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African Solutions For African Problems: Meet Safiatou Nana, Burkinabe Engineer Who Developed A Solar-Powered Irrigation System For Desert Areas In Burkina Faso

Considering how patriarchal our African society can be, one might breathe a sigh of relief and comfort when they see women taking up the mantra…

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How This Kenyan Woman Developed A Technology That Harvests Water From The Air To Solve Water Scarcity In Kenya – The Inspiring Story of Beth Koigi

When Beth Koigi moved into her university hostel in Eastern Kenya, she was terribly puzzled that the water coming out of the tap was filthy, smelly, and infested with bacteria.

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Dr Penelope Adinku
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INSPIRING! Meet Dr. Penelope Adinku: The First Female Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Ghana And The First Ghanaian Female Doctor To Perform An Open-Heart Surgery

Women like Dr Penelope Adinku, who has now become the first-ever female cardiothoracic surgeon in Ghana should be celebrated.

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Audrey Maame Esi Swatson
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Meet 25-year-old Audrey Maame Esi Swatson: Ghana’s Youngest Female Commercial Pilot

Audrey Maame Esi Swatson, 25, is Ghana’s youngest commercial pilot and one of the youngest in the world. Audrey began chasing her dream of flying when she was 18 years old.

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Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa
Posted in Education Inspiring African Stories

Meet Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa: The Youngest Person Ever To Graduate From Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and Currently The Youngest University Graduate In Ghana At Age 17

In 2021, Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa, now 18, became the youngest university graduate in Ghana at the age of 17, having graduated from one of Ghana’s best universities, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology with a degree in Mathematics

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Two days left for the 2022 African Genius Awards – Here is a step-by-step guide on how you can watch the event live

The African Genius Awards is one of the continent’s biggest accolades.

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Record number of shortlisted finalists for 2022 African Genius Awards

The 2022 African Genius Awards (AGA) shortlist of finalists includes 31 Africans working to boost the continent and its people.

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Top African Football Club Signs Sierra Leone Goalkeeper Mohamed N Kamara Alias ‘Fabianski’

The club made the announcement today on their official verified Facebook page with over 100,000 followers

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From being bullied because of her skin colour to founder of black-owned clothing line – How 15-year-old Kheris Rogers overcome bullying

At 10, Kheris Rodgers announced the launch of Flexin In My Complexion. She is currently aged fifteen (15) with every taste of positively impacting the…

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How a robbery attack led Edwin Iganji to create a security app for Kenyans

Edwin Inganji is a promising programmer who loves developing Android applications. This outstanding interest and passion for technology and IT is providing solutions to problems…

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Over 18 Million People Facing Serious Hunger In West Africa’s Sahel Region

The United Nations (UN) is warning of the possibility of severe hunger in the Sahel region in the next three months. About 18 million people…

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Ex-President Alpha Conde Travels Again For Medical Attention

The now-deposed President Alpha Condé has been granted a new stay abroad to tend to medical treatment and welfare. The spokesperson for the National Committee…

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Ronaldinho
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Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho visits Tunisia to promote tourism

Ronaldinho, the famous Brazilian footballer, arrived in Tunisia on Thursday. He’s on a mission with the Tunisian Tourism Office to showcase the country’s many offerings. The tourism industry accounted for more than 10% of the country’s GDP before Covid.

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Gabonese International Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang retires from international football

Panthers coach Patrice Neveu informed AFP on Thursday that forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has resigned from international football, a statement verified by the Gabonese Football Federation.

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Ethiopia
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Ethiopia sets to export electricity to South Sudan

Ethiopia plans to export electricity to South Sudan in order to assist in the resolution of the country’s power crisis and to promote regional integration.

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South Africa
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Outrage in South Africa as white South African student urinates on a black student’s books and laptop

After a video of a white student peeing on a black student’s computer and books went viral on social media, Stellenbosch University in the Western Cape has come under fire.

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Idrissa Gana Gueye
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Senegalese footballer Idrissa Gana Gueye is under fire for refusing to wear a rainbow jersey representing the gay community

Senegalese midfielder and Paris Saint-German player Idrissa Gana Gueye came under fire for skipping a game to support an anti-homophobia campaign.

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Nigerian student dies, partner in coma after marathon intercourse (video)

Following marathon intercourse with his girlfriend, Ibadan Polytechnic student, Daniel, is alleged to have died and his girlfriend is currently in a coma.

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Chad
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Chad: Hundreds Stage Anti-French Protest In N’djamena

On Saturday, May 14, hundreds of Chadians participated in anti-French protests organised by the opposition group Wakit Tama.

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mali
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Small group of “anti-progressive” Malian soldiers foiled a coup attempt sponsored by the West, according to officials.

Mali’s authorities declared on Monday that a planned coup backed by a western country had been foiled by the Malian Armed Forces (FAMA).

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Popular Nollywood Actor Leo Mezie Is Dead

Known sometimes for his humble roles and unpredicting actions, Leo Mezie’s death is sure to shake the fans and the movie industry at large. Leonard…

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Online Learning Made Easy – Mukiish Spot Is Now Recruiting Academic Tutors In Sierra Leone

Mukiish Spot, an online platform for online learning in Sierra Leone is currently recruiting professional academic tutors for its incoming online learning website and app for primary and secondary school pupils.

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Floyd Mayweather
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The richest boxer in the world, Floyd Mayweather is set to build a boxing academy in Africa

Floyd Mayweather, one of the world’s most famous boxers and the richest in the world, has announced plans to open a boxing academy in Africa in order to help the continent’s undiscovered talents be discovered.

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zambians
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“Can Zambia be allowed to set a military base or a military command centre in America?” – Zambians oppose the establishment of a US Military Base in the country

Zambians have created a united front in opposition to the United States’ plans to build a military base in the country. The campaign’s backers have issued a statement seeking to know whether Zambia can construct a military facility or security post in the US on the same terms as other countries.

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Innoson discovers 8 trillion cubic feet of gas in Sierra Leone worth billions of dollars

Innoson discovers 8 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Sierra Leonean basin. Innoson has been engaged in the exploration of gas in the Sierra Leonean basin since 2020.

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On his new album, ‘Mr Morale & The Big Steppers,’ Kendrick Lamar features Sierra Leonean singer, songwriter, and record producer Sampha Lahai Sisay.

Kendrick Lamar featured Sampha Lahai Sisay in ‘Father Time’, a track on the album.

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Ten Nigerian Ministers Resign To Run For The 2023 Presidential Election

Ten Nigerian cabinet ministers have announced resignation from public office to run for the country’s election scheduled for next year, the information briefed the public…

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Anna Qabale
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Meet Anna Qabale: The Kenyan Nurse Who Won the First Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award Worth $250,000

Anna Qabale Duba is a young Kenyan nurse who recently made history by becoming the first recipient of the Aster Guardian Global Nursing Award. She stood out among 24,000 applicants because of her tireless efforts to promote education, raise awareness about menstrual hygiene, and endless campaigns against outdated cultural practices such as Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in her community.

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Op-Ed: Was Blacker Depicting The Harsh Reality On Ground?

Relax. Take a deep breath. You are in for an exciting enlightening route! I wouldn’t wish for it to sound climacteric and overdramatic. Maybe, I…

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Who is Dr. John Idriss Lahai – The Academic Sniper Taking Down Fake Degree Holders in Sierra Leone

The recent span of events across the country has been primarily centered around the issuance and possession of fake degrees by unauthorized universities and public…

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Naomi Kay
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The Must-see Sierra Leone Exhibition In Turkey: European photographer /artist Suzan Pektaş featuring one of Africa’s finest model from Sierra Leone Naomi Kay

The Must-see Sierra Leone Exhibition In Turkey: European photographer /artist Suzan Pektaş featuring one of Africa’s finest models from Sierra Leone Naomi Kay will be officially launched on the 13th of May ( Friday) and open to the public until 12 June 2022

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Honest Taxi Driver
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Video: Honest Taxi Driver Returns 14 Million Leones To The Rightful Owner

As difficult as things are right now, it would be very hard for the average man to be honest and live a truthful and honest life. But for this taxi driver, even though things are difficult and the country’s economy is in ICU, he doesn’t let money control him and bring out the bad in him. Rather, he showed us that not all eggs are bad eggs. 

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Thomas Sankara’s Assassination Suspects Ordered To Pay Financial Compensation For Damages

On Tuesday, the military court in the capital of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, sentenced former President Blaise Compaoré and nine other defendants to pay more than…

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Why Africa prints money in Europe

At least 40 African countries print their money in the UK, France and Germany — decades after independence, raising questions about self-sufficiency. DW examines what prompts them to outsource their currency production.

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Mary Susan Malahele-Xakana
Posted in Human interest Inspiring African Stories

Mary Susan Malahele-Xakana: The first Black Female Medical Doctor in South Africa

Born in Polokwane, Limpopo, on 2 May 1916, Mary Susan Malahele-Xakana defied all odds and became the first female doctor in South Africa in 1947.

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Anthony Mutua
Posted in Human interest Inspiring African Stories

Meet Anthony Mutua, the Tech guru behind the Shoe that Charges Mobile Phones

Anthony Mutua is a young Kenyan Electrical Engineer, innovator, design expert, entrepreneur, and the brain behind the shoe that charges mobile phones.

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Julius Mwale
Posted in Human interest Inspiring African Stories

Julius Mwale: From walking barefoot to becoming a billionaire in the United States

Julius Mwale was born in Lunza village in Butere, Kakamega County, Western Kenya, in 1976. His parents were business owners who died when he was young. Mwale revealed that his childhood was not pleasant and that he even went to school barefoot.

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Abacha
Posted in Human interest Today in Africa

Nigeria: UK Government Recovers $23 Million Abacha Loot

The National Crime Agency (NCA) of the United Kingdom has announced the recovery of about $23.5 million in looted funds from the allies and family of a former Nigerian dictator, the late Sani Abacha.

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Police arrest prophet over fake prophecy in Edo state, Nigeria

The Edo State Police Command, Nigeria, has arrested a self-acclaimed prophet, Benson Nosakhare, for allegedly defrauding members of the public with fake prophecies.

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Forged Degrees inside NATCOM – By Dr John Idriss Lahai

Forged Degrees inside NATCOM

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16-year-old Ethiopian High School Student
Posted in Human interest Inspiring African Stories

16-year-old Ethiopian High School Student Has Assembled His Own Rocket Called ETRS1K

A 16-year-old Ethiopian High School Student is trending on social medial platforms after photos of him and his self-assembled rocket surfaced. The 16-year-old Ethiopian High School Student is being lauded for single-handedly designing and assembling two mini rockets.

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Nigeria and Morocco
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Nigeria and Morocco set to build world’s longest offshore Gas pipeline

Nigeria and Morocco are set to build what reports described as the ‘world’s longest offshore gas pipeline.’

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Alpha Conde
Posted in Human interest Today in Africa

Guinea’s Attorney General has ordered the prosecution of President Alpha Conde for murder

Guinea’s Attorney General, Alphonse Charles Wright has ordered the prosecution of the country’s ousted President Alpha Conde together with his conspirators for crimes committed during his regime.

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Junior Tumbu
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Sierra Leone Football Legend Junior Tumbu Dies After A Short Illness

One of Sierra Leone’s most popular and most talented footballers Lamin Junior Tumbu Conteh known by his middle name ‘Junior Tumbu’ has died after a short illness.

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As Mali Finalizes Decision To Ban French Media, UN says it is “deeply dismayed”

The United Nations bemoans the decision by Mali to suspend two French broadcasters, RFI and France 24. The Malian military government suspended the broadcasters earlier…

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Mali Breaks Relationship With France

The Malian junta government has finally severed its relationship with its colonial master, France. The decision to cut ties additionally came with the action to…

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LAC Challenges Adebayor To A Fight (Video)

Mbaimba Moiforay popularly known as LAC or LA Chocolate has threatened social media commentator Adebayor with a fight. As you may recall, the bad blood…

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Ethiopian Police And Muslims Clash During Prayers To Mark The End Of Ramadan

The scene was uncertain and chaotic as Ethiopian police clashed with young Muslims in the capital during prayers to mark the end of Ramadan. The…

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As Inflation Rises, Kenyan Government Increases Minimum Wage

A cushioning mechanism it is, as Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta announces a 12% increase in the minimum wage. This is in a bid to offset…

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Guinea’s Transition To Civilian Rule Will Take More Than 3 Years – Colonel Mamady Doumbouya

Guinea’s military leader, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, has announced a 39-month transition before the West African nation returns to civilian rule. The proposal tabled by the…

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