Birth and Ancestry Empress Menen Asfaw (Baptismal name Wolete Giyorgis) (25 March 1883 Ethiopian Calendar, 3 April 1891 Gregorian calendar – 15 February 1962) was the wife and consort of Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia. Empress Menen was born in the Wollo province Ambassel Region at ‘Egua’. The daughter of Asfaw, Jantirar of Ambassel … Continue reading Life and Times of Empress Menen Asfaw
The Dani people from the central highlands of western New Guinea, Indonesia, have been able to preserve their dead for centuries with smoke. Though the technique is no longer in use, this tribe in Wogi – a village close to the regional capital, Wamena, has held on to a number of mummies. Smoking someone over … Continue reading Shocking Photos : These villagers ROAST their dead with firewood and store, not bury
Children of Tjehuti..... The Vadoma people, also known as the Bantwana tribe, which means children/descendants, are a tribe living in the north of Zimbabwe, primarily in the Urungwe and Sipolilo districts on the Zambezi river valley. The elders of the Vadoma people claim that their remote ancestors were bird like beings who came from the … Continue reading The Vadoma People of Zimbabwe
Big Brother Naija winner, Efe Ejeba, arrived Nigeria on Monday night and attended his first ever press conference at the Wheatbaker Hotel in Ikoyi on Tuesday morning. The 23-year-old rapper was announced as a new Payporte Brand Ambassador alongside Bisola, the first runner up of the TV Reality Show. PREMIUM TIMES had a chat with … Continue reading BBNAIJA WINNER EFE EJEBA SPEAKS: What I regret doing in the Big Brother House.
Any man who impregnates a teenage girl in any basic school at Gnani, a community in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region of Ghana, will be fined GHC250 while male teachers will pay GHC300. In addition to the fine, the culprit be required to pay for antenatal expenses to be determined by the victim’s … Continue reading Men who impregnate teenage schoolgirls to pay GHC250 fine, teachers GHC300
Four ex-militants have been employed as university lecturers after dropping their arms, going back to school and graduating with First Class Honours after their Bachelor’s degrees. The ex-militants were employed as lecturers by Benson Idahosa University in Edo State. This was disclosed by the co-ordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) and Special Adviser to … Continue reading Four ex-militants employed as varsity lecturers
The Afro/Hip hop artist Ice Cod or going by his real name Charles Dudu, you couldn't really say has had it all his own way. Starting as a musician in 2008, the Nigeria born artist is currently working on releasing his Album. Igodomigodo.net talked to Ice Cod about his love of Music and his Career. … Continue reading Interview: Meet Ice Cod; The Talent Behind The Music Bobo Eko.
Police in the Northern region of Ghana have arrested a 70 years old Muslim cleric for allegedly sodomising three boys. According to reports, the suspect lured the victims to his house where the incident occurred. The suspect, Mallam Alhassan Abukari, operates an Arabic school, popularly known as ‘Makaranta’, in Bimbilla in the Nanumba North District … Continue reading Ghanaian 70 years old Muslim cleric arrested for sodomy
2016/2017 SPDC JV University Scholarship Scheme goes live The Shell Petroleum Development Company Joint Venture (SPDC JV) University Scholarship Programme for 2016/2017 has now been launched. The scholarship scheme aims to promote academic excellence among Nigerian youth, by offering undergraduates in Nigerian universities the opportunity to study with an annual grant from the SPDC JV … Continue reading Shell Scholarship Alert