Tag: africa

Ayomitide AdeyinkaJanuary 19, 2024

Prime Video Halts Funding for Africa and the Middle East to Focus on European Originals

Amazon Prime Video has announced that it would be restructuring its modus operandi considering international business and funding. The streaming ...

Ayomitide AdeyinkaJanuary 5, 2024

The Naira Ranks As One Of The Worst-performing Currencies in Africa | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss.  ...

Ayomitide AdeyinkaNovember 22, 2023

Vive Africa partners University of Warwick to release Face of Education Africa 2023 list

To highlight education as a critical imperative for accelerated development and spotlight the sector’s key players, Vive Africa has announced its definitive ...

Ayomitide AdeyinkaSeptember 4, 2023

Gen. Brice Nguema, Gabon’s military leader, is sworn in as interim president | What is the fate of Gabon?

Monday, September 4, marked a new era for Gabonese citizens as the military junta leader, Gen. Brice Nguema, was sworn ...

YNaijaJuly 24, 2023

Nigeria Has Disappointed Africa, the Entire Black Race, and the World — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s recent address on Monday stirred significant waves across Nigeria and beyond, as he candidly expressed deep ...

YNaijaJanuary 16, 2023

Anambra destroys Obi’s billboards, LP protests; ‘Vote APC… PDP’ – Atiku’s gaffe at the PDP rally in Kogi | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss: Anambra ...

writerNovember 22, 2021

ViacomCBS Networks Africa takes home 32 Promax Awards 

ViacomCBS Networks Africa (VCNA) is underscoring its position in the media and entertainment industry with an impressive, record-breaking thirty-two awards ...

Ado AminuNovember 11, 2021

South Africa’s last white President De Klerk is dead | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Moscow vows military support for ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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