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Tobi Amusan Wins Her 3rd Consecutive National Title in Benin

Fresh from winning her first Diamond League race in Stockholm, World Record holder, Tobi Amusan emerged as the new Nigerian national champion for a third consecutive time after she took apart the women’s 100m hurdles field at the ongoing National Trials in Benin City, Edo state, finishing in a time of 12.70s under drizzling rain.  […]

Angelique Kidjo wins Sweden’s Polar Music Prize

Benin singer, Angelique Kidjo won one of Europe’s top music prizes Tuesday along with Britain’s Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records, and Estonian composer Arvo Part. Dubbed “Africa’s premier diva” by Time magazine, the five-times Grammy winner, known for her hits “Agolo” and “We We”, described by the organisers of Sweden’s Polar Music Prize as […]