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Ben Chiza Mkandawire. Malawi’s answer?

Respect your elders – in Africa, this is a cornerstone of most cultural traditions. In its purest practice, this means that you cannot confront your elder where they’ve erred and the assumption is that the elder is always right. However [...]

January 23, 2017 News & Opinion
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WATCH Melanie Fiona TALK ABOUT HER EMOTIONAL BIRTHING EXPERIENCE

We know and love Melanie Fiona for her soulful music but we love her even more so now following her very candid, emotional video sharing her journey from childbirth to motherhood.She shares the difficulties she faced whilst giving birth, including [...]

June 1, 2016 Film & TV, Lifestyle, News & Opinion
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[WATCH]President Obama Full Speech at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

President Obama is counting down to the end of his term and if he hasn’t considered it he definitely can consider stand-up as an option! He joked about everything from Donald Trump to what he’ll do post presidency and YES [...]

May 1, 2016 Lifestyle, News & Opinion, The Weekly Square
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Watch: Teenager Accepted to 8 Ivy league schools – Talks Nigerian Heritage & more

Imagine getting accepted into one ivy league school?! Well try 8! That’s exactly what happened to teen Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna from Elmont Memorial High School. Born to Nigerian parents, Augusta told WABC “Though I was born here in America, I visited [...]

April 16, 2016 Lifestyle, The Weekly Square
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What Does ‘Success’ Look Like in 2016?

A well-paying job? A big house? A business? Growing family? These can all be markers of ‘success’ and definitely feats which should be celebrated. But what does success really mean to you? As we’re in the New Year – many [...]

December 30, 2015 Articles, Lifestyle, The Weekly Square
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Five Reasons You Need A Mentor

1. Some of the most successful people have mentors What do Oprah Winfrey, Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson and Bill Gates all have in common? Apart from being uber rich, they all have had mentors at some point. In an interview [...]

December 25, 2015 Articles, Lifestyle, The Weekly Square
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[MUST SEE] Denzel Washington Drops Some Words of Wisdom!

”Dreams without goals, remain dreams and ultimately fuel disappointment”. This is what Denzel Washington told young aspiring actors and actresses.  He told students to, “Put your shoes way under the bed at night so you gotta get on your knees [...]

May 31, 2014 Lifestyle, The Weekly Square
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Exclusive New Music! Sam Adebanjo & Friends ‘Prayer for Nigeria’

In response to the many recent tragedies in Nigeria, Sam Adebanjo has gathered an array of Nigerian artists to feature on his new single ‘Prayer for Nigeria’. This song has already received positive responses from BBC and Voice of Africa. STREAM [...]

May 17, 2014 Lifestyle, Music, The Weekly Square
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[WATCH] ‘His Day Is Done’ – Maya Angelou Tribute Poem To Nelson Mandela

Watch Dr Angelou’s Poem tribute to the late President Nelson Mandela. As the world reacts to the news of Mandela’s legacy, columns are being spent to reflect on his legacy and to fully understand just what he represented to the [...]

December 7, 2013 Lifestyle, News & Opinion, Poetry & Reviews
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The New iPhone 5s

Apple is calling it the gold standard in smartphones when announcing the new iphone 5s. They are also putting on the market a budget iphone, the 5c. With many users moving to android phones like the Samsung, will Apple maintain [...]

September 11, 2013 The Weekly Square