YouTube on Thursday reaffirmed its commitment to amplify Black voices in Africa with a two-day event in Nairobi, Kenya to celebrate the 2023 #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund grantees and allow them to connect, network and collaborate with other creators.
Edochie was celebrated by family, colleagues and well-wishers in a Zoom meeting hosted by Kwechiri Unity Forum and moderated by Chido Obidigwe.
In a statement on Monday by Femi Adesina, his spokesman, the president commended the team and their handlers for showcasing to the world that Nigeria is blessed with some of the best talents in the world of sport who by dint of hardwork and perseverance can dazzle anytime and anywhere.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Team Nigeria won two medals on the championships’ final day.
Nse Uko came to the Championships as the fastest among the contenders following the 51.70 seconds she ran to win the gold at the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival in April.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that victory for Nnamdi meant he clinched Nigeria’s second medal at the championship.
“Although progress is being made, many African countries have barely moved beyond the starting line,” Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, said in a statement issued in Nairobi late on Thursday.
Kenya on Tuesday confirmed its fourth case of the novel Coronavirus, code named COVID-19.
Family members of the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people are to visit the site of the accident on Wednesday, an official said.
Ethiopian Airlines has announced that its flight ET 302/March 10 in schedule service from Addis Ababa to Nairobi was involved in an accident on Sunday around Bishoftu in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.
These days Nigeria is treated as either the continent’s worst joke or the world’s laggard for democracy. From Nairobi to Brussels and from London to Washington, we’re getting lengthy lectures on how not to run a country. And we’re laughing them off and forwarding the messages.
The Red Cross on Thursday said 19 people remain unaccounted for, two days after Somali militants attacked a hotel complex in Nairobi, killing no fewer than 21 people.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday commiserated with the government and people of Kenya on the deadly terrorist attack on a hotel and office complex in Nairobi.
Former Technical Director of Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Omatseye Nesiama, has become a Technical Official Level One Lecturer in the International Association of Athletics Federations, thus becoming the third Nigerian to attain that status.
It was an explosive crusade as Kenya stood still for Day One of the three days apostolic invasion by Prophet Joshua Iginla, which began on Friday.
The federation’s Secretary-General said that the qualifiers would hold in Narirobi, Kenya, from the August 17 to August 27, adding that the camp would run through to the end of July in Kaduna.
The 35-year-old made the observation on arrival in Nairobi, Kenya on Thursday.
The single turboprop Cessna Caravan plane, operated by local firm, FlySax, lost contact with the control tower minutes before it was scheduled to land at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
Speaking on the topic: “Sapping Africa’s Debt Financing Strategy: Removing Some Mental Cobwebs,” at the Fourth London Stock Exchange Africa Advisory Group Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, Nwankwo said such a transformation plan is needed as a formal policy document, narrating how debt financing will be applied to launch economy unto a trajectory of self-sustaining prosperity; with credible macroeconomic figures at the beginning, intermediate and concluding stages: GDP figures, inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, reserve position, etc.
The Nigeria Table Tennis Federation in a statement on Monday said the ITTF has confirmed the country’s participation in a letter to it.