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Istanbul Basaksehir bench Ba and Ponck for PSG clash
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Istanbul Basaksehir bench Ba and Ponck for PSG clash

The Africans did not make the Turkish outfit’s starting XI for Wednesday’s Champions League game against the Parisians Istanbul Basaksehir take on Paris Saint-Germain in Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Senegal’s Demba Ba and Cape Verde’s Carlos Ponck excluded from the starting XI. The reigning Turkish Super Lig kings would be hoping to make a winning home debut in the competition against the French team who finished as 2019-20 runners-up. To achieve this, manager Okan Buruk has decided to start the duo as a substitute, while Nigeria’s Okechukwu Azubuike is ruled out due to injury.
Actress, Rita Dominic Celebrate Africa Day With Beautiful Photo
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Actress, Rita Dominic Celebrate Africa Day With Beautiful Photo

Popular Nollywood actress and movie producer, Rita Dominic has joined many Africans across the world as we mark Africa Day. 25th May, happens to be African Union day and as such many Africans across the world are celebrating in their own style and way. Rita Dominic took to her Instagram page to share a rich African photo of herself as she celebrates today in her own way. She posted the photo with the caption, “Happy. AFRICA. Day! Celebrating the commemoration of the foundation of African unity..❤️ Outfit designed by my dear friend and one of Africa’s leading talent in the fashion and style industry “ See photo below;  
80 Million Africans Could Be Pushed Into Extreme Poverty If Action Is Not Taken – Olusegun Obasanjo
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80 Million Africans Could Be Pushed Into Extreme Poverty If Action Is Not Taken – Olusegun Obasanjo

Former Nigeria President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has warned that the African continent could suffer the most from the economic fall out of Coronavirus if measures aren’t taken towards boosting agriculture in the region As at Thursday morning, the African continent has suffered 72,391 cases of Coronavirus, of which there have been 2,493 deaths and 25,269 recoveries with Nigeria having 4,971 cases of the novel Coronavirus Obasanjo, alongside ex-Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Desalegn Boshe, has now detailed steps Africa must take if the continent is to survive post-Covid-19. Giving the warning on Thursday during a publication on the International Fund for Agricultural Development’s website, Obasanjo and Boshe said, “Africa has so far escaped the worst health consequences of the C...
Speak For Yourself – Senate President Tells Enugu Senator Who Said “Africans Marry For Children Not Love”
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Speak For Yourself – Senate President Tells Enugu Senator Who Said “Africans Marry For Children Not Love”

Senator representing Enugu north, Chukwuka Utazi says that Africans do not marry for love, but simply to have children. Utazi said this while contributing to a debate on a bill seeking to prevent, control and manage sickle cell anaemia in the country, on Tuesday, May 12. Utazi, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator further stated that it is painful to realise that some people cannot marry their main choice because of blood group. “This bill is taking me down the memory lane because I’m an AS carrier and when I was about getting married, several years ago, I moved into this orbit and I know what I went through because I was in love. I knew the trauma. After that incident, for five years I didn’t come out of it,” he said. “So I am speaking from experience and I know how ...
Chinese Don’t Want Africans In China – Abike Dabiri-Erewa
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Chinese Don’t Want Africans In China – Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has urged Nigerians in China to continue to demand their right, noting that it was clear the Chinese do not want Africans in their country. The former lawmaker also urged China to respect the rights of Nigerians, noting that there were many illegal Chinese migrants in Nigeria, who are not being singled out for maltreatment by the Nigerian Government She spoke during a town hall meeting held via Zoom with Nigerians in the America's on Saturday. Among others, Dabiri-Erewa addressed questions on business, health and politics as it concerns Nigerians in the Diaspora. While reacting to a question on what the Nigerian Government was doing to address the discrimination and maltreatment of Nigerian...
“Africans Don’t Know The Spiritual Battle Waging Against Bill Gates Will Backfire” – Reno Omokri
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“Africans Don’t Know The Spiritual Battle Waging Against Bill Gates Will Backfire” – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri is renowned Nigerian author, lawyer and also a pastor who host transformation with Reno Omokri, a Christian teaching TV show broadcast has recently taken to his verified twitter handle to express his concerned about how Africans act based on the vaccines produced by World richest man Mr Bill Gates as he received severe reaction from Africans. He took to his verified twitter handle to share his concerned about the recent by Africans against Mr Bill Gates. @renoomokri Ask the people spreading this rubbish about @BillGates being the anti Christ who wants to inject them with microchips for proof, they have NONE. They produce some website so OUTLANDISH that you may be provoked to give them a destiny resetting slapping @renoomokri Africans dont know that the spi...
Special Report Of Fracas, Maltreatment Allegation Of Africans In China
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Special Report Of Fracas, Maltreatment Allegation Of Africans In China

So much has been said, reported, watched, heard and read about the skirmishes in Guangzhou, China, involving Chinese authorities and their enforcement of the rules and order for the control of the spread of the coronavirus in the city of Guangzhou. The city has the reputation of housing most Africans in China and reports have it that some 320,000 Africans live in and pass through the large commercial city to the rest of China in a less than a year. From many perspectives, including frenzy and panic, the incident has been relayed to the reading netizens audience worldwide and each reader walking away with personal interpretations. In the melee, Afri-China Media Centre (ACMC) decided to reach out to the parties in the drama from the various divides and possibly tell the full story f...
‘We’re Good Friends’, China Denies Evicting Africans Over Coronavirus
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‘We’re Good Friends’, China Denies Evicting Africans Over Coronavirus

China has denied claims hundreds of African residents and businessmen were being evicted from hotels and apartments from its cities for allegedly contracting the deadly novel coronavirus. The Africans say they are just being targeted under the guise of a testing campaign for the global pandemic also known as COVID-19. Some of them alleged that they have been placed under forced quarantine without being told about the results of their tests. The Africans, who are based in China’s southern city of Guangzhou, have described the development as discriminatory. “They are accusing us of having the virus,” a Nigerian student, Tobenna Victor, was quoted by the BBC. But in a statement, China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian, denied the claims, saying: “We do not have discriminat...
‘She Fixed her K-Legs But Forgot to Fix Her Brains’ – Twitter Destroys Juliet Ibrahim After She Tagged All Africans As Beggars On Tory Lanez’s IG Live
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‘She Fixed her K-Legs But Forgot to Fix Her Brains’ – Twitter Destroys Juliet Ibrahim After She Tagged All Africans As Beggars On Tory Lanez’s IG Live

Actress Juliet Ibrahim discovered what it feels like to anger Naija twitter after she dissed Africans on Tory Lanez’s IG Live. Juliet commented on the post that if it was an African artist doing a Live session, the comments would be filled with people begging for money. Unsurpringly Africans weren’t so happy to be broadly brushed as beggars in that manner, especially when the audience on Lanez’s video is mostly going to be foreigners. So Twitter came for Juliet, and they came hard. There were all kinds of drag laid out at her, it was brutal. Check out some of the tweets below…
Juliet Ibrahim Insults Africans On Torys Lanez Live On IG, Calls Them Beggers
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Juliet Ibrahim Insults Africans On Torys Lanez Live On IG, Calls Them Beggers

Actress Juliet Ibrahim took to Tory Lanez IG Live “quarantine radio” to make condemning comments about Africa, and this got many people soo angry In the comment section, Juliet Ibrahim made it known that Africans are beggars. She condemned Africa in several comments she made on Tory Lanez IG Live “quarantine radio” with over 250,000 viewers which has caught the attention of many. In one of her comments, she wrote; “If this was African artist live video: account numbers go full comment section ooo”  
“Africa Is Not A Testing Lab, You Pieces Of Shit” – John Boyega
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“Africa Is Not A Testing Lab, You Pieces Of Shit” – John Boyega

African-British star, John Boyega has reacted wildly to the suggestions being made by the french doctors to test the new Coronavirus vaccine on Africans. Black celebrities around the world have heavily crticised the two French doctors, Jean Paul Mira and Camille Locht for publicly suggesting that Africans be used to test the effectiveness of the drug as it was done with HIV/AIDS vaccines in Africa. The doctors have come out to apologize for their suggestions but Nigerian-British born actor, John Adedayo B. Adegboyega, known professionally as John Boyega, the “Star Wars” actor has taken to social media to tell them them apart with a savage tweet that Africa is not a testing lab. check out his tweet  
French Officials Wrapped A Black Man In Nylon For Deportation (Video)
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French Officials Wrapped A Black Man In Nylon For Deportation (Video)

This shocking video showing the moment French officials wrapped a black man in nylon and put him on a flight to be deported has sparked outrage on social media. The inhumane and outrageous treatment shocked passengers on the plane who made sure he was unwrapped. This video shows how some European countries treat Africans with contempt because if it was a white man in a similar situation, he wouldn’t be mistreated this way. Watch the video below. French officials spark outrage after wrapping a black man in nylon for deportation pic.twitter.com/L70IIPRQ6y — Eugene (@Eugenedec31) February 23, 2020
Samuel Eto’o blames Africans for Mane losing Ballon D’or to Lionel Messi
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Samuel Eto’o blames Africans for Mane losing Ballon D’or to Lionel Messi

African football legend, Samuel Eto’o has blamed Africans for making Liverpool/Senegal star player Saido Mane miss out on winning the 2019 Ballon D’or. Lionel Messi won the 2019 Ballon d'Or while Mane came fourth in the Ballon d'Or voting after enjoying an impressive year in which he won the champion league and helped Liverpool to second in the league, his work rate and skills have also been lauded by football analysts and fans worldwide but Eto’o a former Messi teammate feels Africans let their own brother down. “If Sadio Mane won it and was on the podium, no one was going to complain because he deserves it and has been doing well and he had the best season,” Eto’o said as per IOL. “Messi (Lionel) won because all the South Americans voted for him. I think the Europeans also vot...
Yeni Kuti condemns xenophobic attacks, urges African leaders to fight disunity
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Yeni Kuti condemns xenophobic attacks, urges African leaders to fight disunity

Yeni Kuti, the eldest daughter of the late Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti, has condemned the xenophobic attacks being unleashed on Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa, describing them as disheartening and saddening. Speaking with PM News, the journalist and dancer accused African leaders of creating disunity among themselves ‘when they should be fighting for Africa’s unity’. “I think it’s very sad that black people are fighting black people. It pains my heart that black people will fight themselves and be so misinformed and call themselves foreigners,” she said. Speaking on reactions from both South African and Nigerian governments on the matter, “I remember when they interviewed the South African President on the issue of xenophobia, he seems so lackadaisical about ...
Poverty Is Your Real Enemy and Not Other Africans – Mr Eazi Lectures Xenophobic South Africans
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Poverty Is Your Real Enemy and Not Other Africans – Mr Eazi Lectures Xenophobic South Africans

Nigerian artist Mr Eazi has shared a message to South Africans who are currently attacking fellow Africans in their country on the back of the claim that they’re stealing their jobs. According to Mr Eazi, poverty is the real enemy that is plaguing those South Africans and not other Africans in their country. He wrote on social media: “Fight the real ENEMY!! Fight POVERTY!!!!” His comments come as some of his compatriots in South Africa have suffered xenophobic attacks from angry South Africans. Nigerians were attacked and their shops looted in yet another wave of these attacks which seem to hit South Africa every year.
Wizkid Reacts To Xenophobic Attacks In South Africa
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Wizkid Reacts To Xenophobic Attacks In South Africa

Finally, our celebrities are talking, Star Boy Wizkid took to his twitter account to react to Xenophobic attacks going on in South Africa. He tweeted saying.. Disheartening to watch these videos from my home! You’re fighting the wrong war , fighting the wrong people. How do we walk around hating each other? Africa is one! We’re all the same people! Pls don’t loose yourself! #SayNoToXenophobia One Love ❤️ Pls educate yourselves, educate the kids , educate the youth! We’re all humans before anything else! “Humans” !! And most importantly “Africans”!
Elizabeth Addo, Tabitha Chawinga score as Jiangsu Suning crush Guangdong Meizhou
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Elizabeth Addo, Tabitha Chawinga score as Jiangsu Suning crush Guangdong Meizhou

The Africans were impressive in front of goal as their Chinese top-flight side continued their winning run Elizabeth Addo netted a brace while Tabitha Chawinga also found the back of the net in Jiangsu Suning 6-1 thrashing of Guangdong Meizhou in Nanjing on Saturday. Last week, Ghana's Addo scored her first Chinese Women's Super League goal and Malawi's Chawinga netted her fourth goal in Jiangsu 6-1 win over Changchun Dazhong. Addo opened the scoring for the hosts just 13 minutes into the game at the Jiangsu Football Training Centre before she doubled the lead 13 minutes later.
Ex president Reagan called Africans ‘monkeys’, tapes reveal
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Ex president Reagan called Africans ‘monkeys’, tapes reveal

Ex- U.S president, Ronald Reagan, shared a racist exchange with Richard Nixon in a newly unearthed phone conversation from 1971 in which he described African delegates to the United Nations as “monkeys”. Speaking with Mr Nixon, who was then president, a day after the UN voted to admit The People’s Republic of China into the global organisation, Mr Reagan said: “To see those, those monkeys from those African countries — damn them, they’re still uncomfortable wearing shoes!” Nixon, who quit as president in 1974, can then be heard laughing. Reagan, who was governor of California at the time, was angered that African delegates at the UN sided against the US in a vote. Members of the Tanzanian delegation started dancing after the UN voted to recognise China and expel Taiwan. Reagan, w...
The Bible Is A Work Of Fiction, Africans Open Your Eyes – PA Ikhide Ikheloa
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The Bible Is A Work Of Fiction, Africans Open Your Eyes – PA Ikhide Ikheloa

Ikhide Ikheloa, popularly known as Pa Ikhide, has criticized Africans for still believing in the Bible and the 'White man's God. The literary critic said the Bible "is a great work of fiction" and "a tool of oppression created by feuding brothers to oppress women, children, and the vulnerable." He wrote on Facebook: "Unpopular opinion: The bible is a great work of fiction, a tool of oppression created by feuding brothers to oppress women, children and the vulnerable. It is homophobic and racist and to the extent that white slave hunters prayed over captured warriors from West Africa with the bible before they were shipped off to be slaves, it boggles my mind that an African would look at that bible and not hiss in disgust. Their God looked away during the middle passage as mil...
Liberia’s Ex-President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Believes In Africa, Buys Ghanaian-Made Katanka Car
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Liberia’s Ex-President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Believes In Africa, Buys Ghanaian-Made Katanka Car

80 year old former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has joined the leagues of prominent Africans to own a model from the lineups of Ghanaian automaker, Kantanka Automobile. The photo of the new Kantanka Mensah sedan car, with Customised number plate EJS-1: from the initials of Sirleaf, was shared on social media by the CEO of Kantanka Automobile, Kwadwo Safo Jr. He captioned It : Kantanka CEO had earlier shared a photo of Team Kantanka posing with Africa’s first elected female President. He captioned it :
I Went To Get A Drink, That’s Was Why My Mum Collected My BET Award – Burna Boy
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I Went To Get A Drink, That’s Was Why My Mum Collected My BET Award – Burna Boy

Burna Boy who reacted to being absent to pick his BET Award, has disclosed that he went to get a drink the time it was announced which was his mum got it for him. Burna Boy who revealed that he went to get a drink and also praised his mum for her speech after she got his BET Award, tweeted; "Funny enough I went to Get a drink! I would have collected this one. #BETAwards Thank You. Special S/O To my brothers @officialgiggs @mreazi @Santandave1 @akaworldwide & @DossehLaFamine . And to the Talented @TeniEntertainer and superstar @AyaNakamuraa We are all winners doing our bit to make our music heard worldwide. “Every black person should please remember that You were Africans before you were anything else” -Mama Burna #BETAwards" Here is a video of his mother, Bose Ogulu e...
Apostle Johnson Suleman To Open His Airline, Promises To Employ 3,000 Africans
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Apostle Johnson Suleman To Open His Airline, Promises To Employ 3,000 Africans

The general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International stated he plans to employ 3000 Africans and he revealed that half of the employees will be from Nigeria Other religious leaders may be obsessed with the lavish lifestyle thanks to benevolence of their willing followers, but it appears Apostle Johnson Suleman has set out to give back to the people in a really grand way. He recently took to his Twitter account to announce on the platform that he will be starting an airline soon. What is even more beautiful in the revelation is the fact that he plans to employ 3000 Africans with 50 percent of the staff from Nigeria. He wrote:  "Starting our airline very soon..hoping to employ 3000 Africans. 50 percent Nigerians..part of our contribution to nation building..God helping us.."...
All Africa Senior Badminton Championships: Nigeria in fine start
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All Africa Senior Badminton Championships: Nigeria in fine start

Team Nigeria started its campaign on a fine note beating South Africa 5-0 in the Mixed Team Championship at the All Africa Senior Badminton Championships, which began in Port Harcourt, River State on Monday. In the Mixed Doubles, the pair of Enejoh Abah and Peace Orji defeated Bongani von Badenstein and Michelle Butler-Emmet 21-15, 21-10. In the Men’s Single, Anuoluwapo Opeyori beat Ruan Snyman 21-12, 21-14, while Dorcas Adesokan defeated Johanita Scholtz 21-13, 21-15 in the Women’s Singles In the Men’s Double, the duo of Opeyori and Olofua dispatched Von Bodenstein and Jared Elliot 21-16, 21-17, while Deborah Ukeh and Adesokan scored a major victory 21-19, 21-14 over Elme De Villiers and Butler-Emmet to complete the 5-0 rout of the South Africans. In some other games played, Alge...
Russia To Deport World Cup Migrants From Nigeria, Other Countries
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Russia To Deport World Cup Migrants From Nigeria, Other Countries

In a cramped apartment on the outskirts of Moscow, Lamin has little more than the clothes and the Bible he brought with him when he came to Russia on a temporary World Cup visa last summer. The 23-year-old Gambian shares the two-bedroom flat with nine other people — the youngest a newborn baby girl, the daughter of a Congolese flatmate. Like thousands of other Africans, Lamin came to Russia during the 2018 tournament on a “Fan ID” that allowed spectators to bypass the country’s usual visa requirements. While most came purely to watch the football, others had plans to stay on and find work. Some believed they could claim asylum in Russia or that the country would be a stepping-stone to life in Europe. But eight months after the World Cup, their hopes have been dashed and th...
‘Africans Are Disgusting, I Have No Respect For Africa’ – American Singer, IceJJFish
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‘Africans Are Disgusting, I Have No Respect For Africa’ – American Singer, IceJJFish

A Black American singer Ice JJ has opened up about his feeling towards Africans, whom he regarded as disgusting beings. The controversial singer made this known via a post on his twitter page, where he berated Africans for being barbaric and serving diverse fake gods He wrote: I have no respect for Africa, you guys murdered countless of people because of clans, promote fake gods, promote sex without marriage. What good is there? U are disgusting people! He then went further to blast black people for not showing love to one another Black people are literally terrible people they don’t like to see their own people live life. They rather not see u exist.. wanting to fight for no reason because ur in their air space. Wanting to show off for the girls.
“Africa Is Just A Cemetery For Africans” – President Vladimir Putin
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“Africa Is Just A Cemetery For Africans” – President Vladimir Putin

Russian President, Vladimir Putin has declared that Africa is a cemetery for Africans and here are his reasons. He said: “When an African becomes rich, his bank accounts are in Switzerland. He travels to France for Medical treatment. He invests in Germany. He buys from Dubai. He consumes Chinese. He prays in Rome or Mecca. His children study in Europe. He travels to Canada, USA, Europe for tourism. If he die, he will be buried in his native country of Africa. Africa is just a cemetery for Africans. How could a cemetery be developed?” ~Putin Asks!
LIBYA VS NIGERIA: Eagles’ Chartered Flight Off 8am Today
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LIBYA VS NIGERIA: Eagles’ Chartered Flight Off 8am Today

Tomorrow’s 2019 AFCON reverse clash between Libya and Nigeria will kick off by 7pm, while the Super Eagles will fly out to Tunisia from Uyo by 8am on a chartered flight. Nigeria vs Libya Officials in Sfax, Tunisia, further informed that the weather is normal with temperature between 20 and 27 degrees. Nigeria trounced Libya 4-0 Saturday in Uyo to move to second in Group E on six points from three matches. Eagles Presents Special World Cup Ball To Governor Udom Should the North Africans avenge this loss, they will topple the Eagles from the second spot.
Ethiopia Announces Visa On Arrival For African Travelers
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Ethiopia Announces Visa On Arrival For African Travelers

Africans who wish to see other parts of Africa can rejoice as Ethiopia has announced it will start giving visa to African travelers on arrival. Punch reports that the Ethiopian President, Mulatu Teshome, shared the news with the parliament. The move is said to be a part of Ethiopia’s contribution to the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement. Other African countries are expected to make the same move by 2023. The news will come as a respite after Tanzania earlier in the week announced that it will no longer issue visa on arrival to nationals of some African countries, including Nigeria.
President Buhari Calls On Africans In The Diaspora To Come Up With Anti-Corruption Measures
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President Buhari Calls On Africans In The Diaspora To Come Up With Anti-Corruption Measures

President Buhari today in New York called on Africans in the Diaspora to come up with suggestions on how to curtail the menace of corruption on the continent. Addressing participants at the High Level Media Launch on “Illicit Financial Flows and the Fight against Corruption: Curbing the Existence of Safe Havens – the Role of Africans in the Fight against Corruption,” organised by the NEPAD/APRM Nigeria on the margins of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, the President also enjoined them to support measures against “Safe Havens” for illicit financial outflows from Africa. Describing corruption as a “cancer” which required global efforts to contain, President Buhari recalled that the negative impact of corruption on the continent informed the “resolve of Afric...
Fifpro Announces Nominees For 2018 FIFA World XI…And Two Africans Made The List
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Fifpro Announces Nominees For 2018 FIFA World XI…And Two Africans Made The List

FIFPro has announced the 55 nominees for the 2018 FIFA World XI, and two Africans made the list.   The list revealed on Monday has 5 Goalkeepers, 20 Defenders, 15 Midfielders together with 15 strikers, and from the nominees, one goalkeeper, four defenders, three midfielders and three forwards will make up 2018 FIFA World XI. See the full list below. FIFPRO  WORLD XI FORWARD NOMINEES Karim Benzema – France, Real Madrid Edinson Cavani – Uruguay, Paris Saint-Germain Paulo Dybala – Juventus, Argentina Antoine Griezmann – France, Atletico Madrid Harry Kane – England, Tottenham Robert Lewandowski – Poland, Bayern Munich Romelu Lukaku – Belgium, Manchester United Mario Mandzukic – Croatia, Juventus Sadio Mane – Senegal, Liverpool Kylian Mbappe – Fran...
Davido, Falz, Ahmed Musa, Others Named Among 100 Most Influential Young Africans
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Davido, Falz, Ahmed Musa, Others Named Among 100 Most Influential Young Africans

Nigerian artistes Davido, FalzTheBahdGuy and some other influential Nigerians have been listed on the 2018 100 Most Influential Young Africans. The list which has 90 new entrants includes footballers Victor Moses and Ahmed Musa and also gospel artiste, Frank Edwards. According to the founding president of the Africa Youth Awards, Prince Akpah, the list recognises frontrunners in different industries in Africa and globally. This year, 43 females make the list alongside 10 returnees. The list was compiled by Africa Youths Awards. See the list below: ABD Traore Abdellah Mallek Adeola Fayehun Ahmed Musa Akwasi Frimpon AliKiba Ama Duncan Amina Rabar Amy Sarr Fall Ancillar Mangena-Nombewu Anita Adetola Adetoye Âurea Mouzinho Aya Chebbi Bamai Namata Bogolo Kenewendo B...
Outrage On Social Media As Man Hires A White Man To Play Jesus During Palm Sunday
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Outrage On Social Media As Man Hires A White Man To Play Jesus During Palm Sunday

There is serious online debate and outrage going on right now after a White man was allegedly hired by a church to play the role of Jesus Christ for Palm Sunday celebration at Munyonyo Martyrs Shrine in Kampala, Uganda. This year’s Palm Sunday, which is the start of the Holy Week and the day Christians celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, one week before he was crucified, received criticism from people who accused the organizers of projecting the image that Africans are inferior. See the reactions below:
#BBNaija 2018: “How I Lost My Job At 19” – Ifu Ennada Reveals
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#BBNaija 2018: “How I Lost My Job At 19” – Ifu Ennada Reveals

Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate, Ifu Ennada, on Tuesday disclosed why she lost her first job at the age of 19. Ennada, who won the Roc-Da-Mat challenge together with her partner Leo, said at the age of 19, she refused sexual advances from her former boss. In a chat with fellow housemates, Teddy A and Lolu, she revealed that her refusal led to her losing her job. She said, “My first job at 19 was lost because I refused sexual relationship with my former boss, funny enough he is late now.” Recall that Ennada alongside her partner, Leo survived Sunday’s eviction. In another news, Ahneeka who just recently evicted from the ongoing Big Brother Naija reality game has just written a heartfelt message of appreciation to Nigerians and Africans for their support during her time in th...
Forbes Magazine Names Dangote The Richest Black Man In The World
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Forbes Magazine Names Dangote The Richest Black Man In The World

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has been named by Forbes Magazine as richest black billionaire in the world. The cement industrialist is said to be worth $12.2billion Dangote, who was not the only Nigerian to make the list, was placed on 1st position. Other Nigerian billionaires like Mike Adenuga and Folorunsho Alakija also graced the list. See Forbes world’s top ten the black billionaires: 1. Aliko Dangote: $12,2 billion. Dangote is the undisputed richest person in Africa, he also happens to be the richest black person in the world. He founded the Dangote Group 35 years ago and still serves as its CEO and president. The vast majority of his wealth is derived from Dangote Cement. Dangote is an active philanthropist and focuses his charity work on education, agriculture a...
Africans In Israel Paint Their Faces White To Protest Deportation
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Africans In Israel Paint Their Faces White To Protest Deportation

Africans in Israel have been given "deportation notices" and those who failed to leave were imprisoned at the Saharonim prison in the south of Israel. To protest the deportation, inmates at the Holot prison in the Negev desert first embarked on a hunger strike. African migrants also went out into the streets, protesting in front of embassies like that of Rwanda, and hoping to pressure officials to end their expulsion. Africans involved in the demonstration painted their faces white, suggesting they were being sent into danger because Israel didn’t believe their black lives mattered. The protesters carried placards on which was written words like, "Now I'm White. Will you deport me?", "Do Black lives matter?", and "Deported to death because I'm Black". The government of Israel has ...
Christian Men Can Marry More Than One Wife, No Bible Verse Is Against Polygamy – Pastor
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Christian Men Can Marry More Than One Wife, No Bible Verse Is Against Polygamy – Pastor

Rev Vincent Mulwa, a theologian and G.O of Christ Pilgrim Restoration Centre, Kenya, has come out to challenge the widely-held Christian doctrine that men should only marry one wife. In an interview with Kenya’s The Daily Nation, Rev. Mulwa said Africans bought the world views of European missionaries who brought Christianity into Africa and abandoned polygamy, a practice that was rife even among the people who lived during biblical times. Rev Mulwa said he wants Christian leaders to review teachings on monogamous marriages, claiming there is no verse in the Bible supporting it. He says this is necessary to “save a generation of women who are ageing in church without husbands”. Rev Mulwa added; “I have been in the ministry for 38 years, preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ but...
Leave Now Or Face Jail, Israel Tells African Migrants
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Leave Now Or Face Jail, Israel Tells African Migrants

Israel began warning thousands of African migrants Sunday that they must leave by the end of March, officials said, under a plan that could see them jailed if they refuse. On January 3, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced implementation of a plan to deport about 38,000 migrants who had entered the country illegally, mainly Eritreans and Sudanese. The controversial plan gives them until the end of next month to leave voluntarily or face jail and eventual expulsion. Immigration authority spokeswoman Sabine Haddad said that officials began issuing migrants letters on Sunday advising them that they had 60 days in which to leave the country voluntarily. For now, the notices are being given only to men without families, officials said.
Segun Odegbami: George Weah’s Election A Big Lesson For Nigeria
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Segun Odegbami: George Weah’s Election A Big Lesson For Nigeria

 It is clear as the election of football icon, George Opong Weah, as President of Liberia in a run-off poll conducted December 26 has a “very serious implication” for Africans all over the world, former Nigeria international, Chief Segun Odegbami, has said. Reacting to the result of the poll, Thursday, Odegbami enthused, “Weah’s election is of very serious implication for the world and Nigeria, in particular where sports is ranked very low – indeed, below 40 in our priority list.” He said, George Weah played football and won everything conceivable. But as a man concerned about the poor condition of his people, he decided to assume the leadership of his country, and the people accorded him that recognition by giving him their mandate. He is a shining example of how sports has the powe...
25,000 Nigerians Held In Slave And Sex Camps In Libya In 2017- NAPTIP Chief Julie Okah-Donli
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25,000 Nigerians Held In Slave And Sex Camps In Libya In 2017- NAPTIP Chief Julie Okah-Donli

The Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, has disclosed that more than 25,000 Nigerians have been held in slave and sex camps in Libya Okah-Donli made this known while defending the agency’s 2018 budget before the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters on Tuesday. She said of the figure, about 5000 of the victims were repatriated within the period. ”A large number of Nigerians have also been returned from other countries in Europe and Africa. ”All these people need to be properly received, profiled and assisted. ”NAPTIP has been working in conjunction with other governmental and non governmental agencies such as NEMA, International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and others to provide h...
“Marry A Kenyan And Get Visa On Arrival”- President Kenyatta Tells Africans
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“Marry A Kenyan And Get Visa On Arrival”- President Kenyatta Tells Africans

Kenya President, Uhuru Kenyatta said on Tuesday that any African can get a visa on arrival in Kenya, and will be free to settle in the country if they marry a Kenyan. The president stated this during his inauguration address after being sworn-in for a second term in office, saying the move was designed to cement African ties. “If you wish and find a willing partner, you can marry and settle in Kenya,” “This commitment we make again with no requirement for reciprocity.” Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta is a Kenyan politician and the fourth president of the Republic of Kenya. He served as the Member of Parliament for Gatundu South from 2002 to 2013.
Check Out This Beautiful Blue-Eyes Little Boy Who Suffers From Vitiligo “Photos”
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Check Out This Beautiful Blue-Eyes Little Boy Who Suffers From Vitiligo “Photos”

Check out these really cute photos of a little boy that is currently trending online due to his beautiful blue eyes and skin condition. The young boy suffers from Vitiligo which is a long-term skin condition which leads to loss of pigment. These pictures circulating online show a little boy who suffers from the condition, but it doesn’t make him look any less beautiful. His must be a really rare case because his eyes are blue, which isn’t common among Africans.
M.I. Sues US Rapper Nas For Not Delivering Verse After Getting Paid $50,000
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M.I. Sues US Rapper Nas For Not Delivering Verse After Getting Paid $50,000

Chocolate City and rapper Jude ‘M.I.’ Abaga are dragging his veteran American counterpart Nasir ‘Nas’ Jones to court. According to documents filed at the New York state Supreme Court, M.I. Abaga and Nas had agreed on a collaboration way back in 2013 for the song ‘Man’ meant for ‘The Chairman’ album. Nas did deliver a verse but M.I. Abaga was not satisfied “with the lyrical content and quality” so Chocolate city asked for a re-do. This was after a $45,000 payment was made to Nas with an agent getting an extra $5,000. Specifically, Nas was required to mention to following on the song: Chocolate city, M.I., Nigeria, Queens, New York, Mandela, Trayvon Martins, Africans and the struggle of African Americans. Nas never delivered the new verse so Chocolate city is in court now hopi...
AfDB Chief Akinwumi Adesina, Others Call For Global Action To Save African Crops
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AfDB Chief Akinwumi Adesina, Others Call For Global Action To Save African Crops

The world’s anti-hunger organizations have an opportunity to prevent widespread destruction of African crops by stopping the spread of an insect, warn three of the most respected thinkers on international agriculture. However, the international community must act swiftly, in cooperation, and on a large scale to do so. The fall armyworm reportedly has a foothold in 28 nations in Africa, and it feeds on crops that include maize, which more than 200 million Africans depend on for food security. “The armyworm is a clear and present danger,” said Akinwumi Adesina, who will be inducted as the 2017 World Food Prize winner on October 19 in Des Moines, Iowa. “Doing nothing is not an option. What we need are urgent actions to support Africa, to rapidly address this real threat to its food secu...
Five Arrested In Delhi Over Assault On Nigerian National
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Five Arrested In Delhi Over Assault On Nigerian National

Police in the Indian capital Delhi have arrested five people after a video circulated showing what appears to be a mob severely beating a Nigerian man. They have also detained the Nigerian, whom some residents accused of theft. The video shows four or five men using sticks to beat a man of African appearance who has been tied to a post. There was a spate of attacks on African nationals living in India last year, including one in which a Congolese man was beaten to death in Delhi. Police said the latest incident happened on 24 September, and the Nigerian victim was also arrested due to a theft allegation. A resident of the Savitri Nagar neighbourhood claimed the man broke into his house and tried to steal valuables from his room, police said. “It is a case of attempted bur...
Dencia Slams People Who Criticized Her ‘IVF Is Not A Miracle’ Statement
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Dencia Slams People Who Criticized Her ‘IVF Is Not A Miracle’ Statement

A day ago, Dencia took to her snapchat page to state that Africans like to mislead others a lot by not disclosing the simple truth about minor issues. She based her argument on women in their 40s and 50s having twins or triplets through an IVF procedure, but later coming out to claim it was a miracle from God rather than credit their Doctors. When it gained attention, she was criticized by a lot of people who insisted that a successful IVF procedure during out successful is a miracle, considering that a lot of people have done it countlessly and it failed. Dencia has now responded!
UN Urges Europe To Help Italy With Refugee ‘Tragedy’
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UN Urges Europe To Help Italy With Refugee ‘Tragedy’

The UN refugee agency is putting pressure on Europe to help Italy defuse the "unfolding tragedy" of tens of thousands of migrants and refugees flooding its shores. The move comes as interior ministers of France, Germany and Italy prepare to meet in Paris on Sunday to discuss a "coordinated approach" to help Rome. Italy needs more international support to cope with a growing number of people who have braved a perilous Mediterranean crossing to reach Europe this year, Filippo Grandi, the UN high commissioner for refugees, said on Saturday in a statement. "What is happening in front of our eyes in Italy is an unfolding tragedy. "In the course of last weekend, 12,600 migrants and refugees arrived on its shores, and an estimated 2,030 have lost their lives in the Mediterranean since...
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Evans Can Still Beat Kidnapping Charges In Court

Kidnappers kill directly politicians murder us indirectly! It is easier for kidnappers, politicians, pastors and imams to enter the kingdom of God like a camel would through the tiny hole of a needle than those of you doubting if the notorious kidnappers can or cannot get justice in court of law. Some of you have forgotten that in a democracy such as ours, the rule of law must hold. A man must be presumed innocent until he is proven guilty beyond any reasonable doubt. Some of you are unaware that there is judge shopping by which a case is pushed to some judge whose philosophy, disposition and needs are well known to trusted Senior Advocates to push. It will also help if a Queens Counsel is flown from London to complement many lawyers that will overwhelm, not the judge, but public show. ...