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Rhoda Wilson Wins Best Media Personality of the Year at The Entertainment and Lifestyle Awards 2012

Rhoda Wilson emerges as the winner of Best Media Personality of the Year at The Nigerian Entertainment and Lifestyle Awards 2012. Rhoda Wilson has won the award for Best Media Personality of the year at the Nigerian Entertainment & Lifestyle Awards which took place on September 22 at the NH Harrington Hotel. The award is in recognition of Rhoda’s contribution ...

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Photo of the Day: OMG! Is This A Real Baby?

Saw this picture, it is disturbing and could not help but wonder of this baby if real or it is just a doll. Please leave a reply if you know the answer to this question.

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Even a He-Goat Knows Better!

With the way some black men behave badly, you can't help but agree that even a he-goat knows better than that. #SexTalk #Womanising

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Lime Magazine Interview with Hazel Chawapiwa of 2Inspire Network

This interview was conducted by Lime Magazine. What drove you start a career as a successful business women? Back in 1999, whilst studying my BA in Business studies I really experienced the financial strains of university life and being a single mother, nursery fees had to be paid even though I was a full-time student and so I looked at how I could make ...

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Spanish Magazine Puts Michelle Obama’s Head on a Portrait of Topless Slave

Spanish Magazine de Fuera de Serie altered French portrait of a slave woman from 1800 with an exposed breast and replaced her face with that of Michelle Obama, the American first lady. The image was accompanied with an article that read, “Michelle Granddaughter of a Slave, Lady of America’. Both Mrs Obama’s great-great grandfather and great-great-great grandmother were slaves.”

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UK: Cllr Nana Asante, Deputy Mayor of Harrow Council

For the first time, an African has been elected Deputy Mayor of North London’s borough of Harrow. The new Deputy Mayor is Ghanaian-born Cllr Nana Asante who has been a councillor since 2002.   Cllr Nana Asante, Deputy Mayor of Harrow Council Cllr Asante and her Deputy Mayoress Awula Serwah, a Ghanaian-born barrister, received their medallions of office at Council’s ...

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Germany Elects First Ever Black Mayor

Germany Elects First Ever Black Mayor

John Ehret, a black German who used to work for the Bundeskriminalamt (BKA), Germany’s equivalent of the FBI, is Germany’s first black mayor. The 40-year-old Ehret, whose father was an African-American soldier and mother a native German, took over running the village of Mauer near Heidelberg, southern Germany on Friday, Der Spiegel reported on his inauguration. Despite almost no campaigning, ...

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Video : Coverage of Wizkid’s Press Day in London for the UK Tour By Factory78

Video : Coverage of Wizkid’s Press Day in London for the UK Tour By Factory78 The EME/Konlive music star whipped the media and his fans into a frenzy with an appearance at the final press day for the UK Tour. With the event organizers Cokobar , Phoenix Media partners and Smade entertainment on hand, Wizkid answered questions from a mixture ...

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Black people in Spain

Being black in Spain is different from being black in the UK, France or The Netherlands. In an interesting article five black people from Spain share their experience about living in Spain (short translation). You can read the full article (in French) on the blog Noirs d’Amérique Latine  Among the interviewed is television reporter Lucía Asué Mbomio. In the video for ...

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Spain: Self-Driving Cars Take To The Highways of Europe

Spain: Self-Driving Cars Take To The Highways of Europe

The race to roll out autonomous, or driverless cars  (Self-Driving Cars), took a  step up this week when three Volvo saloons cruised the highways of Spain, as their drivers sat back and relaxed. Following Google’s experiment with an autonomous car on the streets of Las Vegas, Volvo pulled off the more impressive feat of platooning the three cars behind a lorry for 200 kilometres on ...

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