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Ghana: Man’s Epic 4,900-mile Road Trip from Paris to Accra

While it takes over 6 hours to fly from Paris to Accra, a Ghanian Engineer has done the uncommon by driving rather than flying. He covered a distance of4,900 miles in just nine days. His reason? For family and for country. Twenty-nine-year-old mechanical engineer Nicholas Afedi Donkoh drove all the way from his house in […]

20-year-old South African student builds robots from scrap to fend for family

From borrowing a laptop in 2013 to growing a multi-million container business in 2017 – how this young man did it

The first time I heard of this young man was in my local church. Owing to shortage of space in the church compound, the church management had ordered for a fabricated container which would work as an extra storage area and office for the women leader. A story was told of a young man who […]

20-year-old South African student builds robots from scrap to fend for family

13-year-old girl gains admission into Ghanaian University making her the youngest student ever to be admitted

 13-year-old Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa has become the youngest student ever to receive admission to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), one of Ghana’s most prestigious government universities. The young girl born on May 29, 2004, will be pursuing a bachelor of science (Bsc) degree in mathematics. According to a report by The […]

20-year-old South African student builds robots from scrap to fend for family

Ethiopia’s Blind Activist Lands ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’

Yetnebersh Nigussie didn’t realise she was different until she was 12. Only when she started at a mainstream school and found that no one wanted to be her friend did she start to understand that being a blind girl in rural Ethiopia might bring with it a few challenges. Being disabled and female in the […]

Jacob Zuma has officially resigned as President of South Africa with immediate effect

At 24, Hallowed Olaoluwa From Nigeria is Africa’s youngest PhD holder in Mathematics

Who doesn’t love a success story? The class of 2014 is definitely an outstanding graduating set. After simultaneously acquiring two first class degrees in Mathematics and Physics at the age of 18, Hallowed Olaoluwa later obtained two master’s degrees at 19. Both at the University of Bangui, Central African Republic. Fast forward to age 24, […]

20-year-old South African student builds robots from scrap to fend for family

Inspiring! Meet the Blind shoe mender who is defying all Odds | Watch

Endurance Otobi is a blind shoe mender from Delta state Nigeria. He was not born blind, he started having problems with his sight while he was in primary school and then became blind in 2002 after an incident doctors later revealed to him it was glaucoma. Endurance’s parents were unable to pay for his surgery […]

20-year-old South African student builds robots from scrap to fend for family

23-year old Nigerian lady emerges best graduating student in India

Samiat Owo-Alade, a 23-year old Nigerian lady has emerged the Best Graduating Pharmacy student at the Rajiv Ghandi University of Health Sciences in far away India. Samiat, an indigene of Ikorodu, Lagos State couldn’t hide her excitement after receiving her final semester result for 2016/17 academic session early this week. She broke the good news to […]

20-year-old South African student builds robots from scrap to fend for family

Brave female judge in Uganda wins ‘Prosecutor of the Year’ award

A female Ugandan judge, Susan Okalany has been named Prosecutor of the Year by the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) Described as brave and courageous, Susan played a leading role in the prosecution of the 2010 Kampala bombing suspects where Five people were given life sentences after being convicted of terrorism over the attacks which left 74 […]

20-year-old South African student builds robots from scrap to fend for family

First Somali-American Muslim lawmaker covers TIME mag special edition

lhan Omar, the first Somali-American Muslim lawmaker continues to make waves in the United States after her historic win at the polls last November. In her latest feat, she is on the cover of the TIME magazine for a special edition celebrating women who have chalked ‘Firsts’ in their respective fields. The particular edition titled […]

20-year-old South African student builds robots from scrap to fend for family

22-year-old girl becomes NAF’s best flying student –Report

A post trending on the social media has claimed that a 22-year-old Nigerian girl, Kifayah Sani, has graduated as the best flying student from the Nigerian Air Force (2017 set). While the claim has yet to be confirmed from the NAF authorities, from Twitter to Facebook and blogs, Kifayah Sani’s name keeps popping up, with Nigerians […]

20-year-old South African student builds robots from scrap to fend for family