This is a powerful video, and I do agree with everything he said! After living in America for about two decades, Patrick Awuah returned to Ghana to start a university that can train responsible leaders that would hopefully transform Ghana. Awuah left his job at Microsoft, where he earned millions as program manager to set up Ashesi University in Accra.
In this video, four ladies in the process of joining the Nigerian army are seen told to dance while saying "We dey smell," we're smelling. A couple of ladies already eliminated from the song can be seen sitting in the background.
Here it is! The Obama speech that Africans wish their leaders would listen to. In this short video, American president Barack Obama said he has enjoyed his job as the president for two terms, and he believed he was a good president. He then said he's likely to win a third time if he runs, but constitutionally he can't run for 3rd term.
With many African presidents refusing to leave power after second term and others changing the constitution
I'm hoping my South African people can help me out. Just trying to figure out the relationship between South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma and the woman in this picture, so I can make sure I get my wedding invitation lol The man is holding this woman tight and placing his left hand on her breast, chei! Zuma has four wives and the woman in the picture is not one of them.
Ghanaian minister of transport Dzifa Attivor, has resigned over alegedly rebranding buses with GHC3.6 million. Government’s decision to spend a whopping GHC 3.6 million on re-branding 116 buses, has angered many Ghanaians, with the majority questioning how that outrageous expenditure could be approved under the watch of the President.
I was so touched by this story, and I'm so thankful for these Muslim brothers and sisters. A group of Muslims shielded 12 Christian passengers from Al-Shabaab militants who attacked their bus in Mandera, Kenya. Video below:
Be sure to check out the trailer below. This is such a powerful and moving story of a Nigerian-born Forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu, played by Will Smith. (I thought his Nigerian accent was interesting!) Dr. Omalu was the first to discover a degenerative disease associated with repeated brain trauma in the NFL.
Nigerian born Spanish lawyer, criminologist, forensic expert
and writer, Helen Mukoro Idisi, has emerged the presidential candidate of an
opposition party for the forthcoming election in Spain.
She has made history to become the first woman and an
immigrant to emerge presidential flag bearer of a political party. She will be
running on the platform of Union De Todos, a party she founded earlier this
So last Friday was our very first live show, and it was really
nice meeting everyone that came. This took place at the Mist Theater in New York, but we'll definitely be touring other US cities in 2016. These are some pictures from the red carpet:
This week on KIRWA, the media revealed how former Nigerian
President Jonathan and former Finance minister Ngozi Iweala transferred $300
million to former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki, just before
In Burundi, President Pierre Nkurunziza continues to oppress his
people while threatening them openly on twitter.
This is now the norm in Burundi. Anyone the police consider old
enough to fight the government of Pierre Ukurunziza is rounded up and taken
away. Many are feared dead after being taken away, with several families left
to wonder about what might happen to their sons.
Yahya Jammeh has declared during one of his recent meetings with the Gambian
people that he's turning the secular State to an Islamic State. In
response, some Gambians have taken to YouTube to oppose this
unconstitutional and illegal move with the headings - Not in my name!
Burundi's army said that 79 "enemies" and eight soldiers were killed
during the bloodiest day in months of unrest on Friday, which left the streets
of the country’s capital Bujumbura strewn with bodies, many bearing gunshot
wounds. The violence began with coordinated attacks by unidentified gunmen on
three military installations.
This week on KIRWA, find out why Nigerian Senators proposed a
bill to censor social media.
Also, Adeola examines Buhari's performance in the last six months in
This week, Adeola features Algeria among other stories.
second most populated African country has acquired the first B787 flight
stimulator, which the country now uses to train pilots. The
airline announced the installation of Boeing 777 and Boeing
787 flight simulators manufactured by CAE Company, ahead of its schedule
and would be ready for training.
In this video by Jawar Mohammed of Oromia Media Network,
Ethiopia's federal police were seen shooting as Haromaya University’s Oromo
The Oromo students were protesting against the Addis Ababa Master Plan to
expand the city by evicting Oromo farmers from their land around the City of
Addis Ababa in Oromiyaa.
In this video by PBS, a Nigerian tricycle driver and his wife were shot because
he refused to give a $10 bribe (Note - his story was concluded at the end
of the video).
Nigeria, police officers routinely demand bribes, local government leaders
pocket money meant for schools and the former national security advisor is
accused of stealing billions from the military. As part of a week-long series
"Nigeria: Pain and Promise," PBS reports on the challenges of
Buzzfeed, Uganda is the 13th most beautiful country in the whole world! Uganda
is rated more beautiful than Nepal, Australia, Norway, Phillipines, Brazil, and
India. Several African countries made the list including Namibia, Tanzania, and
Kenya. South Africa was named the most beautiful of the 20 countries, and
Nigeria did not make the list at all.
pictures of some beautiful places in Uganda: