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From world 3rd fastest growing economy, Nigeria drops out of Top 15 in Africa

Having enjoyed blissful growth over the past decade, Nigeria was one of the fastest growing economies in the world, but it is not one of the 15 fastest growing economies in Africa for 2016. In 2014 and early 2015, Nigeria was named the third fastest growing economy in the world by CNN Money, with China […]

Nigerian Professor Breaks 187-Year Record At University of London

A Nigerian academic, Prof. Abiodun Alao, will this Wednesday deliver a professorial inaugural lecture at King’s College, University of London, making him first black African scholar to do so since the institution was established in 1829. Alao, a professor of African Studies, was conferred with professorial title about two years ago alongside his Nigerian counterpart […]

Somali Forces Capture Wanted Al-Shabaab Leader

Somali security forces have captured a wanted Al shabaab leader with $2,000 of bounty on his head following a special operation in Mogadishu on Sunday evening. Hassan Mohamed (Hassan Fanah), defected from Al shabaab and joined ISIL by the end of 2015. Somali federal government has offered two thousand US Dollar reward for information of […]

Rabel Leader, Riek Machar Returns, Sworn in as South Sudan's first Vice President

South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar has returned to Juba, an important step in ending South Sudan’s civil war. Reports say the return of rebel chief, Riek Machar, marks the formation of a unity government, and a fresh chance for the country to rewrite its violent history. After landing at the Juba International Airport on […]

Happy Freedom Day to our brothers and sisters in South Africa

Today, South Africa celebrates Freedom Day to mark the liberation of the country and its people. The road to democracy was a long and difficult one. As South Africans continue to celebrate the relentless efforts of those who fought for liberation, Happy Freedom Day South Africa! 🇿🇦

Equiorial Guniea: The world’s longest-serving president just won a 6th term with 99% of the vote

Teodoro Obiang Nguema has never received less than 97 percent of the vote in an election. On Monday, with partial results indicating that 99.2 percent of the vote has gone in his favor, Equatorial Guinea’s leader was surely all set for another seven years in a seat that has no doubt molded to his figure. One-sixth of African countries have an executive who has […]

Meet The Talented Nigerian Lady Who Designed The Queen of England’s 90th Birthday Cake!

A Nigerian baker, Anuoluwapo Adebanjo of Edible Spices pastry shop and events designed the 90th birthday bake for the British High Commission in Lagos. The cake which has been featured on a number of sites with photos of Nigerian celebrities and most influential people has being causing a debate on social media: “Who developed it? A very excited and appreciative […]

Algeria and Leicester City’s Mahrez becomes the first African to win PFA Player of the Year award

 Leicester City’s sensational winger, Algerian Riyad Mahrez was yesterday named the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Players’ Player of the Year, a remarkable and unprecedented feat by an African player. He becomes the first African to win the award. Big Congratulations! Leicester City’s sensational winger, Algerian Riyad Mahrez was yesterday named the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) […]

Where Millionaires Live In South Africa: Changing To Small Cities

Paarl, Franschoek and Stellenbosch along South Africa’s Wine Route were the fastest growing areas for South Africa millionaires, with numbers rising by 38 percent from 2007 to 2015, according to New data published by advisory firm New World Wealth, BusinessTech reported. Along with the wine route, the Garden Route also performed well, showing a  26 percent increase of millionaires living there from 2007 to […]

Meet Nigerian-born Idaresit Who Turned $250 Into $6 Million And Is On Course To Be Africa’s First Tech Billionaire!

In less than five years, Nigerian-born Abasiama Idaresit turned $250 in startup funds into more than $6 million, and he may be on his way to becoming the continent’s first tech billionaire. The 36-year-old’s company, Wild Fusion, is one of Africa’s leading digital marketing agencies. He founded it in 2010 and by 2015 it was worth $6 million. Wild Fusion offers […]