Kenyan Runner Kalalei Banned Four Years for Doping

Samuel Kalalei, Kenyan marathon runner has been banned for four years on Wednesday after testing positive for banned blood booster EPO, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced as the African powerhouse suffered another body blow. Kalalei, 23, tested positive at April’s Rotterdam marathon where he finished seventh in a time of 2h 10min 44sec, a […]

80th Posthumous Birthday for Legend Fela Kuti Kicks Off with Secondary Schools Debate

There certainly is no doubt that Afrobeats legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti Lives on. His works and philosophy have continued to positively impact on the creative abilities of youths all over Africa. As part of the celebrations to mark the 80th posthumous birthday of Nigerian musical icon, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, students from secondary schools in Lagos State […]

Africa’s Youngest Billionaire Dewji Reportedly Kidnapped in Dar es Salaam

Mohammed Dewji, 40, Africa’s youngest billionaire has been reportedly kidnapped today morning by gunmen in Tanzania’s economic capital Dar es Salaam, officials say. Dewji who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance, transport, logistics and the food industry, was snatched as he entered the gym of […]

Ngozi Adichie Tasks Writers to Write Stories that are Overtly Political

Nigerian award winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has urged writers to tell stories that overtly political to make a difference in the world. She made the charge Tuesday at the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany while delivering a keynote address. The ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ author said there was a need to always tell […]

Serena Williams, Lady Gaga to Co- chair 2019 Met Gala Event

All is being put in place to have a memorable 2019 Met Gala, with the announcement of the event by the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, to the delight of fans. This year’s edition of the event titled “Camp Notes On Fashion’,will be held a night before exhibitions open on the first Monday in […]