Africa: I’m Using Photography to Document Nigeria- Dayo Adedayo

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Dayo Adedayo is an independent documentary photographer and a cultural anthropologist pursuing long-form visual narratives on Nigeria. Through his works, Nigeria has been placed on the global map. Having traversed, captured and documented over 10 out of 36 Nigerian states in over 30 years, he knows that Nigeria is the best-kept secret to the world. In this interview, he tells […]

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News: This is South Africa’s most hijacked car

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Volkswagen remains the most hijacked passenger vehicle brand in South Africa. This is according to Ctrack, a global supplier of vehicle tracking, insurance telematics and fleet management solutions. It compiled a report based on its hijacking and crime statistics and VW came out on top as the most hijacked vehicle brand in the country followed by Toyota, Ford, Citroen and […]

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News: Church, Islamic, Political Leaders Want TB Joshua Banned In Israel, Reject His Crusade

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Churches, Islamic clerics and political groups in Nazareth, the largest city in the northern district of Israel, have joined forces against a two-day crusade being planned by Nigerian preacher, TB Joshua, at Mount Precipice. The churches and Islamic leaders want Joshua banned from preaching in Israel and called for the cancellation of the planned crusade, Israeli’s popular newspaper, Haaretz, reports […]

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News: African and West Indian Christians Are Changing the UK Church

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The number of churches continues to drop in the UK. As CT reported last month, there are only 39,000 congregations left in the country, a quarter drop from 20 years ago. But despite churches increasingly closing their doors and the number of people attending church falling, this bad news isn’t across the board. For Black Majority Churches, the numbers actually […]

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Africa: Ghanaian varsity sacks Nigerian professor over ‘inciteful comments’

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The University of Education, Winneba, Ghana, has sacked its visiting Nigerian lecturer, Prof. Augustine Uzoma Nwagbara, over comments he made in a video that has since gone viral. In a statement on its website on Wednesday, the university said, it took exceptions to the comments made by the professor in the viral video. The statement titled, ‘Prof. Augustine Uzoma Nwagbara […]

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Africa: Nigerian traders desert Suame Magazine after closure of shops

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A number of Nigerian traders have deserted Suame Magazine in Kumasi after over fifty of their shops were closed down over their involvement in local retail trade. A taskforce from the Trade Ministry in 2018 met leadership of the Ghana Union of Traders Association and the Nigerian Union Traders Association to address the disagreements between the two parties with little […]

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Africa: Katika – an app for black-owned businesses launches in SA

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The Katika app, which is a two-in-one marketplace and directory that allows users to find and connect with black-owned businesses will officially launch in South Africa on 30th June. According to IT Web, Katika is derived from the Swahili word meaning inclusive, and has 28 categories to choose from, ranging from food and drink to professional services, health and medicine, […]

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Africa: Visa Waiver Agreement Between Jamaica and Ghana to be Implemented

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Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness says a visa waiver agreement is to be implemented between Jamaica and Ghana. Mr. Holness said the Foreign Affairs Ministers of both countries have been mandated to negotiate and conclude the agreement. The Prime Minister was issuing a press statement at Jamaica House on Saturday (June 15) along with President of the Republic […]

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News: Rumoured student visa ban is fake news, says US Embassy

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The United States Mission in Nigeria has debunked the rumour that it’s no longer issuing student visa to Nigerians. The media was buzzing with news of the banned visa for Nigerian students. But on its verified Twitter handle, @USEmbassyAbuja, the mission wrote, “#FakeNews Alert! Be advised, reports of Student Visa ban for Nigerians is false. If you have seen such […]

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