PHOTOS: CNN interviews Reggie Rockstone in Ghana

By ‘Dayo Showemimo (CNN interviews Reggie Rockstone, acclaimed father of Ghana’s Hip-life movement in Accra, Ghana. Reggie is believed to have played an important role in the development of Ghana’s hip hop genre widely called Hip-life.

The CNN Multichoice African Journalist Award 2015 Is Open For Entry | Deadline is 11th May 2015


The CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards 2015 is now open for the submission of entry. As part of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the awards, the organisers have made the call for professional journalists who are’ working in the continent of Africa who have produced a story which has been

Hundreds Of Migrants Drowned In Mediterranean Sea

The Italian coastguard says hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea. But after a couple of days at sea, in the dark of night on Saturday, the ship was in distress in the Mediterranean and sent

Against all Odds! The ‘Trash Bag’ Nursing Student Who Saved Relatives from Ebola now at Emory University


In September last year, CNN featured the story of Fatu Kekula; a 22-year old nursing student in Liberia, who single-handedly nursed her entire family through Ebola using a self-invented  protective equipment made out of bin bags. Not only did her three out of her four patients survive, Fatu’s faith and innovation

Islamist Gunmen Killed after attack at Nairobi’s Garissa University, but Death Toll now risen to 147!

Kenyan’s government official Twitter account has confirmed that the death toll from the terrorist attack on Thursday, 2nd April on Christian students at Garissa University is now 147 with 79 injured and 587 evacuated to safety, as reported by CNN. The official Kenyan government account also confirmed that 4 gunmen

Once Again, CNN Makes Huge Error In African Affairs

As if we were not already convinced that CNN knows way too little on African Affairs, the network yesterday proved it all over again when airing the Kenyan terrorist attacks. Speaking to a caller in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, CNN tagged the caller as speaking from Nairobi, Nigeria.

CNN’s Passion to Portfolio: Exquisite Magazine Publisher Tewa Onasanya talks About Switching Career from a Pharmacologist to a Publisher!

Exquisite Magazine Publisher, Tewa Onasanya is a Nigerian-born pharmacologist, who studied pharmacology at the University of Portsmouth, England. Prior to starting the magazine, the mother-of-two had no prior experience in journalism or publishing, but got support from family members and friends, which she leveraged on in starting the first issue of

From Passion to Portfolio! Exquisite Magazine Publisher Tewa Onasanya Talks Swapping Pharmacology for Journalism


We love success stories! In a piece called ‘How one woman swapped Big Pharma for publishing to fulfill her dream’ on their ‘Passion to Portfolio’ segment, CNN takes on Tewa Onasanya – publisher of Exquisite Magazine. According to CNN, Tewa Onasanya had no previous experience in journalism or publishing, rallied

Indian Parents Hit New Records in helping Their Children Cheat during Exams | State Minister confirms Expulsion of 600 Students!

The picture looks too outlandish to be true, but it is also outrageous that parents are climbing the school building where an examination is being held in order to hand over materials to their children taking examinations.

Boko Haram’s Bomb-Making Factory uncovered in Northern City by Nigerian Troops!

According to CNN, a Boko Haram bomb factory was discovered a few days ago by Nigerian troops after a successful seizure of a northern town from the extremists, the military said. The bomb factory was reportedly located inside a fertilizer company in Buni Yadi town in Yobe state, according to officials.

Achenyo Idachaba Featured on CNN’s African Start Up for Her Venture – MitiMeth


Achenyo Idachaba makes beauty from ashes. Converting the weed commonly known as ‘Water Hyacinths’ into lovely hand crafted home essentials, the MitiMeth brand is truly something incredible. Featured on CNN‘s African Start up, Achenyo Idachaba talks about her driving force, and what keeps the business going.