#WorldFoodDay: Africa holds the key for feeding 9 billion people by 2050, says World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina

Africa holds the key to feeding 9 billion people by 2050, Adesina says during Norman Borlaug Lecture Calls for land tax for unused agricultural land or underutilized agricultural land Africa holds the key to feeding the nine billion people that will inhabit this planet by 2050, the President of the African Development Bank and 2017 […]

Rotary challenges the world to fight eradicate polio gives $49.5 million to help

With just 11 confirmed polio cases so far in 2017, the world is on the brink of eradicating polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of thousands of children each year. To recognize this historic progress, Rotary (www.Rotary.org) clubs worldwide will host events in conjunction with Rotary International’s fifth annual World Polio Day celebration […]

Mr Eazi Performed In London And This Happened (Photos)

by RACHEL OGBU Multitudes gathered at the Roundhouse London, September 23, at the Culture Fest Event hosted by Mr Eazi. The event featured performances from various artists ranging from dancers, DJs, comedians; also, fashion exhibition, dance competition and to cap it all… good music. The Event hosted by Eddie Kadi and Adesope saw performances from […]

Buhari Orders Evacuation Of Nigerian Students After Hurricane In Dominican Republic

by Azeez President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the evacuation of Nigerian students from Dominican Republic. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, confirmed the Presidential order. What happened: Hurricane Maria, ranked a Category 4 storm, raged through the Caribbean, including parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds, killing […]

Davido x Orange Culture Capsule Collection Presented at ‘Music Matters’ in Selfridges, London​

by Rachel Ogbu Today Y! Africa will be present at Selfridges Oxford Circus, London UK for a fashion and music collaboration between African music export Davido, and LVMH Award finalist Orange Culture (LFDW Young Designer alumni) as part of the Selfridges new season “Music Matters at Selfridges” campaign. Music has been a source of inspiration for […]

Tonye Cole, Osayi Alile, Mimi Onalaja, Ayo Thompson, others step out for AccelerateLabs Launch 

Tonye Cole, Osayi Alile, Mimi Onalaja, Ayo Thompson, and others were among the influential personalities at the official launch of Accelerate Labs powered by Microsoft Nigeria in partnership with The Future Project. The event was held yesterday at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. Accelerate Labs is an initiative to support socially-inclined, high-profit and competitive businesses among young entrepreneurs in the country. Themed […]

New wave of designers take rein at Africa Fashion Week London 2017

by Rachel Ogbu (UK desk) At least 15 countries were represented on the Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) catwalk this year. The first show started off with George Adesegun’s immaculate womenswear collection which included fabrics inscribed with the ancient secret symbols of the Nsibidi Secret Sect of South Eastern Nigeria.  Structured day suits, evening gowns, silks […]