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Orlando Pirates could struggle to hold onto Nigerian international Ndah

Despite his excellent showing the 24-year-old central defender was on the losing side as the Sea Robbers went down 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw Orlando Pirates defender Olisa Ndah's rapid rise continued when he put in a superb performance against RS Berkane in Friday night's Caf Confederation Cup final.

goal.com ,  2 hours ago 1
Orlando Pirates could struggle to hold onto Nigerian international Ndah

Nigerian artist gives Queen ‘bold halo of black hair’ in new Platinum Jubilee portrait

THE QUEEN'S Platinum Jubilee portrait, painted by Nigerian artist Oluwole Omofemi, features the Monarch with a "bold halo of black hair". The painting, commissioned for a special collector's edition of Tatler magazine to celebrate Her Majesty's 70 years on the throne, will go on public display at Sotheby's in London as part of the auction house's jubilee season.

express.co.uk ,  6 hours ago 2
Nigerian artist gives Queen ‘bold halo of black hair’ in new Platinum Jubilee portrait

‘The rich have got much richer’: why art sale prices are going through the roof

Auction houses are recording a boom in sales after a return to pre-pandemic levels of supplies of works As a straight return on investment, it’s hard to beat “Untitled”, a 1982 work by Jean-Michel Basquiat, the African American street artist who became a global cultural icon, featuring a horned African mask on an abstract background across a canvas almost 5m wide.

theguardian.com ,  8 hours ago 1
‘The rich have got much richer’: why art sale prices are going through the roof

Adekunle Gold: “There are a lot of great African designers. The talent is outstanding.”

Adekunle Gold is one of Nigeria's greatest musical exports. He's also one of the best-dressed musicians in the world right now. Here we discuss his wardrobe, as well as what goes into looking so great Adekunle Almoruf Kosoko, commonly know as Adekunle Gold, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and graphic designer who has found global success with his Afrobeats sound.

gq-magazine.co.uk ,  11 hours ago 1
Adekunle Gold: “There are a lot of great African designers. The talent is outstanding.”

How Chinese firms have changed Africa

Chinese companies have made their mark on the African continent, in ways good and bad O in Fungurume, a mining town in Congo, men caked in dust spit peanut shells onto the floor. Inside, where Chinese New Year lanterns hang from the walls, Emmanuel (not his real ne) explains how things changed after 2016, when a majority stake in the Tengwe Fungurume Mine () was sold by an American firm to China Molybdenum.

economist.com ,  11 hours ago 65
How Chinese firms have changed Africa

China, meet Fourth Estate

China is workin hard to shape public opinion in Africa, but its more lasting impact could be on t infrastructure of media itself The came from the Chinese embassy. During a video meeting in March Joe Biden had warned Xi Jinping of “consequences” if China provided material support to Russia in its invasion of Ukraine.

economist.com ,  11 hours ago 1
China, meet Fourth Estate

Countering China in Africa

The West must try harder to offer African countries alternatives to China A gloalised lives. Those ho travel to ork on Chinese-uilt roads may do so in Japanese minibuses emblazoned with images of players from European football leagues, pinging messages on American social-media platforms. They worry about rising prices, a global pandemic gumming up supply chains and a Russian dictator’s decision to invade Ukraine.

economist.com ,  11 hours ago 6
Countering China in Africa

The price of friendship

Chia has much to offer African governments, but it also wants much in return In , a Ghanaian minister, spoke in Washington, , to his cotrymen abroad. He was asked why a Chinese woman arrested for illegal gold-mining was sent back to China instead of being prosecuted.

economist.com ,  11 hours ago 1
The price of friendship

Incredible moment Edinburgh bagpiper and African drummer captured jamming in city centre

A TikTok user from Edinburgh shared a video taken in the city earlier this week and it has since been viewed tens of thousands of times and received praise from others A TikTok star from Edinburgh shared a clip on the social media platform showing why "Scotland is quite frankly the best", and it has since been viewed tens of thousands of times.

edinburghlive.co.uk ,  12 hours ago 0
Incredible moment Edinburgh bagpiper and African drummer captured jamming in city centre

Nigerian artist Oluwole Omofemi gives the Queen black hair in new Platinum Jubilee portrait

Most of artist Oluwole Omofemi portraits depict African women, for whom hair is a key part of their identity The Queen has been given a bold halo of black hair by a Nigerian artist in a new portrait. The painting, by artist Oluwole Omofemi, was commissioned for a special collector’s edition of Tatler magazine to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee.

telegraph.co.uk ,  13 hours ago 0
Nigerian artist Oluwole Omofemi gives the Queen black hair in new Platinum Jubilee portrait

Behind the cover of the Queen: Artist Oluwole Omofemi on taking on the project of a lifetime

But perhaps most remarkable in the context of his work is the Queen’s hair. Most of Omofemi’s portraits depict African women, for whom, he notes, their hair is a key part of their identity. His grandfather, who sported an Afro at the time, was a strong advocate of the natural hair movement of the 1960s, encouraging men and women of African descent to embrace the texture of their hair.

tatler.com ,  13 hours ago 0
Behind the cover of the Queen: Artist Oluwole Omofemi on taking on the project of a lifetime

Monkeypox world map: Monkeypox goes global - Full list of 7 countries with confirmed cases

MONKEYPOX infections have now been recorded across Europe, with an unprecedented outbreak placing cases in the UK, Spain and Portugal. Over the last few days, the virus has jumped to two new continents, establishing a worldwide presence. The monkeypox outbreak this year has become one of the most extensive in history, with tens of cases sprouting far beyond the virus' usual endemic regions.

express.co.uk ,  14 hours ago 6
Monkeypox world map: Monkeypox goes global - Full list of 7 countries with confirmed cases

World Championships: Success for African women boxers

Five African fighters took home medals from the Women's Boxing World Championships in the Turkish city of Istanbul, with three of them silver. On Thursday evening Algeria's Imane Khelif and Mozambique's Helena Panguane missed out on gold medals to take home silvers instead as they lost to Irish opponents.

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World Championships: Success for African women boxers

Woman wins £75,000 after colleagues excluded her from trip to Las Iguanas

A tribunal ruled leaving her out amounted to victimisation A cashier at one of Britain's biggest casinos has won £75,000 after an employment tribunal ruled that colleagues excluding her from a work night out was victimisation. Rita Leher claimed she felt 'shunned' by colleagues and was the only one not invited to cocktail bar Las Iguanas for drinks.

cornwalllive.com ,  17 hours ago 0
Woman wins £75,000 after colleagues excluded her from trip to Las Iguanas

Nepal reports first African swine fever outbreak

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 20 (ANI): Nepal has reported its first cases of African swine fever in pigs, according to the Paris-based World Organization for Animal Health. The fever has so far killed 934 pigs in six municipalities in the capital city of Nepal, The Kathmandu Post newspaper reported.

thelondonnews.net ,  19 hours ago 0
Nepal reports first African swine fever outbreak

Monkeypox spreads in West, baffling African scientists

LONDON (AP) — As more cases of monkeypox are detected in Europe and North America, some scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks in Africa say they are baffled by the unusual disease's spread in the West. Cases of the smallpox-related disease haven’t previously been seen among people with no links to central and West Africa.

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Monkeypox spreads in West, baffling African scientists

MARTIN SAMUEL: Idrissa Gueye should NOT be forced to wear a rainbow shirt. He's a practising Muslim from a country where most believe homosexuality is wrong. Football doesn't like it when individuals have their own views

PSG and Senegal player Idrissa Gueye refused to wear shirt with rainbow design Kit was gesure with anti-discrimination message for LGBTQ+ community Gueye is Muslim and the response from the football world has been telling The game wants to champion causes but cannot fathom other points of view This was always going to happen.

dailymail.co.uk ,  1 day ago 0
MARTIN SAMUEL: Idrissa Gueye should NOT be forced to wear a rainbow shirt. He's a practising Muslim from a country where most believe homosexuality is wrong. Football doesn't like it when individuals have their own views

Monkeypox: Why we should be worried

The sudden rise in global incidents of a rare African disease is ringing alarm bells among disease experts In a world still on edge from the Covid-19 pandemic, the emergence this week of a scattering of cases of a different disease jumping from animals to humans has put global health experts at action stations.

telegraph.co.uk ,  1 day ago 162
Monkeypox: Why we should be worried

Minority communities and young people in Bradford district help shape future sexual health services

Members of minority communities and under-25s in Bradford have been working with their local Healthwatch to help shape the future of the district’s sexual health services. Local 16-25-year-olds, LGBTQI+ and members of South Asian and African communities teamed up with Healthwatch Bradford and District, the health and care champion, to share their views and experiences and help ensure sexual health services meet the needs of everyone in Bradford district.

news.bradfordzone.co.uk ,  1 day ago 0
Minority communities and young people in Bradford district help shape future sexual health services

Cashier handed £75,000 because she wasn’t invited out to work drinks

A cashier has been awarded £75,000 after an employment tribunal found she was ‘victimised’ by her colleagues when they didn’t invite her to work drinks. Rita Leher, 51, said she felt ‘shunned’ by her co-workers at Aspers casino in the Stratford Westfield Centre as she was the only person not invited to Las Iguanas.

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Cashier handed £75,000 because she wasn’t invited out to work drinks