This was Senator Obama holding Bill Clinton’s jacket. Be Inspired

In the last few weeks this picture has been trending. The picture is said to be illustrative of  Barack Obama’s humility. The caption reads:  “Be calm God is taking you places. This was Senator Obama holding Bill Clinton’s jacket on Sept 5, 2005. Be Inspired” Yet, if we only look closely we can clearly see this picture is wrongly…

Hacking Life’s Lemon Into Lemonade

By Lady Mofe: Have you ever felt so pushed down you couldn’t imagine the circumstances getting any worse? How you ever watched a sunny day transform to a thunderstorm while you were still dancing in the meadows? Has life so happened to you, you just wanted to say enough and give in? Yet in all the…

Meet Mariama Toure – the Senegalese Dancing Diya

By Furaha Asani || In her own words… My name is Mariama Touré. I am a passionate 26-year-old African woman. I am a political journalist and communication specialist as that’s what I have studied. Since I was a kid I’ve always been into arts, culture and entertainment through writing, singing, rapping, hosting shows and most of…

The Curious Case of Adele

By Ojie Imoloame:   I sat in my hotel room yesterday after a long day of work and an evening of all the aqua delights that Abuja has to offer. Then I saw the headlines ‘Adele’s ’25’ Shatters Records’. Billboard is reporting that according to Nielsen Music, Adele’s ’25’ has sold over 3 million units…

A Life Adventured: The migrant/refugee

In the current migration and refugee crisis, is scale trumping humanity?

Something about the way the story of the ongoing epic migration and refugee crisis is being told perturbs. Scale trumps humanity. Overwhelmingly, the focus is on the sheer girth and amplitude of the crisis.