Airtel Africa Is Going NoWhere

Airtel has sent out official press release to refute the story of their possible exit from Africa.

Airtel isn’t leaving Africa anytime soon.

As a matter of fact, Airtel increased its ownership of Airtel Nigeria in November after purchasing Econet Wireless Limited’s 4.2% shareholding.

Interestingly, this isn’t the first time a story of their exit has been published. In 2015, a similar story came up, which Airtel later refuted.  

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‘All I do is win no matter what!’- says Asisat Oshoala as she displays AWCON & ‘highest goal scorer’ trophies

Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Saturday beat Cameroon’s female National team, Indomitable Lioness, 1-0, to emerge the winners of the 2016 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations. Desire Oparanozie scored the only goal that gave Nigeria victory and this will be the eight time Nigeria will win the title.


‘The model with attitude’ Ashley Graham Lands Her First Vogue Cover in the January Issue of British Vogue


Tagged on the magazine as ‘The model with attitude,’ plus-size model Ashley Graham has been unveiled as the star of British Vogue‘s January cover – marking a significant departure from many of her model predecessors like Cara Delevingne, Gigi Hadid and the ubiquitous Kate Moss. Continue reading

South Africa to legalize cultivation of medical marijuana in 2017

South Africa is on a move to legalize the cultivation of marijuana for medicinal purposes in April 2017. This comes after the Parliament’s health committee accepted to implement the Medical Innovation Bill. A bill which was proposed by late Dr. Mario Ambrosini of Inkatha Freedom Party in 2013.
Dr. Mario committed suicide in 2014 after he was refused an orthodox medical treatment in favour of alternative medicine, including medical marijuana to treat his lung cancer.XX Speaking after the announcement by the Medicines Control Council and the Department of Health in Parliament last week, Mr. Singh of the IFP said: Continue reading

Do Nigerian Fashion Designers Make Any Sales | Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week

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Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week has finally ended, and still most of the clothes are either unwearable or too expensive to buy. I honestly still believe that most Nigerians  designers do not make money in Nigeria, maybe somewhere else unknown to me, I still walk down the street and see most Nigerians in fake Gucci, Zara or China/Turkey imported with the exception of big fashion houses such as Deola Saego, Maki Oh, and some few Menswear brands whose customers are mostly the 1% of wealthy Nigerians and are now turning into national compulsory wedding attires, but we still have to note that even the so called big fashion houses in Nigeria still account over 60% of their revenues to the foreign market.  Continue reading

Fashion Alert! Chimamanda Adichie at Paris Fashion Week 2016, and sitting front row

Under a flutter of camera flashes announcing the front row arrivals of Rihanna,Jennifer Lawrence, and Kate Moss at Dior this morning, one may not have immediately noticed that the show’s true guest of honor had arrived. Quietly slipping past photographers, leading African author and modern feminist icon Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie took her front row perch alongside fashion power players. Continue reading

Ogun State Govt. Signs Agreement With 4 Firms to Build Second Largest Refinery in Sub-Saharan Africa

14525186_1400085426702688_3818897770896048923_oThe Ogun State Government has signed agreement with a consortium of four private firms to build a refinery, proposed to be the second largest in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Fashion Alert! Lupita Nyong’o Covers Vogue October 2016

lupita-nyongo-vogue-october-cover-2016-coverlines“I want to create opportunities for People of Colour” Lupita Nyong’o says as she covers American Vogue’s October issue.  To celebrate her new movie “Queen of Katwe, the Oscar-winning actress took Vogue, including Mario Testino, Tonne Goodman and her hairstylist Vernon Francois to her village in Kenya. See more below:  Continue reading

Pictures Of Pres. Buhari at the opening ceremony of the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development

So Japan wants to control Africa, I just hope the read the terms before signing.

President Buhari joined other African leaders to attend the opening ceremony of the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi, Kenya. More photos after the cut…
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Listen to Olamide’s TWO New Songs “Sere (Ghetto Story)” featuring Lil Kesh & “Owo Blow”


Olamide has just dropped two surprise new songs.

The first is called “Owo Blow” and it was produced by Major Bangs while the second is “Sere (Ghetto Story” which features Lil Kesh and was also produced by Major Bangs. Continue reading

Lagos ranked world’s third Worst city to live in

Lagos state has been ranked the world’s third worst city to live in. This is according to the 2016 World livability ranking released by the Economist Intelligence Unit yesterday Thursday August 18th. Out of 140 countries that was used during the survey, Lagos came 138th just above war-ravaged Tripoli and Damascus.
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Rio 2016- Nigeria’s Football Dream Team loses 2-0 to Germany at semi-finals

Nigeria’s Dream Team has lost their chance to move to the finals at the 2016 Olympics following a 2-0 win by Germany..Germany will now go on to play Brazil at the finals while Nigeria will battle for the bronze medal as they play against Honduras who lost 6-0 to Brazil.

Photos of Nigerian Football league stars training in Spain ahead of friendly match with top club Valencia

Top footballers from the Nigeria Professional football League arrived in Spain on Monday ahead of a La Liga tour organised by the League Management company (LMC) in conjunction with the Spanish La Liga. Continue reading

Money! The rich kids of Nigeria vs the rich kids of Ghana

rich kids of Ghana and NigeriaAccording to The young and rich all over the world like to flaunt their ‘wealth’, especially the people from Tech money; and the rich kids of Ghana and Nigeria are not any different.  From kids enjoying the wealth of their families to those making their own money their own way, social media is a place to find them all – and here is a compilation of some  young ballers for you viewing pleasure!

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Mai Atafo South Africa Menswear Week SS17

I saw the yellow suit ish getup and couldn’t take my eyes of it, I was like is this Mai Atafo?
Mai Atafo was like “I sat down and thought… On the day’s I do not want to wear a suit and I still want to look very sartorial, what would I do?” Cue easy-going, classic, versatile, somewhat timeless separates made from suit fabric. Simple. Brilliant.  I am not really an Atafo addict but you have got to respect some good tailoring thou…

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#afwn2016 Yemi Alade Performs At The 2016 Africa Fashion Week Nigeria


Yemi Alade gave a very dope performance at the just concluded 2016 Africa Fashion Week Nigeria! This woman can sing!  She basically brought down the house but lets not forget that the Tiannah Styling collection which had some celebs catwalking basically climax the whole event! lol.

She gave a live performance that just melted our hearts, see more pictures below…

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