Tag: africa

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 13, 2021

Herbert Wigwe wins Leadership Awards’ Banker of the Year

In acknowledgment of his stellar leadership in the market expansion of Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest bank and navigating the challenges posed ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 25, 2021

The Bandhitz emerge winners of Trophy Extra Special Band Season 2

After weeks of intense training, awe-inspiring performances and gut-wrenching eliminations, The Bandhitz emerged winners of Trophy Extra Special Band Season 2.   Edging ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 20, 2021

How MultiChoice Nigeria is promoting local languages and culture with Africa Magic channels

Since its launch in Nigeria in 1993 as a dispatch of MultiChoice Africa’s pioneering vision of delivering world-class pay-television services ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 17, 2021

Health and safety remain the core of our business…Beloxxi Industries Ltd

Beloxxi has restated its commitment to the safety of its staff, consumers and its environment, according to a statement by ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 13, 2021

Infinix is empowering young talents, setting and breaking records in the smartphone market

As smartphones have become an integral part of everyday life today, consumers are actively searching for the best brand to ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 4, 2021

The Future Project Africa launches Local Government Performance Report (LGPR) …assess the delivery of public goods by Local Governments in Lagos.

The Future Project Africa has launched the Local Government Performance Report – a report aimed at assessing the delivery of ...

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Ado AminuJuly 13, 2021

282m face malnutrition in Africa- UN report says; Jailed transgender women in Cameroon to be released pending appeal | 5 Things That Matter Today

Across the African continent, here are 5 culturally relevant stories you shouldn’t miss out on: 282 million face malnutrition in ...

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Ado AminuFebruary 26, 2021

New Zealand’s new policy on periods is worth emulating

Anyone who understands the width and breadth of the conversation about access to sanitary products is unlikely to meet it ...

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Ado AminuFebruary 24, 2021

Surprise! Traditional African spirituality is regaining ground among young Nigerians

The first time I found out about African spirituality was not in a Social Studies class. That deliberate less than ...

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Ado AminuFebruary 13, 2021

Angola’s criminalisation of homophobia is a homegrown template for African nations

There is no defense beyond a myopic understanding of the two imperialist imported Abrahamic faiths – Christianity and Islam, for the harmful laws against gay people.

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 19, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: A divide among the youth is happening and it could harm the #EndSARS movement

If you are a millennial, you, no doubt, must have heard someone from an older generation refer to Nigeria as ...

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Ifeanyi OgboJuly 30, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: 15 queer African films you need to see

While we await the release of Ìfé the Movie, a cinema feat that has garnered massive anticipation in and out ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 10, 2020

Akon is convinced that Africans fight gorillas with their bare hands

There are certain variables, such as distance, single stories and economic philosophies that tends to create a cultural disconnect in ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 23, 2020

What we gathered from the rivalry between Africans and Black Americans on Twitter

Solidarity seems to be a hard concept to grasp, especially when you have geographical, ethnic and institutional boundaries preventing you ...

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EditorJune 22, 2020

We’re very excited about ‘Long Story Short’

Over the last month, every young black person that engages on any kind of social media has been bombarded almost ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 8, 2020

There’s a new Baby Mama drama. Starring: Leader of the 30 billion gang?

For the longest time now, the benchmark for a perfect relationship has been the love tale between Davido and his ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 7, 2020

Diezani Alison-Madueke continues to wax strong despite being a wanted woman

If you wish to speak about corruption in Africa, especially in Nigeria, you may end up writing an entire book ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 28, 2020

Stans of Davido in ‘glory party’ as singer becomes first Nigerian artiste to break another international record

It increasingly becomes a fact that to be considered a successful artiste one must have an international audience. This concept ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 25, 2020

#AfricaDay shook the internet today and here’s why

To say the year 2020 has been peculiar so far would be a huge understatement. Since the beginning of the ...

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Ado AminuMay 3, 2020

What to remember from the Uganda VS Nigeria Twitter war

Uganda is in a headlock with Nigeria in a Twitter war that has raged for most of the weekend. This ...

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Emmanuel OnwuchekwaFebruary 20, 2019

What is eSports and why is it the new craze for Nigerians?

There’s a chance you’ve heard the term before but to be safe, I’m going to assume you’ve all been living ...

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EditorNovember 14, 2018

Nigeria is lagging behind on all fronts | Here’s what the 2018 Africa Energy Review has to say

by Mondiu Jaiyesimi and Jibril Ojolowo Background This report is a snapshot of Africa’s current energy industry using data from ...

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tosin adesinaSeptember 20, 2018

Wizkid, Africa and its flawed patriarchy system

One of Ayodeji Balogun a.k.a Wizkid‘s baby mamas, Oluwanishola Ogudu has added her voice to the rumours that the singer has ...

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Alexander OnukwueAugust 30, 2018

Theresa May in Africa: How good a deal does she offer Nigeria?

Semi-casual and comfortable in a patterned yellow jacket presumably produced by Emmy Kasbit, a Nigerian designer who recently returned to ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 8, 2018

Ebola is slowly inching its way across West Africa and Nigeria is clearly not ready for another epidemic

Healthcare in most parts of Africa is a mess, and most Africans are just one illness away from death or poverty. Currently, ...

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Ade ThompsonAugust 5, 2018

National disgrace as African Athletic Championship in Asaba flops

There are a few things that surprise Nigerians and administrative incompetence is not one of them – it has even ...

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Ade ThompsonJune 20, 2018

#WorldCup 2018: Is Africa ready to win the World Cup anytime soon?

After the first round of games in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and all the African teams have taken to ...

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Ade ThompsonJune 6, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Salah, Suarez and Cavani are the key men in Group A

Generally, there is less excitement about Group A of the upcoming World Cup in Russia as attention will be focused ...

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tosin adesinaFebruary 2, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] This minister flew his dog to Italy for treatment while teachers can barely feed

How can Africa progress when men like Gilbert Bawara are allowed into positions of leadership? Leadership has been the bane ...

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Feyi FawehinmiJanuary 4, 2018

Feyi Fawehinmi: War is good; Africa needs it

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

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