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Review: "Str8 Up" by Phlow

This week, I had the pleasure to review a song called “Str8 Up” by a Lagos based female hip hop artist: Phlow. She’s apart of Str8Buttah Productions crew and has a lot of other work out like her EP, “Mind, Body & Phlow”, her upcoming LP “Flux” and consistently features DJ Teck-Zilla who helps with instrumentals in most of her work. 262 more words

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Lessons in the pursuit of industrial development by African governments

Over the next few days, I shall engage with 49 future policy leaders from across the world to deliberate on some of the world’s biggest issues. 84 more words

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#PullItDownNow! Black Twitter Blasts Nivea For Skin-Lightening Lotion Ad

Clearly Nivea didn’t learn a damn thing from Dove’s little fiasco over a week ago!

On Wednesday, a commercial and print ad surfaced online featuring a new skin lightening lotion the body care company sells in Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon and Senegal, … 697 more words

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Algeria's Said Chitour - spy or journalist?

The family of Algerian journalist Said Chitour has been desperately trying to secure his release since he was arrested on espionage charges after visiting Spain, writes the BBC’s Lucy Ash. 22 more words


Kenyan Election Official Fears New Vote Won’t Be Credible

NAIROBI, Kenya — After his fellow commissioner fled the country, citing threats to her life, Kenya’s top election official on Wednesday accused the nation’s political parties of undermining the country’s stability and wa… 10 more words


Events: Mr and Miss Teen Ghana UK

This Saturday the 21st October sees the first edition of the Mr & Miss Teen Ghana UK.

The 1st edition of Mr & Miss Teen Ghana UK, a non profit organisation with the central theme of youth empowerment and encouragement on young businesses. 181 more words


Ethiopia army banned from Oromia-Somali areas amid peace efforts

The Ethiopian government has disclosed that the army has effectively been banned from playing any role in the search for peace in a boundary crisis between the Oromia and Somali regional states. 258 more words

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