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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 11, 2021

South Africa’s Zamani Mbatha stars in Netflix original dance series, JIVA!

Zamani Mbatha (born in KwaMashu, Northwest Durban on April 7, 1998) is a South African actor. He is best known ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 10, 2021

Netflix acquires two films by Cameroon actress, Syndy Emade

About a month ago, Netflix acquired two Cameroon movies “Broken” and ”A Man For The Weekend”. The actress broke the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 9, 2021

Abijako Taofeek’s Head of State is the youth culture brand telling amazing stories

Abijako’s life started in Lagos, Nigeria, but obviously did not continue there. He had watched his dad, a fashion designer, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 2, 2021

Namibia’s Emma Theofelus continues to inspire Africa’s young generation

On Monday, May 31, 2021, Emma Theofelus joined Windhoek Charity in partnership with Coca-Cola Namibia to hand over sanitary pads ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 21, 2021

#YNaijaMusic50: Don Jazzy, Davido, Ozedikus, Sunday Are, Simi…Here are the 50 Most Influential Nigerians in Music

For a country with numerous social issues, music is the one thing that manages to keep us sane. Every year, ...

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Chinedu OkaforApril 5, 2021

#YNaijaChurch100: Bishop Kukah, Sinach, Street Church…Here are the 100 Most Influential Nigerians in Church

Editor’s Note: It’s yet another Easter celebration, the annual anniversary and celebration of Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection, the foundation ...

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EditorMarch 2, 2021

#YAfrica500: Meet the 500 Most Inspiring Youth on the Continent (Central Africa)

Africa has the colours of influence because it has the youth that drive conversations and cause progressive changes within and ...

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EditorMarch 2, 2021

#YAfrica500: Meet the 500 Most Inspiring Youth on the Continent (Southern Africa)

Africa has the colours of influence because it has the youth that drive conversations and cause progressive changes within and ...

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EditorMarch 2, 2021

#YAfrica500: Meet the 500 Most Inspiring Youth on the Continent (North Africa)

Africa has the colours of influence because it has the youth that drive conversations and cause progressive changes within and ...

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EditorMarch 1, 2021

#YAfrica500: Meet the 500 Most Inspiring Youth on the Continent (East Africa)

Africa has the colours of influence because it has the youth that drive conversations and cause progressive changes within and ...

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EditorMarch 1, 2021

Y! Africa presents #Africa500 | The continent’s Most Inspiring Youths and Generation of Change Makers (West Africa)

Africa has the colours of influence because it has the youth that drive conversations and cause progressive changes within and ...

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Chinedu OkaforJanuary 11, 2021

#YNaijaNewEstablishment: Anne Adams, Joseph Obanubi, Adeoluwa Enioluwa | Meet the 2021 Class of The New School

Over this past year, we have encountered a host of individuals making power moves to the next level and advancing ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 31, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Here are the 20 most read stories on YNaija.com this year

2020, for many people was the year which had almost everything about it influenced by the pandemic. For most people, ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 31, 2020

Editorial: Why we chose ‘#EndSARS Protesters’ as YNaija Person of the Year 2020

Perhaps, like no other year in recent times, 2020 came with an unfathomable number of shocking developments within 12 calendar ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 31, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: #EndSARS, Don’t Rush Challenge, Don’t Leave Me Challenge… 10 Moments that broke the Internet

2020 really was that year. 20.10.2020 On October 20, between the state and federal governments, armed officers were deployed to ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2020

Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu (Bobi Wine) is Y! Africa Person of the Year 2020

The editorial board of Y! Africa is pleased to announce Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, as its pick for Person of the Year ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2020

‘The #EndSARS Protesters’ is YNaija Person of the Year 2020

The editorial board of Y! (TV and Online) is pleased to announce the #EndSARS Protesters comprising all campaigners, promoters, online ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 30, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Lekki Shootings, Buhari the unbothered…10 moments that painted Nigeria as a zoo

It is a dog-eat-dog world out here. But does it have to be? Arranged in alphabetical order. A Rapist in ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 30, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Abule-Ado explosion, Zabarmari Massacre, Rape Epidemic…10 Tragedies we won’t forget from 2020

Tragedies are constant. And in 2020, there were moments that broke our hearts immensely. From gruesome attacks to unexpected mishaps ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 29, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Chimamanda, Okonjo Iweala, Afrobeats to the world…10 Moments that made us proud this Year

Being Nigerian is hard enough. But these breakthroughs felt like collective wins and made it a little bit easier to ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 29, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Lai on DJ Switch, Pastor Chris on 5G, “Honorable minister it’s ok”…10 Worst Quotes we heard this Year

Just. Stop. Talking. 10. “The man in question, he has not been proven to be a serial woman beater. If ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 28, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Lekki Shootings, Trouble in the NDDC…The 10 Wildest Scandals of the Year

Even we cannot believe all of this mess. 10. Channels reporter and the benevolent governor A medical doctor, Ifeyinwa Angbo ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 27, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: 10 commercials we absolutely loved this year

Editor’s Note: Commercials are a huge part of our lives in Nigeria. They are so ingrained in our national life ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 26, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Duduke, Nobody, FEM…The 10 Biggest Songs of the Year

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 26, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Joy Nunieh vs Akpabio, Erica vs Laycon…The Top 10 Beefs of the Year

Ready. Steady. Fight. 10. Erica vs Laycon Before Laycon sashayed away with the #BBNaija Lockdown cash prize of 30 million ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 25, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Tiwa Savage, ART X Live, The Experience…The 10 Best Lockdown Performances of the year

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 24, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Afrosoul, Get Layd, For Broken Ears… See the 10 Best Mixtapes/EP of the Year

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 23, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Twice as Tall, Celia, Made in Lagos… See our 10 Best Albums of the Year

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 23, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Wizkid, Tems, Davido…Look who else made the 10 Best Music Videos of 2020

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 22, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: OC Ukeje, Maryam Booth, Anthonieta Kalunta…the 10 Best Performances of the Year

There is something about actors interpreting roles that makes us feel seen and stirs the deepest passions. These are the ...

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