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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 […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

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 […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

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, […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

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 […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

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 […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

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 […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

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 […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

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 […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

Nigerian Neuroscientist Builds Computer That Can Smell Explosives And Cancer Cells

Oshiorenoya Agabi, Nigerian neuroscientist and founder of “Koniku”, a Tech startup has unveiled a computer based not on silicon but on mice neurons at the TEDGlobal conference in Tanzania. The 38-year-old said his flagship product called “Koniku Kore” has been trained to recognise the smell of explosives and could be used to replace traditional airport security. According to […]

His mother was a petty trader, now 26-year-old Bamai Namata is on Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list