Inspiration

The Feminine Fallacy

… the weaker vessel…. (1 Peter 3:7) Many a girl-child erroneously thinks she has been disadvantaged from birth, hence the justification of mediocrity and low living. She grows with that mentality and does her convocation of pity party in womanhood, where she cuts a figure, across the canvas of adult

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Africa

COMMUNITY PROTECTION BY VIGILANTE GROUPS IN NORTHERN NIGERIA.

An increasing number of states in Nigeria’s conflict-stricken northern area are establishing community-based vigilante patrol teams to enhance security in villages plagued by frequent violent killings and kidnappings.  With the ongoing Islamist insurgency in the northeast causing fatigue among the country’s security forces, they have faced challenges due to limited

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NUPRC Mandates Oil Firms to Supply Domestic Refineries

Gbenga Komolafe The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), issued a new policy aimed at boosting domestic refining capacity and drastically cutting down reliance on imported petroleum products. Gbenga Komolafe, the Commission Chief Executive of NUPRC who disclosed this during a press briefing in Abuja on Monday, pointed out that

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Africa

Rwanda Set for New $165 Million IMF Funding

The International Monetary Fund said on Friday, March 22, that a two-week mission to Rwanda had agreed to allocate another $165.5 million in funding to the country, even as it warned of vulnerabilities tilted to the downside. While Rwanda’s economic outlook continues to be positive, IMF mission lead, Ruben Atoyan

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Africa

Kenya Tops Peers in Youth Digital Potential.

According to the 2023 Eastern Africa Youth Digital Readiness Index, Kenya is the nation leading the way in the digital revolution. Kenya’s extensive usage of mobile money, government infrastructure spending, and digital literacy campaigns are all credited for the country’s rating. Even having a score of 26.75, Kenya continues to

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Rwanda-Zimbabwe Ties Show Potential of Intra-Africa Trade.

The commencement of the Rwanda-Zimbabwe Business Forum on Monday is a compelling example of the transformative potential of cooperation between the South and the South. A remarkable success story, the 50% increase in trade between these two countries over the last two years offers important lessons for the whole African

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President Denis Sassou of Congo Strives To Foster worldwide Peace.

  In an exclusive interview with China Central Television (CCTV), President Denis Sassou Nguesso of the Republic of the Congo articulated his nation’s commitment to contributing towards global peace amidst the pervasive violence and unrest plaguing various regions worldwide. Emphasizing the significance of China-proposed initiatives in global governance, President Sassou

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Nigerian Singer Rides Motorcycle From Kenya To Lagos.

The rapidly growing musician Ebaide Joy has joined the Nigerians who go alone from other nations to Lagos State. Ebaide now stands with Pelumi Nubi and Kunle Adeyanju, among others. Ms. Nubi, a UK resident, drove alone from London to Lagos in January, joining Mr. Adeyanju, a professional rider who

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Kenya, US to Cohost Global Food Hygiene Forum.

The 54th session of the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene has commenced with Kenya as host in collaboration with the United States.    The forum was launched by Rebecca Miano, Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Investments, Trade and Industry, Susan Nakhumicha, CS Health, and Mithika Linturi, Cabinet Secretary for

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13th Edition of African Games Opens in Ghana, Accra.

Ghana is for the first time hosting the 13th edition of the African Games which commenced with a spectacular opening ceremony at the University of Ghana Stadium in Accra.  The event which will end on March 23rd gathered almost 3,000 athletes from 49 countries, heralding 16 days of competition across

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Dangote to Launch Oil Trading Arm for Lagos Mega Refinery.

    Africa’s wealthiest individual, Aliko Dangote, is venturing into new territory by exploring the creation of an oil trading arm, potentially based in London, to facilitate operations for his upcoming refinery project in Nigeria, insiders disclosed. This strategic move has the potential to sideline major global trading entities, currently

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Africa

Nigeria And Russia Hold Talks in Moscow.

Russian and Nigerian foreign ministers engaged in talks in Moscow, emphasizing the significance of their future relations. Sergey Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, conveyed Moscow’s recognition of Nigeria as a priority partner in Africa, a sentiment echoed by Yusuf Tuggar, his Nigerian counterpart.   “The relationship will continue to grow.

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Ghana Passes Bill in Protection of African Culture.

On the 28th of February, Ghana’s parliament passed a bill on the issues of anti-homosexuality that has attracted world condemnation, however, the country is unshaken by this criticism. The bill pushes to increase criminal penalties for consensual same-sex relationships and punishes advocacy for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and

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Mozambican Government to Invest $100m for Rail Electrification.

The prototype rail electrification project in Mozambique will span 88 kilometers from Maputo city to the South African border at Ressano Garcia, requiring the government to invest roughly $100 million. Speaking to reporters on Thursday in Maputo following a meeting with the Dutch ambassador, Elsbeth Akkerman, Transport Minister Mateus Magala

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African Countries and Places

Rwanda Sees Surge In The Adoption Of Renewable Energy .

  Despite Rwanda’s abundance of renewable energy resources, the sluggish pace of development is attributed to capital costs and the grid’s low electricity prices. However, installations are gaining momentum driven by increasing energy prices and a growing enthusiasm for collaborative initiatives between companies and the public sector. Diplomatic entities, local

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Tanzania Sees Mega Projects as Key to Easing Dollar Crunch.

Minister for Finance Mwigulu Nchemba is confident that the supply of dollars in Tanzania will stabilize once mega projects are operational, easing the pressure of importing necessary equipment. Dr Nchemba remarked during the “2024 Technical Level Strategic Dialogue” meeting that focused on Vision 2050. The meeting, attended by experts, government

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See Upcoming Musicians Showcasing Diverse Genres in Africa.

As they continue to elevate African pop music to unprecedented levels, mainstream African musicians are pushing the creative frontiers of Afrobeats and Amapiano. The musical landscape of Africa is dominated by Amapiano and Afrobeats, but many other fascinating genres are being explored by gifted up-and-coming musicians. Africa possesses an amazing

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Kenya Wins Bid To Host 2024 Transform Africa Summit.

Kenya was chosen to host the esteemed Transform Africa Summit (TAS-24) in 2024 on Tuesday. The news was made public by Smart Africa, the co-ordinating secretariat for ICT programs and activities for the African Continent during the annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain. ICT CS, Eliud Owalo who

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Rwanda’s Kenza Ameloot Shines as Miss Belgium 2024.

On Saturday, February 24 at the grand finale of the Miss Belgium beauty pageant, Rwandan-Belgian model Kenza Johanna Ameloot was crowned Miss Belgium 2024 which took place at the Proximus Theater. Julie Mortier and Estelle Toulemonde took first and second runner-up places in a competition that had thirty-two competitors competing

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Africa

Kenyan Electric Vehicle Company Unveils Latest Model in Rwanda.

Go Electric Ltd, an electrical and solar vehicle dealer, will introduce its newest models in Rwanda, marking a significant step forward in sustainable mobility. The company reaffirmed its commitment to providing affordable and environmentally friendly transportation options when it received a shipment of several units of its latest model, called

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South Africa’s Budget2024 Promotes Unity For Lasting Economic Growth.

During the 2024 Budget Speech, Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana made numerous promises and unveiled budget allocations for state-owned entities, provinces, and municipalities. The announcements encompass a range of financial commitments, signaling the government’s strategic distribution of resources across various sectors to stimulate economic growth and support local governance. Russel Morena,

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Egypt to Open Branches of Alexandria University in South Sudan

A pact to establish Alexandria University branches in the South Sudanese capital Juba and the town of Tonj was reached on Monday between Egypt and South Sudan. South Sudan’s Minister of Higher Education, Science, and Technology, Gabriel Changson Chang, and President of Alexandria University, Abdelaziz Konsowa, signed the Memorandum of

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