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Adaeze Adinnu is a Nigerian artist whose unique skills and exceptional artistic skills have earned her a place in the world of arts.

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Job Maseko: The South African World War Two Hero Who Sank...

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Violet Edwards – The Oldest Black Woman In The United States...

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The Therapist Released ‘Nack’ Remix Featuring Mayorkun

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Top 40 Powerful Quotes of Peter Obi

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Dr Mashudu Tshifularo: The South African Doctor Who Became The First...

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Meet the Sierra Leonean who created a messaging app that is...

A Sierra Leonean by the name of Hafiz Alhassan Kanu has created an app called Supfrica and it's two times faster than WhatsApp.

Ivorian entrepreneur Alain Capo-Chichi has created Ivory Coast’s first locally-made smartphone

Ivorian entrepreneur, Alain Capo-Chichi has made history by creating the country's first-ever locally-made smartphone, which aims to improve accessibility with voice commands in 16 of the 60 local languages in Ivory Coast for users who can't read and write.

Meet Haben Girma: The first-ever blind and deaf person to graduate...

There are certainly no limitations to what black people can accomplish. Haben Girma is a living testament. The 34-year-old author, advocate, speaker, and disability...

The Banna People of Ethiopia Where Young Men Walk on Stilts

The Banna, sometimes called Benna or Banya are a Nilotic ethnic group in Ethiopia that can be found in areas like Chari mountain near Kako town and Dimeka.

Meet Chika Ofili: The 14-year old Nigeria kid who discovered historic...

A young Nigerian boy based in the United Kingdom, Chika Ofili, made a historical discovery in Mathematics by creating a new mathematical formula to make the study of mathematics easier to understand.

Godwin Ajala – The Nigerian Man Who Laid His Life To...

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Meet Emmanuel Alieu Mansaray: The 25-year-old Sierra Leonean Who Built Sierra...

Emmanuel Alieu Mansaray is a 25-year-old self-taught Sierra Leonean innovator and engineer who built the first-ever locally made solar-powered car in Sierra Leone.

Poll: Which African country has the best Jollof?

The Jollof war is a never-ending war in Africa between Africans who come on social media to defend their Jollof over another.

Isah Auwal-Barde: 17 years old Nigerian teenager from Kano State invents...

Isah Auwal-Barde, age 17, from Kano State in Nigeria has invented a robot that works with a robotic exoskeleton remote control.

Meet Honesty Godwin: The Nigerian Man Who Built Foldable Electric Wheelchair...

In Nigeria, West Africa, a young and talented man named Honesty Godwin has built an electric wheelchair with an automatic obstacle avoidance system.

28-year-old South African entrepreneur Lesley Ncube launched his own smartphone

28 years old South African entrepreneur, computer scientist, and software developer, Lesley Ncube launched his own smartphone which he calls Shumi.

Sallu Kamuskay – The Architect behind Salone Messenger, A Young Man...

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Meet Nzambi Matee: The Kenyan Woman Turning Plastic Wastes Into Bricks...

A 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.

John Edmonstone: The Enslaved Black Man Who Taught Charles Darwin The...

John Edmonstone was an enslaved black man who taught the young and inexperienced Charles Darwin the skill of taxidermy.

17-year-old South African entrepreneur, Utlwanang Mmeti launches his own sneaker brand

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Meet Jerry Mallo: Maker Of Nigeria’s First Luxury Sports Car And...

A 27-year-old Nigerian fabrication engineer and Chief Executive Officer of Bennie Technologies LTD., Jerry Mallo made history by building the first Nigerian-made fibre sports car in Nigeria and West Africa.

A 24-year-old from Niger has created the country’s first video game...

The video game designed by a young man of 24, draws its substance and form from the cultural riches of Niger. Coveryni Issa Mahaman's ambition is to make it an animated film in the medium term. Niger has its first video game, designed in Niger and by a Nigerien. “Les Héros du Sahel”, named after this invention is made to adapt to android phones, computers and the Nitendo Wii.

The Story of Joseph Phillipe Lemercier Laroche: The only Black Man...

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.

In remembrance of Christopher Nsamba, the Ugandan who designed the world’s...

In June 2020, a Ugandan innovator, researcher and engineer Christopher Nsamba, the founder and director of the African Space Research Program, designed the largest and most technologically advanced baby incubator in the world.

Meet Mamadu Ndulador Bah: The 20-year-old Sierra Leonean Innovator that developed...

20-year-old Sierra Leonean Innovator, Mamadu Ndulador Bah known for his mind-blowing innovations developed a generator that works without fuel, water, or solar energy and it is CO2 free.

Meet Mukundi Malovhele: The 21-year-old South African who built his own...

In South Africa, 22-year-old Mukundi Malovhele has shown the world that whatever the black man put his mind to, he will achieve it. The 22-year-old whose love and admiration for luxury cars has built his own dream Lamborghini using scrap materials.

Katrin Esau: Last remaining speaker of South Africa’s oldest language

Katrina Esau, popularly called Ouma [meaning grandmother] is the last survivor of South Africa’s oldest language, Njuu. At 88-year-old, grandmother Esau is working very hard and smart to ensure the preservation and survival of the Njuu language.

From sleeping on the streets of Freetown to becoming an author:...

‘Out of the Slums Came Poetry’ is a book written by Yusuf Kamara and co-authored by Bridgette O James, an established Sierra Leonean poet who lives in the United Kingdom

VaDoma: “the ostrich tribe” residing in Zimbabwe

The Doma or VaDoma also known as Dema, are a tribe living in the Kanyemba region in the north of Zimbabwe, especially in the Urungwe and Sipolilo districts around the basins of Mwazamutanda River, a tributary of the Zambezi River Valley.

8 reasons why studying the leadership style of Thomas Sankara should...

A Pan-Africanist and undisputably one of the greatest African leaders of our time, Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara carved out a reputation dominant in African...

Kashe Quest – The Brilliant Girl Who Scored Over 98% In...

Kashe Quest, a genius and extremely witty girl, is currently the youngest American to join the organization of intelligent people across the world -...

Meet 11-year-old Saratu Dan-Azumi: The Nigerian Mathematical Genius “That Can Calculate...

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Top 50 Most Interesting Facts About Africa You Should Know

Here are the Top 50 Most Interesting Facts About Africa you should know

In Memory of Dr Runoko Rashidi: The Black Historian Who Dedicated...

The African Dream thinks the month of August should be dedicated to the outstanding life journey of Dr. Runoko Rashidi. Therefore, we are taking...

From The Horn of Africa To The World: Somalian Scientist Mariam...

There has been a gigantic step toward the solution to heart problems as Mariam Noor, a Somali-born Ph.D. student at Aarhus University, developed a...

The Lion King Movie Viewed From An African Perspective (adaptations with...

Singled out as the highest grossing film of 1994, highest grossing animated film, and a box office of close to a billion dollars, the...

Jonathan Adagogo Green: The First Nigerian Professional Photographer Who Studied Photography...

For photographers who have the knack for discovering photography icons, the name Jonathan Adagogo Green won't sound unfamiliar. Green is widely recognized as one...

Meet Cheikh Mbacke Thiam: The Senegalese man using home materials to...

Cheikh Mbacke Thiam is a Senegalese entrepreneur and innovator. He is famous and known for his handmade local Afro-style sneakers made from household materials.

Simon Petrus: The Nambian prodigy who invented a sim-less and airtime-free...

In 2016, Simon Petrus, a Nambian student made headlines after his invention made the news in all spheres of the continent. The prodigy invented the country's first-ever locally made sim-less phone that does not require airtime to make calls.

13-year-old Alena Analeigh Becomes The Youngest Black Medical Student In American...

Alena Analeigh Wicker has undoubtedly stamped her name in the history books after becoming the youngest Black person to have been accepted into medical...

The inspiring story of Conty Fonane: The man who built a...

A Lesotho-born, South African wire art solo entrepreneur, Conty Fonane made headlines after he built a full-scale classic 1967 Ford Mustang GT500 entirely out of wire.

Remembering Sierra Leone’s Forgotten Ebola Hero: Dr Sheik Umar Khan

Dr Sheik Umar Khan was a doctor from Sierra Leone who led the fight against the Ebola virus disease in Sierra Leone and saved more than 100 people before succumbing to the deadly disease and died aged 39.

Arthur Zang: An African Real-Life Superhero Who Saves Lives With A...

Arthur Zang is a Cameroonian IT specialist and inventor of Cardio Pad, Africa’s first computer tablet to diagnose people with heart disease.

Sierraflixx: Two Young Sierra Leoneans Set To Launch Sierra Leone’s First-ever...

Two young Sierra Leoneans, Idrissa Barry Jalloh and Fatu Kamara have created a streaming platform called Sierraflixx that is twenty-five times faster than YouTube and streams up to 4K ultra high-quality video resolution.

Meet Iddris Sandu: The 25-year-old Ghanaian Tech Genius And The Brainchild...

Iddris Sandu is a 25-year-old Ghanaian tech genius who is responsible for algorithms that have made Uber, Snapchat, and Instagram what they are today.

The Enslaved Black Man Behind The Jack Daniel’s Whiskey

Jasper Newton popularly known as "Jack Daniel" is celebrated for inventing Jack Daniel's Whiskey in the 19th century. However, the company announced in 2016 that Daniel had learnt the skill of whiskey making from a black man named Nathan "Uncle Nearest" Green.

The inspiring story of Evans Wadongo: The Kenyan who designed the...

Evans Wadongo is the Co-Founder and CEO of GreenWize Energy Ltd., Kenya. Evans Wadongo made headlines at the age of 19 when he designed the first-ever African-designed solar lamp made from recycled materials.

Was the KFC Recipe A Stolen Concept From A Black Woman...

Miss Childress, a black woman and African American is the brain behind the original KFC formula NOT Colonel Sanders

Mohamed Buya Turay Signs For Malmö FF, The Most Successful Football...

Sierra Leonean forward, Mohamed Buya Turay has signed a 3.5 years contract with Malmö FF, the most successful football club in Swedish football history. 

Who Is Alhaji Ing. Mohamed Babatunde Cole – The Businessman Who...

Alhaji Ing. Mohamed Babatunde Cole is a fellow of the Institute of Engineers in Sierra Leone; and a member of the Professional Engineers Registration Council.

Meet The First African Woman To Fight In A War In...

When the topic of battle comes into question, there is a type of misinformation as to the roles of women in conquest. It is...

Who Is Constance Cummings-John – The Beautiful Sierra Leonean Woman On...

Constance Cummings-John was a Sierra Leonean educationist and politician in both pre and post-colonial Sierra Leone who campaigned for women’s rights in Sierra Leone and the continent of Africa at large. She was born in 1918 in Freetown, Sierra Leone, into the elite Krio Horton family.

20-year-old Sierra Leonean Innovator Mamadu Ndulador Bah Has Developed The First...

A 20 years old Sierra Leonean inventor and innovator, Mamadu Ndulador Bah, known for his fuel-free generator innovation has made history by developing the first-ever locally made computer power bank in Sierra Leone that can fully charge a computer twice before it runs out of power. He also developed a solar-powered generator that runs for 24 hours nonstop.

The Story Of Valentine Strasser, Africa’s Youngest President

When Valentine Strasser took over Sierra Leone as the country's Head of State three days after his 25th birthday, he set a record for the youngest Head of State in history. Capt. Valentine Strasser rose to prominence as one of six equally young fellow officers who led the military coup that ousted Ex-President Joseph Saidu Momoh on April 29, 1992.

WHAT WILL BE THE STATUS OF FINES IN VARIOUS LEGISLATIONS, AFTER...

As the Old Leone is expected to run concurrently with the New Leone till September, what will be the status of our laws with respect to fines in various legislations after the date set forth for the Old Leone elapses?

Meet Kimani Maruge: The Oldest Person To Ever Enroll In Primary...

It is never too late after all. There might be years wasted but no mistake is too great to bounce back. Kimani Maruge is...

How A Black Woman Invented The World’s First Sanitary Kit

It is often misunderstood by people with racial thoughts to dwell in the ideology that blacks are racially inferior or mentally inept. Well, the...

24-year-old Desire Kabengela Created The First African-Made Treadmill

It was created in the Democratic Republic of Congo by a 24 years old Desire Kabengela. Desire is a student of electro-mechanics at the higher institute of Applied techniques in Goma.

The Therapist Makes History By Becoming The Fastest Sierra Leonean Artiste...

The Therapist has become the fastest Sierra Leonean artiste to hit a million YouTube views on a single music video with his trending song ‘Nack’. An extraordinary record meted out by the new kid on the block.

An African Folktale – People That Inspire Magazine Releases Its 8th...

One of Sierra Leone’s biggest digital magazines, People That Inspire Magazine, has released its June 2022 edition featuring inspiring Africans, compelling stories, African fashionistas, and a trip down memory lane.

Software Developer Samuel Ayo Adepoju Has Created A Website ‘Leones Converter’...

The Leones Converter website can correctly convert the old Leone to the new Leone in a second. All you need to do is to input the value of Leones you want to convert and its automated system will do the conversion. It's simple, easy, reliable, accurate, and very fast.

The First Traffic Regulating Robot In The World Is From Africa

First launched in 2013, this traffic regulating robot has made life easier for the people in the city of Kinshasa, because many of the motorists in the city admitted that the robot works effectively and even they prefer it to its human counterpart.

Meet Tela Michael Jolade, The Nigerian Human Calculator

Tela Michael Jolade is a Nigerian human calculator who can divide, add, subtract, multiply and even do square and cube root of any numbers either big or small.

Dr Imambay Kamara Honoured With International Honorary Doctorate Degree By The...

Dr Imambay Kamara has been honoured with an Honorary Doctorate Degree by the Global International Alliance University USA.

Nigerian Scientist Kemisola Bolarinwa Has Invented A Smart Bra That Detects...

Kemisola Bolarinwa may have restored hope in the gradual fight against breast cancer after developing a unique and rarely spectacular smart bra that assists...

“I was not informed before SLFA stripped of the captaincy from...

Former Leone Stars defender and national team captain, Umaru Zengalay Bangura has spoken up in an interview with The Ace Sports Show about his retirement from the Sierra Leone national team.

Sierra Leonean Fulani Chef Fatmata Binta Has Become The First African...

Sierra Leonean Fulani chef, Fatmata Binta has been named the recipient of the seventh annual Basque World Culinary Prize, an award dedicated to chefs who have created positive change through gastronomy. She is the first Sierra Leonean and African to win the award in its history.

How an enslaved man from Africa became one of the world’s...

Thomas Fuller is historically portrayed as a figure who derailed the perception of black inferiority particularly during the arduous period of slavery and negro...

A Bank Worthy To Bank Your Life On – Vista Bank...

Vista Bank Ltd Sierra Leone partners with The Sick Pikin Project to save the lives of severely sick children in Sierra Leone whose parents or guardians are challenged financially and cannot afford to pay for their medical bills.

Davido offers full scholarship to Ghanaian students who scored 8As in...

Davido has taken social media by surprise yet again after he tweeted that he will give a full scholarship to a Ghanaian student named Morro Suleyman who scored 8As in all subjects he sat for in last year's West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) but has been at home for months with no concrete plans to go to the university due to his parents not being financially strong to send him to the university.

Singer The Therapist Becomes The First Sierra Leonean Artist To Hit...

The Therapist has become the first Sierra Leonean artist to hit over 500,000 YouTube views on a single music video with his trending song ‘Nack’. All thanks to TikTok!

Meet Samuel Aboagye: The 18-year-old Ghanaian who built a wooden, solar-powered...

Samuel Aboagye is a young inventor from Ghana who has built from scratch an electric scooter powered by solar energy. The young Ghanaian prodigy told news outlets that he made known that the scooter was made to help disabled people in Ghana. Samuel made it known in a video with BBC that the inspiration behind this is that he wanted to help disabled people, so that they can move easily with the scooter without needing their legs for control.

Not All Heroes Wear Capes – Meet Sam Kodo, The Togolese...

While he was at the university, Sam Kodo found it hard to have easy access to a computer that he could use in doing his assignments. So with this problem, Sam came up with the idea of building his own computer and making it less costly compared to a standard computer, because he believed there are also many students like him who are also going through the same challenge like his and thus building something like this will make access to computers easier for these students at an affordable price. He sells his computers for just US$90!

Fighting Drug Abuse With Music – Fast Rising Sierra Leonean Singer...

One of the most talented female musicians and fast-rising talent from Sierra Leone, Jaaje Horace has joined the fight against drug abuse with her first debut single titled ‘Chronic’.

Meet 17-year-old Ojo Jonathan Adewale: The Youngest Chartered Accountant In Africa

There is no limit to the accomplishment of black people around the world. Ojo Jonathan Adewale is a teenage prodigy and a widely revered young...

The village girl who became a Nobel Peace Prize winner –...

Wangari Muta Maathai, a Kenyan, founded the Green Belt Movement and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. She became the first African woman and the first black woman to win the Noble Peace Prize.

From a cook, a janitor and a washerwoman: The inspiring story...

When Mary Eliza Mahoney, R.N. became the first professionally educated African-American nurse in 1879, she changed the trajectory of American nursing forever.

Mary Jane Patterson: The First Black Woman To Graduate From An...

When she graduated from Oberlin College in 1862, educator Mary Jane Patterson is credited as being the first African American woman to acquire a bachelor's degree.

From Surviving A Horrific Plane Crash To Becoming An Internet Sensation:...

To me beauty has little or nothing to do with anything on the outside, because I believe our real beauty resides deep inside of us. After a huge escape from death by surviving a plane crash, Kechi Okwuchi has definitely qualified for being an amazing beauty of Africa.

Meet 19-year-old Haley Taylor Schiltz: The Youngest Black Woman To Graduate...

Haley Taylor Schlitz hits double success after becoming the youngest law school graduate at Southern Methodist University (SMU) and the youngest black woman to...

Meet 23-year-old Patience Masua: The Youngest Sitting Member of Parliament In...

Patience Masua is unarguably the youngest parliamentarian in Africa and the youngest member of parliament in Namibia. And as a woman, this is symbolic...

Game recognizes game: Legendary Italian goalkeeper Buffon gifts Leone Stars goalkeeper...

Mohamed N Kamara’s sterling AFCON performances have earned him a place in the football world. For his heroics and stunning saves against the desert foxes of Algeria and the Elephants of Ivory Coast, former Juventus, Paris Saint Germain and now Parma goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has gifted the Sierra Leonean goalkeeper a signed jersey.

The Future of Nollywood: How These Three Nigerian Groups Are Changing...

It's no longer news that Nollywood is Africa's biggest screen when it comes to film production and for this, the industry also stands among the biggest in the world.

How Young Africans Are Turning Trash Into Fortune

At a time when our world is really fighting hard with ecological problems rising from the trash we discarded or dumped either in the oceans or any other places, many people and organisations are promoting awareness on how we can save our planet from these problems and one major maxim used in this sense is to reuse and recycle.

Meet Emmanuel Saati: A 21-year-old Sierra Leonean Innovator Who Developed A...

Emmanuel Saati, a 21-year-old Sierra Leonean innovator, has developed smart glasses and sticks for visually impaired persons to detect 0bjects, to offer those people...

How 29-year-old Matome Cynthia Mokgobu went from starting a small garden...

Matome Cynthia Mokgobu, 29, started a little garden in her backyard in the Limpopo village of Bochum, South Africa, five years ago. Today, she now owns a three-hectare farm where she grows spinach, butternut squash, and cabbage for local and Gauteng markets in South Africa.

Popular American Actor And Media Personality Isaiah Washington Says “Kao Denero...

Isaiah Washington, a Hollywood actor, and media personality, once compared Sierra Leonean hip-hop star Amara Dennis Turay, who goes by his stage name Kao Denero, to the legendary Notorious B.I.G.

Future of Africa: 5 Supertalented African Kids To Watch Out For...

How many of the African talents can we count, when on a daily basis many are born across different corners of the continent of Africa. Being one of the largest continents in the world, Africa also homes a greater number of talented people from different works of life.

The Belgian King Who Got Away With Killing 10 Million Africans...

Over the years, several historians and skeptics have subsequently debated the arrival of religion in Africa. Even though there is a school of thought...

Meet Ramarni Wilfred: The Black Genius With An IQ Higher Than...

Colonial backlogs and the rudiments of slavery have always circled black people as being inferior and mentally unfit. Well, the outstanding story of Ramarni...

From a university dropout to producing the first locally designed sneakers...

Ayissi William is a Cameroonian sneakers designer and founder and designer of ICE footwear, the first locally designed sneakers in Cameroon.

How Oluwadamilola Akintewe Went From Being A Victim Of Domestic Violence...

Who says students can't equally be changemakers? Oluwadamilola Akintewe is a typical example of a definitive student-leader. Oluwadamilola Akintewe was born in the West African nation...

Dr John Idriss Lahai Clears The Air On The PhD of...

Sierra Leone's First Lady, Fatima Maada Bio has been awarded an Honorary PhD degree by the American International University West Africa.

Inspiring African Story | How Adenah Bayoh Escaped Civil War in...

At the age of thirteen, Adenah Bayoh managed to flee Liberia's civil conflict. She is a living embodiment of the American dream. Many people have travelled to America from third-world countries in search of a better life; Adenah Bayoh's tale is no exception. However, her indomitable spirit, which has been responsible for her enormous successes, maybe the lone difference.

Africans Can Do It – Meet Philip Emeagwali, The Nigerian Scientist...

My Information and Communication Technology lessons in high school were mainly dominated by details and references to Charles Babbage and his contributions to the...

Africans Can Do It – Meet Mustapha Gajibo, The Nigerian University...

Mustapha Gajibo, a Nigerian university drop-out born in Borno State, Northeast, has made history by becoming the first Nigerian and the first in Sub-sahara Africa to locally produce electric vehicles from scratch with the goal of promoting clean, efficient energy development in conformity with environmental regulations.

Nigerian philanthropist Emeka Okwuosa builds multi-million world class cardiology hospital in...

Emeka Okwuosa, a Nigerian philanthropist, has built a world-class cardiology centre in Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area, Anambra State, Nigeria, to strengthen the country's health care sector.

Professor Wole Soyinka, Professor Ngugi wa Thiong’o, and Professor Ali Mazrui...

On May 25 2022, on Africa Day at the Future Africa Institute, University of Pretoria, South Africa, the second edition of the 2022 African Genius Awards took place virtually where winners of the second edition were announced. The event was hosted by one of South Africa’s biggest media personalities Bongani Bingwa. 31 out of 69 nominations from 10 African countries made it to the final shortlist.

Professor PLO Lumumba, Dr Akniwumi Adesina, Vusi Thembekwayo Among 11 Africans...

Professor PLO Lumumba, Dr Akniwumi Adesina, Vusi Thembekwayo Among 11 Africans Awarded The Outstanding African Achievers For 2022 By The African Genius Awards In South Africa

Kelvin Doe and Dr David Moinina Sengeh Among 11 Africans Awarded...

Two Sierra Leoneans - Kelvin Doe and Dr David Moinina Sengeh have been awarded at the just concluded 2022 African Genius Awards the Oustanding African Genius Awards for 2022

African Solutions For African Problems: Meet Safiatou Nana, Burkinabe Engineer Who...

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

How This Kenyan Woman Developed A Technology That Harvests Water From...

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.

INSPIRING! Meet Dr. Penelope Adinku: The First Female Cardiothoracic Surgeon in...

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

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.

Meet Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa: The Youngest Person Ever To Graduate From...

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

Two days left for the 2022 African Genius Awards – Here...

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

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.

Top African Football Club Signs Sierra Leone Goalkeeper Mohamed N Kamara...

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

From being bullied because of her skin colour to founder of...

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

How a robbery attack led Edwin Iganji to create a security...

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

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

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

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...

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.

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.

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.

Outrage in South Africa as white South African student urinates on...

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.

Senegalese footballer Idrissa Gana Gueye is under fire for refusing to...

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

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.

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.

Small group of “anti-progressive” Malian soldiers foiled a coup attempt sponsored...

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

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...

Online Learning Made Easy – Mukiish Spot Is Now Recruiting Academic...

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.

The richest boxer in the world, Floyd Mayweather is set to...

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.

“Can Zambia be allowed to set a military base or a...

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.

Innoson discovers 8 trillion cubic feet of gas in Sierra Leone...

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.

On his new album, ‘Mr Morale & The Big Steppers,’ Kendrick...

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

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...

Meet Anna Qabale: The Kenyan Nurse Who Won the First Aster...

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.

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...

Who is Dr. John Idriss Lahai – The Academic Sniper Taking...

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

The Must-see Sierra Leone Exhibition In Turkey: European photographer /artist Suzan...

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

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

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. 

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...

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.

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

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.

Meet Anthony Mutua, the Tech guru behind the Shoe that Charges...

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.'

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

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.

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.

As Mali Finalizes Decision To Ban French Media, UN says it...

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

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...

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...

Ethiopian Police And Muslims Clash During Prayers To Mark The End...

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...

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...

Guinea’s Transition To Civilian Rule Will Take More Than 3 Years...

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...

Finnish Court Free Former Rebel From Sierra Leone

A former rebel who was accused of war crimes has been acquitted by the Finnish court. On Friday, the decision announced rejected the allegations stating...

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.

Some group of Fourah Bay College students donated food items and...

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.

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

Economic Measures: Senegalese Government To Economically Back More Than 540,000 Households

The launching of the program is set to happen on May 10. The socio-economic situation around the world is getting stiffer and unprecedented by the...

Several Moroccans Are Arrested For Not Observing Fast

Article 222 of the penal code of Morocco's laws states that breaking the fast in public is punishable by up to six months in...

Two Former Officials Of Alpha Conde’s Administration Charged and Jailed For...

As a way of what they believe is sanitizing the francophone nation of Guinea, the military administration has overseen a series of judicial proceedings...

Pioneer Of Africa’s Independence Kwame Nkrumah Sets To Be Reburied

To spiritually satisfy the dignity of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, The Convention People's Party (CPP) has revealed its intention to rebury the country's first president...

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

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

Bismack Biyombo: NBA star set to build a hospital in his...

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).

B2 OurStar: Young Sierra Leonean Woman Launches First Full Range Beauty...

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. 

Nigeria: More Than 100 Dead in Nigeria Oil Blast – Officials...

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

How Caritas Sierra Leone enlivens the life of 16-year-old Ebola Orphan...

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.

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

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,...

Didier Drogba’s Dream of Becoming President of Ivory Coast Football Federation...

In what many outsiders and non-Ivorians saw as an easy walkover for the country's legend Didier Drogba, the outcome was far from expectations. On Saturday,...

Hello Africans, God will not help you! Part 1 – Israel...

One of Nigeria's most popular critics on the ills of faith and its contradictions and misrepresentation weighs in on the continual social challenges bothering...

AFCON 2023 Qualifiers: Sierra Leone To Play All Their Home Matches...

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

Caritas Sierra Leone Launches Its 2022-2026 Strategic Plan With The Theme...

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.

Call for help: Baby Hassanatu Bangura Has Successfully Undergo Truncus Arteriosus...

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

Delvid Stanley-Coker’s Argumentative Essay: The Minerals Of Sierra Leone Are More...

Curse may I be if I submit irrelevance or project a scathing, vile, and insensitivity to an aspect of God's creation. Humans are the...

The Supreme Court Of Sierra Leone Has Delivered Judgment With Regards...

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

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.

Mohamed Bellay, age 16, has benefited a sum of Le 10,950,00...

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.

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

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

Degree Mill In Sierra Leone: Anti-Corruption Commission calls on all public...

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.

Meet Kehinde Durojaiye Alias ‘Kenny jet’: 51-year-old self-taught Nigerian Inventor of...

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.

5-year-old Rejoice Terefa Kamara wins Little Miss Africa 2022

Rejoice Terefa Kamara, age five, has become the first Sierra Leonean to win the Little Miss Africa Pageant held at the Pearl of Africa Hotel, Uganda.

Meet Dr. Thakgalo Thibela: The Youngest Active Female Doctor In South...

In South Africa, a 21-year-old young and brilliant woman named Dr. Thakgalo Thibela has already completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBCh) degree and is currently practising at the Helen Joseph hospital in Johannesburg making Dr. Thakgalo Thibela the youngest active female doctor in South Africa, according to the spokesperson of The Health Practice Council of South Africa (HPCSA), Priscilla Sekhonyana.

Music Lyrics|Drizilik ‘Popular’ Ft Ramoni

Drizilik has blessed us with yet another masterpiece. The young Sierra Leonean rapper and Afrobeat star has released a new single titled ‘Popular’ featuring Ramoni.

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

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.

Meet Kadiatu Barrie: The 22-year-old Taking The African Black Soap To...

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.

West Africa | Mali’s military arrests three European nationals for terrorism

Mali’s military leadership has announced the arrest of three terrorists of European origin during an anti-jihadist operation in the central part of the country.

WATCH LIVE | Real Madrid vs Chelsea

Watch the UEFA Champions League Quater Final second-leg match between Real Madrid and Chelsea

Delvid Stanley-Coker’s Op-Ed: An Insensible Piece Of Gesture – Dying Vida’s...

If I were at a point of losing the fight to infamous sleep after the occurrence of a car accident, and the doctor insists...

From using her personal savings from NYSC to establishing her own...

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.

Exclusive | People That Inspire Magazine Released April Edition Featuring Ariana...

One of Sierra Leone's biggest digital magazines, People That Inspire Magazine, has released its April 2022 edition featuring inspiring Africans, compelling stories, and African fashionistas. This month's edition features top models, celebrities, change-makers, and fashion stars whose unique abilities and drive to change the African narrative have been a beacon of hope for the African continent. 

A Rise To Dictatorship? Tunisian Protesters Oppose President Kais Saied’s Authoritarian...

The North African country of Tunisia is seemingly facing a foray into its constitutional and democratic rights. Well, that is according to many Tunisians. On...

5 times Public Officials Have Resigned Over Fake Degrees

Education is perceptibly recognized as an aspect of pride to humankind. It is a much-needed commodity for society to have its civility and control....

Spanish side SD Huesca terminates contract with Kelechi Nwakali because he...

Spanish La Liga 2 club, SD Huesca has terminated the contract they had with Nigerian midfielder Kelechi Nwakali because he represented Nigeria at the just concluded African Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Kelechi Nwakali says the club axed his contract because he was called up to play for Nigeria "against their will", and also owed him wages. 

UEFA Champions League Quater-final: Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid LIVE

Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid - Manchester City hosts Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final at the Etihad Stadium.

Fake PhD Scandal: Sierra Leone’s IG of Police With ‘Fake PhD’...

A Facebook user by the name of Dr John Idris Lahai has brought to the attention of the Sierra Leonean populace the academic fraud by the country's Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ambrose Michael Sovula. In the Facebook post by Dr John Idris Lahai, the Inspector General of Police who is said to be a PhD holder is not a PhD holder and his honorary doctorate degree was conferred to him by a so-called Africa Graduate University, a non-existent university is FAKE!

Manchester United vs Leicester City | LIVE STREAM

Manchester United vs Leicester City | LIVE STREAM

Op-ed: Could Africa Become Europe’s Next Oil and Gas Station?

Africa: Is Betting On Oil and Gas the Right Choice for Africa?

Africans Fleeing Ukraine Detained By Neighbouring Countries

Africa: Ukraine Exposes Europe's Double Standards for Refugees

A Star Is Born: Two Goals In His First International Debut...

For every football player it is a dream to represent their home country on the international stage, and what would make it more interesting is scoring in your first appearance for your home country. Well, 19-year-old Kallum Sesay is living his dream scoring two goals in his first international debut for Sierra Leone against the Leopards of Congo.

From A Small Rural Town In Sierra Leone To Becoming A...

Professor Mohamed K. Kamara is a Sierra Leonean Professor in Information Technology Security and Assurance and the first Sierra Leonean to develop the Stratford University graduate curriculum in telecommunications. He is the author of three books; The Implications of Internet Usage in Sierra Leone - 2013; The impacts of Cognitive Theory on Human and Computer Science Development - 2016; Securing Critical Infrastructures - 2020. 

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