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We Love How This Nigerian Creatively Wished His Lover a Happy Birthday

The Nigerian social media space stood still yesterday when a poet pulled a romantic stunt to wish his lover a happy birthday. Nigerian poet and linguist, Kola Tubosun (Attempted Speech & Other Poems, Saraba), celebrated

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The Rise of African Populism

From local variety to the international terrain, populism has been instrumental in determining the trend of politics. And on a large scale, populism thrived in determining the eventual victory of Donald Trump’s as a Republican

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Queen of Katwe in the British Court

One question comes to mind as Prince Harry announced his engagement to Meghan Markle. Could this convivial engagement herald the end of upending global white supremacy? While the idea of a biracial American Princess might seem

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Boko Haram’s Museum of Shame

Thousands have been killed. Thousands have been wounded. Hundreds have misplaced their homes and families. The annihilation project has become the most dangerous conundrum to grapple with in Nigeria and surrounding geographies. Boko Haram has

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A Short Answer to Social Anxiety

At some point in life, you just decide you do not want to interact. Being reclusive can be influenced by many factors from parent loss, economic sabotage to other daily worries. Reclusiveness can be a

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