NZINGHA: THE MOTHER OF ANGOLA

Nzingha Mbande¬†(1583‚Äď1663) was Queen of the¬†Ambundu¬†Kingdoms of¬†Ndongo¬†(1624‚Äď1663) and¬†Matamba¬†(1631‚Äď1663), located in present-day northern¬†Angola.¬† She was born into the ruling family of Ndongo, and she received military

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FLUTTERWAVE PARTNERS WITH PAYPAL TO ENHANCE PAN-AFRICAN TRANSACTIONS

Fintech company Flutterwave has teamed up with U.S. payments giant PayPal to enable the latter’s customers pay African merchants through its platform, the Africa-focused payments

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GRAMMYs 2021: A Colorful Night For Afrobeats

The National Academy of America of Recording Arts and Sciences, which is the music recording company responsible for organizing and hosting arguably the grandest of

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COMFORT MUSSA: “If Handwashing Was The Only Solution, Would Africa Beat COVID?”

Comfort Mussa is an award-winning Cameroonian journalist, and founder of Sisterspeak237. She’s been on the front-line in Cameroon fighting for social justice, women‚Äôs rights, and

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World-Changing African Entrepreneurs Everyone Should Know

Amid global economic crisis challenging all economies in the world, new ideas are sprouting from Africa through African entrepreneurs like purple hibiscus and lilies to

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THE HUSTLER DIARIES: The Slowdown

The Slowdown In the family’s hometown of Abeokuta, Mike-O finds himself in a slowdown mother has been all over the place, trying to solicit all

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STARTING YOUNG: GemHub- From A Blog To A Hub

Ernestina Kabukour Kateye is a Ghanaian life coach. She is starting with one person and one continent at a time. As a millennial, she believes

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Remembering The Rand Rebellion of 1922

The Rand Rebellion  also known as the 1922 strike was an armed uprising of white miners in the Witwatersrand region of South Africa, in March 1922. Jimmy Green, a prominent politician in

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ELLEN JOHNSON SIRLEAF: Africa’s First Female Head Of State

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (born Ellen Eugenia Johnson, 29 October 1938) is a Liberian politician who served as the 24th President of Liberia from 2006 to 2018. Sirleaf was the first elected female head

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SENEGAL PROTESTS: Opposition Leader Released.

In recent weeks, West African country Senegal, has witnessed and experienced a civil unrest resulting in what is now being referred to as the Senegal

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International Women’s Day: Celebrating All Women Across The Globe

Historically, society has relegated women to the sidelines of events. However, there have been women who have been beacons of power and of heroism, challenging

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10 Dog Breeds You Probably Thought Were From America

So many African dog breeds have been mistaken to originate from other parts of the world especially America. The importation of dogs into the continent

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ANTOA POETRY: See No Color

“See No Color“ If the sun rises and leads Vultures to where we lie, Then they wouldn’t mind The shape of our nose; The length

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Chidimma Cynthia: The Power of Dreams Amidst Nightmares

Chidimma Cynthia is young passionate business enthusiast. She grew up with a silver spoon and then she lost both parents. Despite her education being affected

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Remembering The Soweto Student Uprising Of ’76

The Soweto student uprising was a series of demonstrations and protests led by black school children in South Africa that began on the morning of 16 June 1976, over 44 years

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YAA ASANTEWAA: The Queen Mother Of The Ashanti War

Yaa Asantewaa was born in 1840 in Besease by Kwaku Ampoma and Ata Po in southern Ghana, the older of two children. Her brother, Afrane Panin, became

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The Rise Of The Giant Eagles And Where To Find Them

Surrounded by houses, palm trees, a small LPG refilling station, and a community church is a 5-a-side football pitch where Mr. Gideon John coaches young

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NOSTALGIA: Remembering The Aba Women’s Riots

The Women’s War, or Aba Women’s Riots  was a period of unrest in colonial Nigeria over November 1929. The protests broke out when thousands of Igbo women from the Bende District, Umuahia and other

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Sameera Moussa: Africa’s Nuclear Lady

In the twentieth century there were a great many scientists and physicists like Albert Einstein and Enrico Fermi whose names have been immortalized. When you

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BANKY AND ADESUA WELLINGTON CELEBRATE SON’S ARRIVAL

Popular Nigerian entertainment couple; music mogul Banky Wellington and his wife, Nollywood sweetheart, Adesua, recently celebrated the newest addition to their family as they welcomed

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THE HEADIES XPLORE 2020: AFRICA’S BIGGEST AWARD SHOW WINNERS

The 14th edition of Africa‘s biggest award, Headies, held virtually last night, 21 February 2021. The event was hosted by famous HipTV’s Nancy Isime and

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THE FUTURE AFRICA ENVISIONS WITH NEW INVENTIONS

They say you don’t know something unless you learn about it. Viewing the second largest continent¬†from space at night, it gives you a glimpse¬†of light

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THE HUSTLER DIARIES #3: Homecoming.

After a terrible disturbance which has upset the peace of Abule in very recent times, the shining Sun could definitely be seen as symbolic of

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A Fight For Freedom: Expressing Originality Through Hairstyles

Samuel Muhammed is a hairstylist, and a computer engineer who is learning how to develop software. He is currently studying Mass Communication in a private

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Makes Herstory As First Female and African Leader of WTO

The former two-time Nigerian finance minister and former managing director of World Bank, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, is now the first woman to head World Trade

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NOSTALGIA: Remembering The Ikeja Bomb Blast

The Lagos armoury explosion, more popularly known as the “Ikeja Bomb Blast“, was the accidental detonation of a large stock of high explosives at a military

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FUNMILAYO RANSOME-KUTI: The Beacon Of Feminism In Nigerian History

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti was born in 1900 in Abeokuta, present-day Ogun State, Nigeria. She was one of the first women to attend Abeokuta Grammar School in

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#EndSARS: Nigerian Police Arrest Protesters Reacting to the Reopening of Lekki Toll Gate

The EndSARS protesters are clearly not asleep as the sound of the Lekki Toll Gate reopening pricks their eardrums following the decision of the Lagos

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KAYODE ALABI: The Hand Sketching African Whiz Kids for the Future.

Hammed Kayode Alabi is a recognized African social entrepreneur from Nigeria, and a former regional manager at Peace First Organization. As a regional manager for

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10 Dishes That Makes You Book The Next Flight to Africa

Africa boasts of countless finger-licking delicacies and dishes, some of which are the absolute best dishes in the world. So good are these foods, that

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TYODUGH JOSEPH: Keeping Together Through Art & Football

Interview with Tyodugh Joseph, Artist and an Aspiring Football Star who is currently scaling life’s hurdles throuh his athletic talent, and art. Tyodugh Joseph holds a

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NOSTALGIA: Remembering FESTAC ’77

Festac ’77, also known as the¬†Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture¬†(the first was in¬†Dakar, 1966), was a major international festival held

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MIRIAM MAKEBA: The Colorless Woman

One of the many great figures that fought against the apartheid system in South Africa and advocated for black consciousness, was Miriam Makeba. At a

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LAYCON: BBNaija Star To Launch Own Reality Show

Nigerian reality TV star and winner of the 5th season of Big Brother Naija, Olamilekan Agbeleshe popularly known as Laycon, is set to air his

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CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA BANS CRYPTOCURRENCY EXCHANGE

In a memo forwarded by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to all financial institutions in the country, crypto transactions including Bitcoin, Dogecoin, and Ethereum

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THE HUSTLER DIARIES: #2- Turf War

The relative peace in the neighborhood of Ilegbegbe, which was until recently, regarded as the nexus through which all other neighborhoods in the Abule slum,

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NOSTALGIA: Looking Back On Biafra

On the 30 May 1967, in the town of Enugu in south-east Nigeria, a special audience led by Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, arrived at the government

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ANGELIQUE KIDJO: Africa’s Premier Diva

Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, known as Angélique Kidjo, born July 14, 1960, is a Beninese singer-songwriter, actress, and activist who is noted for

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SOMALIA HOTEL EXPLOSIONS: Another Al Shabaab Attack

On Sunday, the 31st of January,2021, there was a suspected suicide car bomb explosion in Somalia‘s capital of Mogadishu. The explosion was followed by a

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COVID 19: Investment In Vaccines To Benefit Nigerian Healthcare System.

Nigeria’s National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) Executive Director, Faisal Shuaib has recently stated that any investment in the procurement of COVID-19 vaccine, the

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THE HUSTLER DIARIES (PILOT): In The Beginning

In a suburban area of the city of Lagos, Nigeria, West Africa, in a ‘slum’ popularly known as Abule , reside two random strangers, Michael

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NOSTALGIA: Remembering The Kano Bombings Of 2012

January 2012 is a period that Nigerians will always remember as one of the most fearful periods in Nigeria’s recent history. On the 5th and

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BOBI WINE: Finally Released From 11-Day House Arrest Following Court Order.

After 11 days of being stuck under arrest within his own home, Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine, can finally breathe a sigh of

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HARRY BARNES-DABBAN: The Maven Designing Health Into The Future of African Ports

Harry Barnes-Dabban is the Founder and Executive Coordinator of Ports Environmental Network-Africa (PENAf), an organization created with the sole aim of securing the environmental health

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NOSTALGIA: 28 Years Ago Today, Fela Kuti Was Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder

Hi there! It’s Thursday today, and you are about to be served your weekly dose of Nostalgia! Today’s feature is about a Nigerian legend in

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CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE: THE QUEEN REDEFINING AFRICAN LITERATURE AND FEMINISM

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian writer, born in 1977 to a middle-class Igbo family in Enugu, Nigeria. Her mother became the first female registrar

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DR CONGO KILLINGS: Mass Killings In The DRC Leaves Dozens Dead

In recent times, the Democratic Republic of Congo, DR Congo, has been plagued with the scourge of mass killings and it is fast becoming an

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UGANDA ELECTIONS: Ugandans Clamor For A New Leader

In what has become an international spectacle, the people of Uganda have shown their resolve to ensure actual democracy by starting the trend #WeAreRemovingADictator after

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LADI KWALI: Born from the Coils of Clay

Without an advanced machine to quicken the pot-making process and to impress aesthetic designs, Ladi Kwali carved and engraved her name on history-making iconic pottery

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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

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#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

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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

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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

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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

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I SEE NO LIMITATIONS: I Can Achieve Anything, With or Without A Degree

INTERVIEW WITH JACINTA UDE What motivated your movement from the East to Abuja? I came here for a job hunt in 2019. I actually come

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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

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Enterprise Singapore Executive Director On How To Gain Access To Over A Billion Customers In Africa

Investing smart is a big deal. In an interview with How We Made It In Africa, G. Jayakrishnan‚ÄĒan executive director at Enterprise Singapore, gave insights

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Grindstone And Naspers Provide Exclusive Accelerator For SMEs Led By South African Women

The funding landscape in Africa is gradually becoming more inclusive. It is a fact that women receive less funding from venture capitalists when compared to

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Follow The Fashion Trend Or Stay Home

Years ago, if you were wearing your dress with sneakers on, best know that you’re the one everybody is looking at and probably laughing at.

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5 Uh-mazing African Natural Hairstyles That Speak Volume When You Wear Them

When it comes to fashion, there’s nothing like wearing what truly defines you and that also include the hairstyle you wear. I have a friend

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Lovin Kobusingye Ugandan Entrepreneur Processes Fish Products Without A Single Waste

With $678, Lovin Kobusingye started her innovative fish sausage company‚ÄĒKati Farms, 11 years ago in Uganda which grew to provide job opportunities for women in

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Bamboo Fintech Expands In West Africa With High Hopes To Launch In East And South Africa

Bamboo‚ÄĒa Nigerian fintech startup, now operates in Ghana to enable and encourage average Africans to invest in large companies on the continent and abroad. Bamboo

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Gaming Xperience Just Got Sleeker With Logitech A30 Wireless Headset

Whether you’re a gamer or not, passing time playing your favorite games just got sleeker with the new logitech new wireless gaming headset. The new

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Davido and Wizkid Fans Continue To Battle: Who Nailed It On Runway?

Last week, afrobeat icon and Puma ambassador Davido, walked the runway at the New York fashion week wearing two wristwatches on one hand. With thousands

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Sakina Usengimana: Seeing Beyond Limitations In Africa

When Sakina Usengimana heard a speaker say something like this‚ÄĒ‚Äúyou have land, yet you are hungry,‚ÄĚ it became the momentum to bring about change. Two

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How Ocean Sole Turns Flip-Flops Into Giraffes

Ocean Sole sculptors in Nairobi, Kenya, are reducing plastic rubber waste in a creative style turning them into giraffe arts among other animals you can think