Sunday, September 19, 2021

Talents and Achievements

Nigeria’s powerlifter Latifat Tijani wins first gold at Tokyo Paralympics

Latifat Tijani has won Nigeria’s first gold medal at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympic Games. She won the gold on Thursday in women’s 45kg powerlifting. Tijani defeated China’s Zhe Cui to lift 107kg. Latifat Tijani was gold medalist at the Brazzaville 2015 Africa...

Meet 13 years old Genuis Caleb Anderson, who is currently taking classes at Georgia Tech

13 years old teen genius, Caleb Anderson is attending one of the top universities in the country. The teenager recently began classes at Atlanta’s Georgia Institute of Technology; commonly referred to as Georgia Tech.“The classes try to be intimidating, but...

13 year old Senegalese twin girls graduate high school with very impressive scores

Aminata and Rama Diaw, 13 year old Senegalese twin girls who were born on October 8, 2007, have just obtained their diploma in Yeumbeul; a popular suburb of Dakar, in their high school, known as an institution of excellence....

Nigerian teen student Fareedah Oyolola named world’s brightest by Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

Fareedah Oyolola, a Nigerian high school student has been honored by The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth; as one of the brightest students in the world. This student of Greensprings School, Lagos, was recognized as a result of her exceptional...

23 year old Mahogany Geter is making a difference as a model with her disability

Born with lymphedema, Geter says her unusual condition causes excess fluid to collect in the body’s soft tissue; resulting in massive swelling as seen in her oversized, enlarged leg which has added 100lbs to her small frame. 23 year...

One-Armed Dominican Republic Basketball Player, Hansel Donato Domínguez Receives a Scholarship

6 years old Hansel Emmanuel Donato Domínguez was trapped under rubble for nearly two hours 11 years ago, after a wall collapsed on him. Eventually, his father, who was a professional basketball player, came to his rescue. Although the...

Triple jumper Zango delivers Burkina Faso’s first ever Olympic medal

The first ever medal for the West African nation of Burkina Faso since it began participating in the Olympics in 1972; was won on Burkina Faso's Independence Day by triple jumper Hugues Fabrice Zango who won a bronze medal. Zango said he...

Jamaican Koffee’s ‘Rapture’ Song Certified Silver In The UK

Rapture, the title track off star Jamaican female reggae singer Koffee’s Grammy Award-winning EP; is now BRIT Certified silver in the United Kingdom for sales of over 200,000 copies. According to the British Phonographic Industry (BPI), Rapture was issued the award;...

MEET OMOWUNMI SADIK, THE INVENTOR OF BIOSENSORS THAT DETECT BOMBS

Omowunmi Sadik is a surface chemist, inventor, and college instructor. She was born in Lagos, Nigeria in 1964. In 1985, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Lagos. She also obtained a Master’s degree in chemistry...

Tamyra Mensah-Stock makes history as the first Black woman to win gold for Team USA in wrestling.

The father of Tamyra Mensah-Stock, came to the United States from Ghana at 30 and this child of an immigrant has made history in Team USA. It should be noted that, since 2004 when women’s wrestling was added to the...

Latest News