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3 Oct
Cities began to emerge as the trade between Britain, the early Portuguese and the territory now called Nigeria expanded rapidly, cutting across every part of the North and South. Cityscapes and landscapes were among the earliest photography subjects. Gidan Makama – If you understand the walls, you can break through the culture of the great…
26 Sep
Nairobi is the capital and the largest city of Kenya. The name comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nairobi, which translates to "cool water", a reference to the Nairobi River which flows through the city. The city has two informal nicknames; "The Green City in the Sun", which is derived from the city's foliage and…
19 Sep
Cyprus is a jewel in the Mediterranean that was coveted by several world empires throughout history, including the empires of the Assyrians, Egyptians, Persians, Ottoman, Roman and even the Arabs. The island nation is situated at the north-eastern end of the Mediterranean basin. It is the third largest and third most populous island in the…
12 Sep
Oftentimes, when we are packing for air travel, we end up packing a lot of items ‘just in case.’ Sometimes we even have to pay for excess luggage and at the end of the day, we don’t use half of those items. The importance of packing light cannot be over-emphasised. It not only saves you…
11 Sep
Not that you should write off going on an African safari to Kenya, Tanzania, Namibia or visit the pyramids of Egypt off your bucket list. There are many great countries on the African continent that may not get the notoriety they deserve and may not rank high on your search engine when searching for African…
29 Aug
Although it is famous for its windmills, fields of tulips, and a labyrinth of romantic canals, the Netherlands offers so much more. The low-lying country is located in Western Europe (and also has territories in the Caribbean). Exploring the Netherlands is easy; due to its relatively small size, you can reach almost any location within…
24 Aug
Nigeria has some of the most captivating wildlife on the planet but where can you see the best of the country’s creatures? Here are five locations that any wildlife enthusiasts should have on their lists of places to visit. Ogba Zoo and Nature Park This gorgeous state-owned zoological park, located in Benin City, was established…
23 Aug
A road trip is a long-distance journey on the road typically traveled by automobile. The thought of travelling long distances alone can be quite intimidating, however, with good planning, it can be one of the most exciting journeys. You don’t need to put in a ton of effort planning out your entire trip ahead of…
15 Aug
Asia is the largest and most populous continent on Earth, which is no surprise for its abundance of culture, beautiful landscapes, and of course, natural wonders. Listed below are some of our favourite natural wonders in Asia: Living Root Bridges, India The living bridges of Cherrapunji, India are made from the roots of the Ficus…
8 Aug
Honeymoons are a once-in-a-lifetime trip, so when you do it, you’ve got to do it right. Africa offers an abundance of choices for couples seeking to indulge in a romantic getaway. Below are five top honeymoon destinations in Africa: Maasai Mara, Kenya The Maasai Mara is one of the most famous safari destinations in Africa.…
1 Aug
“When I looked out in the morning, it is as if I had waked in Utopia”- George Eliot Sitting at the top of Carlton Hill and overlooking the city of Edinburgh, it is easy to fall in love one more time with a city so beautiful it breaks the heart again and again; thoughts rushing…
28 Jul
On a remote island in Breidafjordur Bay off the west coast of Iceland, a thousand-year-old harvest takes place -- the hunt for elusive eiderdown, used to make some of the world's best duvets and quilts. The handpicked down sells for thousands of euros (dollars) a kilo, catering to those looking for exclusive products. Every summer,…
25 Jul
The most expensive hotel in the world is not located on land but in a submarine named Lover’s Deep underneath the ocean in St. Lucia, an island country in the West Indies in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean. From $292,000 (€258,000) per night, lovers can spend an evening submerged…

Guardian Life

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The 21st-century woman is strong, fierce, has a mind of her own and, above all, independent. She knows her worth and wouldn’t settle for anything less than what she deserves. Being an independent woman is being able to find happiness on your own, have self-confidence without relying on people or society for validation. It also…
47 mins ago
Summer is over and we are excited and ready for the new sets of trends that are about to take over the fashion scene.  Every season, there are new fashion fads that come and go, and some choose to stay. This year, no matter the temperature, the styles are hotter than ever. From monochrome outfits…
1 hour ago
What is ADHD? ADHD awareness is growing around the world. However, there is still a paucity of knowledge and presence of misconceptions about what ADHD is and what it isn’t. October 2021 is the ADHD awareness month, and it is important to take a step back and examine what we know about ADHD and also…
2 hours ago
Exploring the commercial value of Nollywood, Afrobeats, and Nigeria’s technology ecosystem to the world. We often think and speak of things Nigeria can export in tangible terms. We talk about oil; we talk about rice; we talk about wheat and other agricultural products. Sometimes, we talk about intangible things, but perhaps not often enough. We…
3 hours ago
We can all agree that this week had a lot of dots to connect as drama revolved around certain persons. From those who believe that changing names automatically change impressions, to those who we can call winners. Here are some trendy stories that made the previous week: Abracadabra Facebook might be telling us “welcome to…

Music

1 day ago
He sat relaxed, gazing into the thin air as he spoke. On his tee shirt lay the inscription ‘Confident’, neatly stretched across his chest. And for this 26-year-old,...
1 day ago
Foremost continental award platform, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), has partnered with the English conglomerate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to boost the credibility and accuracy...
2 days ago
Not relenting on the chart-topping success of "Feeling," Ladipoe is back with a new song titled "Running" on which he features Fireboy DML. "Running" is Ladipoe's second single this year. The rapper revealed that it is also the first single off his forthcoming EP "Providence," set to drop next month. Fireboy, who delivered the chorus,…
3 days ago
Kelvyn Boy, widely known as Kelvyn Boy is an Afrobeatscrusader and a household name in the Ghanaian Afro-Pop /Highlife space. The young musician and songwriter gained waves of interest both home and away with his urban sound and distinct approach to his preferred genre. This sets him apart from his peers, with numerous awards, chart-topping…
16 Oct
When you blend silky vocals, soothing Afro-fusion melodies and stellar sound engineering, the record is likely to sound like ‘Follow You’, the just-released single from Nigeria’s acclaimed guitarist, Ifiok Effianga. On this record, Effianga, who is acclaimed as Fiokee, collaborates with Afro-RnB sensations, Gyakie and Chike, to create a mesmerizing love melody that is all…

Film

2 days ago
Ghana Jollof is served! Ghana Jollof, the first Showmax Original comedy-drama in West Africa, is now streaming exclusively on Showmax. The show tells the story of two young Nigerians, Jasper (AMVCA winner Funnybone) and Romanus (AMAA nominee Akah Nnani), who move to Ghana to “jollof”. In the first episode, Jasper and Romanus meet at the…
2 days ago
In the backdrop of concerns on the outright ban and state-sponsored surveillance of digital platforms and telecommunications service providers in Africa, Paradigm Initiative’s short film, FOCUS tells a story of civil rights, liberty and justice in the digital ecosystem. Directed by Award-winning Creative Director and Nigerian Poet, Tolu Ajayi, Focus spotlights the fundamental challenges of…
2 days ago
With a cinematographer Halyna Hutchins killed and a movie director wounded after US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun during filming, we look at other deadly movie accidents. 'The Captive' Gun related deaths go back to the dawn of cinema with extra Charles Chandler shot in the head in 1915 while filming the Cecil…
2 days ago
Streaming giant Netflix  has released the official trailer for the movie 'Red Notice' When Interpol issues Red Notice; the highest level warrant to hunt and capture the world's most wanted, the FBI's top profiler John Hartley (Dwayne Johnson) is on the case. His global pursuit finds him smack dab in the middle of a daring…
2 days ago
US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a cinematographer and wounded the director on a film set in New Mexico, US law enforcement officers said Thursday. The incident happened on the set of "Rust" in the southwestern US state, where Baldwin is playing the lead in a 19th-century western. Halyna Hutchins and…