Taiwo Akinkunmi, the designer of the Nigerian flag has passed away

The Nigerian man who designed the country’s flag, Michael Taiwo Akinwunmi, has passed away at the age of 87, as announced by one of his children, Akinwunmi Samuel.

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Letsile Tebogo

Botswana’s Letsile Tebogo becomes first African to win silver at World Athletics Championship

20-year-old sprinter from Botswana, Letsile Tebogo has become the first African to win a men’s 100-meter medal at the World Athletics Championships since 1983.

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Sha’Carri Richardson

Sha’Carri Richardson wins 100-meter title at world championships

Sha’Carri Richardson has stunned the world at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary to become the world’s fastest woman. The 23-year-old won the100-meter world championship title with a record 10.65 seconds.

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The Ugly and Frustrating Side Of Being A COMAHS Student – Anonymous Student

The College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS), University of Sierra Leone, was founded in 1988 by the Sierra Leonean Government in collaboration with the Nigerian Government and the World Health Organization (WHO).

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August 18th: Sierra Leone’s forgotten ‘June 16th’ and the “march for democracy”

August 18, 1997, was the day National Union of Sierra Leone Students (NUSS) massively galvanized nationwide to demand the return to civilian rule after a coalition government by the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) and the Revolutionary United Front (RUF).

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People That Inspire Magazine Presents Second Issue of The Year

In this latest edition, our focus is centered on the extraordinary journey of Lamrana Alieu Jalloh, a visionary whose narrative encapsulates the limitless human spirit.

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Christian Frederick Cole – The First Black Graduate of the University of Oxford and England’s First Black Barrister

Christian Frederick Cole was a Sierra Leonean lawyer who became an historical icon after becoming the first African barrister to practice in England and the first black African student to study at the University of Oxford.

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Dr Juliet Nalwanga

From Tragedy to Triumph: Meet Dr Juliet Nalwanga, Uganda’s First Female Neurosurgeon

Despite losing both parents, Dr Juliet Nalwanga is the first woman in Uganda to obtain a Master of Medicine in Surgery from Mbarara University of Science and Technology. She is Uganda’s first female Neurosurgeon.

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Thabang Manamela

South African Man With Visual Impairment Overcomes Challenges, Bags Masters of Laws and Political Justice

A young South African man, Thabang Manamela, who was diagnosed with glaucoma at an early age, which resulted in him losing his eyesight at an early age, has graduated with a Master of Laws (LLM) in Law and Political Justice at the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Law.

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Russia-Africa Summit

Why Africa Should Embrace The Opportunities Amidst The Russia Love Affair

Russia’s increasing engagement with Africa presents a chance for the continent to diversify its partnerships and reduce its dependency on traditional allies. African countries can tap into Russian expertise in various sectors, such as energy, infrastructure development, and defense. This collaboration can drive economic growth and contribute to the overall development of the continent.

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Amber Corbett

Amber Corbett becomes first Black woman to represent USA in Miss Intercontinental pageant

Amber Corbett, a Black woman, will represent the United States in the Miss Intercontinental 2023 in Egypt, making her the first Black woman to represent the United States in the competition’s 51-year history.

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Chioma Opara

16-year-old Nigerian girl scores 9As in WAEC, 345 in JAMB, wins $340,000 scholarships to US universities

In a remarkable display of academic prowess, Chioma Opara, a 16-year-old prodigy from Nigeria, has captured global attention by achieving extraordinary scores in her final high school examinations.

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Uncontrolled Waste Management Practices in Freetown and Their Effects

Most people generate waste and don’t have any appropriate ways of disposing of the waste they generate; hence, this has led to the uncontrollable dumping of waste within the township of the city.

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Uganda

For Failing To Accept LGBTQ+, World Bank Stops Lending Money To Uganda

The World Bank has revealed on Tuesday that it would cease lending money to the Ugandan government after concluding that the country’s legislation against same-sex marriage goes against the bank’s values.

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Top 5 happiest cities in Africa in 2023

Top 5 happiest cities in Africa in 2023

The 2023 Happy City Index has spoken, and here are the top 5 happiest cities in Africa.

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ECOWAS

BREAKING: ECOWAS Slams Fresh Sanction on Niger

Following the ultimatum given to the military junta in Niger, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), under the leadership of President Bola Tinubu, has imposed another sanction over the coup in the Republic. 

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Top 10 African countries with the highest fuel price in 2023

As per data from GlobalPetrolPrices.com, a platform renowned for its daily updates on global fuel prices, here are the top ten African countries with the highest fuel prices in 2023.

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Mali and Burkina Faso

Mali, Burkina Faso, sends delegation to Niger in solidarity

Mali and Burkina Faso’s ruling juntas sent delegations to Niamey on Monday to show unity with the leaders of the coup in Niger amid regional threats to intervene against them.

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Ali Mahaman Lamine Zeine

Niger junta appoints new prime minister

Niger’s military coup leaders announced the appointment of Ali Mahaman Lamine Zeine as prime minister on Monday evening in a statement read out on national television

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Enid Rosamund Ayodele Forde

Enid Rosamund Ayodele Forde – The First Sierra Leonean Woman To Obtain A PhD

In 1966, at age 34, Enid Rosamund Ayodele Forde made history in the field of academia by becoming the first Sierra Leonean woman to obtain a PhD. She was also one of the youngest women in the world to obtain a PhD during that period.

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