Tag Archives: Africa

Africa Free Of Coronavirus As Suspected Case In Egypt Tests Negative

Africa has been declared free of coronavirus after a patient in Egypt tested negative for the deadly virus, The Cable reports. The announcement was made by the Egyptian Health Ministry and the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday February 19, barely 48 hours after the foreigner was admitted to a specially designated hospital for isolation after being revealed…

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OB Crush: Femi Aliu Of MyFarmBase Africa

Our OB Crush of this week is one man contributing his quota to the development of Agriculture in Nigeria and Africa. Femi ‘Royal’ Aliu is a tech farmer and the founder of MyFarmBase Africa, a social enterprise which uses technology to bridge the information gap in the Agricultural sector for Agribusiness owners and farmers. They provide mainly…

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Tony Elumelu Urges Global Investors In Paris To Invest In Africa And African SMEs, Says “The Time Is Now”

Tony O. Elumelu with Bruno Le Maire, French Minister of Economy and Finance Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) and Heirs Holdings, Tony O. Elumelu opened the “Ambition Africa” conference organised by the France Invest Africa Club on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, held in Paris, France.  As Elumelu…

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Patoranking Thrills At Youth Connekt Africa Summit With Outstanding Talk and Performance 

African Reggae/ Dancehall Superstar Patoranking, graced the Youth Connekt Africa Summit recently in Kigali, Rwanda, speaking briefly to over 7000 representatives from across Africa, on his take as an artist from Nigeria ; on the relationship between youths and the government . He highlighted a few issues we share as Africans relating with each other,…

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Lara Rawa Hosts Stakeholders & Partners! Highlights From Lagos Cocktail Week 2019 Press Conference

Africa’s largest cocktail experience is almost here again! Lagos Cocktail Week 2019 (LCW) is set to take place from October 16th – October 17th 2019. LCW stakeholders and partners including, Freya Doessel , Brand Manager, Fayrouz Nigerian Breweries Plc; Tiyan Alonge, Brand Ambassador, Diageo Reserve Brands; Funke Babs Kufeji, Editor-in-Chief, Thisday Style and Kola Oshalusi,…

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Denola Grey, BOJ, Odunsi & Others Join Falana As She Kicks Off ‘Chapter One Tour’

Neo-Soul and RnB artist FALANA kicked off her Chapter One Tour in Lagos at Terra Kulture last night, Friday,16th August 2019. The Falana Chapter One Tour is scheduled to hit 4 cities in Africa; Lagos, Kigali, Accra & Abuja. With the next stop being Accra, Falana is ready to “Visit Ga” and deliver mind-blowing performances to her residents. The Falana…

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OBBBNaijaSpecial: Top Moments from Nelson & Thelma #BBNaija2019 Eviction Night!

Africa’s biggest Reality TV Show, Big Brother Naija Season 4 “Pepper Dem” gave no surprises as two housemates were again evicted from the house after all the  housemates were initially up for eviction. Away from the goodbyes, there was a thrilling performance and Ebuka did end the night with something to look forward to on Tuesday.…

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Genevieve Nnaji Puts Stunning Body On Display, Mama Doesn’t Age!

Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji is easily regarded as one of the classy female celebrities in Africa. She widely known for her elegance, simplicity and class. However, she decided to heat things up after posting a photo of her stunning body, wearing a black swimsuit on a beach. Definitely something to drool on! See photo Below…

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Leading African Film Studio and International TV Network “ROK” Acquired By CANAL+ Group

ROK, the leading African film studio and international TV network, has been acquired by CANAL+ Group, comprising production, content distribution and publishing channels. As part of the transaction, IROKO Ltd will also take full control of the JV IROKO+, the #1 SVOD platform in French-speaking Africa. The move comes as CANAL+ Group looks to strengthen…

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Wizkid, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Shatta Wale and Others Feature On Beyonce’s “Lion King” Album

After initial reports that American Pop Queen, Beyonce is making an Afrobeats album, it seem as though it’s true after Queen Bey revealed the track list for her Lion King-inspired album, The Lion King: The Gift, and this time, Africa was fully represented. Scheduled to be out this Friday, July 19, The 14-song album will include several original Beyoncé…

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