Africa : Chinese embassy frustrating young Nigerian Photographer honoured by UNDP

Chinese embassy frustrating young Nigerian Photographer honoured by UNDP By Friday Nwosu The hope of participating in the United Nation’s Development Programme (UNDP) may gradually be slipping away for a Nigerian, Ekpa, Idorenyin Okon, a winner of UNDP Global Goal Contest. Ekpa, Idorenyin Okon, an indigene of Cross Rivers State, Calabar, is one of the 17 people selected across the […]

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Africa: Couple grabbed for selling “wee” light soup

A dawn swoop by the Ashaiman Divisional Police Command on Friday led to the arrest of a couple accused of using cannabis (wee) in the preparation of light soup in their chop bar. The couple who operate a drinking spot at New York in the Kpone Katamanso District were arrested for allegedly selling narcotic drugs to the public. Their soup […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian starts Flights to New York-Newark

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, has announced that it has commenced scheduled thrice weekly flights to New York-Newark from Addis Ababa on 3rd of July 2016, via Lomé, Togo. Ethiopian deployed the modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner on this route, which not only offers unparalleled onboard comfort to passengers, but is also the world’s most environmentally friendly aircraft […]

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Tiwa Savage: I fed, clothed TeeBillz, I’m done with him

The Nigerian showbiz industry recorded one of its most extravagant wedding ceremonies of all time on April 26, 2014. And the white-wedding (as the traditional phase had held a couple of months before) which held at the luxurious Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Dubai, was between Nigerian singing sensation and super diva, Tiwa Savage, 35 and Tunji Balogun in his late […]

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Durban seeks to Reinvent itself after INDABA 2016

By 2020 the eThekwini municipality would have invested more than R10-billion in Durban since 2010 in a bid to make the city as attractive to tourists as New York, London and Sydney. Phillip Sithole, the chief executive of Durban Tourism, who took part in a panel discussion live on CNBC Africa at the 2016 Tourism Indaba on Monday entitled “Durban’s […]

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CNN’S Richard Quest to anchor Indaba ministerial platform

By Sebidde Kiryowa, Solomon Oleny Uganda might have a chance to showcase her offerings through the world media at the Minister’s Media Talk during this coming weekend’s global tourism expo, INDABA 2016, in Durban, South Africa. The highly anticipated Minister’s Media Talk, a panel discussion that will feature South African tourism minister, Derek Hanekom, global and African tourism experts, as well […]

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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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How I Got Ex-President Jonathan To Premiere My Movie – Omoni Oboli (Nigeria Actress)

Omoni Oboli, a budding movie producer and seasoned actress with claim to fame from her roles in Figurine and Anchor Baby has also inched a few miles further to become a notable director. Her debut effort in directing was with the popular movie entitled Being Mrs. Elliot. Following that successful outing, Oboli confirmed her reputation as a director with another […]

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Nigerian Airlines may ground flights as fuel scarcity bits harder

airport terminals

By Chinedu Eze Nigerian Airline operators have urged passengers to expect more delays or cancelled flights as the scarcity of aviation fuel, known as Jet A1, bites harder, adding that scheduled operations may stop altogether, unless more fuel is delivered in the next few days. Since last week, domestic airlines have faced severe challenges sourcing aviation fuel for their scheduled […]

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Igbos, most brilliant black Africa race –US report

A United States academic report for 2015 has suggested that the Igbo of South Eastern Nigeria are the most brilliant black Africa race. According to the report: “a search through the promotional materials of school for a black student – all schools and colleges would always show some black faces in their promotional materials if they have any – reveals […]

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