“Containing Women In A Box That Gives No Hope, No Voice Or Empowerment MUST To Be Eliminated”- Sally Chiwuzie

by Rachel Ogbu Author of Silent Symphonies and founder of the #Unshakable Movement, Sally Chiwuzie was at the UN Headquarters in New York recently during the United Nations My Sister’s Health Watch (MSHW) stakeholders forum- “Leave No Woman’s Health Issues Behind.” Bringing herself forward as a subject matter expert on promoting the everyday woman’s holistic wellbeing, […]

Military Enthusiast Chidi Nwaonu, Analysis The Issue Of Boko Haram’s IED Campaign In 2015

by Chidi Nwaonu In an attempt to understand the techniques, tactics and procedures of Boko Haram, we take a look at their use of IEDs for the period 01 March 2015– 01 February 2016. This time period encompasses the successful Nigerian Valentine Offensive by 7 Div and 3 Div under Op Zaman Lafiya to defeat Boko Haram main […]

African Business Highlights Commitment on #InternationalWomensDay

by Rachel Ogbu Villa Monticello, one of Ghana’s most awarded boutique hotels, boasts majority women ownership and women in key leadership positions including President/CEO, General Manager and Executive Chef (a rarity in most fine dining establishments). In addition to its diversity in staffing, Villa Monticello has also expanded their commitment to women and girls beyond […]

Nigeria Will Focus More On Technology- President Muhammadu Buhari

by Rachel Ogbu During the maiden meeting of the National Research and Innovation Council (NIRC) which took place in Abuja on Thursday , President Muhammadu Buhari said Federal Government would fast-track industrial and economic development through Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). “I am aware that Nigeria must accord high priority to Science and Technology if it must take […]

Nigerian Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo US Deputy National Security Adviser For International Economic Affairs

by Rachel Ogbu President Barack Obama has appointed Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo as the next Deputy National Security Adviser for International Economic Affairs. The 34-years-old Nigerian is to take over from Caroline Atkinson. He attended Berkeley and Yale Law and worked as an Editor for the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution from 2008 to 2009. […]

Powerful photos documenting exile: SEE Yotam Gidron Israel’s South Sudanese image series

Yotam Gidron is a contributing editor for the Hebrew language blog african.co.il. He studies law in Tel-Aviv University, with a focus on international law and forced migration. Recently the Israel-based photographer shared these photo documentary with the media showing Israel’s South Sudanese population being exiled. He writes ** Shortly after South Sudan’s July 2011 independence, the Israeli government decided to deport the […]

Cambridge Graduate Precious Oyelade’s Nollywood film thesis ranked highly- to be published

by RACHEL OGBU CAMBRIDGE graduate Precious Oyelade, 21,  has received commendations from her superiors after her 10,000-word dissertation based on Nollywood films was scored highly. There are also plans that her research would be published to contribute to discussions around black identity in Britain Oyelade, from south London graduated with a degree in politics, psychology and sociology after completing […]