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30 Jun
Emilio Flores Marquez from Puerto Rico has become the world's oldest living man at an age of 112 years and 326 days old, Guinness World Records announced on Wednesday. Marquez, who was born in Carolina, east of the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan in 1908, was recognised by Guinness and awarded a certificate at…
18 Jun
Doctors have removed the "world's largest" kidney from a man in Dubai. The organ weighed 9lbs 3oz - more than an average newborn baby. The 56-year-old patient also had his second kidney, which was also severely enlarged, removed. The operation took place at Dubai Hospital after the man complained he was unable to walk or…
17 Jun
Recyclan, the market leader in sustainable recycled PET supply from Africa, in partnership with Humanity Nigeria and the Lagos State Ministry of Environment is in the 30-day race to recover and recycle 400 metric tons of plastic bottle waste across Lagos State.
12 Oct 2020
17-year-old Maci Currin is standing tall at a stunning 6ft 10inches and this has earned her the world record for the longest legs. Her legs make up 60 percent of her total height, according to Guinness. She holds two records as she also holds the record for the longest legs on any teenager. She will…
13 May 2020
The world's shortest man, Edward Nino Hernandez has reclaimed his Guinness World Record title - a decade after he was first awarded the crown. Hernandez, 34, who is from Colombia 72.10 cm - around 2 feet and 4 inches tall. Guinness World Records announced on Tuesday that Hernandez had been awarded the title of the…
14 Mar 2020
At a time when becoming a singer was the in thing for most young people, Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau-Ameh, popularly known as Kaffy, chose to dance.
8 Mar 2020
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Governor of Nigeria’s north-central Kwara State, has gone down in history as the first African leader with the highest number of female cabinet members
1 Mar 2020
The Management of University of Ilorin says its Renewable Energy Centre (UREC) would host the Guinness World Record on Innovation Hackathon.
27 Nov 2019
In 1994, Mariah Carey dropped the hit song, All I Want For Christmas Is You. Never did she imagine that 25 years later, the hit song will set three Guinness World Records. The Guinness World Records organization announced on its website on Monday that the pop diva has set three world records with her Christmas…
17 Aug 2018
Records are made to be broken and Agboola Venmak, a Nigerian Dick Jockey and an undergraduate student of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) has proven that. According to Guinness World Records, the current holder of the record for longest marathon club DJ-ing is Norbert Selmaj (or Norberto Loco), a Polish DJ who played…
10 Mar 2018
A 40 year old Nigerian, Olubayode Treasures Olawunmi, is bidding for a Guinness World Record, after reading aloud for 122 hours at a Read Aloud Marathon Session...
20 Jan 2018
Having made mark as one of the leading destinations in the world, the UAE once again captivated the world this New Year’s Eve with a dazzling spectacle to usher in 2018. Emaar’s Light Up 2018 Downtown Dubai celebration hosted more than a million visitors from across the world and reached an estimated 2.5 billion people…

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Comedian and magician Phil Butler has died at the age of 51. His cause of death remains unknown as it has not yet been announced. Phil’s agents Chris Davis Management issued a statement following his sad passing. Sharing a statement on Twitter, they confirmed: It is with huge sadness we have to announce the passing…
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Forty-eight emerging leaders from around the world, including Nigeria, Togo and Sierra Leone, join the inaugural 24 fellows to build a network of 72 active fellows working to tackle global drivers of inequality. LAGOS, Nigeria, 19 October 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- New York – October 19, 2021 – The Ford Foundation has today announced its 2021 Ford…
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Attackers rely on small-sized patterns to avoid detection, as predicted by Nexusguard researchers SINGAPORE, October 19, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Small bit-and-piece DDoS attacks (distributed denial of service) boomed by 233% in the first half of 2021, revealed Nexusguard researchers in the Threat Report FHY 2021. As the pandemic carried on into 2021, hackers experimented with new attack…
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By Mrs Fatima Maada Bio, First Lady of Sierra Leone, Africa Champion for Sanitation and Hygiene LAGOS, Nigeria, October 19, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Access to handwashing with soap is a foundational component of healthy schools. Good hygiene practices help ensure children are healthy, so they can attend class and learn. The availability of handwashing stations…