NEWS: Nigerian student, Imelme Umana becomes first black female president of Harvard Law Review

Nigerian student, Imelme Umana becomes first black female president of Harvard Law Review A Nigerian law student at Harvard University has been announced as 131st President of the Harvard Law Review (HLR). Imelme Umana becomes the first female president of the HLR and occupies a post that was held by former United States President Barack Obama, who incidentally was also […]

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Africa: Conference tourism registers another good year in Kenya

Conference tourism registers another good year in Kenya Kenya has continued to take advantage of the successes of last year’s visits by the Pope and US President Barack Obama. The country has become a top destination for high-level conferences, raising its profile in the meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE) sector. This year, Nairobi was named the leading African meetings […]

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Africa: Fake U.S. Embassy shut down in Ghana after a decade

Nigeria ease visa

Ghanaian authorities have busted a fake US embassy after operating illegally for over a decade. The embassy was busted in Accra the capital of Ghana and it is said to be ran by a criminal cartel issuing visas and executing other diplomatic tasks. It was housed in a run-down, pink two-storeyed building with a corrugated iron roof and flew a […]

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AU Membership: Why Africa must stop taking insults from Morocco

Cooperation between Africa and the Arab countries falls within an inter-continental partnership framework. The Fourth Afro-Arab Summit was held on Tuesday, 22nd November, 2016 in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea in Africa. The foundations of the summit were laid in 1977 when the first summit took place in Cairo, Egypt. In March 1977, a political declaration detailing the modalities for cooperation was […]

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African: Obama’s daughter, Mila chooses Lipopo University for studies

The daughter of US President Barack Obama, Malia Obama, graduated from high school on Friday, achieving a milestone that her parents characteristically strove to keep out of the media spotlight. Obama has said he has been dreading this day, joking that he would be wearing sunglasses to hide his tears at the ceremony. Obama however shocked all in attendance when […]

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Africa needs to trade with itself

Trade not aid. It’s an idea we hear quite a bit in reference to Africa. Last summer, when Barack Obama addressed the African Union – the first US president to do so – he made sure to bring it up: “So many Africans have told me, we don’t want just aid, we want trade that fuels progress.” And yet, while […]

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Nigeria’s Dangote Ranked among 50 Most Influential Persons in the World

President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has been named among the 50 world most influential personalities by Bloomberg, the renowned United States-based news media with bias for business and financial news reporting. The group of personalities chosen by the Bloomberg Market, consisted of CEOs, world leaders as well as religious leaders. As expected, Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and Pope Francis […]

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