Ex-First Lady Michelle Obama visits Nigerian-born artist Njideka in her studio

United States former First Lady Michelle Obama has paid a visit to Nigerian-born Njideka Akunyili-Crosby. The renowned artist received the ex-first lady in her California studio. The visit, which happened on Saturday, was made known by Njideka’s sibling,  Chidiogo, via her Instagram handle. Chidiogo had hashtagged Njideka and posted: “So this just happened! Casual Saturday […]

Fresh protests held in tense Guinea capital

Thousands of Guinean protesters took to the streets in the capital Conakry Thursday, in fresh demonstrations days after deadly clashes marred a funeral march for those killed in recent anti-government marches. The poor West African country has been shaken by deadly clashes during weeks of protest over suspicions that President Alpha Conde is seeking to […]