Posts Tagged 'Nigeria'

Video: Diageo Africa Business Awards 2010

Abi Rotimi: Africa’s top wedding photographer

Abi Rotimi explaining a point to me

Abi Yeni Rotimi is recognized internationally as one of the best African wedding photographers. He photographs a maximum of 35 exclusive wedding adventures a year worldwide. He believes photography is 90 per cent psychology and the remaining 10 per cent technical work. He said he began his current career by mistake. Continue reading ‘Abi Rotimi: Africa’s top wedding photographer’

Ghana limp to AFCON final

Asamoah Gyan, Ghana's key striker

Ghana became the first country to qualify for the finals of the African Cup of Nations after beating traditional rivals Nigeria 1-0 in a hard fought semi-final on Thursday in Luanda. Continue reading ‘Ghana limp to AFCON final’

Ghana – Nigeria clash flood social media

The heat is on as two West African rivals Ghana and Nigeria face off in a potentially tense semi-final in Luanda, Angola. The highly anticipated match which has been dubbed “El Classico West Africana” by some media has flooded conversations on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Continue reading ‘Ghana – Nigeria clash flood social media’

African football rivals in cliffhanger

Northern African bitter rivals – Egypt and Algeria – and West African football giants Ghana and Nigeria are expected to showcase the finest African football today in the two semi-finals that have heightened tension.  It is repeat or revenge in both games that would decide who goes to the finals of the African Cup of Nations in Angola. Continue reading ‘African football rivals in cliffhanger’

Angola 2010: Row over office TV ban in Ghana

Ghanaian civil servants have received a directive from President John Atta-Mills to switch off all television sets during working hours to ensure productivity. However, this has not gone down well with the government workers some of whom enjoy watching local movies even at the expense of work.
Continue reading ‘Angola 2010: Row over office TV ban in Ghana’

Angola 2010: My Heart Goes To…

Black Stars of Ghana celebrate World Cup berth

Black Stars of Ghana celebrate World Cup berth

All too soon another African Cup of Nations is here with us again. I love football and it is the passion of most Africans. Next to religion is football in most African countries.

“We love football. We eat football and eat football. We can even commit suicide if our club loses a crucial league game,” I remember Mohammed Mould, a Zamalek fan telling me when I was doing a sports piece in Egypt last year. Continue reading ‘Angola 2010: My Heart Goes To…’

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July 2020

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