Category Archives: Other News & Events

Uganda presidential candidates hold final rallies

Uganda’s contenders in Thursday’s presidential election concluded their campaigns yesterday. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, the National Resistance Movement flag bearer, concluded his rallies at Kololo Airstrip and Mukono North constituency.

His archrival Dr Kizza Besigye for Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) wound up his rallies at Naguru, a Kampala suburb.

Addressing a mammoth...

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Nigeria May Have The Richest And The Poorest Person in Africa – Oyebode

The Chairman and Managing Partner, Aluko & Oyebode a leading Nigerian law firm, Gbenga Oyebode Esq., has stated that Nigeria may have the richest as well as the poorest person in the African continent. Mr. Oyebode stated this while delivering the keynote address at this year's Nigerian Lawyers Association Annual Merit Awards Dinner...

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Nigerian Cleaner On N7,800 Salary Returns N12Million Found At Lagos Airport

A cleaner, Josephine Agwu, working with a concessionaire, cleaning Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, has returned to the security unit of the airport, N12 million (twelve million naira) she suspected was left behind by a passenger.

Josephine is a cleaner on a monthly salary of N7,800.

The incident happened January 23,...

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Art Sanctuary Program Free tickets, Events, Film Festival & More -July 30 – August 31

BLACKSTAR IS ALMOST HERE AND WE'VE GOT DISCOUNTS!! 597.jpgThe 3rd Annual BlackStar Film Festival is a celebration of cinema focused on work by and about people... Read more

South Africa rhino poacher jailed for 77 years

A rhino poacher in South Africa has been sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest penalties aimed at curbing poachers who target rhinos for their horns, which fetch a high price on the illegal market in parts of Asia.

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In the Wake of Malaria’s Rage – Invest in the Future. Defeat Malaria. World Malaria Day 2014

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Celebration of Black Writing – May 1 – 31, 2014


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Job Opportunity: Associate Athletic Director for Advancement University of Massachusetts Lowell

Job Opportunity Associate Athletic Director for Advancement University of Massachusetts LowellUMass Lowell is a national research university located on a high-energy campus in the heart of a global community. The... Read more

The African Oscars-NAFCA Hires Hollywood Business Strategist Consultant

The African Oscars-NAFCA Hires Hollywood Business Startegist Consultant to....
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INDIE MOGUL 101 at RAW SPACE – Network Mixer, Discussion, Thurs. Feb. 20th 7pm

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Save the Date: 2014 Faces of Hope Gala

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A Night For President Goodluck Jonathan

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Join Friends Africa at ICASA for High Level Symposium & Skills Workshop Dec. 8 in South Africa



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Rwandans poised to take on African Fashion

By Amy Fallon - Africa Review

When Rwandan designer Colombe Ituze Ndutiye began drawing at the age of six, she thought she would grow up to be a cartoonist.

But now at the age of 25 she has the distinction of being the first Rwandan to own her own fashion label, “INCO icyusa”,...
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Typhoon Disaster in The Philippines – How to Donate or Help Those Affected

Last Friday, November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Pacific islands of the Philippines, leaving behind a scene of destruction and despair. The global Red Cross network is responding to emergency needs in the Philippines with food, water, and relief supplies, and the American Red Cross is lending people, expertise and...

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Judge Tells Man “Alive” – “You Are Legally Dead”

In a good example of how justice could be blind, an Ohio man who was declared dead after he had disappeared from his home eight years earlier appeared in court to ask a county judge to reverse a 1994 ruling that declared him legally dead, but the judge turned down his request, citing...

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Man Rises from Grave After Being Buried Alive in Brazil

According to local reports in Sao Paulo Brazil, a man was found half-buried in the cemetery in a suburb of Sao Paulo, by a woman visiting the cemetery. Police say the man was attacked, taken for dead, and subsequently buried. That was until the woman saw the man she expected to be dead,...

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