Yoooooo!!! It’s a new week!A fresh start, so we need some positive vibes as we rock this amazing week. But before we start the week, let’s take a look at stories that made headlines last week. Welcome to another weekly report on The Sisters Show website. This is a column from us to give you a round-up of stories that made highlights during the previous week.
From business and finance, fashion and beauty, entertainment and lifestyle down to sports, we round it up all in one article for you.
So, lets dive in straight away.The previous week (14-20 DEC) was full of mixed feelings in one way or the another, but we’re still grateful.
Beginning in Nigeria, hundreds of boys reunited with families a week after being kidnapped, Netflix appoints Zimbabwean billionaire to its board of directors, Gambia’s Sona Jobarteh is building the country first ever cultural academy, while Oprah Winfery promotes the Duchess of Sussex’s coffee brand for free.
A week after some school children in North-West Nigeria were kidnapped, hundreds of them returned home. Arriving in a bus in Katsina, they were met by the Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari. The attack which took place on Dec.11 was believed to be the work of local bandits, even though the jihadist group Boko Haram claimed responsibility.
Read more on the plight of the children in this link https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-africa-55364394
Strive Masiyiwa, a Zimbabwean billionaire has been appointed to the Netflix board of directors.The telecon billionaire will be replacing Susan Rice who will exit her post in January to join the Joe Biden administration.
Masiyiwa, who is the founder and executive chair of Econet Global, got his appointment to multi-billion-dollar streaming site which is seen as an important move as Netflix looks to grow its subscriber base in Africa.
For more on this story please visit https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/netflix-adds-african-telecom-mogul-strive-masiyiwa-to-board-of-directors
Do you know that it pays to have good friends! My dear find that friend who will do anything for you*winks*. Just imagine that million dollars advert you are supposed to pay for your brand, and bang your friend decides to do it for free.
And even sweeter it came as a surprise.Awww, feels good right? Oprah Winfery promotes the Duchess of Sussex’s new Vegan coffee brand for free. Yes, for free, that free Instagram post Oprah did is worth a million dollars. According to experts, the Tv icon Oprah is very picky when it comes to brand endorsement so having her do it is a “golden ticket in global advertising for any company”.
More here https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9054937/amp/Oprahs-Instagram-post-promoting-Meghans-coffee-worth-1million.html
And we are ending this week’s report in the smiling coast,The Gambia. Gambia’s Sona Jobarteh is building the country’s first ever cultural academy for children to learn their culture in the Gambia.
The talented musician and kora player is planning to expand the academy she opened in 2016. Since 2011 after she released her last album, Jobarteh has been investing all her earnings in music to build a world class cultural school open to local students as well as international students.
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