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#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...

Nigeria’s Nyekachi Douglas Crowned Miss World Africa 2019. Here’s All You Need to Know About Her

Nigeria's Nyekachi Douglas was crowned Miss World Africa 2019 during the Miss World 2019 beauty pageant held in London on December 14. Nyekachi Douglas, who represented Nigeria at the Miss World 2019 contest in London on December 14, won...

These are the Top Black Films of 2019

The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), the largest group of Black film critics in the world with members hailing from the United States, the Caribbean, Europe, and Africa, have chosen Jordan Peele's “Us” as the top black film...

Burna Boy’s Album, ‘African Giant’ Makes Billboards Top 50 Best Albums of 2019

Burna boy's album "African Giant" is the 14th best Album of 2019 according to Billboard. Five months after its release, Burna Boy‘s fourth studio album “African Giant” has made Billboard list of 50 Best Album of 2019. The album clasped...

Wizkid’s ‘Joro’ Tops Google List Of Most Searched Songs In Nigeria (2019)

Google has named Wizkid's 'Joro' as the Most Searched Songs In Nigeria (2019) On Wednesday, 11 December 2019, Google released the results of its 2019 ‘Year in Search’, providing a unique insight into the year’s major moments and top trends...

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African Tribe: The Daasanach People of Eastern Africa

The Daasanach are a semi-nomadic tribe numbering approximately 50,000 whose clans stretch across Sudan, Kenya and Southern Ethiopia. The Daasanach...

Mali Swears In Bah Ndaw As New Civilian Leader

Mali's new president Bah Ndaw has been sworn into office, five weeks after the overthrow of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Former Defence Minister Bah Ndaw, 70,...

Troublesome South African Baboon Evicted For Organizing Gang To Raid Homes

Kataza is an urban baboon who was captured and put in a local prison for organizing a band of baboons to join him in raiding 15 homes in Kommetjie, on Cape Town's southern peninsula in South Africa.

A Leading University In China Now Teaches Ethiopia’s Amharic Language As A Full Course

A leading university in China — Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) — has started to offer Ethiopia's widely spoken Amharic language as a full...

TIME 100: Tony Elumelu, Three Other Nigerians Makes Time’s list of 100 Most Influential People Of 2020

Tony Elumelu, is among four Nigerians named by the Time Magazine International in their 2020 list of 100 most influential people in the world...