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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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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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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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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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Kehinde Durojaiye
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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.

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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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Meet the First Black Male to Ever Become Dean of Students at Harvard Law School

Stephen L. Ball, who is from Detroit, has been chosen to be Harvard Law School’s Dean of Students, making history as the first Black male to hold the position in the institution’s 205-year history.

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How an occasional banter led her to create Sierra Leone’s first fashion vlogging company – Meet Flora Davies

Imagine having the motivation to set up an initiative following an argument you had with someone. I’d say these are normal daily banters we usually…

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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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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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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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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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Gullah Geechee People
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The Inspiring Story of The Gullah Geechee People Who Are Descendants of Enslaved Africans

The Gullah Geechee people are descendants of Africans who were enslaved on the rice, indigo and Sea Island cotton plantations of the lower Atlantic coast.

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Davidson Nicol: The First African Graduate With First Class Honors From The University Of Cambridge

Davidson Sylvester Hector Willoughby Nicol was a Sierra Leonean academic, professor, historian, diplomat, physician, writer and poet. Within his illustrious lifetime, his dedication and passionate…

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Meet Edward Alexander Bouchet: The First African-American To Obtain A PhD

Edward Alexander Bouchet was born on September 15, 1852, in New Haven, Connecticut.

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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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Record-Breaking Cambridge IGCSE Results: Sierra Leonean-Namibian Melvina Nicol-Wilson Among The Top Performing Student

Melvina Nicol -Wilson – a dual Sierra Leonean and Namibian citizen and student from the top-rated St George’s Diocesan school in Windhoek, Namibia, Southern Africa, has achieved a record-breaking set of results in the Cambridge IGCSE International Assessment Education examinations conducted in November 2021 when the results came out a few days ago

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Abu Bakarr Jalloh’s African Dream – A Poem by Ella Llewelyn Jones

This poem is dedicated to Abu Bakarr Jalloh, Founder of The African Dream, and it is written by British-Sierra Leonean author and poet Ella Llewelyn Jones.

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Popular Senegalese Musician Djiby Guissè, A Member of Les Frères Guissé Band Nominated For The 2022 African Genius Awards

Popular Senegalese musician, guitarist, show promoter, and entrepreneur, Djiby Guissè, member of the Les Frères Guissè musical band commonly called Guisse Brothers has been nominated for the 2022 African Genius Awards in Pretoria, South Africa.

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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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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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Salone Glad Rags: The Sierra Leonean Vlog Aspiring To Further Meaningful Conversations On Fashion

“Oops! My dinner outfit is gross. Whoa! I am not au fait with table manners and etiquette. I might ruin my evening.”, you’ve once lamented….

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Top 5 Reasons Why The Birth of Steve Biko Signified A Promulgation of Black Consciousness

Bantu Stephen Biko, commonly known as Steve Biko, is incontestably the pacesetter for black empowerment and vibrancy. Born on the 18th December 1946, within the…

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Kenyan Patricia Kingori Becomes First Black Woman To Get Oxford University Full Professorship In 925 Years

Patricia Kingori, a young and brilliant Kenyan woman has become the first black woman to get Oxford University full professorship in 925 years in Oxford’s history. She also becomes one of the youngest women in the history of Oxford to be awarded a full professorship. Patricia Kingori is one of the most intelligent and respected sociologists in the England. 

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The Story of Joseph Phillipe Lemercier Laroche: The only Black Man of African Ancestry Onboard The R.M.S Titanic

Millions of people have either seen or read the story of the R.M.S Titanic. But how many of us have read about Joseph Phillipe Lemercier Laroche, a Haitian engineer – the only black man of African ancestry that was onboard the R.M.S Titanic.

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Sarah Rector – The Richest Black Girl In America during the 1900s

It is generally accepted that the 1900s proven to be tough and unreliable for Black people in America. Segregation was institutionalized and a class system…

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A Young Sierra Leonean Lecturer Merits Admiration After Publishing Five Textbooks

A young lecturer matches up to academic success through his passion for education and service by publishing five textbooks – an enviable record. Mohamed Ibrahim…

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Meet Miss Earth South Sudan: The World’s Tallest Beauty Queen

Aheu Kudum Deng is a 34-year-old South Sudanese beauty queen and model, who stands 6 feet 5 inches is the tallest documented Beauty Queen ever to partake in any beauty pageant. She won the Miss Earth South Sudan in 2009 and represented the country at the 2009 Miss Earth beauty pageant.

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Meet 23-year-old Arnold Nyendwa: Founder of The First Stainless Steel Stove In Africa

Arnold Nyendwa is a 23-year-old Zambian entrepreneur, inventor, and founder of Venturas Jumpstart, and the first to pioneer a stainless steel tech company in Zambia and the first stainless steel stove in Africa. He was born and raised in Petauke, Eastern Province of Zambia. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies at Mulungushi University in Kabwe.

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