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Farooq Oreagba's Ojude Oba Moment: Tattoos, Family Traditions & Cancer Battle

Farooq Oreagba captivated audiences at the 2024 Ojude Oba Festival in Ijebu, Ogun State, with his stylish Asooke Agbada and majestic horseback ride. An investment banker by profession, Farooq has been attending the festival for 15 years. In an emotional interview on Arise News, he discussed his family traditions, the significance of his tattoos, and his ongoing battle with cancer.

Kieran Botha | Jun, 24 2024 Read More

Tshidiso Moletsane, Award-Winning Author of 'Junx', Dies at a Young Age

Tshidiso Moletsane, celebrated for his novel 'Junx,' passed away, leaving a significant void in South African literary circles. Moletsane's debut, which earned him the 2022 Sunday Times Fiction Prize, was noted for its raw and bold storytelling. His works highlighted the struggles faced by South African youth, drawing heavily from his own experiences.

Kieran Botha | Jun, 1 2024 Read More