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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…

Faith Gaplong

Faith Gaplong is a final year student at the university of Jos in Nigeria. She writes both fiction and nonfiction. Her articles and stories have appeared on online platforms like opera news hub Nigeria (movie reviews) and Wattpad (A fan…

You Rape Apologist! – YA

 “Welcome to the 10th Annual African Women’s Rights Matter Conference. Our keynote speaker for this year’s event is a renowned author, speaker, philanthropist, human rights and gender advocate, right here from Ghana. Ladies and gentlemen, with a resounding round of…

The People’s Republic of Africa

“Akwaaba. You are now at the section for past presidents of our country, the People’s Republic of Africa.” The automated tour guide’s voice boomed through the hallway of the museum. The lights dimmed and holograms of the presidents suddenly appeared.…