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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Sadness as Branama Queen arrives home for final rest

The body of late Nigerian gospel singer, Kefee Obareki Don-Momoh, who died last Thursday in the US after being in coma for about 15...

Disney star cast as Aaliyah in TV biopic

A film about the tragically short life of R&B singer Aaliyah has been rumoured for years. Now comes word that Lifetime is prepping a biopic...

USA coach picks the wrong guy

Basketball star Kobe Bryant is upset with Jurgen Klinsmann, coach of the USA football (soccer) team at Brazil 2014 for comments the German made...

TV Dragon hails immigration as what makes the UK brilliant

British entrepreneur and television personality Theo Paphitis,, best known for his role on BBC TV show Dragon's Den, says that immigration is 'a really...

Boris likens a London without immigrants to ancient Sparta

Boris Johnson has said that London can only thrive if it continues to welcome immigrants but he has added that, once immigrants arrive, they...

Woman sings through surgery to save voice

Alama Kante, a Parisian singer originally from Guinea, recently sang though a complicated surgery in order to save her voice. The 31-year-old mother of one...

Fans killed at world cup viewing

  Up to 21 people have been killed in Danathru, a town in Yobe State, North-eastern Nigeria as football fans gathered to watch the Brazil-Mexico...

Ugandan immigration story wins Commonwealth Prize

Ugandan writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi recently won the coveted Commonwealth Short Story Prize, with her work “Let’s tell this story properly.” The story, which...

Remembering Fatai Rolling Dollar

By Segun Fajemisin   Thursday 12th June marks the anniversary of Fatai Olayiwola Olagunju (aka Fatai Rolling Dollar) who passed away in 2013. A gifted musician...

Cameroon take on Mexico

Cameroon, the first African team to play at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil will be up against their group A opponent Mexico....

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