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Forbes: Top Five Highest Earning African American Musicians in 2019

Kanye West has landed the coveted top spot as the highest earning African American on the Forbes 2019 list of highest earning musicians. This automatically makes him the world's highest-earning rapper in 2019 for the first time. Last year,...

The Top Google Searches in Nigeria in 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 based on searches conducted in Nigeria. Google’s ‘Year in Search’ results are an...

Meet Nyekachi Douglas: Nigeria’s Representative at the Miss World 2019

Meet Nyekachi Douglas, the winner of the just concluded Silverbird Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria and currently representing Nigeria in the Miss World pageant Going on in London. Currently on the Show, she came 2nd in the sports competition, won...

YouTube Rewind 2019: These are the Most Watched Videos in South Africa for 2019

YouTube has released its annual year-in-review video, called "Rewind 2019: For the Record," that highlights the platform's biggest creators and trends in 2019. The rewind revealed the top 15 trending videos in South Africa in 2019. The list ranges from...

YouTube Rewind 2019: These are the Most Watched Videos in Nigeria for 2019

YouTube has released its annual year-in-review video, called "Rewind 2019: For the Record," that highlights the platform's biggest creators and trends in 2019. The rewind revealed the top 15 trending videos in Nigeria in 2019, from scripted entertainment to documentaries,...

Burna Boy Dominate Top 10 Most Played Songs of 2019 in Sub-saharan Africa

According to Apple Music, Burna Boy and Davido are the Artistes with the most played songs of 2019 in sub-saharan Africa. Sub-Saharan African consists of all the African countries that lie south of the Sahara. In essence, it consists of...

Burna Boy Crowned Africa’s Biggest Music Star by CNN

Over the weekend, American news channel CNN compiled a list of Top 10 Africa's biggest music stars and top on the list is Nigeria’s very own Burna Boy. Not long ago his 19 track album, 'African Giant,' was nominated alongside...

Burna Boy Nominated For 2020 Grammy Awards

Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, has made the list of nominees for 2020 Grammy Awards. His African Giant album is nominated for ‘Best World Music category’ for albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental World Music...

Oscar 2020: Lionheart Disqualified for Having Too Much English Dialogue

Lionheart, the 2018 film which was directed by Nollywood actress and director Genevieve Nnaji, has been disqualified by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from the 2020 Oscar race for Having Too Much English Dialogue. According to The...

Nollywood: Top 10 Most Attractive Nigerian Female Celebrities Over 40

Despite the stigma on women and ageing, we at listwand think that, like fine wine, some women truly do get better with age. These sexy nollywood stars you are about to read below are all over 40 years, thus...

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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...