Category Archives: Around The World

Dreams Do Come True! Eric Obuh (Vocal Slender), Four Others Win Google Africa Connected Competition

We earlier brought you the grass-to-grace story of Eric Obuh a.k.a ‘Vocal Slender’, who moved from Ajegunle’s dumpsites to becoming a worldwide sensation in one lucky turn (if you missed it, read here) and now, Eric’s star-turn has risen a huge leap higher, as he was yesterday, Wednesday, April 2nd 2014 – alongside another Nigerian,…

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17-Year Old Ghanaian-American Kwasi Enin, Accepted To 8 American Ivy League Colleges & Universities

17-year old Kwasi Enin’s grades, SAT scores and extracurricular activities have not only put him in the national spotlight, but earned him acceptance to 8 Ivy League colleges and universities. He if the first to apply and get into Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth University, Harvard University, Princeton University, Yale University and the…

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Nigeria’s ‘Mark Zuckerburg’, Gossy Ukanwoke Featured On CNN African Start-Up For Nigeria’s First Online University

Gossy Ukanwoke, founder of Nigeria’s first private online university – Beni American University – has been called Nigeria’s Mark Zuckerburg because he – like the Facebook founder -started a social networking site called ‘Student Circle’ when he was in school. The response and audience he received in that venture sparked another big idea to create…

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Latest Ambassadors In Town! Pokello & Elikem Become Ambassadors To Africa Fashion Week Nigeria

Confirming the continental appeal and acceptance of the much talked about Africa Fashion Week (AFW), Pokello and Elikem – Big Brother Africa The Chase stars, have become ambassadors for the fashion show billed to hold between May 17 and 18, at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Africa Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN), organized by…

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Franka Asindi Joins Y! As Editorial Director, Magazine Re-Brands To Y! Africa

Franka Asindi -Chiedu Sean Obedih Y! magazine has announced that Franka Asindi (former Editor of Complete Fashion magazine and Editor at Blanck digital magazine) as the new Editorial Director. Also, award-winning entrepreneur and influential voice in the young start-up eco-system, Sean Obedih joins the team as editor-at-large. Asindi is a trained accountant with a rich…

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Hot Topics Of The Week!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this column. Maylasian Prime Minister, Najib Razak, on Monday, informed the families of those missing on flight MH370 that the plane likely crashed in the Indian Ocean west of Perth. Authorites of Bowen University, Osun State…

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Pharrell Williams Teams Up With Adidas Originals To Design A Collection

  Pharrell Williams has teamed up with Adidas Originals to design a collection that will debut this summer. The range will be created with the singer&#39s eco-friendly Bionic Yarn, which is made using plastic debris from the sea through international collective The Vortex Project. Pharrell and Adidas Originals have both been busy with collaborations as…

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