April 26, 2017

Iconic Urban Garden Threatened with Foreclosure in South Central LA

Follow Us 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 […]

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

Follow Us 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, […]

400 Million Proposed to Address Drought in Africa’s Sahel

Follow Us 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, […]

Nigeria’s New Growth Plan Targets Agriculture for Economic Stability

Follow Us Nigeria’s New Growth Plan Targets Agriculture for Economic Stability By Lela Winston On April 5, 2017, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari launched this Nigeria Economic Recovery and Growth Plan. The three-year plan, is slated to target three areas of sustainability, which include national security, corruption and revitalizing the economy. The plan seeks to achieve […]

Long Live the Spirit of Joe Mafela Long Live!

Follow Us 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 […]

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

Follow Us                   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 […]

VIDEO: Kenya’s podcasting ‘sex queens’

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Follow Us                       President Buhari was in good spirits, joking with senior officials and journalists.But as his address went on the president appeared to ramble, referring to the importance of technology and education. He even urged Nigerians not to self-medicate.These comments will do little to […]

AST HEAT! Yemi Alade – Johnny

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Nigerian Federal Government sacks all NCAA Directors

Follow Us 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 […]

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