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Uganda President replies Barack Obama on his Reaction to the Anti-Gay Law

Uganda President replies Barack Obama on his Reaction to the Anti-Gay Law

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Yoweri Museveni replies POTUS.
A few days ago, President Barack Obama… condemned Uganda’s anti-gay law, which he says is “a step backwards for all Ugandans”. If you missed it, click here to read.
Uganda President Yoweri Museveni released a statement

Barack Obama Condemns Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law, says it is a step Backwards

Barack Obama Condemns Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law, says it is a step Backwards

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni… on Valentine’s Day – Friday 14th February 2014 revealed to members of his party that he would sign a bill imposing harsh sentences for homosexual acts, which may include life sentences.
The bill will aid in

Inside Michelle Obama’s Glittery 50th Birthday Party! Jay-Z, Beyoncé & Jennifer Hudson

Inside Michelle Obama’s Glittery 50th Birthday Party! Jay-Z, Beyoncé & Jennifer Hudson

Monday, January 20th, 2014

The Obamas know how to draw a STAR studded crowd.
On Friday 17th January 2014, the First Lady of the United States of America Michelle Obama… turned the big 50. And as expected, it was a delight.
Michelle dazzled in

Michelle Obama isn’t Ruling Out Plastic Surgery – “Women Need to Feel Good”

Michelle Obama isn’t Ruling Out Plastic Surgery – “Women Need to Feel Good”

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Michelle Obama… may be one of the most beautiful women in the world, but she isn’t ruling out using plastic surgery or Botox in the future.
The First Lady of the United States of America will turn the big 50

These Barack Obama Selfie Photos go VIRAL! Find Out Why the Photographer is Defending Michelle Obama

These Barack Obama Selfie Photos go VIRAL! Find Out Why the Photographer is Defending Michelle Obama

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

If you haven’t heard about or seen the Obama Selfie photos, then you probably have been laying low under a rock or something…
At Nelson Mandela…‘s memorial service held on Tuesday 10th December 2013, the world couldn’t stop buzzing

“We will Never See the Likes of Him Again…” Read the Full Transcript of President Barack Obama’s Speech at Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service

“We will Never See the Likes of Him Again…” Read the Full Transcript of President Barack Obama’s Speech at Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

“To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President (Jacob) Zuma… and members of the government; to heads of state and government, past and present; distinguished guests – it is a singular honor to be with you today, to celebrate

Fake Revolutionary

Fake Revolutionary

Monday, November 18th, 2013

I sent a link to one of my essays to a senior Nigerian and he sent me a DM on Twitter which said:   ‘So what are you the youths going to do about all this?’  {Read the …

BN Exclusive: “I am Deathly Scared of Snakes”! Fun Facts about Channel O Africa Music Video Awards Nominee, Banky W

BN Exclusive: “I am Deathly Scared of Snakes”! Fun Facts about Channel O Africa Music Video Awards Nominee, Banky W

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

The 10th annual Channel O Africa Music Video Awards is set to go down in Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday 30th November 2013. With Nigerian rap star Naeto C and South African act AKA… as hosts, you know it’s going

Aliko Dangote is Forbes’ 64th Most Powerful Man in the World

Aliko Dangote is Forbes’ 64th Most Powerful Man in the World

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Aliko Dangote is still an Oga at the Top!
Yesterday Wednesday 30th October 2013, Forbes released its list of the most powerful people in the world. Business mogul Aliko Dangote… makes the 64th position.
The publication lists Aliko’s net worth

How I Fell Out of Love With Nigeria

How I Fell Out of Love With Nigeria

Monday, July 15th, 2013

I believe in dreams in that I see them as a way of motivating myself to go the extra mile in order to bring them to fruition. They help steer one away from stagnancy. I have had many dreams, some…

Knock, Knock Africa…Who’s there? It’s the Obamas! Barack, Michelle, Sasha & Malia to visit Senegal, Johannesburg & Tanzania

Knock, Knock Africa…Who’s there? It’s the Obamas! Barack, Michelle, Sasha & Malia to visit Senegal, Johannesburg & Tanzania

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Guess who’s coming to Africa? It’s the Obamas!
America’s royalty – The President of the United States of America Barack Obama and the First lady of the United States of America Michelle Obama… as well as the first daughters

Uche Pedro, Alex Okosi, Chimamanda Adichie, D’Banj, Barack Obama, Asa & more make New African Magazine’s “50 Trailblazers under 50 Made in Africa” List

Uche Pedro, Alex Okosi, Chimamanda Adichie, D’Banj, Barack Obama, Asa & more make New African Magazine’s “50 Trailblazers under 50 Made in Africa” List

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

As the African Union turned 50, IC Publication’s New African Magazine, in their last May 2013 issue, decided to highlight a fabulous and quite inspiring list of 50 individuals under the age of 50 who they believe are breaking ground,

BN Pick Your Fave: Tiwa Savage & Solange Knowles in Esteban Cortazar

BN Pick Your Fave: Tiwa Savage & Solange Knowles in Esteban Cortazar

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, grab a bowl of popcorn – or cabin biscuit – and a soda, because it’s time for another fashion face-off here on BellaNaija…, just before we say Happy New Year.
The lady in

President Barack Obama Signs Bill to grant Nigerian Sopuruchi Chukwuke U.S. Permanent Residency

President Barack Obama Signs Bill to grant Nigerian Sopuruchi Chukwuke U.S. Permanent Residency

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

Dreams do come true, and that of Sopuruchi Chukwuke has, just a few days to the end of the year! President Barack Obama… has signed into law a rare private bill granting him permanent residency in the Unites States.
At

U.S Congress Passes Bill to Enable 26 Year-Old Nigerian Sopuruchi Chukwueke get his Green Card – The ONLY Private Bill Passed in Two Years!

U.S Congress Passes Bill to Enable 26 Year-Old Nigerian Sopuruchi Chukwueke get his Green Card – The ONLY Private Bill Passed in Two Years!

Monday, December 24th, 2012

Remember the inspiring story of Sopuruchi Chukwueke…, a 26 year-old Nigerian who was being considered for a special legislation that will enable him obtain permanent U.S. residency by the United States of America congress? In August 2012, BellaNaija published

President Barack Obama named TIME Magazine “Person of the Year” for the Second Time

President Barack Obama named TIME Magazine “Person of the Year” for the Second Time

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

President Barack Obama of the United States of America has been named TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year… for the second time, after winning another term in the White House in November.
In naming the President as the Person of

Rest In Peace. Gunman Kills 27, including His Mother & 20 Children in a School Shooting at Connecticut, USA

Rest In Peace. Gunman Kills 27, including His Mother & 20 Children in a School Shooting at Connecticut, USA

Friday, December 14th, 2012

We extend our deepest condolences and prayers to the families of 27 people, including 20 children who were killed at an elementary school in Connecticut, USA today.
They were reportedly killed after a gunman opened fire on them in what…

Africa as an Economic Superpower – United States of America launches Doing Business in Africa (DBIA) Campaign | Read President Obama’s Message

Africa as an Economic Superpower – United States of America launches Doing Business in Africa (DBIA) Campaign | Read President Obama’s Message

Monday, December 10th, 2012

If you visit BellaNaija… daily, you will see that there are so many amazing things happening on the African continent. In the midst of all the poverty and corruption, entrepreneurship is on the rise and the world is sitting up

Are You The “Michelle” To His “Barack”?

Are You The “Michelle” To His “Barack”?

Monday, November 12th, 2012

A smart man is smarter and greater when he marries a smart woman” -Funso Adegbola
Recently, my friend said  “I don’t like all girls, these days. They’re all funny. They complain about how boys want women …

Born on Election Day! Kenyan Woman Names New Born Twins “Barack & Mitt”

Born on Election Day! Kenyan Woman Names New Born Twins “Barack & Mitt”

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

It is no news that Kenyans really love the US President, Barack Obama; after all he is a son of the soil. But can we say that they love Mitt Romney… just as much? Just maybe.
A Kenyan woman

‘The Best is Yet to Come’ – The United States of America re-elects Barack Obama! African-American President wins 2nd Term

‘The Best is Yet to Come’ – The United States of America re-elects Barack Obama! African-American President wins 2nd Term

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Congrats to United States of America President Barack Obama. The democrat has been re-elected after what was considered a “tight race” with Republican candidate, Mitt Romney….
Obama secured his win by claiming key battleground swing states including Virginia

Obama Never Saved Africa

Obama Never Saved Africa

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Three years after Barack Hussein Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States on January 20, 2009, many Africans have fallen out of love with the man they thought would save Africa. We saw the photos…

“Superstorm Sandy” The United States of America gets hit by one of the Biggest Hurricanes in its History leaving Cities Flooded & 17 People Dead

“Superstorm Sandy” The United States of America gets hit by one of the Biggest Hurricanes in its History leaving Cities Flooded & 17 People Dead

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

The United States of America has been hit by one of the biggest storms to ever descend on the country, Superstorm Sandy, …with major disasters recorded in the cities of New York and Long Island. The storm which hit the

Still Waxing Strong After 2 Decades: America’s First Couple Barack & Michelle Obama Celebrate their 20th Wedding Anniversary

Still Waxing Strong After 2 Decades: America’s First Couple Barack & Michelle Obama Celebrate their 20th Wedding Anniversary

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

It’s one of the sweetest things to see a couple, who after several years of marriage, are still waxing strong with their love; to see them share a gentle touch, a passionate hug, an affectionate kiss in public. If there…

Breaking Down the Barriers of Stereotypes

Breaking Down the Barriers of Stereotypes

Monday, September 24th, 2012

“The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” -Chimamanda Adichie…
Chimamanda Adichie is a beautiful soul. Her writing, representative