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Mirabelle Morah speaking at Salzburg Global Seminar

She sounded like she hated me not only for not picking up the text from her, but for doing so much awesome stuff? I don’t know. Maybe. It’s super easy to get sad and discouraged when people begin to say negative things about you—to you. And trust me I know this all too well.

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Yinde Elizabeth

To Africans and the world at large, do not be afraid of failure but rather, be terrified of regrets… Do not be afraid of the word no. But be afraid of the possibility of a yes, because you might decide to quit before the clock strikes.

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Africans are the solution

In 2018, we identified over 500 poor and unemployed women who were willing to learn a skill and it became necessary to proffer a solution to the unemployment and poverty faced by women in Ondo state.

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Mirabelle Morah British Council Study UK ambassador BlankPaperz

The British Council in Nigeria on the event of her 75th anniversary in Nigeria thanked writer, storyteller, and BlankPaperz Mirabelle Morah, who was the winner of the Study UK Exhibition 2018 Video Challenge.

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A VOICE TO FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

Other myths surrounding female genital mutilation include the belief that the female genitals would grow to the size of the penis if not cut.

We live in a world where the girl child is denied her basic rights and freedoms including right to health, security and physical integrity…

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So Your Child won't Become the Next Corrupt Politician

Corruption in Nigeria is woven into the fabric of the society and in its many forms has become a norm in the country. Educate your children that corruption makes you and your family happy but puts tears in the eyes of generations.

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Broken treasure

I remember vividly like yesterday when one strong ill in our society caught up with me. The caretakers that everyone had access to in life, left me in the lonely world when I was just…

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what happened last christmas

Christmas 2019 was a season of joy and love with many organizations across Nigeria and West Africa holding and organizing various charity events. Here are some of the special and impactful events that happened in…

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She had gone to find out the reason for the heavy, husky sounds and moans she had heard, but looking through a tiny hole, she got the biggest shock of her life; her aunt’s husband and his own younger sister, right on her aunt’s matrimonial bed! Now, what could Liah do to stop this from becoming her own fate?

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sandra ajaja

The fight for an equal world is not for a few. I urge us all to do more. None of us is free until all of us are free.

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SHE ONLY WANTED TO HELP PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS BUT THIS IS WHAT SHE’S DONE

While working with people with special needs, Grace noticed that there were vulnerable groups in her society, with a high percentage of them living in poverty. She mobilized a group to fight with her

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Isaac Somto

  My name is Isaac Somtochukwu Jideonwor and I’m from Delta State, Nigeria. I’m a blogger, writer, graphic designer, and student. The journey of The Isaac Somto Foundation started a year ago. I had finished…

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Kouakou Jean-Desire Kouassi: From not having a computer to loving digital marketing

After few months of intensive self-training marked by all-night learning and practices, squatting in rooms and sharing computers, I made some progress and I was able to make a poster and some flyers for our concert! And I got my first computer! This was the beginning of an endless passion for the digital world.

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Uket friday

I was employed at the age of 19, to some young persons it was a life achievement. I mean what more would any young Nigerian ask for after being employed into the federal civil service at such a young age?

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Street Priests Erupt 2019

ERUPT 2019 is an online campaign that seeks to engage a diverse group of creatives across all art genres; basically anything that is a form of creative art expression.

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Mbaye Diope (left) and Mornyang (right), both from Senegal, searching for better lives in Rome, Italy [photo by – Eric Kafui Okyerefo]

“I am lucky to be alive. Some of my friends died on our way here in 2017. I don’t like to talk about it. It is really hard for me. I want to forget,” Mbaye told Eric. Mbaye and Mornyang are among thousands of undocumented African youth in Europe who are constantly fleeing the economic hardship in their region. Eric Kafui Okyerefo tells the story of their lives. A story of hope and hardship.

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