Dr Penelope Adinku
Posted in Inspiring African Stories Inspiring Stories

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.

Continue Reading... INSPIRING! Meet Dr. Penelope Adinku: The First Female Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Ghana And The First Ghanaian Female Doctor To Perform An Open-Heart Surgery
Audrey Maame Esi Swatson
Posted in Inspiring African Stories Inspiring Stories

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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Posted in Latest News Popular News

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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Posted in Popular News

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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Posted in Sports

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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Ronaldinho
Posted in Sports

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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Posted in Sports

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
Posted in News

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
Posted in Latest News News

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.

Continue Reading... Outrage in South Africa as white South African student urinates on a black student’s books and laptop
Idrissa Gana Gueye
Posted in Latest News News Sports

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.

Continue Reading... Senegalese footballer Idrissa Gana Gueye is under fire for refusing to wear a rainbow jersey representing the gay community
Posted in Latest News

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.

Continue Reading... Nigerian student dies, partner in coma after marathon intercourse (video)
Chad
Posted in News

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
Posted in News

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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Posted in Education Exclusive

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.

Continue Reading... Online Learning Made Easy – Mukiish Spot Is Now Recruiting Academic Tutors In Sierra Leone
Floyd Mayweather
Posted in News Sports

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
Posted in News

“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.

Continue Reading... “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
Posted in Uncategorized

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.

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

Continue Reading... On his new album, ‘Mr Morale & The Big Steppers,’ Kendrick Lamar features Sierra Leonean singer, songwriter, and record producer Sampha Lahai Sisay.
Anna Qabale
Posted in Featured Inspiring African Stories

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.

Continue Reading... Meet Anna Qabale: The Kenyan Nurse Who Won the First Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award Worth $250,000
Naomi Kay
Posted in Featured

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

Continue Reading... 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
Honest Taxi Driver
Posted in Exclusive Inspiring African Stories

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. 

Continue Reading... Video: Honest Taxi Driver Returns 14 Million Leones To The Rightful Owner
Posted in Featured

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.

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

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

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

Continue Reading... Nigeria: UK Government Recovers $23 Million Abacha Loot
Posted in News

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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Posted in Latest News News Popular News

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.

Continue Reading... 16-year-old Ethiopian High School Student Has Assembled His Own Rocket Called ETRS1K
Nigeria and Morocco
Posted in Today in Africa

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.’

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

Continue Reading... Guinea’s Attorney General has ordered the prosecution of President Alpha Conde for murder
Junior Tumbu
Posted in Sports

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.

Continue Reading... Sierra Leone Football Legend Junior Tumbu Dies After A Short Illness
Posted in Human interest Inspiring African Stories

Meet Sibusiso Mogale: The South African Farmer Living With Disability

After a successful career as a swimmer, Sibusiso Mogale (30), a South African farmer living with disability, has ventured into farming and urges people living with disabilities to follow their dreams just like he has.

Continue Reading... Meet Sibusiso Mogale: The South African Farmer Living With Disability
Posted in Today in Africa

Some group of Fourah Bay College students donated food items and 100 bundles of sachet water to female students

These students on Monday 25th April 2022, donated three bags of 50kg rice, a Bag of Sugar, a bag of onion, a cartoon Nescafé, three packets of varieties of Maggie and other seasoning products, one full gallon of oil, and one hundred bundles of sachet water, in addition to a bowser full of water to the Masjid at Fourah Bay College.

Continue Reading... Some group of Fourah Bay College students donated food items and 100 bundles of sachet water to female students
Posted in Sports World

Breaking! Italian football agent Mino Raiola dies aged 54

Italian football agent Mino Raiola has tragically died aged 54 following a short illness, it has been reported in Italy. The Italian was one of the most notable agents in world football, representing the likes of Erling Haaland, Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic among a number of other high-profile clients

Continue Reading... Breaking! Italian football agent Mino Raiola dies aged 54
Amalu Chikamso
Posted in Human interest Inspiring African Stories

Amalu Chikamso: The young Nigerian man building sports cars using scraps from dustbins

A young Nigerian man called Amalu Chikamso built a sports car using scraps from dustbins. His invention has gone viral, attracting several reactions.

Continue Reading... Amalu Chikamso: The young Nigerian man building sports cars using scraps from dustbins
Bismack Biyombo
Posted in Human interest

Bismack Biyombo: NBA star set to build a hospital in his home country DR. Congo with his entire 2021/2022 salary

Bismack Biyombo, a US-based NBA star who plays for The Phoenix Suns promised to donate his entire 2021-2022 salary towards the construction of a hospital in his home country, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Continue Reading... Bismack Biyombo: NBA star set to build a hospital in his home country DR. Congo with his entire 2021/2022 salary
B2 OurStar
Posted in Human interest

B2 OurStar: Young Sierra Leonean Woman Launches First Full Range Beauty Cosmetic Brand With Over 30 Products In America And Sierra Leone

B2 OurStar is a global cosmetics and make-up brand that offers products and training to individuals, businesses and events including birthdays, parties, weddings, shows, graduations etc.  B2 OurStar also offers wholesale and provides opportunities to local businesses in the cosmetics industry. 

Continue Reading... B2 OurStar: Young Sierra Leonean Woman Launches First Full Range Beauty Cosmetic Brand With Over 30 Products In America And Sierra Leone
Nigeria Oil Blast
Posted in Today in Africa

Nigeria: More Than 100 Dead in Nigeria Oil Blast – Officials Open Probe

Abuja, Nigeria — Officials in Southern Nigeria are investigating a site where more than 100 people have been reported killed following a powerful oil explosion.

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Posted in Human interest Inspiring African Stories

How Caritas Sierra Leone enlivens the life of 16-year-old Ebola Orphan Mamusu Dumbuya who lost 21 of her family members to Ebola

Mamusu Dumbuya, a school-going pupil at that time, was 16 years old when she lost 21 of her family members to the Ebola epidemic including her parents and was left with three young kids to take care of; her biological younger brother, cousin, and adopted sister.

Continue Reading... How Caritas Sierra Leone enlivens the life of 16-year-old Ebola Orphan Mamusu Dumbuya who lost 21 of her family members to Ebola
Posted in Sports

AFCON 2023 Qualifiers: Sierra Leone To Play All Their Home Matches At The Stade General Lansana Conte In Guinea Conakry

Sierra Leone Football Association and Guinea Football Federation have today, in a meeting held at the Guinea Football Federation secretariat, successfully reached an agreement to host Sierra Leone’s home matches in the upcoming AFCON 2023 Qualifiers at the Stade General Lansana Conte in Conakry Guinea

Continue Reading... AFCON 2023 Qualifiers: Sierra Leone To Play All Their Home Matches At The Stade General Lansana Conte In Guinea Conakry
Posted in Today in Africa

Caritas Sierra Leone Launches Its 2022-2026 Strategic Plan With The Theme ‘A New Beginning For a Brighter Future’

Caritas Sierra Leone, established in 1981 on the basis to serve as the relief and development wing of the Catholic Church in Sierra Leone, has on the 22 April 2022 launched its Strategic Plan 2022-2024 with a focus on what it says “The six strategic pillars” which are: Institutional capacity strengthening, sustainability and availability; integral and human development; advocacy and influence to support the work of the organization; climate resilience, emergency and humanitarian crisis response; governance and development; and migration, human trafficking and vulnerability.

Continue Reading... Caritas Sierra Leone Launches Its 2022-2026 Strategic Plan With The Theme ‘A New Beginning For a Brighter Future’
Posted in The Sick Pikin Project

Call for help: Baby Hassanatu Bangura Has Successfully Undergo Truncus Arteriosus + Ventricular Septal Defect Repairs Surgery In New Delhi, India, But Still Needs US$10,500

Call for help: Baby Hassanatu Bangura Has Successfully Undergo Truncus Arteriosus + Ventricular Septal Defect Repairs Surgery In New Delhi, India, But Still Needs US$10,500

Continue Reading... Call for help: Baby Hassanatu Bangura Has Successfully Undergo Truncus Arteriosus + Ventricular Septal Defect Repairs Surgery In New Delhi, India, But Still Needs US$10,500
Posted in Editor's Picks

The Supreme Court Of Sierra Leone Has Delivered Judgment With Regards To Freedom Of Movement On Elections Day

The Supreme Court Of Sierra Leone Has Delivered Judgment With Regards To Freedom Of Movement On Elections Day

Continue Reading... The Supreme Court Of Sierra Leone Has Delivered Judgment With Regards To Freedom Of Movement On Elections Day
Anguish of a mother: A tale of mama Sierra Leone
Posted in African Stories Editor's Picks

Anguish of a mother: A tale of mama Sierra Leone

My name is Sierra Leone, I am thousands of years old but many know me as a 61-old-year woman, which I am not too happy with. I am a mother of many wonderful children; some I’m proud of some I am not. Don’t get me wrong, I love them all. My name, Sierra Leone, is not my real name though.

Continue Reading... Anguish of a mother: A tale of mama Sierra Leone
Posted in The Sick Pikin Project

Mohamed Bellay, age 16, has benefited a sum of Le 10,950,00 from the Good Friday 2022 Street Fundraising Campaign by The Sick Pikin Project to cover his surgery

As you know, Good Friday means good news. The Sick Pikin Project Good Friday Street Fundraising Campaign held on the 15th of April 2022, joined by meaningful change-makers in Sierra Leone has, having raised Le 26 million from the streets of Freetown, fully paid the medical bill of 16-year-old Mohamed Belley who is set to be operated on his fractured leg he sustained in an accident with a vehicle.

Continue Reading... Mohamed Bellay, age 16, has benefited a sum of Le 10,950,00 from the Good Friday 2022 Street Fundraising Campaign by The Sick Pikin Project to cover his surgery
Posted in Sports

THEY MEET AGAIN! Sierra Leone to play Nigeria in the AFCON 2023 Qualifiers

The last time Sierra Leone played Nigeria it was raining goals. Sierra Leone pulled one of the greatest comebacks in AFCON history as the small West African nation scored four goals in the second half of the match having conceded four goals in the first half against the Super Eagle of Nigeria

Continue Reading... THEY MEET AGAIN! Sierra Leone to play Nigeria in the AFCON 2023 Qualifiers
Africa Graduate University
Posted in Recent News Today in Africa

Degree Mill In Sierra Leone: Anti-Corruption Commission calls on all public sector institutions to immediately conduct academic credentials audit

In Sierra Leone, shreds of evidence by Dr John Idris Lahai, the pioneer behind exposing fake PhD holders, show that over 1000 government officials have received fake PhDs from fake institutions like Dominion Christian University and Africa Graduate University giving them an undue advantage at the places they are working.

Continue Reading... Degree Mill In Sierra Leone: Anti-Corruption Commission calls on all public sector institutions to immediately conduct academic credentials audit
Kehinde Durojaiye
Posted in Inspiring African Stories Inspiring Stories

Meet Kehinde Durojaiye Alias ‘Kenny jet’: 51-year-old self-taught Nigerian Inventor of ‘aero-amphibious jet car’ that can run on land, sea and in the air

Kehinde Durojaiye, father of four, nicknamed ‘Kenny jet,’ is a 50-year-old self-taught inventor and maker of the ‘aero-amphibious jet car’ that can run on land, sea and in the air using petrol and solar energy.

Continue Reading... Meet Kehinde Durojaiye Alias ‘Kenny jet’: 51-year-old self-taught Nigerian Inventor of ‘aero-amphibious jet car’ that can run on land, sea and in the air