Trump expected to issue 100 state pardons before handover, Akeredolu issues quit notice to herdsmen and more
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.
Why tech giants dropped Uganda and Trump from their platforms
Ahead of Thursday’s presidential election in Uganda, Facebook has taken down a government-backed network, accusing it of using fake accounts to post information about the election. Coming so soon after some social media platforms took down accounts belonging to Donald Trump, the move has raised questions about the role social media companies play in regulating online communications.
Nigeria's COVID-19 isolation wards are filling up again - NMA warns, Gunmen abduct Delta10 year-old
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The Guardian Dreamers & Doers: Christie Brown (Christie Brown)
Since winning the 2009 Emerging Designer of the Year Award at the inaugural Arise Africa Fashion Week in Johannesburg, South Africa, Christie Brown has grown to be one of the top African fashion brands to reckon with. From winning that award, the label has catered to international celebrities like Beyonce and public figures alike whilst showcasing unique and eccentric designs. Behind the rising African label is Aisha Ayensu, the founder and Creative Director of Christie Brown credits the success of the fashion house to her embrace of the modern African woman. As Christie Brown continues to catch the eye of various women around the globe, it’s clear the label founder has her sight set on something bigger.
What if Facebook is forced to ditch Instagram, WhatsApp?
In a bold move, US antitrust watchdogs have sued Facebook, arguing the social media giant needs to be broken up. Momentum is on the regulators' side, experts say.
Germany launches competition probe into Facebook over VR
German authorities have initiated new abuse proceedings against Facebook, this time over its VR headsets. The social media giant is already an important player in what is an emerging market, the antitrust agency said.
WHO advises against making COVID-19 vaccines mandatory, APC dissolves party organs across Nigeria and more
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
The Guardian Dreamers & Doers: Gina Ehikodi (Foodies and Spice)
The initial idea when Foodies and Spice started was to have a big television show modelled after the likes of Oprah Winfrey show, but Gina Ehikodi Ojo soon realized it was going to be quite an expensive venture to launch into. Undeterred by the hurdles, she opted for an easier format because of her love for cooking.
The Guardian Dreamers & Doers: Oluwatoyin Onigbanjo (AugustSecrets)
AugustSecrets was born out of necessity when Oluwatoyin Onigbanjo had her child, Jaden, outside her country, Nigeria. Upon returning, she bought all available infant meals only for her baby to keep rejecting them. It was a frustrating experience for a first-time mother. Since she couldn’t watch him starve to death, she began the journey into looking into alternatives, it was in the process of searching she found solace in African and Nigerian foodstuffs.