Temi Otedola is out with a new episode of her vlog as she explores Japan. She started off in Tokyo and now she’s in Kyoto. She says, “From Tokyo to Kyoto. Come and spend the day discovering Kyoto with me. From sightseeing to fried chicken I hope you enjoy this Japan vlog!” Watch below.
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To celebrate the release of her number 1 single “7 Rings,” Ariana Grande decided to get tattoo of the song title in Japanese characters. Thing is, though, Ariana got the Japanese character meaning 7 “七” and the one meaning rings “輪,” which, unfortunately, together mean something completely different. So while separately they say “7” and […]
Nicki Minaj is on the cover of Vogue Japan’s February 2019 issue. The 36-year-old rapper served up numerous looks for the spread and she was styled by Anna Trevelyan and photographed by Mariano Vivanco. Nicki shared photos from the photo shoot on her Instagram page. See photos below:
Lagos International Trade Fair 2018 is here again, an exciting moment for this year at the Japan Pavilion is the “Made in Japan, Made for Women” corner. Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is setting up a special zone featuring a collection of products and services created by Japanese companies for women in Nigeria. The “Made […]
Princess Ayako of the Japanese imperial family has given up her royal title after marrying a commoner Kei Moriya. The 28-year-old princess, according to The Independent, married 32-year-old Moriya, an employee of shipping company Nippon Yusen. Although Japanese royals have been given the freedom to marry anyone for the past 3 generations, women in the imperial family give […]
The Japanese passport is now the most powerful in the world, the 2018 Henley Passport Index has said. Japanese passport holders can now travel to 190 countries in the world without a visa or granted visa on arrival access, overtaking the Singaporean passport, which allows travel to 189 destinations. The third spot is shared by Germany, South Korea […]
Japanese fashion entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa was the first person to jump on the ticket sales for the Elon Musk‘s SpaceX mission to the Moon, the first lunar journey by humans since 1972. The billionaire art collector’s decision to purchase tickets to the very uncommon tourist attraction site is however very interesting. In his latest interview shared […]
Elon Musk‘s SpaceX has signed its first private passenger to fly around the moon aboard its BFR launch vehicle. Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa, 42, a former rock musician, and founder of online fashion destination Zozotown, was announced as the passenger at a press conference in the company’s headquarters in California on Monday. “This is my lifelong […]
Naomi Osaka has become the first Japanese woman and also first Haitan to win the US Open after beating her idol Serena Williams. Osaka won the match in straight sets, beating Serena 6-2, 6-4. Osaka’s first US Open win was, however, marred by controversy after Serena protested being penalized by the umpire. First, she had been […]
Tokyo Medical University says it’s currently investigating allegations of alteration of entrance test scores to favour men and reduce admission of women into the school. According to Japanese media, the school altered test scores because they believe that once women get married and become pregnant, they’ll be unable to carry out their shifts at the […]
Japan lost to Poland in their final group game at the World Cup. Watch highlights below:
Senegal played a 2 – 2 draw against Japan in their second game in the ongoing World Cup. The West African country now has 4 points.
Colombia loses to Japan in their opening game at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
North Korea has launched a missile over Japan early Tuesday morning Korean-time. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has described the launch as an “unprecedented” and a “most serious and grave” threat. The missile flew over Hokkaido Island, broke into three pieces, before landing harmlessly into the Pacific Ocean, BBC reports. Abe said he had a 40-minute […]
Embed from Getty Images At age 82, Masako Wakamiya is one of the world’s oldest iPhone app developers, a trailblazer in making smartphones accessible for the elderly. According to Yahoo Tech, she became interested in computers in the 1990s when she retired from her job as a bank clerk and it took her months to set up […]
Freetel, Japan’s largest selling smartphone mobile brand, recently announced its partnership with TD Mobile the biggest mobile devices distributor in Sub-Saharan Africa establishing its presence in the Nigerian mobile market space. The event which held at Alvan Ikoku, Conference hall of Renaissance hotel Lagos, in attendance to witness the occasion were Stan Ekeh, Chairman, Zinox […]
Embed from Getty Images In an interview with the New York Times, US President Donald Trump spoke about not being able to discuss with the first lady of Japan Akie Abe beside whom he sat at a G20 conference because she does not speak English. He said, “So, I was seated next to the wife of […]
Aren’t they just the cutest! This Japanese couple has been married for 37 years and since December 2016, they’ve posted photos of themselves in matching outfits on their co-owned Instagram page. Both over 60, the duo have almost half a million followers with about 433k followers waiting for them to post their next look! See the […]
World football governing body Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) announced via Twitter on Monday thatJapanese footballer Kazuyoshi Miura has racked up another astonishing landmark by eclipsing former England great Stanley Matthews in the record books with his second professional appearance since turning 50. #MondayMotivation Kazu Miura has surpassed Sir Stanley Matthews’ legendary longevity, playing in […]
Olympic and Paralympic Games have traditionally always been about gold, silver and bronze, but organizers of Tokyo 2020 want their games to be remembered for being green. This project highlights Tokyo 2020’s commitments to engage the whole Japanese nation and to offer to everyone the opportunity to play a role in the Games’ preparations. It also […]