Day: July 12, 2019

Brooklyn Naija: Emigrating from Nigeria, Landing in America

By Victoria Ifatusin

The number of Nigerian immigrants to New York City has accelerated, and many are choosing Brooklyn.


Nigerians emigrating from the motherland to the United States primarily are looking for one thing: better opportunities.

In the last two decades, the number of Nigerian immigrants to New York City has accelerated, and many are choosing Brooklyn. From 2011 to 2017, the number of Nigerians immigrating to Brooklyn has steadily grown from an estimated of 4,326 residents to 6,245– a 44 percent increase in just six years, according to the US Census Bureau. And the number is still rising.

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Audible Football Camp to Launch Morocco’s First American Football Conference

By Celia Konstantellou 

Audible Football Camp, a non-profit US organization, will partner with Rabat Pirates, the Moroccan association of American football, to organize the first major American football conference in the country’s history.

The five-day conference will be held from July 12 to July 16, 2019 in Ben Slimane. It will be open to all American football lovers, including people who are already play the sport, as well as to anyone seeking to discover more about it.

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Ivory Coast Passes Legislation Encouraged by Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump is applauding the recent passage of legislation in Ivory Coast related to changes she pushed during her April trip to Africa.

The country is in the process of updating its family code to make it more equitable to women — a move President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter and senior adviser praised as “a great step forward.”

“We are pleased to recognize and applaud the Ivorian government’s recent passage of the marriage law, which supports women’s equal management of household assets,” she said in a statement to The Associated Press.

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SA city is the world’s top African bucket list destination

New data released by hoppa, leading ground transportation specialist, reveals the world’s most popular bucket list destinations in Africa for 2019. South Africa and Kenya feature strongly.

Cape Town topped the list as the most popular bucket list destination in city in Africa, while Kenya is the most popular country on most peoples bucket-list to visit

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Egypt’s tourism minister heads to Washington to participate in embassy’s 23 July Revolution celebrations

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism Rania Al-Mashat arrive United States early to participate in a celebration organised by the Egyptian embassy in Washington on the occasion of the 23 July Revolution.

Al-Mashat will also take up an official invitation to visit the headquarters of the National Geographic.

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