Tag: Africa

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Long before Alade’s pop emergence though, there was Angélique Kidjo, and even Miriam Makeba, whose music was as popular as her activism and whose individuality drew the canonizing Mama Africa identity. And rightfully so. Because of this, there are expectations that Alade’s music should do more than what it’s currently doing

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Mr. Ajimobi who enjoyed the best education Nigeria has ever offered closed down secondary schools for seven weeks and only re-opened the schools after apology letters were sent to him by the heads of the affected schools.

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Body Count 101: Lesson 1 – Size Isn’t Everything https://t.co/EGiItKkWko — The Naked Convos (@TheNakedConvos) June 16, 2017 The Headlines It’s Dino again Your MCM has come again Saraki is Free, Evans is Not We’re not too worried about the latter The former..however Buhari An Update The countdown continues Psychiatric test for traffic law offenders…

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About Three weeks ago, I read Mona Elthahawy’s chilling book, – ‘Headscarves and Hymens’. It’s an expose of the status and realities of Arab women in their own homelands, chronicling how a mix of culture and religion has, for donkey years succeeded in firmly entrenching women as second class citizens. I’d recommend the book to…

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  Dead Body Refuses Burial As It Redirects Villagers To The House Of Its Killer https://t.co/50fRqPBAH3 via @heraldng pic.twitter.com/SbtO4n2lAG — Nigeria Newsdesk (@NigeriaNewsdesk) May 10, 2017   The Headlines Buhari to visit Nigeria soon President to take break from medical tripping to visit home country Who Diddit? See what black excellence Has been up to lately…

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I never really understood the hype surrounding Lagos. I knew it was a high class city but to be honest, I was okay living in the small town of Enugu. But then just last year, I had to move to Lagos to attend law school. My first thought as I stepped into the city was…..…

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Apr 27

The Witness

I stare at the men in uniform patrolling the living room, a sunken aura revolving around them. Alex’s body lay there lifeless, in an unattractive crimson pool. Her eyes staring into nothing and thoughts sauntering off the edge of the universe. There’s a bullet hole by the left side of her head and her body…

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A wise quote once said, You are not responsible for who you attract but you are responsible for who you entertain. It’s the eyes, they always get to me. I like to think they don’t. He had the softest unrelenting eyes that looked at me like I was the prettiest thing he had seen in…

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It’s not every day that an artiste weaned off from a music reality show like MTN Project Fame takes us by surprise. We are used to seeing most contestants, after departing from these platforms, make a few decent singles and then the noisy singles, in alignment with the industry’s go-commercial-or-go-home climate, release a hastily-produced album…

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The year is 2008 and I’m watching Skales perform for the first time at the Future Awards pre-awards conference in Lagos. The hall is disappointingly small, but Skales’ still-going, swagger-laced performance creates an illusion of space. He raps eloquently and confidently, an artiste sure of himself. Just fresh from winning the Zain Tru Search competition…