Monthly Archives: November 2015

Long-distance great Gebrselassie retires from competitive running

Nov 27, 2015 Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie, who is considered as one of athletics’ greatest distance runners, recently retired from competitive running after taking part in the 15th edition of the Great Ethiopian Run. Gebrselassie, who fired the starter’s pistol before joining in with the masses to race, said he was sad to be competing for ... Read More

Chelsea repeat drubbing of Maccabi to close in on last 16

Nov 27, 2015 Chelsea recently enjoyed their second 4-0 Champions League victory over Maccabi Tel Aviv in the UEFA Champion league. The win moved the English Champion into prime position to reach the knockout stages of the competition from Group G. Goals by Gary Cahill, Willian, Oscar and Kurt Zouma secured the victory for Chelsea. ... Read More

The Future Awards Africa 2015 nominees unveiled

Nov 26, 2015 With The Future Awards Africa 2015 set to kick off, Trevor Noah, Olamide, Yemi Alade, Cassper Nyovest and others have been unveiled as African superheroes who are change makers, using comic illustrations created by startup company Comic Republic. The superstars are among 50 young Africans nominated for this year’s Future Awards Africa ... Read More

2face Idibia bags chieftaincy title in Kaduna

Nov 26, 2015 And congratulations to veteran afro-pop and afro-beat singer 2Face Idibia who got honoured with a chieftaincy title by the Royal Highness Galadima of Kudendan chiefdom in Kaduna on Tuesday. The celebrated star bagged the title of “Tafindan Kudendan of Kudendan” which means Ambassador of Peace, following his role in the “Vote Not ... Read More

New video alert! Orezi ft Wizkid & Timaya – “Ogede”

Nov 26, 2015 Make way for the video of Orezi’s jam titled “Ogede” where he features StarBoy boss Wizkid and Dem Mama Records’ boss Timaya. The party jam is off Orezi’s September-released debut album called “The Ghen Ghen Album”. The video was directed by ace video director Paul Gambit, while the track was produced by ... Read More

New video alert! Skales – “Mu Jo”

Nov 26, 2015 And Baseline Music’s “Shake Body” singer Skales drops the video to his latest single titled “Mu Jo”. The very danceable tune gets a colourful dance video shot by rising cinematographer Stanz Visuals, featuring GGB dance crew and giving cameo appearances to Skales’ goons such as Kenny Wonder, the Xpendables, music producer Killertunes ... Read More

New music alert! D’prince ft Phyno – “Tarity”

Nov 26, 2015 Mavin Records’ afro-pop singer D’Prince teams up with ace Ibo rapper Phyno in a new track titled “Tarity”, which has been described to mean “A helping hand given to a person in desperate need, no matter how little”. Here, D’Prince and Phyno take us on a trip of traditional Igbo experience in ... Read More

Small Canadian miner finds massive diamond in Botswana

Nov 26, 2015 Lucara Diamond Corp, a small Canadian diamond company, recently found the world’s second-biggest gem quality diamond ever recovered. According to the company, the 1,111 carat stone was found at its Karowe mine in north-central Botswana, one of the world’s most prolific diamond-producing areas. The discovery came barely three months after Botswana, the ... Read More

Anti-sexual harassment campaign in Egypt's metro

Nov 26, 2015 An anti-sexual harassment campaign recently took place in Cairo’s metro where comics were used to create awareness. The campaign was organized by the “Imprint Movement”, an Egyptian NGO which aims to tackle inherent social problems in the Egyptian community. Due to security restrictions, street demonstrations in Egypt have become difficult.  So the ... Read More