Popular Nigerian gospel singer, Tope Alabi, in her recently interview revealed she usually get harassed by many pastors. She added that many of them try to get her using all sorts of means.
Here are her words
“There are some of them that want to get to you by all means, whether you want it or not.
“Among them are a lot of money bags, they help my ministry now, they see me as prophetess [sic], some of them even call me pastor, even there are ministers of God that pester me and say they want to get to me, but when they get to me and they see I’m not like that, they change, you are there to change life [sic].”
According to Ileowo kikiowo article on http://www.paradigmshiftng.com , She however did not reveal the names of the pesters she was referring to.
According to SahelNow’ Blog, food crisis is affecting an estimated 18 million people across Africa’s Sahel region right now, including in Niger, where four million children are projected to suffer from acute malnutrition, with at least one million at risk of developing severe acute malnutrition.
At the same time, 80 percent of children who come to Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) clinics in Niger test positive for malaria. MSF is trying to reach those who need help the most. Go to http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org for more information and http://sahelnow.blogspot.ie/
From Orphan to Whiz Kid! Despite Losing Both Parents at a Tender Age, 14 Year-Old Maud Chifamba Defies All Odds to become Zimbabwe’s Youngest Ever University Student.
Grewing up in grinding poverty, losing both parents at a tender age, the 14-year-old whizz-kid Maud Chifamba has defied adversity and hardship to break academic records.
Against all odds, the extremely bright teenager made history as she became the youngest ever university student in Zimbabwe last week as well as the whole of southern Africa, according to education officials.
Maud, who was born on November 19, 1997, has just started a Bachelor of Accountancy Honors Degree at the University of Zimbabwe. Her intellectual prowess and hard work earned her a four-year scholarship of nearly $10,000 after she excelled at last year’s Advanced Level exams.
Now, one week into her new life at the university, Maud already feels settled and said the following with striking modesty “I’m really enjoying it,” . “It’s better than what I expected. I’m just enjoying all the lectures.”
The Ugandan teenager Proscovia Alengot Oromait at 19 years of age has become the youngest legislator in African history after winning a seat previously held by her father.
According to sources, Oromait originally had plans to go to college, but opted for an early political career after the July death of her father, Michael Oromait, who had served as a member of paliament in Usuk County, eastern Uganda.
In addition to being the youngest MP in Africa, she’s also the second youngest in the world, according to NTV. According to New Vision report, the youngest-ever elected MP was Anton Abele, an activist who was elected to Swedish Parliament at age 18.
While Afrcian leaders are refusing to declare their assets publicly and demanding sky pay rise to add to their already allowances received Via corruption, the President of Uruguay, José Mujica is gaining recognition world wide and respect for donating 90 percent of his earnings to charitable causes. As a result, he has earned an enviable reputation as the “poorest,” or the “most generous,” president in the world. His nickname in his country, “el presidente mas pobre” translates to “poorest president”.
In a recent interview, The President said, the only big item to his name is his Volkswagen Beetle car, valued at $1,945 dollars. He earns a salary of $12,500 a month, but only keeps $1,250 for himself, donating the rest to charity. He lives in a farmhouse which is under his wife’s name, Lucía Topolansky, a Senator, who also donates part of her salary. The 77 year-old President stated that “I do fine with that amount; I have to do fine because there are many Uruguayans who live with much less.”
According to Yahoo News report, the President is said to have no bank accounts, no debts, and enjoys the companionship of his dog, Manuela. When his term is over, the President hopes to rest even more peacefully in his farmhouse, along with his wife and his inseparable dog.
As credit to his leadership, It was also reported that under his ruling, Uruguay has achieved and is known to have a low levels of corruption with the South American country ranking as the second least corrupt country in Latin America in Transparency International’s global corruption index.
J.Martins’ tour of Europe was disrupted as some fans are against Fally Pupa of Congo who happens to be his friend. According to close source, the Netherland-based organizers Congolese in the Diaspora had vouched not to allow Fally Pupa perform anywhere in Europe because he is perceived as pro-government. This came as a surprise to J.Martin as he was unaware of these controversies
The organizers insisted he does not take sides with the people of Congo rather he should sings the praise of the president of country. The good news is that, the protesters have always assured J.Martins and the organizers that they have no issue with him; however they insisted that Fally be taken out of the show. Eventually, J.Martins did perform at the shows.