April 24, 2017

Iconic Urban Garden Threatened with Foreclosure in South Central LA

Los Angeles–Only 7 days are left to save Ron Finley’s “Gangsta Garden,” an initiative started to support urban nutrition education and provide positive work for area youth. Over 21,000 people signed a Care2 petition to request Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the foreclosure entity, Strategic Acquisitions Inc. to cease foreclosure actions against the property. […]

US Gold Bureau to Feature African-American as Lady Liberty for 225th Anniversary

Austin, Texas – The American Liberty 225 Anniversary Gold Coin now depicts Lady Liberty as an African American, according to the US Mint. Released April 6, it is the first in a series of minority themed Lady Liberty coins inspired by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a member of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC). Abdul-Jabbar, who was […]

400 Million Proposed to Address Drought in Africa’s Sahel

By Lela Winston Drought has reached crisis proportions in the Horn of Africa and Africa’s Sahel region. It is affecting Somalia, Nigeria, Kenya, Niger and others in the region. It is estimated that 17 million people are being affected by the Chad Lake Crisis, with 8 million of those affected from northern Nigeria, according to […]

Long Live the Spirit of Joe Mafela Long Live!

So Joe Mafela has left us. He was 75. ‘Bra Joe’ as he was fondly known passed on in the last evening of Saturday, March 18, after the car he was traveliing in was heat by a bakkie from behind. As a South African-based international actor, songwriter, film producer, director, singer, and a businessman, Joe […]

Family Business Model: Can Become The Business of The 21st Century by Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

                  The concept of a Family Business is one that is seriously underrated. But the truth is that, it is the most viable business venture that the ordinary folk on the street is likely to succeed in. Some people may nit know that Coke started out as […]

Nigerian Federal Government sacks all NCAA Directors

The Federal Government has approved the sack of all the directors in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) with immediate effect. All nine directors were dismissed by the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika. Those affected are: Alhaji Salawu Ozigi (Director of Finance and Accounts), Dr. Joyce Nkemakolam (Director of Aerodrome and Airspace […]

How Nigeria’s Farouk Abdulmatallab became a terrorist

By Heaven Kalu AST STAFF REPORTER The New York Times, through a Freedom of Information Act request, has obtained documents containing detailed accounts of how slain Al Qaeda leader, Anwar al-Awlaki, mentored a Nigerian, Farouk Abdulmutallab, who tried to detonate a bomb hidden in his underpants, on a flight from Amsterdam in the Netherlands to […]

High Chief Priest Dr. Ifagbenusola Atanda, from Osogbo, Nigeria, Teaching in New York City

High Chief Priest Dr. Ifagbenusola Atanda, from Osogbo, Nigeria, is in New York City to give workshops on the ancient Yoruba spiritual system of Ifá. The first workshop, “Finding your Guiding Spirit Through the African Spiritual System of Ifá,” is offered on Tuesday, February 21. Chief Priest Atanda will also conduct a two-part workshop on […]

Hair Advice from Tee-Tee

All over the world you have many people asking what are the secrets to long, thick, and healthy hair. Well, look no further hairstylist Tiarah best known as (Tee-Tee) will help teach the tools, steps on becoming successful of long, thick, and healthy hair. The first most important part of keeping healthy hair is using […]


      Western Union Moved Money into Nigeria from More Than 195 Countries and Territories in 2015  LAGOS, Nigeria, October 31, 2016 – Nigeria is one of the most connected countries in the world when it comes to receiving and sending money, according to The Western Union Company, a global leader in global payment […]

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