‘Big Brother’ has Nigerians suddenly talking about sexual consent

The Nigerian version of “Big Brother,” the reality TV show known for featuring the worst excesses of human behavior, has sparked a conversation about sexual consent in this African country. Nigerians have taken to social media to discuss the issue after a contestant, Ekemini Ekerette, (also known as Kemen) was booted off the show recently More...

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By Sophie Morlin-Yron On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Award-winning photos capture farmland life in rural Africa

In the arid farmlands of Burkina Faso, a young boy takes a bite from a ripe, bright yellow mango, as he looks out over the muddy waters of Lake Bam and the local cattle who come here to drink. Whether for fish or More...

By Thomas Page On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Colossal 3,000-year-old statue unearthed from Cairo pit

A team of archaeologists has discovered a giant 3,000-year-old statue thought to depict Ramses II, in what the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities is describing as “one of [its] most important archaeological More...

By BBC On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Sir Mo Farah: Olympic champion ‘relieved’ after US travel clarification

Britain’s four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah says he is “relieved” he can return to his US home after it was clarified that President Donald Trump’s travel ban did not apply to him. Somali More...

By Okechukwu Nnodim and Ramon Oladimeji On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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US judgment: We’ll push for Kashamu’s arrest, says Nigeria’s drug Agency

he National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has said it will push for the arrest of Senator Buruji Kashamu as the agency says it has been “emboldened and strengthened” by the latest ruling  of a United States court, More...

By CNN On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Senegalese wrestling: Grappling in the land of giants

Head to the beach at twilight in Dakar, Senegal and you’re sure to witness a ruckus. Up and down the strip giant men in shorts grapple in pairs; limbs taught, sinews strained. Sand kicks into the air as More...

By TAO Correspondent On Sunday, November 6th, 2016
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National Troupe to stage Soyinka’s ‘Death and the King’s Horseman’

The National Troupe of Nigeria is to stage one of Prof. Wole Soyinka’s most performed plays, “Death and the King’s Horseman” at the National Theatre on November 19 and 20. The Troupe’s Chief Executive More...

By BBC On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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New safeguards agreed for world’s most trafficked mammal

A little known species driven to the edge of extinction by poaching has gained extra protection at the Cites meeting in South Africa. Pangolins are slow moving, nocturnal creatures found across Asia and Africa but More...

By Punch On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Emmy Awards: Game of Thrones breaks record, takes haul to 38

Fantasy epic “Game of Thrones” made television history at the 68th Emmys on Sunday, becoming the most decorated fictional show since the awards began nearly seven decades ago. The HBO series picked up 12 Emmys More...

By Olympic On Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
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BRAZILIAN RUGBY PLAYER ACCEPTS OLYMPIC MARRIAGE PROPOSAL

BRAZILIAN WOMEN’S RUGBY PLAYER ISADORA CERULLO MELTED HEARTS WHEN SHE ACCEPTED A MARRIAGE PROPOSAL FROM HER GIRLFRIEND AT THE MEDALS CEREMONY FOR THE INAUGURAL OLYMPIC RUGBY SEVENS COMPETITION ON 8 AUGUST More...