By Tom Reynolds BBC Sport
“Apparently if you want to book it you have to say: ‘The Efe Obada room please.’ That’s really cool.
“If someone’s in there, I’ll just kick them out…”
Efe Obada is joking about the meeting room we are about to enter at the NFL’s UK headquarters in central London.
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South African beauty, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, the winner of the 2017 Miss Universe Crown, is set to marry Tim Tebow, the Heisman Trophy winner, national champion, first-round NFL draft pick, minor-league baseball player. Continue reading “South African Beauty Queen set to marry America football star”
The Aburimma Association of Toronto, a group of Ghanaians based in Canada, has presented 20 computers, printers and other accessories worth $40,000 to the Aburi Presbyterian Cluster of Schools at Aburi in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
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BACHELOR’S AND BEYOND
In America, Nigerians’ education pursuit is above rest Whether driven by immigration or family, data show more earn degrees. This report in the Houston Chronicle using census data sheds more light on the accomplishment of Nigerians in the US.
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There was a generation of Africans who went to the western world to get educated. That generation included the father of former President Barrack Obama and a lot of political leaders who led their countries into independence. This article by Aminatta Forna in the New York Review of Books talks about that Renaissance generation.
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Ghanaian-born British artist, writer, film director, screenwriter, theorist and curator holds a video installation in New York’s New Museum. The videos explore postcolonial history, nature and migration and takes up the entire second floor of the museum in Manhattan. This report by Martha Schwendener in New York times gives more perspective on the installation.
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