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TYworkspace, a multifaceted hub with a touch of artistic class

In what started as a serene workspace for discerning businessmen and tourist center for art views, TYworkspace in Yaba, Lagos, an emerging facility center for corporate entity has gradually turned into a bubbling art exhibiting  place.

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2018 edition of African Achievers Awards to Honour great Africans in UK

The African Achievers Awards in its 8th edition will hold at the United Kingdom House of Parliament on July 5, 2018. The prestigious award that recognises influential personalities of African descent will be hosted by Rt. Hon. Diane Abbott, current Shadow Home Secretary, United Kingdom, and to be chaired by Susan Fajana Thomas, former Mayor of the London Borough of Hackney, also the Chairperson African Achievers Awards Board.

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The old man and the medal: Kill them and honour them

The author of the classic novel, The Old Man and The Medal, Ferdinand Léopold Oyono (1929–2010), wrote in French in the 1950s. His works are anti-colonialist, especially The old man and the medal which fiercely satirizes the false pretenses of European colonial rule in Africa, the deceitful and empty awards like medals which the oppressors awarded gullible Africans after exploiting, brutalising and even killing them.

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