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SPORTS: Naomi Osaka makes tennis history as she wins Japan’s first tennis Singles Grand Slam – Tola Adenle

September 8, 2018

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At the Billie Jean Tennis Center in New York on Saturday, Osaka outplayed her idol to win the 2018 Women’s Singles, earning the land of her birth its first Women’s Tennis Singles.,. Naomi started the match swinging, racing to a 5-1 lead before Serena’s second game win could not slow her challenger down, the set […]

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USA: Àríkẹ́ Ògúnbọ̀wálé’s ‘Hail Mary’ 3-pointer wins NCAA Tournament for Notre Dame

April 2, 2018

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  Read the story through the link below. https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/ncaabk/notre-dame-beats-mississippi-state-on-last-second-shot/ar-AAvmgX2?ocid=spartanntp NOTE:  Thanks Bro. for sending this before I got to it. MONDAY, APRIL 02, 2018. 12:06 P.M. [GMT]  

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Winter Olympics: Ṣeun Adigun, PhD., leads Nigeria’s improbable bobsled team in quest of glory – Tola Adenle

February 10, 2018

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The four Nigerian-Americans: the bobsledding trio and Simisade Adeagbo (Skeleton) at the Games’ Opening Ceremony [Google Images] Thirty-one “breakout stars”  from around the world for the Pyeongchang Games are featured in a TIME magazine essay referenced below. A little down the listing are the improbable stories of a couple of young ladies from the African […]

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UK: 2 of 13 [Women] New Faces of Engineering in stunning Photo Shoot are Nigerians – Tola Adenle

February 6, 2018

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  Yewande Akinola, a civil engineer, won the Young Woman Engineer of the Year for 2012. Like most of the young women featured in the Institution of Engineering & Technology advertiser content hosted by [UK] The Guardian, Yewande has won many engineering awards. [Photo Credit: Google Images]. Much more on her here through the search box. Among many awards, Ozak […]

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USA: Doug Jones May Have Won, But White Women Lost in Alabama – vogue.com/Michelle Ruiz

December 14, 2017

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It’s time to give the black women and minorities who elevated Jones their due—from considering their economic and social interests and the education and safety of their children to examining the laws on the books (not just in Alabama but nationwide) meant to suppress their votes. It’s time they are given the influence they deserve—the […]

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Melania Trump is [a bit] racist and Michelle Obama-obsessed in a Chimamanda Adichie’s fictional short story

October 25, 2017

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Janelle Asked to the Bedroom – A Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s short story for The New York Times   Melania Trump is apparently lonely, obsessed with Michelle Obama and a bit racist — at least that’s the story according to acclaimed writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. In a new short story commissioned for and by The New York Times Book Review, Adichie […]

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The Weinstein Scandal: “Harvey led me into a bedroom — his bedroom” – Lupita Nyong’o

October 20, 2017

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Oscar Award-winning actress, Kenyan Lupita Nyong’o [Google Images] Ihave been following the news and reading the accounts of women coming forward to talk about being assaulted by Harvey Weinstein and others. I had shelved my experience with Harvey far in the recesses of my mind, joining in the conspiracy of silence that has allowed this […]

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Saudi Arabia: women can finally drive without being arrested and jailed! – Tola Adenle

September 26, 2017

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Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s most conservative countries, has finally said ‘yes’ to women driving in the Kingdom. It was broadcast on state television and announced at a press conference in Washington, D.C. simultaneously. Women driving is now deemed legitimate under Islamic Sharia Law. The law take effect in June 2018. The new law […]

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Serena is greatest female tennis player of Open Era – bbc.com

May 17, 2017

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  Photo Credit: Google Images CHECK OUT THE STORY:     http://www.bbc.com/sport/tennis/38802221   You may also wish to check out the following old stories https://emotanafricana.com/2014/09/11/comments-on-huffposts-watch-serena-williams-at-age-11-adorably-predict-her-greatness-tola-adenle/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/allenstjohn/2014/09/07/why-serena-williams-is-now-the-greatest-american-tennis-player-ever/ https://emotanafricana.com/2017/01/28/tennis-history-made-as-williams-sisters-play-aussie-singles-finals-with-serena-claiming-open-era-most-singles-titles-tola-adenle/    

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Her conservatism is Brit., not the American “free trade coupled with un-free way of living” – Theresa May talks to Vogue

March 23, 2017

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U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Leading Britain Post-Brexit MARCH 20, 2017/by GABY WOOD   Theresa May at Chequers, the 16th Century country house of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. [Annie Leibowitz]   She stepped into a whirlwind to lead Britain into the Brexit era. But—leather trousers aside—Theresa May’s own style is decidedly no-drama. Gaby […]

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