We are Human First, Pogba says in Guinea, Water Fund-Raiser

One of the most recognized footballer in the world today, Paul Pogba, attended a charity football match aimed at raising funds to provide clean drinking water in Guinea. The Manchester United midfielder, whose parents are from Guinea-Conakry was at the event along with his other two brothers Florentine and Mathias Pogba. The game was aimed […]

Nigeria studying ECO move by Francophone West Africa – Finance Minister

The biggest business news doing the rounds in Africa over the past couple of months has been the adoption of the ECO, as ECOWAS’s single currency, replacing the CFA franc after decades of use of the French currency. The ECO will be the single currency used by members of the 8 UEMOA nations later this […]

African company set to build the world’s first and largest pan-African biobank

Co-founded in 2019, by Dr. Abasi Ene-obeng and Francis Osifo, the Nigerian health startup company aims to unlock the African genome. According to information on the official website of the company, 54gene will partner with research institutions, hospitals, pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies in Africa to address the challenge of limited diverse genomics data, which may […]

Pope Francis apologizes for slapping a woman’s hand

A scene captured on video at the Vatican’s nativity on Tuesday night shows Pope Francis slap repeatedly, the hand of a pilgrim who grabbed his hand as he navigated his way from greeting a child among the pilgrims. The 83-year-old was visibly annoyed after the woman grabbed his hand. The identity of the woman is […]