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Category Archives: Around The World

After Leaving 800 People Dead in Haiti, Hurricane Matthew Leaves 6 Dead in Florida

The death toll has doubled to 800 in Haiti that suffered the full force of the Hurricane Matthew this week. Matthew is currently battering the coastline of the US state of Florida with powerful winds, storm surges and torrential rain, leaving six people dead and more than 1 million people without power in its wake…

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Movie Producer Bolanle Austen-Peters Gives Captivating Speech at the 2016 “The Platform” Summit

In a world where people are flying to the moon, Nigerians are talking about Cassava becoming bread- Bolanle Austen-Peters. The founder of Terra Kulture and producer of the blockbuster movie 93days, Bolanle Austen-Peters was one of the speakers at the 2016 “The Platform” summit where she gave one of the most captivating speeches. Mrs. Bolanle…

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AFRIFF Boss Chioma Ude Meets Visiting Chairman of Institut Choiseul, Plans Filmmakers’ Session with Africa’s Top 100 CEOs

Mr. Ken Atete, Chairman Century Group, Mr. Pascal Lorot, Chairman of Institut Choiseul and Ms. Chioma Ude, Founder/CEO AFRIFF In recognition of the import of film business to the economy, Founder/CEO of Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), Ms. Chioma Ude, joined several African leaders who have been listed among economic influencers at an interactive session…

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CNN ‘African Start-Up’: Café Neo, Nigeria! How the Dozie Brothers are Turning Lagos into the coffee Capital of Africa 

This week, CNN ‘African Start-Up’ reports from Lagos, Nigeria, meeting two brothers looking to tap into a $98-billion-dollar industry through their own coffeehouse chain. Since founding Café Neo in 2012, brothers Ngozi and Chijoke Dozie have invested $400,000 and launched the chain in several African countries, with over 10 in Nigeria alone. Explaining how the…

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“I Was Trying To Help Someone Out I Knew For 30 Years”- Sam Allardyce After Exit as England Manager

Sam Allardyce left his role as England football team manager on Tuesday evening after agreeing with the Football Association that comments he made to undercover Daily Telegraph reporters had left his position “untenable”. The 61-year-old was appointed to the position only 67 days ago and departs by mutual agreement with just one match on his…

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Lady in Red! Kate Middleton’s Wows at Reception With Prince William on Royal Tour of Canada

Kate Middleton wowed in a bold cherry red dress on Monday night at a reception during the Royal Tour of Canada with her husband, Prince William. The Duchess of Cambridge paired the beautiful gown, which was designed by British designer Preen, with Queen Elizabeth’s diamond maple leaf broach, red heels, and a matching clutch purse.…

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Trump Loses Cool While Hillary Clinton Stays Calm During First Presidential Debate | Watch the Full Debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump tangled in an intense series of exchanges during the first presidential debate of 2016. The candidates made charges about each others’ records while defending their own careers and policy proposals. Watch the full debate below in case you missed the live broadcast.       Leave your views in comments…

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Obama opens new African American Museum amid national racial strife

Washington (AFP) – President Barack Obama hailed Saturday the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, a long-awaited testament to black suffering and triumph in the United States. Former US First Lady Laura Bush, former US President George W. Bush, First Lady Michelle Obama, and President Barack Obama The…

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