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Showing posts from February 19, 2018

BBC launches Igbo & Yoruba Channels

BBC Igbo and Yoruba services launched today, two of the 3 new languages to be launched by the BBC for Nigeria and the West and Central Africa region. 

Human Capital Flight Responsible for Africa's Under Development - Vice President Bawumia

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has stated that Africa's under-development the last 400 years has been propelled by the wide spread human capital flight out of the continent to Europe and the rest of the developed world.

Passenger drops farts with such a bad smell pilot is forced to make emergency landing

The pilot of a Transavia Airlines flight traveling from Dubai to Amsterdam Schiphol last weekend was forced to make an emergency landing after a row caused by a passenger who wouldn't stop farting.

Bola Ray To Speak At The 9th Edition Of LEAD SERIES

OMNIS2131, in conjunction with Live919 FM, will host Chief Executive Officer of EIB Network, Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi A.K.A Bola Ray on Sunday, February 25th, 2018 on the theme ‘THE JOURNEY OF AN ENTERPRENEUR.

Trump: I hope Oprah runs in 2020 so she can be defeated

President Trump slammed Oprah Winfrey as "very insecure" in a tweet late Sunday night, saying he hopes she runs for president so "she can be exposed and defeated."

Mother of late Zimbabwean opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai threatens to commit suicide

The mother of the late Zimbabwean opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai has threatened to commit suicide if the lawyer who says he's taken over from her son attends the funeral.

“Be Guided By The Interests Of The Togolese People” – President Akufo-Addo To Togo’s Political Leaders

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged the Government, and the leaders of Togo’s Opposition, to be guided, always, by Togo’s interests, as well as the interests of the Togolese people, in a bid to find a lasting solution to the on-going political impasse in that country.

Mozambique rubbish mound collapse 'kills 17' as homes are crushed

At least 17 people have been killed in Mozambique's capital, Maputo, after a huge mound of rubbish collapsed on their homes, officials say.

BAFTA awards: Full list of winners and nominees

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) presented its annual film awards show on Sunday. Like the Golden Globes in January, the red carpet was dominated by the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, with many donning black outfits as a symbol of the movement.

‘Black Panther’ Passes ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ With $192 Million 3-Day Opening at Box Office

"Black Panther" is making box office history this weekend, putting itself alongside the "Avengers" films on the box office charts as its opening weekend estimates have risen to $192 million (C$240.96M) over three days and a whopping $218-222 million over the four-day President's Day weekend.

Annie~Joy writes: You Need To Be Chosen. Part 1 #BeInspired!

Strange as it may seem, there were battle that went on in the womb and you won as a result of you being chosen. You were the chosen sperm to fertilize an ovum.

Nana Addo in Togo to hold talks on political crisis

President Akufo-Addo will today host and facilitate a dialogue between the Togolese government and all opposition parties in Togo to find a lasting solution to the political unrest in the French speaking West African country.

Mzvee to perform at the inaugural NFF Awards in Lagos

Award-winning Ghanaian songstress, Mzvee has been billed to perform at the inaugural Nigeria Football Federation awards in Lagos.

Prolific African Filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo Dies at 64

Burkina Faso’s Idrissa Ouedraogo, a towering figure of African cinema, died at the age of 64 on Sunday, according to a statement from the national filmmakers guild.

Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects 'physically threatened' witnesses

Oxfam has revealed that three of the men accused of sexual misconduct in Haiti physically threatened witnesses during a 2011 investigation.

Ebony Reigns Goes Home On March 17

The late Ebony whose sudden demise occurred a week ago will be laid in state on 16th , a funeral ceremony and burial on 17th and a thanksgiving service on 18th March 2018.