People & Politics

Nigeria’s Akinwumi Adesina Emerges As 2017 World Food Prize Laureate

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, Nigeria’s immediate past Minister of Agriculture, on monday was named 2017 World Food Prize Laureate (it comes with a whopping $250,000) prize for driving change in African agriculture for over 25 years and improving food security...

Meet the 10 Geniuses Nominated for the 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa

The African Innovation Foundation has announced the top 10 nominees who will be contending for the 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa , to be awarded in Accra, Ghana on 18th July 2017. And as expected Nigerians top the list...

Forbes Africa List Of 30 Under 30 Most Promising Young African Entrepreneurs 2017

Every year Forbes Africa publishes the Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list, one of the most prestigious lists one can make as an entrepreneur, and it creates much anticipation and excitement across the continent. The highly competitive list highlights and...

10 Things You Need To Know About Dr. Tedros Adhanom (First African To Be Elected As The Director-General of WHO)

In January 2016, the twenty-sixth ordinary session of the Assembly of the African Union endorsed Dr. Tedros Adhanom candidature for the next election of the Director-General of the World Health Organisation as a sole African candidate. On 23 May...

These 5 Nigerian Billionaires Can End Poverty In The Country

Oxfam Inequality Report– As quoted by Forbes, Oxfam analysis has suggested that Nigerian billionaires can well tackle extreme poverty in the country. ​ It is true that the government has the first responsibility of making poverty alleviation a reality in Nigeria....

7 Beautiful Models With Disabilities From Around The World

Although it is not a very common sight -for now- there are many courageous human beings around the world who have a successfull career as fashion models regardless of their disability. This list includes those courageous models with disabilities who...

#BiafraHeroesDay2020: 10 Little-Known Facts About The Nigerian Civil War

The Nigerian Civil War (Biafra war) - A war fought to counter the secession of Biafra from Nigeria -  was a brutal war. Men raised their weapons against their countrymen, and they slaughtered one another in one of the...

Eight Things You May Not Know About The Late David Rockefeller

Here are 8 Things You May Not Know About The Late David Rockefeller, history’s most fabled business man ​ 1. Early life David Rockefeller was born on June 12, 1915, in Manhattan, New York, where he grew up in the Midtown district....

Forbes 2017: Meet The 10 Wealthiest People in Africa

(This here is the updated list, released February, 2020 - These are the Richest People in Africa (2020): Their Age, Business and Net worth This year's forbes Africa’s Billionaires list is dominated by South Africans, who have a combined net...

Top 10 Black Billionaires In The World – Forbes 2018

Nigerian Cement tycoon 'Dangote' again has been named by Forbes Magazine as the richest black person in the world, with a fortune estimated at $11.1 billion (as at October, 2018) making him the richest black billionaire in the world. The...

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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...

Zambia’s Namwali Serpell Wins UK’s Top Prize For Science Fiction

Zambia's Namwali Serpell has won the UK’s top prize for science fiction, the Arthur C Clarke award, for her first novel "The Old Drift". The...

African Tribe: The Artistic Ndebeles of Southern Africa

The Ndebeles are an African ethnic group living in South Africa and Zimbabwe known for their artistic talent, especially with regard to their painted houses and colorful beadwork. Not much is known about these people except that they originated from the larger Nguni tribes who make up almost two thirds of the black population in South Africa.

Matriarchal Communities in Africa: African Communities Where Women Reign Supreme

From the Umoja community in Northern Kenya to the small rural community of Arnado Debbo in Niger state, Nigeria. These here are three African communities with long-standing traditions where to be a woman is superior.

African Tribe: The Dinka People Of South Sudan

The Dinka are a pastoral-agricultural people that make up the largest ethnic group in South Sudan. They vary their lifestyle by season – in the rainy season they live in permanent savannah settlements and raise grain crops like millet,