Mary Susan Malahele-Xakana
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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
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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
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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
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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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16-year-old Ethiopian High School Student
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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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Alpha Conde
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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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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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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.

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Amalu Chikamso
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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.

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Bismack Biyombo
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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).

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B2 OurStar
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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. 

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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.

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Hello Africans, God will not help you Part 2 – Israel Goodnews Balogun

READ THIS ARTICLE TO THE END BEFORE YOU PASS YOUR JUDGMENT ON ME OR CALL ME AN ATHEIST. When your children were dying of malaria,…

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11-year-old Christiana Sankoh Diagnosed With Cancer of The Blood Needs Urgent Medical Attention

Christiana Sankoh, age eleven and one of the thousands of school-going pupils set to write the National Primary School Examination (NPSE), has been diagnosed with Cancer of the blood, a condition which cannot be treated in Sierra Leone.

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Meet Kadiatu Barrie: The 22-year-old Taking The African Black Soap To A Different Level And Founder of Kay Natural Black Soap

Kadiatu Barrie is currently a final year student of Njala University, Njala Campus, pursuing a B.Sc. in Agricultural Engineering. She is the founder of Kay Natural, a traditional black soap that does so many wonders on the human skin. She has transformed and re-branded the traditional black soap into a new brand.

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From using her personal savings from NYSC to establishing her own food processing firm: The inspiring story of Chinomso Idam

As a young woman in her mid-twenties, Chinomso Idam is the CEO and Founder of Kocid Global Foods Enterprise, a food processing firm she founded in November 2019 that provides/sells healthy and safe food products like Kocid probiotic yoghurt and Kocid coconut chin-chin, to its customers.

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21-Year Old Ghanaian Becomes Ghana’s Youngest Female Commercial Pilot

Maame Esi Swatson is the youngest female commercial pilot in the country of Ghana, having obtained her commercial license at the age of 21.

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A Zimbabwean Man Named Maxwell Chikumbutso Has Invented a TV That Works Without Electricity

“There are no cables attached to it. It is self-powered. What’s noticeable when you look at the back end of the TV rather than the glossy front is that it doesn’t have any cables connected to it,”

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AYV’s Antonia Howard Becomes The First Sierra Leonean To Be Shortlisted For Komla Dumor Award

AYV’s Antonia Howard has been shortlisted for the 2022 BBC Komla Dumor Award.

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African Genius Awards
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Breaking: African Genius Awards Releases List of Shortlisted Nominees For The 2022 Awards

After receiving over sixty (60) nominations, the organizers of the 2022 African Genius Awards have on Wednesday 16th March 2022 released the names of shortlisted nominees after a mandatory, thorough screening and filtering judging process by the Adjudication Committee. Twenty-three people made it to the next round.

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WHEN AND WHO SHOULD APPOINT DATES FOR ELECTIONS? THE CITIZENRY ASKS, AS IT IS IN A STATE OF CONFUSION

All you need to know about the 2023 Sierra Leone Presidential Elections; when and who should appoint dates for elections

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Why Pan Africanism Has To Be Transformed Into Neo-Pan African Ideology

Pan-Africanism has become rhetoric to legitimize the authority of dictators in power in Africa today. This can also be seen by words of Malawian economist Thandika Mkandawire stating,
One major weakness of Pan-Africanism and Africa’s regional arrangements has been the failure to protect Africans from their homemade tyrants. Pan-Africanism has not been seen on rein enforcing and guaranteeing people’s rights as citizens of their respective nations. Solidary in the name of Pan-Africanism has cast a pall of darkness on horrendous deeds by African dictators from corruption to genocide.

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Meet Zora Ball: The Youngest Person To Create Mobile App Video Game

Inventive first grader Zora Ball took technology into her own hands, becoming the youngest person to create a full-version mobile game application. Ball, who attends Harambee Institute of Science and Technology Charter School, located in West Philadelphia, presented her creation at University of Pennsylvania’s “Bootstrap Expo,” TheGrio reported.

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Op-ed: How Your Party Card And Ethnicity Can Easily Land You A Job In Sierra Leone – Delvid Stanley-Coker

Unemployment has been a challenging phenomenon for young people in Sierra Leone. Over 70% of an already youthful population are without jobs or a source…

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How The Soviet Union Helped Patrice Lumumba

Eager to act quickly and the world had turned its back against him, Patrice Lumumba ran to the Soviet Union for help. It was the Soviet Union who gave a listening ear to Lumumba.

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Meet The Black Queens Raising Thousands of Dollars For African and Caribbean Students Fleeing Ukraine

Three Black women have raised more than £50,000 ($60,000) to help Black students flee Ukraine amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and racial segregation at the Ukraine borders

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Honest Fourah Bay College Student Returns Tecno Camon 16 Phone to Owner

Bobson Mohamed Alieu, a student of Fourah Bay College has wowed the internet after he returned a Tecno Camon 16 phone to the owner who had forgotten it in a Kekeh.

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Tony Elumelu
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Little-known facts about how Tony Elumelu rose from salesperson to multimillionaire philanthropist

Tony Elumelu is a Nigerian entrepreneur and investor who owns major shares in Transcorp, a publicly traded Nigerian conglomerate with interests in hospitality, agriculture, oil production and power generation.

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How I met Alexander Pemberton: One of the men who helped push my dream and one of the key people behind The African Dream

How I met Alexander Pemberton: One of the men who helped push my dream and one of the key people behind The African Dream.

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Captain Philip: 28-year-old Sierra Leonean Inventor Builds Beautiful Ship From Scrap

Sierra Leonean inventor called Philip l Tangabay, who specializes in building beautiful Kekeh, ships, 3D paper houses from scrap materials wowed the internet. The 28-year-old says he wishes to train young people and become captain someday.

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Nigeria | Beautiful Nigerian Female Police Officer wins boxing championship in London

Mary Yetunde Aina, a young and beautiful Nigerian female police officer has melted the hearts of social media users after winning the World Boxing Foundation (WBF) International Super Bantamweight Belt.

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Ousman Sonko
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Popular Senegalese Politician And Mayor Renamed Streets Named After French Colonial Officers

Popular Senegalese politician, Ousmane Sonko, a young Pan-African and recently elected Mayor of Ziguinchor, a region in Southern Senegal is viewed by many as hope for a new Africa. Barely a month after his victory, Sonko has done something that three Senegalese Presidents failed to do since Independence.

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The Deeper Aspect of Marriage In Africa
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Must Read | The Deeper Aspect of Marriage In Africa

Marriage is a beautiful thing that has transpired in the world. Many people would marry because of the romantic part of it and which gives one goosebumps and the other anxiety and shyness.

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Meet Ranya Nirvan: A Sierra Leonean Glass Painting Artist And The Only Glass Painting Artist In Sierra Leone

Ranya Nirvan, initially known as Randa Abess is a Sierra Leonean glass painting artist born and raised in Kenema, the third-largest city in Sierra Leone, and the largest city in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. Ranya Nirvan is currently Sierra Leone’s only glass painting artist in Sierra Leone.

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NARCISSISM IN AFRICAN HOMES: A CASE STUDY OF FAMILY DYNAMICS IN SOME AFRICAN HOMES
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NARCISSISM IN AFRICAN HOMES: A CASE STUDY OF FAMILY DYNAMICS IN SOME AFRICAN HOMES

It is very important as the African continent to talk about this topic as many of us are stuck in situations like these that are mostly never spoken about due to “Respect your elders”. Sometimes can be “Don’t mind them they are old” such statements are the ones that put us backwards as the African global family due to the huge generational gap we are experiencing between the youth and adults.

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Kenya has launched the first locally designed electric bus in Africa

Kenya has launched the first locally designed electric bus in Africa. The electric bus is manufactured and designed by Opibus, a Swedish-Kenyan company founded in 2017 as an electric mobility company.

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New Kru Town Needs Actions, Not Prayers: A Message To Policymakers In Liberia

Following the deadly stampede that led to the deaths of over 29 people and the hospitalization of many more, including pregnant women and children, politicians and key members of Liberia’s decision making bodies have taken to social media and other platforms to send their fervent messages and prayers for the people of New Kru Town

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21-year-old Nigerian built a sports car that runs on an automatic engine

A 21-year-old Nigerian, Amalu Chikamso, with no college education, has built a sports car that runs on an automatic engine.

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Rwanda ranked sixth safest country in the world and first in Africa for solo travelers

28 years ago, Rwanda suffered one of the most brutal genocides the world has ever seen. Today, Rwanda has been named as the sixth safest country in the world and safest country in Africa for solo travellers. The country is the only African country in the list published by Usebounce.

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Hadi Usman: The 67-year-old Nigerian man who invented a cooking stove that runs on water

Have you ever seen a cooking stove that runs on water? Or have you heard of a 67-year-old doing the unthinkable? Well, In Gombe State, Northern region of Nigeria, a 67-year-old man named Hadi Usman has done the unthinkable by inventing a cooking stove that runs on water

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The sad state of Students’ well-being at Njala University, Njala Campus

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Top 30 Interesting Facts About Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is one of the most peaceful countries in Africa and the world. Business Insider ranked Sierra Leone as the fourth most peaceful country in Africa. Sierra Leone is endowed with beautiful landscape, rich and diverse culture, and tradition, vast natural resources, amazing and breathtaking beaches suitable for tourists and expatriates.

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Remembering Sierra Leone’s Greatest Reggae Musician – Amara Kabba

Nineteen years ago, Sierra Leone’s Reggae legend Amara Kabba was pronounced dead after a swimming incident in Lumley Beach, Freetown. What could have been a short and memorable visit to his homeland after twelve years turned into a tragic and unforgettable moment for his family, fans, and friends.

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Antonio Rüdiger funded life-changing surgeries for 11 children in Lunsar, Sierra Leone

Chelsea defender Antonio Rüdiger, has, in partnership with BigShoe, funded life-changing surgeries for eleven children with club feet in Lunsar, Sierra Leone.

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Zambia’s Mathews Chishinji has developed a web browser called ‘Dall Dall web browser’ in a bid to compete with Google Chrome and others

21-year-old Zambian programmer and software developer, Mathews Chishinji has developed a web browser called the ‘Dall Dall Web’ browser; making him the first Zambian in history to do so.

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Meet 23-year-old Charity Prince Jonas: Founder And CEO Of Kisiwani Taste Natural Food Products

Charity Prince Jonas is a 23-year-old Tanzanian entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Kisiwani Taste Natural Food Products, a brand that deals with producing, packaging, and selling of natural food products like natural juices, porridge corn flour, sour milk, yellow ugali corn flour, and brown ugali corn flour.

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A 24-year-old Zambian Inventor and Innovator Has Made The First Dry Cleanable Pillows In Africa

Arnold Nyendwa, a 24-year-old Zambian Inventor, Innovator, and founder of the first stainless steel stove in Africa, has made the first dry cleanable pillows in Africa.

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Meet Abdul Sigismond Sesay: Founder and CEO of JuSAS Global Conglomerate

Abdul Sigismond Sesay is a Sierra Leonean businessman, philanthropist, legal luminary, social commentator, and human rights activist, producer, entertainment promoter, researcher, and influencer. Abdul Sigismond Sesay is the founder and CEO of JuSAS Global Conglomerate, an international registered multifaceted venture developed to capture numerous businesses in car dealership and rentals, shipping (ocean freight), containerization, clearing and forwarding services, transportation – moving and delivery, multimedia, and entertainment.

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Why are people living with albinism hunted? The misconstrued propaganda by witch doctors and social stigma

Albinism can be refered to as a group of genetic conditions marked by little or none of the pigment melanin in the skin, hair, and/or…

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This Kenyan Woman Is Turning Plastic Wastes Into Bricks Stronger Than Concrete Blocks

29-year-old Kenyan woman named Nzambi Matee is turning tons of plastic waste trash generated in Kenya into super durable, lightweight bricks that are ‘five to seven times’ stronger than concrete bricks.

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