Nigeria urged to ban chaining people with mental health issues

Human Rights Watch calls on government to probe mental health centres as it documents abuse in various facilities. DOES THE END REALLY JUSTIFY THE MEANS IN ALL CASES An international rights group has called the Nigerian government to ban chaining as it condemned the “terrible” abuse faced by thousands of people with mental health conditions…

American Rapper, Cardi B Set To Shut Down Lagos In December

Posted by George on Mon 04th Nov, 2019.  December 2019 is looking exciting already especially for music lovers and fans of the Cardi B. American rapper, Cardi B is set to make her first appearance in Africa and she will be making her first stop in Nigeria. Also Read : Does the End Really Justify…

Three Creative Ways to Use Garri in Making Food

 By AfricaParent  November 3, 2019.  Garri is the most popular food in Nigeria. There’s hardly a household where you will not find garri lying around in the cupboard. It is widely regarded as a poor man’s food, but that has to do with how cheap and readily available it is to the common man. Plus, it…

Boosting competition for faster growth in Africa

Heightened trade and geopolitical tensions have resulted in a broad-based global economic slowdown. Sub-Saharan Africa is also feeling the consequences of this more challenging global environment. While growth in the region is expected to continue at 3.2 percent in 2019, it is weaker than what we projected at the time of our last forecast six…

Why I Airlifted Nigerians From South Africa – Air Peace Boss Opens Up

Posted by Samuel on Mon 07th Oct, 2019.  The Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema has revealed why he decided to airlift stranded Nigerians from South Africa. Allen Onyema, the Chairman of Air Peace, has urged Nigerian youths to explore the opportunities in the country, saying selfless service could open doors of prosperity, Punch Metro…

The N1m 2019 AFIRE Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature Longlist Announced

The longlist for the African Indie Writers Review AFIRE 2019 Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature has been announced. The premiere edition of the longlist for the now wildly popular prize for upcoming and emerging writers of African descent comprises 16 writers, carefully selected from over 150 submissions, a very high number, considering this is a…

Xenophobic rage: Our story — Returnees

On September 14, 2019  By Nwafor …South Africans don’t know God …I was so impoverished …I couldn’t afford ticket to return home …Most common jobs in South Africa are drug related businesses and Advance Fraud …Police watch as they kill Nigerians …I regret stepping my foot in South Africa …Shame of retuning home kept me…

The Inside Story Of South Africa Drug Cartels

Posted by Samuel on Mon 09th Sep, 2019 – A fresh and in-depth look has been provided into the growing drug epidemic in South Africa. A growing drug epidemic appears to be silently taking over cities and towns in South Africa. The country seems to have become a key player in global drug distribution with…