Tag: africa

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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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Adetayo AdesolaAugust 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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Adetayo AdesolaJune 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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Adetayo AdesolaJune 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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tosin adesinaJanuary 3, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] After 31 years, Museveni won’t just go

The attraction that comes with power is such that it blinds the bearer to the reality existing around him and ...

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EzinneNovember 11, 2017

The Thread: What men do to silence victims of sexual assault

Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault saga opened a whole can of worms across continents about sexual assault by celebrities. Kenya Twitter ...

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EditorNovember 7, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Obese children are Africa’s silent epidemic, what are we doing about it?

The world health Organization in its recent global nutrition report states that a quarter of the world’s 41 million overweight ...

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EditorOctober 30, 2017

[The Activism Blog] 650 people die daily in road accidents across Africa – UN

At a time many countries are making efforts to make the road safer, The United Nations through its UN Special ...

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AzeezOctober 26, 2017

To avert disaster, Africa needs 11m teachers, doctors – UN

The United Nations on Thursday said Africa needs 11 million more doctors, nurses and teachers by 2030 to prevent a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 22, 2017

Osinbajo urges Commonwealth lawmakers to make legislation to improve the lives of Africans

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Saturday, charged members of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) to make legislation that will help secure ...

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ToluOctober 17, 2017

Facebook celebrates Africa’s vibrant startup scene and rising talent at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017

Facebook this week celebrated the achievements of a fast-growing community of African tech entrepreneurs and developers, at the first-ever TechCrunch ...

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SponsorOctober 12, 2017

The 2017 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) schedule has been released

The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) has released its final selection for its 2017 programme. This year’s edition holds from ...

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ToluOctober 10, 2017

The Film Blog: 8 African films are contending for the Foreign Language Oscar. Not one is Nigerian

We’re not sure how exactly we feel about this – disappointed, broken-hearted or upbeat about the near future. Yes, the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 10, 2017

Chude Jideonwo: Why Africa owes a debt of gratitude to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Joseph Boakai has served faithfully as deputy to Liberia’s president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for about 11 years. But now they ...

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SponsorSeptember 30, 2017

Art X Lagos announces participating exhibitors, artistes, and more for its 2017 edition

ART X Lagos on Thursday unveiled the 13 leading international art galleries selected for its 2017 edition. The art fair will feature over 60 artists from 14 countries across Africa and ...

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EditorSeptember 14, 2017

The Film Blog: Lights Camera Africa!!! Film Festival returns with the theme ‘RESET’

The Lights Camera Africa!!! Film Festival, a 3-day cultural event to celebrate independent African cinema, is returning this year with ...

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SponsorSeptember 9, 2017

Get ready Africa! Yemi Alade is back on Coke Studio Africa 5

For the fourth time running, one of Africa’s top female acts and two-time winner of the MTV Africa Music Awards ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 7, 2017

Opinion: Lessons Nigeria should take away from Kenya’s Supreme Court decision

by Jide Ojo Last Friday, September 1, 2017 the unprecedented happened in the East African country of Kenya.  The Supreme ...

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SponsorAugust 29, 2017

Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) announces inaugural AIG scholarship recipients

Six young West Africans were announced the inaugural recipients of the prestigious, fully funded Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Scholarships ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 29, 2017

Samson Itodo: Liberalizing the electoral process with Independent candidature

by Samson Itodo   The Nigerian National Assembly recently passed the independent candidature bill in the ongoing constitutional amendment. This ...

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Oluwatosin AdeshokanAugust 20, 2017

LONGREAD: How to deal with multicultural Africa

I grew up in Nigeria at a time when there was hardly any conflict, not like what exists today but ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 18, 2017

Africa must solve its own problems – Osinbajo

Addressing journalists in Kigali, Rwandan Capital, after attending the inauguration of President Paul Kagame on Friday, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said ...

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SponsorAugust 18, 2017

Falz reveals beautiful things about Coke Studio Africa 2017

Award-winning Nigerian artist Falz famed for hits like “Jeje”, “Soft Work” and “Soldier” returns to Coke Studio Africa for a ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 17, 2017

Opinion: Nigerians and our obsession with all things western

by Isa Eneye Mubarak   The adventures of Europe into Africa were masqueraded under the notion of European’s civilizing mission ...

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