Brief history – Lincoln MacCauley Alexander

Brief history – Lincoln MacCauley Alexander

  Lincoln MacCauley Alexander.  Canada’s first black member of parliament for Hamilton West.  It was 1968.  That year was only 44 years ago.  It seems unimaginable that there was not a black person in parliament earlier.  It seems unimaginable that there is not more people of colour and diversity in parliament now.  Parliament and those who govern(…)

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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Namibia

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Namibia

Via My Destination With thousands of acres of stunning natural landscape, tribal habitats and rare views of the Big Five, the country of Namibia is simply unmissable. In the following infographic we have displayed the most interesting facts about this African treasure, and we certainly hope it brightens up your day! Did you know any(…)

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Who is the Best Nollywood mother?

Who is the Best Nollywood mother?

If you are a fan of Nollywood based movies; you would easily recognise all of the women in the photograph above. But incase you don’t for some bizzare reason, they are – Starting from the 1st in the left: Ngozi Ezeonu, Joke Silva, Patience Ozokwo, and Ebele Okaro – women who are iconic and well-known(…)

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  1. angel: its definitely ngozi ezeonu! she looks like my mum and your mum aswell lol. patience always plays an evil mother…

Fortune 500 Awards Tunisian President “Chatham House Prize”

Fortune 500 Awards Tunisian President “Chatham House Prize”

  Corporate-financier think-tank Chatham House showers Tunisia’s President Moncef Marzouki with accolades and praise. November 28, 2012 (LD) – The Chatham House, a corporate-financier funded think-tank based in the United Kingdom, announced on its website earlier this week that it had awarded President Moncef Marzouki of Tunisia their 2012 “Chatham House Prize.” Chatham House claimed(…)

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Old age is not a death sentence – Meet Ruby Carter-Pikes 64 year old body builder

Old age is not a death sentence – Meet Ruby Carter-Pikes 64 year old body builder

        Another Black Female role model we just can’t ignore.. If you’re looking for some fresh motivation to get into the gym, all you have to do is take one look at Ruby Carter-Pikes. The 64-year-old mother of four and great-grandmother’s rock-hard body is no illusion — those six-pack abs, chiseled legs(…)

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Jacob Zuma turns to Spiritual ritual for help in Re- election campaign

Jacob Zuma turns to Spiritual ritual for help in Re- election campaign

  Jacob Zuma is trying to rally support for his re-election campaign to the presidency of the African National Congress (ANC) and, by extension, South Africa. He is not attending mass meetings or public debates, however. He his seeking spiritual support from his Zulu ancestors through a mixture of prayer and animal sacrifice. This is(…)

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  1. Anonymous: How long does this man want to stay in power for ? Greedy nonsense

  2. Anonymous: 20 years minimum looool

Say Hello to Africa’s Richest woman – Mrs Folorunsho Alakija

Say Hello to Africa’s Richest woman – Mrs Folorunsho Alakija

Once again we have another female black role model – She’s smart, super rich and oh yeah – Nigerian.   Right now Nigerians are dominating the African forbe list with Aliko Dangote being the Richest man in Nigeria and Africa,. Now the richest woman in Africa is Nigerian too – Her name is Mrs Folorunsho(…)

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  1. Anonymous: All of them are corrupt! Mike adenuga, aliu dangote, they got their money through corruption in the government.. i wont…

Network Failure in Nigeria – Barack Obama tried calling Nigerian president but was denied.

Network Failure in Nigeria – Barack Obama tried calling Nigerian president but was denied.

  Both Presidents Barack Obama and Goodluck Jonathan wanted to talk on phone, but twice calls from the White House to Aso Rock failed to make the connection. Authoritative sources confirmed during the week that efforts by President Obama to personally speak with Jonathan to return his congratulatory message has been aborted at least twice(…)

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  1. Anonymous: Im not surprised! Look at jonathan, he has the nerves to smile in the picture - Yeye man

  2. Anonymous: why does Nigeria always embarrass themselves in the global spotlight

  3. Anonymous: MTN - jonathan did not put credit on his phone thats why hahah

For the lovers of Poetry, This one’s for you – “Sthandwa” sami by Yrsa Daley-Ward

For the lovers of Poetry, This one’s for you – “Sthandwa” sami by Yrsa Daley-Ward

By Yrsa Daley-Ward In the early hours of this morning it was far too hot for anyone to sleep. You told me I was strange and kissed me sunk your teeth into my soft bottom lip twice. So hard I thought you drew blood. I keep getting the scary feeling that if you look at(…)

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  1. Naughtytots: It's a beautiful piece.