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Nigerian emcee, Fecko wins The Mic contest

Source: Desiree Peterkin Bell, DPBell@desireepeterkinbell.com DPBell & Associates || Gladys Osei Owiredu ||Joy Prime After a nail-biting inaugural season, The Mic: Africa — the first music competition and docu-series TV format born in Africa — has announced its winning artist. Nigerian…

Netflix To Release A New Film Every Week In 2021, See List

BY MICHAEL BAMIDELE For film lovers 2021 is set to be a fantastic year as streaming giant, Netflix is set to release a new film every week in the year. Netflix on Tuesday offered a preview of upcoming 2021 releases, a list…

Relax With A Glass Of Bikini Martini

BY CHIDIRIM NDECHE If you are a fan of coconut rum and alcohol, then the mix of flavours in this drink is a good way to get off. Invite a friend over and enjoy this easy-to-prepare cocktail which can be…

Begin from Within

Students will gain the benefits of a culturally competent teacher who is racially informed. If teachers recognize how oppression and systemic racism work and if they look through a racial lens in their work, they will understand that systemic racism…

Kickstart Your Week with this Delicious Baked Egg Recipe from Sisi Yemmie

Food and Lifestyle vlogger, Sisi Yemmie is out with a new recipe tutorial for baked egg. Baked eggs, are eggs that have been baked in a flat-bottomed dish; the name originates from the type of dish in which it was traditionally baked.…

Ghana’s Virgil Abloh Stuns with Louis Vuitton Paris Fashion Show

By Kizzi Asala with AFP Ghana’s Own Blesses High Fashion Men’s Wear The latest Louis Vuitton (LV) menswear show was streamed live from Paris on Thursday, January 21, 2021 — and was part catwalk, part installation. The show possessed the…

Nigeria’s 54gene unveils world-class scientific research laboratory in Lagos State

BY TOM JACKSON Nigerian startup 54gene has unveiled its new lab in Lagos State, capable of human whole genome sequencing and a variety of other scientific investigations.  Launched in 2019, 54gene is a research, services and development company founded that utilises human genetic…

Ayra Starr Shines Bright on Debut Single ‘Away’

MUSIC NEWS Mavin Records’ new teenage signee comes through with her debut EP. West African native and the newest Mavin Records signee Ayra Starr is fresh out of the gate and already getting tongues wagging. The 19-year-old has released her self-titled debut EP, starting with…

Olympian Simone Biles Wants To ‘Be A Voice For The Voiceless’

Simone Biles is a four-time Olympic gold medal winner and a 10-time world championship gold medal winner, making her one of the most decorated U.S. women’s gymnasts ever and an instant sensation. She has endorsement deals with Nike, Kellogg’s, Hershey’s…

Taking ECD professional development to poor communities

By MaryAnne Isaac  There’s no doubt that a child’s earliest years of life sets the stage for all future growth and brain development. Studies reveal that a baby’s brain develops during the initial years of life forming new connections at…