Nigeria’s Yemi Alade Receives Official Invite to the 2017 Grammy Awards

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Organizers of the Grammy Awards have extended an official invitation to Nigerian afro-pop music diva Yemi Alade for the 2017 show in February. Alade, the African new school music sensation enjoyed phenomenal career success in 2016, dropping multiple hits that dominated the contemporary music scene across Africa. She capped off her incredible year by posting […]

Water Shortage Hits Nairobi Kenya.

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Perhaps one of the many things that make Nairobi such a distinctive city is the black water tanks atop residential homes. The tanks are a preventive measure in response to the water scarcity in Nairobi County. While residents of other countries may be daunted by such scarcity, not Nairobians. They not only stock up but […]

US celebrates Nigerian doctor for successful operation on unborn baby in mother’s womb (photos)

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United State-based Nigerian Surgeon, Dr Oluyinka Olutoye, has achieved a feat by performing a rare surgical operation in carrying out a successful operation on an unborn baby with tumour in her mother’s womb. Professor Olutoye of Texas Children’s Hospital, alongside his surgeon partner carried out the delicate surgery on a 23 weeks old foetus who […]

SA’s Dlamini-Zuma Says Africans Are Tired of Mediocre Leadership. Read Full Story

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The outgoing Chairperson of the African Union Commission and President Jacob Zuma’s ex-wife and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has hit out at some African leaders, accusing them of shortchanging their citizenry. While delivering her New Year’s message in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Dlamini-Zuma reportedly singled out South Sudan, where at least half a million people have died and […]

Whites-Only Town in South Africa is a Sign of Continued White Supremacy. Read Full Story

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Located along the Orange River in the dry Karoo region of Northern Cape Province, Orania has been the subject of many discourses, both in Africa and abroad, particularly because of its apparent racial bias. Orania, a Whites-only town, was established in 1994 by Carel Boshoff III, the son-in-law of the architect of the deadly Apartheid […]

Kenyan University Students Develop Panic Button App To Fight Crime. Read Full Story

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Three Kenyan university students have developed a panic button app that alerts local security, medical, and fire authorities in case of an emergency. The app dubbed Usalama, a Swahili word for safety, has a database of all recorded crime alerts, which enables the police and other emergency responders to identify crime-prone areas, allowing them to […]

9-Year-Old Nigerian Becomes World’s Youngest Microsoft Certified Professional.

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Nigeria has come on the global scene in the information communication technology sector, as 9-year-old Jomiloju Tunde-Oladipo joined the community of achievers when he became one of the world’s youngest 2013 certified Microsoft Office specialists for Office Word 2010. Jomiloju, a primary 6 pupil of Role Model School, owned by DayStar Christian Centre, Oregun, Ikeja […]