Tennis Champions Serena Williams and Venus Williams Arrive in Lagos Nigeria

Tennis Champions Serena Williams and Venus Williams Arrive in Lagos Nigeria

                  You might aswell call them the Greatest females to play tennis, no one will hold a grudge against you for saying that. Venus and Serena williams have captivated and thrilled the world with their “Never die” attitude and their innate ability to win tournaments and tournaments(…)

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Breakthrough for Nollywood!! [Click to watch trailer]

Breakthrough for Nollywood!! [Click to watch trailer]

Kunle Afolayan is a Nigerian Director and Film maker. I first read about him in the Guardian News paper – They called him the Martin Scorsese of Lagos and i decided to see why. My verdict? … He deserves that name! With his new movie titled ‘Phone Swap’ , Afolayan tells the story of Akin(…)

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Police fire tear gas as striking platinum miners protest [NEWS]

Police fire tear gas as striking platinum miners protest [NEWS]

Police in Rustenberg, South Africa, clashed Tuesday with more than 1,000 striking miners who were barricading public roads near the Anglo American Platinum mine. Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the protesters, and sporadic scuffles continue, Capt. Dennis Adrio with the North West police told CNN. Police and firefighters responded after a(…)

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Suicide bomber kills 7 in Nigerian church

Suicide bomber kills 7 in Nigerian church

  A suicide bombing killed seven people and wounded more than 100 others Sunday at a Catholic church in Nigeria, an emergency management official said. The bomber crashed an explosives-filled jeep into the St. Rita Church in the central Nigerian town of Kaduna, killing himself and seven others at the scene, said Musa Ilallah, a(…)

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African Hero

African Hero

Father of a Nation: Julius Nyerere   Julius Kambarage Nyerere (13 April 1922 – 14 October 1999) was a Tanzanian politician who served as the first President of Tanzania and previously Tanganyika, from the country’s founding in 1961 until hi s retirement in 1985. If you ever wondered how Kwanza came to be then you(…)

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African Myth – The Yoruba Creation Story (Nigeria)

African Myth – The Yoruba Creation Story (Nigeria)

Short note – The Yoruba tribe is one of the 3 major tribes in Nigeria, the others being Hausa and Ibo (Igbo). Their creation story is well known in Nigeria and Africa; so read and enjoy. In the beginning was only the sky above, water and marshland below. The chief god Olorun ruled the sky,(…)

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African Titles – Book Spotlight

African Titles – Book Spotlight

Book Spotlight. Akata Witch is about Sunny, who lives in Nigeria, but was born in New York City. She looks West African, but is so sensitive to the sun that she can’t play soccer during the day. She doesn’t seem to fit in anywhere. Then she learns why.Her classmate Orlu and his friend ChiChi reveal(…)

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Togo: Simmering discontent ahead of polls

Togo: Simmering discontent ahead of polls

Lome (Togo) — A recent wave of protests by Togolese opposition groups and a heavy-handed clampdown by security forces have set the scene for a tense struggle for reforms in a country that has been ruled for 45 years by a father and his son. Since April, the opposition has been holding demonstrations to press(…)

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Don’t give up – Rawlings tells Konadu

Don’t give up – Rawlings tells Konadu

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has showered praises on his wife Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, describing her as ‘a noble woman’ who fought to bring the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) this far. He encouraged the former First Lady ‘not to give up’ her ambition to lead the newly-formed National Democratic Party (NDP), a party that(…)

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