Senegalese Multidisciplinary Artist and Creative Mathematician Dumped Wall Street for Fashion Vocation

Diarra Bousso is a fashion designer with a unique edge merging art and Math through the use of algorithms to create designs for her line – DIARRABLU. With no prior experience in fashion designing, the creative mathematician and multidisciplinary artist left a career of trading on Wall Street to venture into fashion designing. Bousso, a graduate in mathematics, was born

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Futuristic-sounding tech could help vehicles see around blind corners

Researchers have taken many different approaches in trying to make the “superpower” of seeing around corners a reality. For example, in 2015, researchers showed they could use lasers to see objects around corners by firing light pulses at surfaces near the items. Those surfaces could act like mirrors, scattering the laser pulses onto any hidden objects. By analyzing the light

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UK TV reality show “The British Tribe Next Door ” elicits flaks from Africans

A UK television reality show “The British Tribe Next Door ” that cast a wealthy British family living next door to a Namibian tribe has been drawing flaks and other reactions from viewers.  The new show which features the former Gogglebox star living alongside the Himba community in the Namibian tribal village, in a replica of her parents’ house in

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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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