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4 Things to look forward to at LIPFest on Saturday -Gabriella Opara

A few hours after the Wide Awake Concert came to a powerful end after the midnight hour on Friday night, Saturday at the fourth edition of Lagos International Film Festival (LIPFest2018) will begin at 10am with a masterclass, panel discussions…

Georgie of life -Oshoko Bushushu

When you are 14 and all you know about sex lies between your palms and your whatchamacallit, a woman’s naked body can be a wondrous thing. That Saturday afternoon is still as clear in my eyes as if it happened…

Lagosians are suffering from lack of HUGS – Lucia Edafioka

A hug, according to wiki, is an international form of physical intimacy in which two people put their arms around the neck, back or waist of one another and hold each other closely. If more than two persons are involved,…

Joe Biden’s fans wonder if he’s too old (BuzzFeed)

Joe Biden is one of the only Democrats in the country who could help a Democratic senator win reelection in North Dakota, a state Donald Trump won in a landslide. This sounds like it would bode well for Biden’s potential…

I Got a Life Sentence at 17. Then I Became Pregnant in Prison (BuzzFeed)

I grew up in Texarkana, Arkansas. I became a rebellious teenager. I met a boy. At that age, I did not know my own value, and was so caught up in the thrill of our young love that I made excuses…

Ebola death toll in DR Congo ‘rises’ (BBC)

More than 25,000 people have been innoculated in DR Congo since August The Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed 180 lives, AFP news agency reports the health ministry as saying. The ministry is reported as saying…

2,600 sexual violence victims treated in one Congolese town (BBC)

Some 80% of victims said their attacker was armedImage caption: Some 80% of victims said their attacker was armed Doctors without Borders says it has treated 2,600 victims of sexual violence in just one town since May last year. The…

Shut down South Africa Airways’ says finance minister (BBC)

South Africa’s national airline should be shut down, according to the country’s new finance minister. Tito Mboweni said South Africa Airways (SAA) – which has been losing money for years – was not worth bailing out any more. This isn’t…

‘I am happy that the glass ceiling is shattered’ (BBC)

The new head of Ethiopia’s supreme court told the BBC’s Focus on Africa programme that she wants to ensure that the country has an independent judiciary. Earlier on Thursday Meaza Ashenafi, a prominent human rights lawyer, was elected as the first…

Letter from Africa: Nigeria – a young country for old men (BBC)

In our series of letters from African journalists, editor-in-chief of Nigeria’s Daily Trust newspaper Mannir Dan Ali looks at why a country where more than half the population is under 35 looks set to get another septuagenarian president after next…

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