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Netflix Acquires Ghana’s 2020 Oscars Submission ‘Azali’

Kwabena Gyansah's story of a teenage girl's escape from an arranged marriage to a 70-year-old farmer has been acquired BY Netflix. Azali is a 2018 Ghanaian drama film directed by Kwabena Gyansah. It was selected as the Ghanaian entry for...

Burna Boy Makes Michelle Obama’s Workout Playlist for 2020

Former U.S. First Lady, Michelle Obama has listed Burna Boy's ‘My Money, My Baby’ as one of her favourite songs for workout session. In a tweet, she wrote: “It’s about that time when New Year’s resolutions get a bit harder...

Oscars 2020: Nigeria’s Cynthia Erivo is the Only Black Oscar Nominee

Nigeria's Cynthia Erivo has been nominated for best actress for her portrayal as Harriet Tubman in Harriet and best original song for co-writing and performing the film's number "Stand Up," at the Oscars 2020 Awards. She is the only...

Rema Makes BBC’s List of Big Artists to Watch Out for in 2020

19 year-old musician 'Rema' has been earmarked for great success in 2020 by the BBC UK. The Nigerian star, who had won the Headies 'Next Rated Award' in 2019, kicked off this year with a spot on the prestigious BBC...

#CAF2019: Mane Named African Player of the Year, Oshoala Best Female

Senegalese player and Liverpool forward was announced winner of the award ahead of two EPL players. He beats Liverpool's teammate Mohammed Salah and Manchester City’ s Riyad Mahrez to win the award at the annual awards ceremony staged in Hurghada...

Efe Ajagba: Meet the Nigerian Boxer Who Holds the Record For Fastest Victory In Boxing History

Efe Ajagba nicknamed The One and Only is a Nigerian professional boxer. As an amateur, he won a gold medal at the 2015 African Games and bronze at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. As a professional, Ajagba holds the record...

John Boyega Rocks Nigerian Attire at Star Wars Premiere in London

British-Nigerian Actor John Boyega attended the European premiere of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker donning an agbada, a traditional Yoruba dress. On Wednesday evening, the actor, who portrays Stormtrooper-turned-rebel Finn in the intergalactic film series, joined his co-stars in...

Top 10 Burna Boy Songs – Most Watched Music Videos On YouTube, 2019

Singling out the top Burna boys music videos of all time is a tough task given that Nigeria's number one Afro-beat/fusion export just keeps outdoing himself. His song "On the low," was released in 2018, and already it has...

Forbes: These are the Most Powerful Black Women in the World (2019)

United States Oprah Winfrey has been named the world's most powerful black woman for 2019 in a wide-ranging list intended to celebrate the 100 most influential females of this year. Forbes' 2019 edition of its World's Most Powerful Women, released...

Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman Knocks Out Opponent To Retain UFC Welterweight Belt

MMA fighter, Kamaru Usman popularly referred to as Nigerian Nightmare knocked out Colby Covington Sunday morning to retain his welterweight title at the UFC 245. MMA fighter, Kamaru Usman knocked out Colby Covington Sunday morning to retain his welterweight title...
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3,000-year-old ‘Lost Golden City’ of Ancient Egypt Discovered

Archaeologists have hailed the discovery of what is believed to be the largest ancient city found in Egypt, buried under sand for millennia.
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