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When the borders are down

by – Onyekwelu Nneka Catherine Peace or Chaos? October 7, 2020. Secret Hideout “Everything is ready boss” “And the boys?”, Kofo asked. “They’re ready for the move, boss” “Good. Assign a country to each one, give them their files of…

The right age to get married in Africa

by – Blessing Winner Hannah  Two major international bodies have come in agreement to protect the rights of children in sub Saharan Africa. The 1989 United Nations conventions on the right of the child (CRC) and 1990 African charter on…

Creating an ‘African Mark Zuckerberg’

––Abdurrahman Bello Onifade The morning wore a beautiful countenance as the sun heralded from the horizon. Every keen observer in the Adubi community could see its rays falling on the bank of the river; making it a pleasurable scene even…

Mental Health in Nigeria needs a covid – 19 attention

By Richard Lucky Momodu Mental health is also a pandemic! Special intervention funds, credit support facilities, regulatory forbearance, and tax reliefs, creation of isolation centers and employment and training of more workers. The aforementioned are part of the many measures…

THE MAKING OF YOU AND SOCIETY

By Barbara “Adiaha” Young Consider the male and female sexes, and their continuous competition for superiority in everything; so, why bother with a third, fourth, fifth or fifty-second gender, when we haven’t found a way to mollify the contretemps of…

I refused to be a child bride

A man finds a woman he is interested in, falls in love with her and asks for her hand in marriage. She accepts his proposal after months of courting each other and falling in love with him too. He goes…

‘Black Panther’ Star Chadwick Boseman Dies Of Cancer At 43

Chadwick Boseman, who played Black American icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown with searing intensity before inspiring audiences worldwide as the regal Black Panther in Marvel’s blockbuster movie franchise, died Friday of cancer. He was 43.  Boseman died at his…

Made In Africa: Eight Boundary-Pushing Designers You Should Know

Stepping out of the shadows of their Western counterparts, young African designers are shattering stereotypes and taking strides in the world of sustainable fashion. Make some room in your wardrobe; these are the labels you’ll want to know. African designers…

The young West Africans finding their voice through streetwear

treetwear has always been about more than just clothing. Over the last three decades it has become a global phenomenon, influenced by a DIY, no-holds-barred attitude expressed through fashion, music, art, dance and skateboarding.And though streetwear has become popular all…

$6 Billion Akon City Underway: Akon Says Cryptocurrency Will Empower Africans

The construction of Akon City, the $6 billion futuristic city that will function solely on the akoin cryptocurrency, is underway. Akon says cryptocurrency will empower Africans to overcome hurdles, such as high inflation and government corruption. Akon City Will Be…