By: Paul Adepoju firstname.lastname@example.org For about two hours, the ever quiet and serene International Conference Center, Abuja became rowdy and excessively noisy. Even the army officers on guard had to look around to ascertain the security status of the continental monument. It wasn’t a Boko Haram invasion or a political rally; it was a noisome […]
(Press Release): If you’re looking for unique, affordable African-inspired gifts for the festive period, why not stop by the Abuja Arts and Crafts Village this weekend. Cassava Republic Press will be organising a Christmas fair at its new bookshop/gallery at No. 62b in the Arts and Craft Village, opposite the Sheraton Hotel on Saturday, 10th […]
By Margaret McMillan Investors are waking up to Africa — finally. Not just Egypt and South Africa, but such countries as Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda. The reason: As the continent moves more of its resources into industry and services, it stands to become an economic powerhouse, making its citizens wealthier and its influence more global. China is steadily […]
(CNN) — She may be a fully-fledged pop star with a growing global appeal but Nigerian singer, Asa, is determined to remain true to her African roots. The 29 year old artist initially found fame on her home continent thanks to her soulful musical melodies, which have since proved popular with audiences in Europe and beyond. […]
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Nigeria’s central bank governor Lamido Sanusi has been voted Africa Person of the Year by Forbes magazine. He beat five other candidates for the inaugural award – including Nobel Peace laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote. Mr Sanusi, 50, has spearheaded reforms in Nigeria’s troubled banking sector since his appointment in […]