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Golden Destruction: Ikeja Bomb Blast.

– By Gabrielle

Nigeria is a peaceful country. She is calm like a dove and fertile like a virgin land. Little wonder her flag has white for the calm and green for her rich fertility. 553 more words


Monocle: Eritrea and the Mediterranean Crisis

In recent months I’ve spent time documenting the migrant and refugee crisis currently afflicting most of country’s on the Mediterranean rim, with implications far beyond the shoreline. 157 more words

Zambia: ZESCO load shedding creates Lusaka Water rationing

Story from the Lusaka Voice Website

The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company has started in all parts of the province due to load shedding.

………….the company has however placed smaller sized pumps on diesel powered generators while all major distribution points requiring high amounts of power will remain affected.  9 more words


African 5 Most Beautiful Girls Of 2014

2014 was a great year for girls to participate in so many beauty competitions. As you know there’s always a winner in every competition. The following list is made of 5 first girls who should have or who represented Africa in different beauty competitions. 41 more words


End of Year

Today is the last day of term, the year has shot by. The students left yesterday but staff are in today. Those leaving are clearing out, those staying like me are tidying up. 207 more words


Jacob Zuma’s record suggests erosion of democracy

The handling of a variety of recent controversies in South Africa by the African National Congress-led government has given rise to the notion on many public forums that democracy here is on the ropes. 733 more words



One of my favourite things about living in Nigeria is Nigerian Twitter. It is everything. If you don’t know, get to know, fast and thank me later. 799 more words