Posts tagged Nigeria

Soyinka says it will take more than prayer to help Nigeria following the Nyanya Motor Park bombing
"We should wake up to the reality. Nigeria is in war and only competence can solve the problem, not prayers." X
My Africa Is (needs) competent leadership

Soyinka says it will take more than prayer to help Nigeria following the Nyanya Motor Park bombing

"We should wake up to the reality. Nigeria is in war and only competence can solve the problem, not prayers." X

My Africa Is (needs) competent leadership

19 recording artists. 11 countries. 10 languages. ONE message to African Leaders: Do Agric, It Pays!

The participating artists are: A.Y. (Tanzania), Bufallo Souljah (Zimbabwe), Dama Do Bling (Mozambique), D’Banj (Nigeria), Diamond (Tanzania), Dontom (Nigeria), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Femi Kuti (Nigeria), Judith Sephuma (South Africa), Juliani (Kenya), Kunle Ayo (Nigeria), Vusi Nova (South Africa), Liz Ogumbo (Kenya), Nancy G (Swaziland), Omawumi (Nigeria), Rachid Taha (Algeria), Tiken Jah Fakoly (Cote d’Ivoire), Victoria Kimani (Kenya) and Wax Dey (Cameroon).

Make sure to sign the petition!

My Africa Is One!

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African Mobile Subscription user numbers. Data from 2013.

My Africa Is subscribed

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African Mobile Subscription user numbers. Data from 2013.

My Africa Is subscribed

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A fascinating puppet show at the beach! He was wearing a small speaker on his belt and playing groovy Nigerian dance numbers! 
It was quite awesome to see these Nigerian moves :) 

My Africa Is ayyyyy!!!

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This is Osun Osogbo Sacred Grove, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Osogbo. The place is a a must visit for anyone interested in Nigerian art and culture. You can read more about here on the UNESCO website here

My Africa Is places to visit before you die

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Nigerians Abroad

Interesting reality show featuring Nigerians in Los Angeles. Have to admit we were skeptical but this is not bad at all

Source: Bellanaija.com

My Africa Is another great webseries. 

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Nigerian artist Joseph Eze’s (b.1979) portrait series deals with the intersection between Nigeria’s politics and the female body. Click the images for the title and date

My Africa Is artful

Looking for a new read? Check out Deji Olukotun’s new sci-fi novel.
“In Olukotun’s new novel, a Nigerian scientist stuck as a mid-level employee in the Houston laboratories finds himself with an opportunity to rip into the space-time continuum, to reclaim personal and national honor by returning the rocks to the moon ‘on behalf of all colonized people.’” 
If need more convincing here’s Africa Is a Country’s full review. 
My Africa Is in space!

Looking for a new read? Check out Deji Olukotun’s new sci-fi novel.

In Olukotun’s new novel, a Nigerian scientist stuck as a mid-level employee in the Houston laboratories finds himself with an opportunity to rip into the space-time continuum, to reclaim personal and national honor by returning the rocks to the moon ‘on behalf of all colonized people.’” 

If need more convincing here’s Africa Is a Country’s full review

My Africa Is in space!

“The law is also unconstitutional, ambiguous, and a strange priority in a country with so many real problems. Above all else, however, it is unjust.”
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My Africa Is speaking up.

The law is also unconstitutional, ambiguous, and a strange priority in a country with so many real problems. Above all else, however, it is unjust.”

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My Africa Is speaking up.

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For the first time in history, Nigeria will be hit with the biggest platform dedicated to African inspired fashion, African Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN). The two-day spectacular show which will be held between Saturday, 17th and Sunday, 18th May 2014 at Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos will showcase everything that defines fashion from an African point of view.
African Fashion Week Nigeria will give equal opportunity and priority to top fashion designers alongside new and emerging designers to celebrate culture, style and increase their passion for fashion. This is an opportunity for all aspiring or emerging designers to use as a platform to showcase their talent to the right people. Designers and exhibitors who want to participate are required to log on to their website, www.africafashionweeknigeria.com to download the application form.
(via It’s African Fashion Week Slated For Nigeria On May 17-18 - SpyGhana.com)

prepaidafrica:

For the first time in history, Nigeria will be hit with the biggest platform dedicated to African inspired fashion, African Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN). The two-day spectacular show which will be held between Saturday, 17th and Sunday, 18th May 2014 at Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos will showcase everything that defines fashion from an African point of view.

African Fashion Week Nigeria will give equal opportunity and priority to top fashion designers alongside new and emerging designers to celebrate culture, style and increase their passion for fashion. This is an opportunity for all aspiring or emerging designers to use as a platform to showcase their talent to the right people. Designers and exhibitors who want to participate are required to log on to their website, www.africafashionweeknigeria.com to download the application form.

(via It’s African Fashion Week Slated For Nigeria On May 17-18 - SpyGhana.com)