World Bank Gives Rwanda $70 Million to Help Fight Poverty


World Bank has given Rwanda $70 million aid to help reduce poverty by improving its social protection benefits meant for the poorest households. Rwanda’s Finance Minister, Claver Gatete, said on Monday in Kigali at a ceremony to sign the agreement that government has put poverty alleviation at the heart of

2015 AFCON: Equatorial Guinea & Congo Reach Quarter Final


Hosts Equatorial Guinea and Congo reached the quarter finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament after beating Gabon and Burkina Faso, respectively in their final Group A matches. Equatorial Guinea beat Gabon 2-0 while Congo defeated Burkina Faso 2-1. Congo top the table with 7 points, Equatorial

Michika in Adamawa state currently under attack by Boko Haram


Boko Haram members are currently attacking Michika in Michika local government area of Adamawa state. According to eye-witnesses, the sect members arrived at about 2 this afternoon and immediately started killing people and burning down houses. More details later...

Fun Facts About Babies….


It might not seem like babies do a whole lot, but they're actually incredibly fascinating - and full of surprises.  From smelling addictive to knowing more than you think, top up your general knowledge levels with these amazing facts... 1.

"We (the govt) don’t have the media behind us – Doyin Okupe

While speaking as a guest on a current affairs programme on STV this afternoon, Presidential spokesman, Doyin Okupe said the present government doesn't not have the backing of the media. Okupe stated this while responding to a question on why the president's media team focus more on talking about the

Yay! Adebayo Oke-Lawal & Olajumoke Ademilua Selected Among Top 11 Finalists for Vogue Talent’s “Scouting Africa”


A huge congratulations to Nigerian designers – Adebayo Oke-Lawal of menswear label Orange Culture and Olajumoke Ademilua of contemporary womenswear label O‘Milua! They have been selected among the 11 finalists for the “Scouting for Africa“; and event organized by Vogue Talents in collaboration with the International Business Consortium Nigeria Limited (the owners of the

‘I Wish I Was the Mother of All His Kids; the Seven of Them’ – Annie Idibia

In the latest issue of Motherhood In-Style magazine, Nollywood actress and wife to Nigerian entertainer 2face Idibia, Annie Idibia is the cover star (click here if you missed it). With lovely editorial spreads with her daughters Isabella and Olivia, Annie Idibia talks to the magazine about her parents getting divorced,