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My Two Year Old Daughter Falls in Love with an Unknown Indian Man

It’s surprising how we sometimes find inspiration in the most unusual places. For me, it is 12,000Km away from home, usually in the middle of the night. I often tinker away on my keyboard with my little girl beside me keeping an unusual late night with me. She would occasionally laugh out hysterically to some random YouTube videos. “‘Nifemi, what’s that that’s so funny?”, I’d asked my 18months old little girl. As she couldn’t speak […]

How Young African Generation Can Achieve Success Through Courage

It is not your job to wait for that enabling environment, it is your historic responsibility to create it. It is your job to have the courage to make the changes that are necessary in your society. It is not easy but the only way to achieve success in our country for ourselves and our children is if we are willing to take the necessary risk to take the danger not to hesitate and be […]

Why Public Video Surveillance in Nigeria is Still a Joke

The federal republic of Nigeria has concluded arrangements to install 10,000 units of video surveillance cameras on Nigerian highways. The plan is to use the security equipment as a channel to curb insecurity and crime on Nigerian roads. As noble as this plan is, many people believe video surveillance in Nigeria is another white elephant project which would enrich a few people and allow them to embezzle public funds. This news has generated a lot of buzz online and many […]

African Child They Don’t Show You on Foreign Media

“In Alex, we see intelligence, a great memory and a sparkling personality. He doesn’t want your hand-me-down t-shirts but if you will listen, he will tell you he wants to become president of Tanzania… and, of course, how much he loves action movies!” The video was produced by Mama Hope, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that helps support community-led projects across Africa, as part of their “Stop the Pity. Unlock the Potential” campaign. The point of […]