Category: Africa

Watch 16-Year Old Zuriel Oduwole tell the Story of Senegal’s Goree Island & the Journey of Slaves

Sixteen-year-old girl filmmaker Zuriel Oduwole tells the world a refreshing story about the slave port city of Goree Island – Senegal. As part of the 2019 US Black History Month, she chronicles with her all-girl-crew, a journey that stares history once again. The story focuses on the history of slavery and its effect on the African continent […]

Reuters News: Atiku’s US Visit possible “thanks to a temporary suspension of a travel ban”

Reuters has reported that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar‘s visit to the US was possible “thanks to a temporary suspension of a travel ban linked to decade-old bribery scandals.” Reuters reports that US Diplomats and people familiar with the visit revealed that “the former vice president has been banned from entering the United States for […]

Here’s What You Should Know About TraderMoni Empowerment Initiative

Some Nigerians are oblivious of how important empowering a small or micro business is, until they realise their primary needs cannot be satisfied. We all have an insatiable thirst for water under the scorching sun, getting your shoes fixed by a cobbler on your way to work, or quickly mending a piece of clothing from […]

“If you don’t have power, it is not the government’s problem… but I’m concerned” – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that it isn’t the government’s problem if the populace do not have power. Power generation & distribution now privately owned business, not government’s problem – Fashola Punch reports that Fashola said this while speaking at the Nextier Power Dialogue on Wednesday in Abuja. The power sector has […]

Google’s 2018 Year in Search is all Good Vibes

2018 has been a lot of things for a lot of people, but there’s often at least one thing that’ll unify the most of us, and if anyone would know, it’d be Google. Google has revealed what people searched the most for in the world, and, despite all the downs this year, it was the […]

Small Doctor Arrested & Paraded after allegedly Threatening to Shoot a Policeman

“Penalty” singer Small Doctor has been arrested and paraded by the police after allegedly threatening to shoot an officer. Daily Trust reports that the state Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, shared that the singer was arrested in Oshodi. Small Doctor, whose real name is Adekunle Temitope, already has a case with the State CID, Panti, for shooting a gun and […]

Nigerian Army discovers new Terrorist Group in North-East

A new terrorist group has been discovered by the Nigerian Army in the North East. The army shared the news on their official Facebook, writing that the group is connected to another terrorist group Ansaru. The new group is named Jama’atu Nus’ratul-Islami Wal-Muslimina, and their new leader, Abul- Fadl Iyad Gali, has been identified, the army wrote: […]

SA Tourism appoints Thekiso Rakolojane Head of West Africa Region

SA Tourism has appointed Thekiso Rakolojane to lead the organization’s destination marketing efforts and to expand strategic business partnerships in Ghana and Nigeria. “The West African markets are critical to us being able to achieve the goal of 5 million tourist arrivals by 2021 because the potential to grow the region is significant enough to make a big […]

Morocco inaugurates Africa’s First High-Speed Train

Morocco has inaugurated Africa’s first high-speed train line, able to go as fast as 200 miles per hour. The train line was launched on Thursday, CNN reports, with the French President Emmanuel Macron and Morocco’s King Mohammed VI in attendance. The high-speed trains will travel from Tangier to Casablanca, cutting the journey time by more than half. The project, which has […]