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MEET EMMANUEL OKORO “EMMY KASBIT”, DESIGNER OF THERESA MAY’S JACKET

The custom-made Akwete jacket is from Emmy Kasbit’s Spring 18 Collection. The fashion community has not stopped talking about it and so have Nigerians. The lucky designer, real name Emmanuel

AFRICAN CINEMA: WHICH WAY TO GO?

I spent some time in South Africa, first as an invited guest lecturer at the University of Limpopo, Teaching Directing and Filmmaking to 3rd and 4th years as well as

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LEGENDARY SINGER-SONGWRITER KHAIRA ARBY FROM MALI HAS DIED AT HOSPITAL IN BAMAKO

The legendary singer-songwriter Khaira Arby from Mali has died at hospital in Bamako, aged 59. A native of the northern city of Timbuktu, she was a staunch campaigner for peace

HAKEEM KAE-KAZIM – TRUE AFRICAN HOLLYWOOD GEM

In Hollywood today, there are several famous blacks that are excellent in their craft including those of Nigerian descent. One of such actors is Hakeem Kae-Kazim. When we talk about

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ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA GIRLS WIN AWARD IN TECH-NOVATION IN THE USA

The five Anambra girls from Regina Pacis Secondary School Onitsha who represented Nigeria and Africa at the World Technovation Challenge in the Silicon Valley in San Francisco, US last night

TEN YEAR OLD “ADAEZE OGECHI UGWU” LAUNCHES BOOK IN SOUTH AFRICA

Adaeze Ogechi Ugwu was born on the 22 July 2008. She lives in South Africa with her parents and two brothers. Ada (as she is fondly known) is currently in

THE HYENA MEN OF NIGERIA : PIETER HUGO’S BEST PHOTOGRAPH

I first learned about Nigeria’s “hyena men” in 2005, thanks to a picture that had gone viral. The caption said they were debt collectors in Lagos. I knew I had

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PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON -I LIKE NIGERIA A LOT. IT’S AN APPEALING COUNTRY

French President Emmanuel Macron met with his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja before taking off his jacket and tie in Lagos to celebrate African culture. Macron’s high-voltage

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PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON BEGINS NIGERIA VISIT WITH TRIP TO FAMED AFRIKA SHRINE

France’s president on Tuesday visited a nightclub founded by legendary Nigerian Afrobeat star Fela Kuti which has a reputation as a hedonistic haven filled with frenetic music, scantily clad podium

PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON TO VISIT FELA KUTI’S NEW AFRIKA SHRINE DURING VISIT TO NIGERIA

French leader Emmanuel Macron will on Tuesday visit a nightclub founded by Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti, becoming the first “real president” to enter a venue synonymous with marijuana smoke,