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The protest culture: Why is the African continent facing this crisis?

The year 2020 has always carried a mark of augury. Every number or year seems to have its own meaning anyway. But it only throws the accuracy of numerology into further doubt or as a mere wishful thinking (that’s...

Does Mdundo have what it takes to change the music game in Africa? | #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

If you thought of a platform where you could find strictly African content, look no further than Mdundo, a Kenya-based platform founded in 2013 by Martin Nielsen, a Danish expat. Mdundo was available throughout Africa - already has more...

Rinu Oduala, Deloris P. Jordan, Roberta Annan | The 31 women taking charge in Africa #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

Thinking about this year and how women were represented in all aspects of the society? This article from NBC Washington is what is needed to make it all worth it. Enjoy! The public service sector is an essential one, in...

Jordan Sekatawa – Telling the right Pan-African stories through filmmaking

Jordan Sekatawa: Telling the right Pan-African stories through filmmaking This US-based Ugandan filmmaker talks about living in the diaspora, Black Oppression and his forthcoming film project, 'Uganda We Rise'. Even beyond Africa, the entire black race has over the years been...

Are Ugandan authorities sincere arresting Omah Lay and Tems? |#FreeTems #FreeOmahLay

BBC Africa reported that the police in Uganda have arrested Nigerian musicians Stanley Omah Didia, popularly known as Omah Lay, and Temilade Openiyi, better known as Tems, for holding an unauthorised concert on Saturday night in the capital, Kampala....

Keeping the baby out of the bath water | #54degreesAcrossAfrica

In Kenya babies are being sold for as low as £300. According to the investigation conducted by BBC, a certain Rebecca (who was a dropout of school because of her moms inability to pay her fees) got pregnant by an...

Election more about the opposition than the people | #54degreesAcrossAfrica

According to Joseph Siegle and Candace Cook in an article titled "Assessing Africa's 2020 Elections" published on January 28, 2020 and updated on August 13, 2020), African elections in 2020 will be a test against efforts to erode presidential term limits and...

#BushiriEscape: The fate of the faith and being a true ‘Shepherd’

A popular pastor in South Africa has fled to Malawi after being out on bail in a case of alleged fraud and money laundering. Shepherd was arrested in October in a multimillion-dollar case but got bail on November. Bushiri...

#FreeHopewellNow: Freedom of expression in Africa, a myth or fact? | #54degreesAcrossAfrica

The power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants. The state of not being subject to or affected by (something undesirable). A special privilege or right of access, especially that of full citizenship of a city granted to a public figure as an honour. - Freedom The action of making...

9 things you should know about late Jerry Rawlings | #54degreesAcrossAfrica

Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts. 2020 has been one eventful year to say the least, filled with every happening you can think of. If 2020 had a bucket list, you can be sure a lot...
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The best shopping centres in Kogi

One of the most interesting things about Kogi is that it is the only state in the country that...
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