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Zamfara wedding kidnapping escapee recounts attack

A Nigerian couple have put their wedding celebrations on hold after gunmen abducted at least 29 guests travelling home from the ceremony. A survivor told the BBC the groom was "devastated" by the attack. Jafar Kanoma said the

An investor told me to ask black people for money instead

Building a business from scratch is never easy. Building a business from the ground up as a black entrepreneur is 100 times harder. This is especially true in my area: fashion and technology, where there are few black entrepreneur role

I started taking pictures when I was 4

My name is Moyinoluwa Oluwaseun. I’m 7 years old, I take pictures. We a person is taller than me or there’s a group of people ad e, I’m too short. All I need to do is just climb on a chair to take from their head to their feet. I

My 15-year-old son was killed on his church premises

My name is Festus Ugbotor. I am 45 years old. I am an indigene of Uromi Local Government Area, Edo State, but I am based in Agbor, Delta State in Nigeria. I am a vulcaniser (faulty tyre repairer). My son was 15 years old and was set to

I got into ventriloquism because I was actually bullied

The first time I step foot in Africa, I’m married to a king and I have a long-standing road to go ahead for Eti-Oti and our people and I’m just really happy to be here. It’s just like a fairytale that came true. It was actually our