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Machines Are Humans’ Future Collaborators

The future is an open road of many possibilities. With technology, humans are in the rat race of outsmarting what they created. Artificial Intelligence is breaking different boundaries created by humans. The machines are taking

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A Nigerian Narrates The Experience of Moving from Nigeria to America

“The thing with hell is that often it is not. When its fumes are your air and its flames the light you see by, hell is the existence, your everything that is and could be.

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Nnedi Okorafor’s ‘Who Fears Death’ Is Being Adapted to TV

George R. R. Martin has chosen Nnedi Okorafor’s fantasy novel’s Who Fears Death as the next drama look out. The novel won the 2011 World Fantasy Award for best novel as well as the Carl

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Colonial Lagos Architecture Under Threat

The cost of urbanisation is not destroying heritage. Building another legacy while destroying one, where is the conscience of destroyers of centuries-old heritage in Lagos? Centuries after it was gone, Lagos still remains a space

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4:44 is a Timely Album

No one could have concluded, it is an eclipse of a career for Jay Z after the release of 4:44. The Hip Hop elder statesman has several waves to stifle about his personality, career and

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Bleaching the Black Skin

The expression, ‘black is beautiful’ comes with a bit of worry in Payne Land, Southern district of Kingston in Jamaica, with most people running the hot race of getting their ‘skin browning’. But is the

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Fuck-White-People-Exhibition is An Art

Dean Hutton is a photojournalist with a creativity that moves beyond the glossy page of a photograph. His work which has been known to be controversial speaks against discrimination and dehumanising nature of South African

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Prince Nico Mbarga: Once Upon a Highlifer

It is not completely out of place the argument that most African highlife early musicians died with their stars. The question we should be asking is: why did all stars have less or no global

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Literary Scholar, Professor Abiola Irele, Dies

One of the foremost African literary critics, Professor Abiola Irele is dead. Professor Francis Abiola Irele died in United States yesterday after protracted illness. Professor Irele was born in 1936 in Ora, however, his itinerary

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al-Fadil Clinches 2017 Caine Laurel

Over the past few weeks since Caine Prize shortlist was out, there has been much speculation on the writer that would emerge the winner of this year Caine Prize. This year, the shortlist has received

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