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8 year old twins break world math record

Meet twins Paula and Peter Imafidon – they passed the University of Cambridge Advanced Maths A level at age 8! They chat with GMTV’s John Stapleton. The 8-year-old twins from Waltham Forest in northeast London are a part of the highest-achieving clan in the history of Great Britain education. The two youngest Nigerian siblings are about to […]
Samuel Achilefu

Dr Samuel Achilefu receives prestigious St. Louis Award

On Jan. 14, Achilefu’s mother, wife and two teenage children watched as the scientist received the St. Louis Award at the Eric P. Newman Education Center. The honor, awarded almost every year since 1932, recognises area residents whose achievements reflect positively on the community. Achilefu was recognised for leading a team that developed high-tech goggles […]
Tewa Onasanya

Exquisite Tewa

When Tewa Onasanya couldn’t find a single fashion magazine aimed at black women on the shelves of a shop in Essex, England, she decided to start one herself. The pharmacologist, who had no previous experience in journalism or publishing, rallied her friends for advice, and before long they were putting together the first issue of […]

Naomi Wachira – African Girl

I recently stumbled on “African Girl” by Naomi Wachira on YouTube. It reminded me so much of my grandma speaking to me in Ekiti* (I barely spoke Yorba at the time), trying to pass sagely advice. The “African Girl” is a warm narrative of African values, as one generation would want to pass to the […]

Nigeria’s Tope Folarin wins Caine writing prize

US-based Nigerian writer Tope Folarin has won this year’s prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing. He received the £10,000 ($15,000) prize for his short story Miracle, set in an evangelical Nigerian church in the US state of Texas. The judges described it as a “delightful and beautifully paced narrative”. Mr Folarin was among five writers […]