UNWTO to help Nigeria relaunch its Tourism as Presidential Council on Tourism comes back

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TALEB Rifar secretary-general of the UN World Tourism Agency UNWTO, has hailed the demonstration of political will by the Nigerian government to move tourism forward in the country. ”There is the existence of political will and we can feel it from outside (the country),” Rifai said on Tuesday at the opening of a two-day meeting with Lai Mohammed, minister of […]

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African Heritage: Black Brazillians on Street March in Florianopolis for equal rights

As we’ve written in numerous posts, the past few decades have seen tremendous changes in the consciousness of Brazil’s black population. The giant is waking up! Of course, Brazil has long been taunted as having the largest population of African descent outside of Africa for decades, but this figure (51% of the population) doesn’t mean that all of this population […]

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Chibok girl shocker: I want to go back to Boko Haram

…people call me Boko Haram wife, criminal ..They rejected me, were happy when my child died A girl, identified simply as Zara, who was abducted by Boko Haram but was later rescued by the Nigerian Army has expressed her willingness to join the terror group because of the stigma she is now experiencing after she was reunited with her family. […]

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Kenyan Terror survivor marries Soldier who saved her 4months after

A former Garissa University student married a soldier who came to her rescue during the Al Shabaab attack on the campus that killed 148 people. 21-year-old Maureen Mayengo had been hidding in a closet for 12 hours when a contigent of the Kenya Defence Forces troops found her. Among the soldiers was 25-year-old Ivan Okello based at Lanet, who married […]

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40 Years After Entebbe, Israeli PM Is visiting Africa: Bibi Plans First Official Tour

Defeating Islamist extremism is the Israel-Africa bond, says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who plans this year to visit Uganda, Kenya and possibly other African countries on the first official visit by a sitting Israeli head of state since 1987. He plans to time his visit around the 40th anniversary of the Entebbe raid, a counter-terror, hostage-rescue mission that took […]

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