Kenya: Eliud Kipchoge scores new marathon world record 2:01:39s

The new Marathon World Record is now 2:01:39s. 33-year-old Eliud Kipchoge, widely regarded as the greatest marathon runner of the modern era, ran an official time of 2 hours 1 minutes and 39s, on Sunday during the Berlin Marathon. 2 hours 1 minutes and 39s, That's how long, or little, it took Kenyan super runner Eliud Kipchoge to cover…

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Discovering Accountability Lab Nigeria with Country Director Odeh Friday

"In Africa, corruption not only saps our economic strength, it is killing us (Odeh Friday). However, many citizens fight to eradicate this phenomenon, but we rarely hear about them. We recently connected with Odeh Friday, Country Director of Accountability Lab Nigeria, through which we discovered a company which contributes to the good happenings around Africa. What is…

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“Lionheart” a film by Genevieve Nnaji: Nigeria’s first ‘Netflix Original’

Netflix announced last Friday that it had acquired world rights to Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji’s comic movie “Lionheart”. "The announcement came just a day before the movie was scheduled to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Canada. The comic movie, which is Nnaji’s directorial debut, is the first Netflix original film from Nigeria."…

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3rd Repatriation: Germany returns human remains from Namibian genocide

The German government has returned to Namibia, 25 skulls of hundreds of indigenous men and women killed during the colonial era, more than a 100 years ago. A Namibian government delegation received the skulls at a church service in Berlin last Wednesday, and on Friday, the remains were taken to the Namibian capital Windhoek where a…

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Malawian Stanford Muyila Wins Young Scientist Award in Japan

32-year-old Malawian, Stanford Muyila, has been awarded the Young Scientist Award in Japan during the Japan-China-Korea Grassland Conference for successfully creating a low-cost method for increasing the nutritional value of agricultural waste for animal feed. Research on “The Effect of Pre-treatment Method (Autoclaving and Pasteurization) on the Nutritional Value of Bagasse Incubated with White-Rot Fungi.” Stanford…

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