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The Richest Black Woman On Earth Is This Nigerian

The Richest Black Woman On Earth Is This Nigerian

Sixty-two-year-old, Nigerian oil magnate, Folorunsho Alakija, has emerged the wealthiest black woman on earth according to Forbes. Ghanaweb.com reports that Alakija assumed the new status after displacing the renowned media executive, talk show host, and philanthropist, Oprah Winfrey who was hitherto occupying the enviable position. According to Forbes, Alakija’s fortune has been estimated at $600 […]

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Nigerian Wins Election In UK

Nigerian Wins Election In UK

Nigerian-born Kemi Badenoch has been re-elected as a Member of the UK parliament. Punch reports that Badenoch, who contested the election on the platform of the Conservatives was appointed the Minister for Children and Families in July by the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. She expressed her gratitude to her constituents, who voted for her […]

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African Woman Makes Another Aviation Record

African Woman Makes Another Aviation Record

Fadimatou Noutchemo Simo from a Cameroonian has won the ‘High Flyer’ category of the inaugural IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards sponsored by Qatar Airways at the just concluded International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75TH Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit in Seoul, Korea. Simo, founder of the Young African Aviation Professional Association (YAAPA) with […]

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When This 21-Year Old Pilot Made 1,000 Flight Hours

When This 21-Year Old Pilot Made 1,000 Flight Hours

Zambia’s youngest commercial pilot, 21-year-old First Officer Kalenga Kamwendo, had as at May 2016  clocked 1,000 hours of flying with the countries’ leading scheduled airline Proflight Zambia. Lusaka Times reports that Kalenga reached the milestone while on an early morning flight from Lusaka to Mfuwe, just one year and nine months after he started flying for the […]

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Nigeria Shines In Latest Emirates Brand Campaign

Nigeria Shines In Latest Emirates Brand Campaign

The talent, energy, creativity and global appeal of Nigerian and African artistes is being celebrated by Emirates in its new pan-African brand advertising campaign. The world’s fastest growing airline is taking the message of ‘New Africa’ to the world. The campaign video highlights the achievements of Nigerian born Abiola Oke and amplifies the energy and […]

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