11-year -old Naomi Oloyede impresses at a High-Level conference on ‘The Education for Justice’ in Austria

After an outstanding performance in a debate on “How to combat corruption in Nigeria,” 11-year -old Naomi Oloyede was selected by NGO Step Up For Social Development and Empowerment in Nigeria in collaboration with United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to represent the country at a High-Level conference in Vienna, Austria. Oloyede, a junior high student, was made

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Ethiopia’s Ashenda  festival; a yearly affair for girls to showcase their beauty

The Ashenda festival of Ethiopia is an annual ritual reserved for girls and young women to showcase their elegance and beauty amidst drumming, dancing and singing. The girls and young women in the northern parts of Ethiopia notably the Tigray ad Amhara regions celebrate Ashenda, to mark the end of a yearly 15-day fast called Filseta. The celebrations last between a

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Meet Chinwe Esimai: the Harvard-trained lawyer passionate about inspiring generations of immigrant women leaders 

Along with her mother, three brothers, and sister, Chinwe relocated to the United States in 1995, right before college. Chinwe graduated from the City College of New York with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, and received her JD from Harvard Law School. Today, she works for Citi as the Managing Director – Chief Anti-Bribery & Corruption Officer. With

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Angela Basset Hosts RAPE FOUNDATION, Opens up on chilldhood sexual abuse

The world over, a keen listening ear is being given issues of rape and sexual assaults suffered by young girls at one time or the other. Both celebrity offenders and female celebrities abused have been on the spotlight consistently in recent times. One of such is Angela Bassett, who recently opened up about a harrowing childhood experience where she was

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Lupita Nyong’o to play Igbo girl in Chimamanda Adichie’s Americana

Oscar-winning Actress, Lupita Nyong’o is set to play a lead role as a Nigerian girl in the TV adaptation series of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s best-selling novel, Americanah.Already, celebrated actress Danai Gurira has written the series pilot, with a limited series having been ordered by HBO Max, to serve as showrunner of the 10-episode series.For Lupita, it is like a dream

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