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January 19, 2018 1:29 AM Shithole comment: Can we blame Trump?

week’s comment by unpredictable and irreverent American President, Donald Trump describing African countries and Haiti as shithole countries has generated and is still generating heated debates on social media and across the country. Ripples generated by Trump’s remarks cut across other African countries and extend to the American societies. Many have picked 17

January 18, 2018 10:14 AM FIFA World Ranking: Nigeria Maintain 51st Position, 9th In Africa

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have maintained their 51st position in the latest Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Coca Cola World Ranking released on Thursday. But the Super Eagles’ two other World Cup group opponents, Croatia and Iceland moved up two places. Croatia stepped up to 15th, while debutant Iceland moved two places to 20th. Super 21

January 17, 2018 10:13 AM US Secretary Of State Comes To Trumps Rescue Over “Shithole Country Saga”

Recall that on Thursday, U.S. media reported that President Trump behind closed doors made a statement, in which he called Haiti and African states “shithole countries.” “We have very positive relationship with African nations, we share a number of security issues. “We share a number of economic development issues and I think those leaders know that the United 19

January 16, 2018 4:06 PM Gambia President, Adama Barrow visits Buhari in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja met behind closed doors with visiting Gambia’s President, Adama Barrow at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Gambian President, Barrow arrived at about 11:45am and was received by the Nigerian President, Buhari. According to the Presidency’s Twitter handle,”The Bilateral Meeting WAS concluded, followed by a press 18

January 15, 2018 1:42 PM Forbes Releases Top 10 Richest Musicians In Africa For 2017

Forbes Magazine Africa has recently0 released a compilation of its top 10 African richest musicians for the year 2017. According to the magazine, the list was put together based on the net worth, endorsement deals, album sales, awards, investment, social media influence, and so much more. From Nigeria, Don Jazzy, Wizkid and Davido was listed, but one cannot 19

January 13, 2018 9:03 PM Mugabe’s wife poisoned me, I escaped Zimbabwe via bomb-filled areas – Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has narrated his journey through landmine areas when he fled the country following his sacking by Robert Mugabe in 2017. The state-run Zimbabwe Herald reported on Saturday that Mnangagwa recounted previously unknown details of his “great escape” from Zimbabwe, during an official visit to Angola 18

January 13, 2018 12:49 PM AU Ambassadors blow hot over Trump’s alleged shithole comment

African Union Ambassadors to the UN have demanded an apology from the US President, Donald Trump for his racist remark on the people of Africa. Trump ha​d​ reportedly questioned why the US would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as “shithole countries”. But the group of over 50 nations in a statement said: “the AU expressed 21

January 11, 2018 10:18 AM Dangote tops Africa’s rich list for 7th year

Buoyed by rising stock markets and commodity prices, Africa’s billionaires are collectively wealthier than a year ago. The 23 billionaires that Forbes found in Africa – up from 21 billionaires last year — are worth a combined $75.4 billion, compared to $70 billion in January 2017. The richest African, for the seventh year in a row, is Nigerian cement 39

January 10, 2018 2:00 PM Accountant arraigned for allegedly stealing company’s N11.28m

A 33-year-old company accountant, Temitayo Akinwunmi, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged conspiracy and stealing. Akinwunmi allegedly stole N11.28m while working with Krones LCS Centres, West Africa Limited, located at Ogba, a suburb of Lagos. The prosecutor, Insp. Clifford Ogu, told the court that defendant 20

January 10, 2018 10:01 AM Pregnant South African woman bites rapist’s genitals, police say

South African Police said they are on the lookout for a man with severely injured genitalia who allegedly raped a pregnant woman, who bit him in self-defence. Local police spokesman Leonard Hlathi told newsmen on Wednesday that the woman, who was in the third month of her pregnancy, was raped at knife point. “She was rape in front of her young child 13