The story and journey of how Emmanuel Adebayor went from a poor kid who could not walk for the first 4 years of his life to being one of Africa's greatest football players is such an inspiring and heartfelt story that can never get old.Photo credit: Getty Images Born to Yoruba parents on the 26th of February 1984, in Lomé, Togo, young Adebayor could not walk for the first four years of his life.
Millions of people travel by road to other African countries such as Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Togo, Ghana and many others. One interesting thing about travelling by road is that you will be opportuned see different things on the way and take pictures too. In this article today, we will be discussing five Countries that Nigeria can travel to by road
The Yoruba are among the most storied groups in Africa. Their ancestral homeland cuts across present-day southwest Nigeria, Benin Republic and Togo in West Africa. They number between 35 and 40 million. Their dynamic culture, philosophy, arts, language, sociology and history have attracted numerous studies.
There are so many Nollywood Actors that have contributed a lot to the growth and development of the movie industry. So many of these Influential Actors hails from other countries, but they still thrill us with their interesting movie. In this article, we will be discussing five famous Actresses who hails from other countries.
The Yoruba are among the most storied groups in Africa. Their ancestral homeland cuts across present-day southwest Nigeria, Benin Republic and Togo in West Africa. Asides Nigeria, Benin Republic has the highest population of Yoruba people anywhere in the world. Did you know that there are other Yoruba communities in West Africa?
The second round of the FIFA World Cup qualifier for African countries are entering into its closing stages. It is worthy to note that the winners of the 10 groups in the World Cup qualifier will move into the next round of qualifiers. Some teams are almost sure of a slot in the next round and with a win, their spot will be guaranteed.
1. Emmanuel Sunu Emmanuel Sunu Songo'o is a 55-year-old retired Togolese professional soccer player who last played for ASKO Kara and the Togo national team as a defensive midfielder. Due to his sustenance of injury at the age of 34, Manu's professional football career, spanning just under twelve years, was short-lived.
Have you considered the possibility of visiting some countries legally without needing a visa? Are there countries Nigerians can visit easily with just their passport alone? The answer is yes. There are about 20 countries that you can visit as a citizen of the Federal Republic of Nigeria without having to go through the process of getting an embassy visa before you take off.
World Cup Qualifications are currently going on for the National football teams of various African countries that have been paired to play against each other in groups. This saw the two West African countries Senegal and Togo, play against each other in the CAF second round of the Group H table.
picture.credit.thisday The journey that started on 26 June last year is about to be successful. The Npower-batch c successful applicants have been deployed and will soon commence work next month, as announced by the FG. Many who registered have lost hope, some have forgotten that such a thing existed, but now that the dream of 30,000 monthly stipend is close to materializing, the successful candidates will now sleep with their eyes closed.
The African black soap, also known as "ose dudu", originated from the western part of Africa in age-old Yoruba communities in Nigeria, Benin Republic, and Togo. In pre-colonial Yorubaland, the women were responsible for harvesting and processing raw farm produce into finished goods for trading.
The second batch of COVID-19 vaccines donated by China to Togo arrives in Lome, capital of Togo, Aug. 20, 2021. Chinese Ambassador to Togo Chao Weidong and Togolese Health Minister Moustafa Mijiyawa received the vaccines at the Gnassingbe Eyadema International Airport in Lome and attended the handover ceremony of the vaccines.
Many a Nigerian erroneously refer to Nigeria as a nation when in actuality Nigeria is nothing more than a state. A nation is defined as a group of homogeneous People with common ethnic ties and affiliations while a state on the other hand is defined as group of heterogeneous People with a definite boundary.
Yoruba tribal marks are lacerations made on the face by the Yoruba people of south-west Nigeria. Tribal marks mean different things and serve different purposes among different tribes and families. The primary purpose of tribal marks is for identification of a person's tribe, family or patrilineal heritage.
When we talk about football managers, they are the ones responsible for running a football club or national teams. Do we have African players who are now managers? Yes we have. Here is a list of former African football players who later became managers. 1.
Kenya's 6-match unbeaten streak came to an end in a 5-0 loss to Mali in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers' Group E match. The two nations will meet again in Nairobi, with Kenya hosting and looking for their first qualification victory. After that loss, Kenya slid to third position in the group, having only managed two points in three games.
It is indeed a heart warming demonstration by the ketu south residents of Ghana, in the Volta Region as they demonstrate to demand the reopening of the Aflao border with Togo by their president so as to enable them visit their family members and equally carry out their usual activities .
The second batch of COVID-19 vaccines donated by China to Togo arrives in the latter’s capital city Lome, Aug. 20, 2021. (Photo/Embassy of China in Togo) By He Yin, People’s Daily Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech titled “Bolstering Confidence and Jointly Overcoming Difficulties to Build a Better World” at the general debate of the 76th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly via video link on September 21.
Togo vs Namibia Prediction Our assessment is that Namibia and Togo could well end up finding themselves level here, with both teams capable of netting. Shouldn’t be much in it, and a draw looks quite a realistic result. We’re therefore seeing a tight encounter with a score draw when the full-time whistle blows.
While travelling for the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations tournament which was held in Angola, the Togo national football team bus was attacked by gunmen and the bus driver Mario Adjoua, the team's assistant manager Amelete Abalo and media officer Stanislas Ocloo were killed, with nine others injured.