News: An Instagram influencer failed to sell 36 t-shirts to her 2 million followers and the internet has thoughts

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An Instagram influencer has started a debate on social media after she failed to sell 36 shirts despite having 2 million followers online. 18-year-old Arii has managed to establish herself as a key influencer on Instagram by relying on brand endorsements and partnerships to live her privileged lifestyle. Many of her posts are just simple images of herself wearing a […]

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News: How a company created a fake instagram star to promote its Brand

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Not that long ago, my husband and I were driving in West Hollywood, and we passed Paul Smith’s Instagram famous pink walls. A crowd of people were milling around the parking lot. “What’s going on there?” David asked. “What are they waiting in line for?” “Oh nothing,” I said. “They’re just waiting to take pictures in front of that wall.” […]

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Africa: Chiwetalu Agu Slams Gideon Okeke for disrespect

Chiwetalu Agu Slams Gideon Okeke for disrespect By Chigozie Chukwuemeka Gideon Okeke is a Nollywood actor who became the darling of many movie buffs after playing Phillip Ade Williams in the Nigerian movie series Tinsel. A few days ago on Instagram, Gideon Okeke called out veteran actor, Chiwetalu Agu for his use of vulgar slangs in his movies stating that […]

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Africa: Hope in a season of angst – Prof. Pat Utomi

In a country never more divided since the end of a bitter civil war nearly 47 years ago and in which its economic managers have snatched depression from the jaws of growth, it is a challenge to reflect on prospects, at Landmark anniversaries. One reality stands naked though: To resent truth is to harvest untruth. Yet comfort with untruth yields […]

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Racism in Turkey? Samuel Eto’o suspended by his club for his Instagram post

Cameroon football star and former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o has been dropped by his club, Antalyaspor, after he claimed on social media that people didn’t respect him because of his skin colour. According to AFP, the Turkish top flight said that Eto’o would be left out of the squad until further notice in a bitter row over comments on social […]

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Police settle Wizkid, Linda Ikeji’s squabble

Music star, Ayo Balogun, otherwise known as Wizkid, yesterday reported at the Lagos State Police Command, following allegation from popular blogger, Linda Ikeja, that he threatened her life. Ikeji filed a threat to life compliant against Wizkid after he threatened to send his teenage cousin to beat her. Ikeji said she resorted to reporting to police, because threat to women […]

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I recorded 90% of my album during pregnancy – Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage has never hidden how proud she is to have her baby, Jamal. The talented singer, in this interview with OLUSHOLA RICKETTS, speaks about her child, the chemistry she shares with Dr. SID and how she intends to remain relevant despite motherhood. How has it been since releasing your album, R.E.D? I have been going to a lot of […]

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Kente Bikini rave catches on in America

Photos featuring a set of Black models have gone viral after being shared on Twitter April 23 and 24. Model Cole Woods shared two pictures of her posing on the beach with other Black models. In one image, two women laugh in the sand, their curly afros framing their faces. Another image depicts three women gazing into the camera as […]

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Cape Town wins favourite city in the world for UK and European Traveller

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The Telegraph’s annual travel survey, based on 75 000 responses from British and European travellers, has named Cape Town its readers’ favourite city in the world for the fourth consecutive year, pipping Venice, Italy and Vancouver to the top spot. The survey by the British newspaper is recognised as the most comprehensive and reliable travel review by British tourists. South […]

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The Raging Saga of Tiwa Savage and her Husband

Nigerians are still sharply divided along emotional lines since the story of the marriage saga of popular pop singer Tiwa Savage and her husband cum manager, Tee Billz spilled on social media. While some diehard fan of Tiwa Savage took a swipe at Tee Billz for failing to play his role as a husband, others are of the opinion that […]

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