Thursday , 17 October 2019

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AFI Joburg Fashion Week 2019; African Fashion Unites!!!!

AFI Joburg Fashion Week 2019 has officially ended but some moments still linger because our favourite black designers gave us amazing designs to remember!!! The event which is held every year kicked off at the Sandton Convention Centre for the opening ceremony on Thursday, 10th October, 2019. The theme for this year was titled, “African Fashion Unites”, which shed light …

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Jamaica is the 3rd Coolest Nation according to CNN Travel ranking

CNN Travel has ranked Jamaica as the third coolest nation after rounding out the top 14 of 250 nations. This clearly revealed that there is more to Jamaicans than reggae, including Rastafarian (the most kick-back religion ever invented),” CNN says. Usain Bolt (jamaicastar.com) It was added that Jamaicans have “an accent that’s the envy of theEnglish-speaking world and the planet’s …

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SOUTH AFRICA TOP AFRICA UNIVERSITIES IN QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKING

Out of a total of 13 African universities featured in the QS World University Ranking. South Africa has majority of these top Africa universities. The QS Rankings rank the universities based on different qualities. They measure university reputation based on the impressions of higher education experts, companies who hire graduates, and teaching quality.  QS also considers the ratio of international …

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31 year Old Rihanna launches new book with leopard print

Rihanna,musician, performer, designer, and entrepreneur has been busy serving looks as she celebrates the launch of her new book. Rihanna who is into Music, makeup, publishing – others still counting. The celebrity who recently revealed why she turned down performing at the Super Bowl, looked absolutely incredible rocking up to the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. While feeling her …

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Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge completes marathon in less than two-hour, Makes history

The Kenya born Athlete,Eluid Kipchoge has been in the news for completing a marathon in less than 2 hours. It was a marathon that caught many people by surprise at the 500-metre final stretch that defined the making of history: the marathon distance has been completed in under two hours. Eliud Kipchoge had kicked aside his other pacemakers. The Kenyan …

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Jessica Nabongo becomes the first black woman to visit every country of the world

Jessica Nabongo, a Ugandan, has clinched the title of being the first black woman to visit every country on planet earth. From the age of 6, Jessica has been touring the world. Though born in America, both her parents are Ugandan nationals and she has used both passports to travel the world. Another interesting thing to know is the regularity …

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RWANDA PRODUCES FIRST SMARTPHONE IN AFRICA

Rwanda’s Mara Group in its bid to turn Rwanda into a regional tech hub, saw itself releasing two smartphones, which automatically became the first smartphone manufacturer in Africa. Rwanda President, Paul Kagame inaugurated on Monday what is being described as Africa’s “first high tech smartphone factory” in the country’s capital of Kigali. While smartphones are assembled in other African nations …

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Michelle Obama is set to release companion journal to “Becoming” in November!!!

Bestselling Author, Michelle Obama Michelle Obama is back with another book in the works and we are so ready for it!! After releasing “Becoming” in 2018, the former first Lady added this new journal titled Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice. The new book is a companion journal to her bestselling memoir. According to the publisher, Penguin Random …

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KENYA CATHOLIC CHURCH SETTLES FOR MOBILE MONEY, CHEQUES DONATION ONLY

The Catholic Church in Kenya has intimated the public that it has embarked on a raft of measures aimed at cushioning the institution from being used as conduit of graft saying only mobile money, Cheques will henceforth be accepted. Speaking on Saturday, October 5 in Subukia, Nakuru County during the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB), Catholic Bishops said among …

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Nigeria, South Africa Okays 10-year visa agreement for academics, businessmen

President Muhammadu Buhari and Ramaphosa of South Africa   Nigeria and South Africa have Okayed an agreement on issuing 10-year visas to academics, businessmen and frequent travellers. This agreement was reached after the conclusion of the 9th Bi-National Commission of South Africa and Nigeria meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, which was raised to the level of heads of state of …

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