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Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu (Bobi Wine) is Y! Africa Person of the Year 2020

The editorial board of Y! Africa is pleased to announce Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, as its pick for Person of the Year 2020. Chosen by a consensus of Y! Africa editors, Bobi Wine emerged overall winner amongst Fadji Zaouna Maïna, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Amadou Sall, Akinwunmi Adesina, President R. Wavel...

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...

Tigray: The ‘gray’ areas in Ethiopia | #54degreesAcrossAfrica

Desta Gebremedhin from BBC, had reported that postponement of September’s election in Tigray by the federal government because of coronavirus, has been the reason for the recent rapid deterioration but it has been a long time coming. The TPLF, which...

Tigray: Find out why Ethiopia has been in the news lately

The federal government in Ethiopia has vowed to continue a military offensive in the northern Tigray region despite international calls for restraint. The row between the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), once a dominant member of Ethiopia's ruling coalition, and...

#Xenophobia: South Africans could be fighting the wrong battle

South Africa in recent times have been complaining about a number of things and creating conversations around these things. From conversations about the state of their economy to losing job opportunities to foreigners, and blaming certain social vices like...
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Ado Bayero Mall, Dunes, and Palms Mall… Here are the top malls in Northern Nigeria | From The Masterlist

Compared to her Western counterparts, Nigeria still has a long way to go in producing impressive infrastructure. Whilst our...
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