Mary Mitchell Slessor
7 Jul 2019
Having listened to Hope Masterton Waddell, an Irish clergyman urge colleagues and congregants to establish a mission in Africa, coupled with the death of the famous missionary explorer, David Livingstone, Mary Mitchell Slessor at 27 made up her mind to explore the African continent. She applied to the United Presbyterian Church’s Foreign Mission Board and…
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Former Director, Customer Engagement and Performance responsible for leading Customer Compliance and Risk efforts for Sub-Saharan Africa at Mastercard, Emmanuel Efenure has joined Flutterwave as Head of Risk for Africa.
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The Executive Secretary, Domestic and Sexual Violence agency (DSVA) Mrs TitiLola Vivour-Adeniyi, has reiterated the government's resolve to ensure the menace of all forms of Sexual and gender-based violence cases becomes totally eradicated from society with the sentencing /conviction of Alfa Abdulsalam Salaudeen to life imprisonment. In a statement, on Thursday, Vivour-Adeniyi maintained the need…
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In Nigeria today, 70% of people now have a side hustle to increase their sources of income. There are cases of Bankers who sell shoes on Instagram, Office Receptionists who run online skincare businesses, and restaurant owners who have POS kiosks just in front of their shops.
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Just a week ago, 34-year-old Ibrahim Traore was an unknown, even in his native Burkina Faso. But in the space of a weekend, he catapulted himself from army captain to the world's youngest leader -- an ascent that has stoked hopes but also fears for a poor and chronically troubled country. Traore, at the head…
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Indonesia's police chief on Thursday said six people had been charged over a football stadium disaster that killed 131 at the weekend. "Based on the investigation and sufficient evidence, we have determined six suspects," national police chief Listyo Sigit Prabowo told a press conference. The six people charged with negligence causing death include three police…