West African Ancestral Cults Shows The Belief In Life After Death

By Chinelo Eze  Every society has a belief in something belief in life, belief in death a belief in life after death. These beliefs are instrumental components of culture, and they influence the disposition of a community/people. These principles could be said to be a way to understanding “death” a phenomenon that has since plagued…

Blue-eyed Woman to Model ‘Aso Ofi’ at Sustainable Fashion Week New York

By Henry Iheanacho    The 2020 edition of Africa Fashion Week London aimed at supporting sustainability of African designs premiers today, Tuesday September 15 at 6pm UK time. In partnership with the Kwara government through the office of state’s first lady Her Excellency, Yeye Aare Erelu, Dr. Mrs Olufolake AbdulRazaq, the Aso Ofi will enjoy…

Two Siblings Who Went Viral for Fighting over Pencil Get House Gift

By Henry Iheanacho Two Kenyan children named Teresiah Nyakinyua and James Mwangi, who were seen fighting over how many pencils and rubber they should buy, have been blessed in one of the most heart-melting ways. Ginna Crochets  The kids who are siblings became an internet sensation after their viral video surfaced on social media. Shortly…

AFCON Trophy Stolen from CAF Headquarters in Egypt

The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy has been stolen from the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) headquarters in Cairo. Former Egyptian Football Association (EFA) Vice-president and current ONTime Sports broadcaster, Ahmed Shobir, confirmed the Africa Cup of Nations trophy disappeared from the headquarters of the EFA. Ginna Crochets  “The EFA started looking for some trophies…

Woman Dies During Baptism after Being Grabbed by ‘Mermaids’

A 26-year-old woman iidentified as Rutendo Nhemachena has reportedly died while undergoing baptism at Manyame river in Zimbabwe. Nhemachena is believed to have been possessed by a mermaid spirit before becoming violent and jumping into the river where the leading prophet, Isaac Manyemba was cleansing men and women with his aide only identified as Mai…

10 Children Playing Football Killed by Lightning in Uganda

Ten children have been killed in a lightning strike while sheltering from a storm during a football game in northern Uganda, police said on Friday. The boys, aged 11 to 16, had been sheltering from a storm in a makeshift structure in Arua city, northwest of the capital Kampala on Thursday, police spokeswoman Josephine Angucia…

The Mino: The Formidable Women Army Of Dahomey In West Africa

Mino, which means “our mothers” in Fon language, was a group of women, raised by kings of Dahome in the Early 17th century of African era when he mobilized all forces of the Kingdom.  The aim was for the Mino to fight and defeat the Yorubas who were taking over their lands at the time….

Ranked: Nine Simple Natural Hairstyles to Make

By Grace Okogwu Natural hairstyles have been a major beauty trend for African women since the ’90s. And as time goes on, more African women are comfortable carrying their hair in its natural texture. This beautiful evolution is a welcome trend. There are a thousand and one ways to style natural hair, however, today, we’ll…

l Was Mocked at US College for Being Black – Davido

Nigerian superstar singer, Davido has narrated how he was subjected to racism while in college in Alabama, United States. In an interview with Recording Academy, organisers of the Grammy Awards, the singer said he was mocked for being black in the college filled with whites. Davido who added that this occurred when he was just…