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DRC: Conjoined twins survive gruelling journey to separation in Kinshasa

Conjoined twins born in a remote village in the Democratic Republic of Congo have survived a 15-hour journey on the back of a motorbike to be separated. They were then flown to the capital, Kinshasa, where they were operated on by a team of volunteer surgeons. In total, the one-week-old …

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Nigeria to start issuing visas on arrival for Africans – AU

Nigeria has decided to start issuing visas on arrival for all Africans, the African Union said on Friday, in a major step toward the goal of free movement on the continent. The continental body’s deputy chairperson Kwesi Quartey praised the action as a “laudable move towards Africa’s integration agenda” in …

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Queen Elizabeth II turns 91

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 91st birthday on Friday, with the world’s longest-reigning monarch taking a step back from royal duties to allow the younger generation to step forward. A gun salute at London’s Tower Bridge and at Hyde Park will mark the Queen’s birthday, a notably more low-key …

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Woman born with two vaginas who doctors told she was infertile is now pregnant

A woman who was born with two sets of reproductive organs and had been told by doctors that she was infertile is now expecting a child. Krista Schwab, 32, was diagnosed with uterus didelphys, meaning she has two vaginas, one right next to the other. She was diagnosed at age …

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21-year-old Nigerian Mo Adeniran wins The Voice UK

21-year-old UK born Nigerian Mo Adeniran was last night crowned the winner of the The Voice UK 2017 during the show’s finale. Mo, who works night shifts at a hotel, beat other contestants with his rendition of Iron Sky which had the judges turning their chairs. His victory left him …

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Nigerian singer, Banky W turns 36 today

Nigerian singer, Olubankole Wellington popularly known as  Banky W is a year older today, March 27, 2017. To celebrate him,  here are some quick facts you should know about the R&B star. Banky was born in the United States to Nigerian parents, and later relocated to Lagos Nigeria when he …

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